Who’s An “Emerging Artist”? Defining the 5 Stages of a Career Artist
by Daric Gill
In this article, I’ll discuss the differences between the levels of an artist’s professional career. The following titles can help you describe your current career path, aid in giving background to pricing your artwork and help correctly match you to future opportunities. Download the PDF above and read on for more descriptions.
“Absolute: Allegory” is a visual poem; a softly lit bedtime story of the sun and moon, a meandering journey, an example of the importance of life beyond the current moment. A sprig of crimson winter berries hovers to the right of a 2-pronged branch. The left side of the stick weaves through the circular voids in the pastel background. Subdued yellow and blue geometry hint at the celestial themes of this piece. They are purposeful nods to the interplay between crescent and full moons, an eclipse and the full sun, and daylight and nighttime views through an arched window. Like most of the work in this series, this painting is a story within a story. Read on for more.
International Art Market Magazine Features My Robotic Art (Issue #58)
By Daric Gill
International Art Market Magazine has just released Issue #58 & I’m incredibly honored to be featured in this month’s edition. Four of my interactive robotic sculptures have been selected for publication. Based out of Tel Aviv, Israel, “Art Market Magazine is known for its quality publication, bringing the readers a deeper focus on auctions, art fairs and exhibitions from all over the world, article and exclusive interviews with emerging and most known artists in the world today, including Jeff Koons, Cindy Sherman, Yayoi Kusama, Antony Micallef, Banksy, Andrew Salgado and many more.” Click here to see my section or here to purchase the full edition of the magazine.
Artists & designers range widely in their willingness to share creative control. Some people thrive by sharing the idea-making process & using parameters as guides, while others are at their best when given the freedom to explore their own ideas. If you work with creatives & you wish to better understand your colleagues, or you’re an artist trying to figure out how to develop your professional ambitions, knowing who wants or needs creative control is key. Yet this topic is often avoided, incorrectly inferred, or completely overlooked altogether. This article is part of a mini-series, in which I suggest a few ways to get the greatest result for creatives & art supporters. Read on for more.