Every time you send off a portfolio of your work to a gallery, curator, grant program, slide registry or other such person or entity, you take the risk of being rejected and disappointed. Rejection can naturally lead to feelings of hurt and discouragement. In this issue of FYI, the Hotline has teamed up with artist and psychotherapist Sandra Indig, founder of Psychotherapists for Arts Services, to take a closer look at rejection and to offer you some strategies for building up your immunity to the reality of rejection.
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If you’re a working artist who’s in financial stress — whether from the economy, from a natural disaster, or after recovering from an accident or illness ... Get ready to get busy.
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By Ann Daly, Arts Consultant. Courtesy of Chicago Artists Resource.
Whatever your personal goal as a photographer (to earn a living, to develop a reputation, to share your passion with friends and family—or all of the above), you need to manage your photographic practice.
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Effective time management is a primary means to a less stressful life. These practices can help you reduce your stress and reclaim your personal life.
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I have always believed that the right words have a way of finding you when you need to hear them. For me, quotes are little bite-sized messengers of courage, perseverance, and hope for the creative artist in this often overly materialistic world. Here is a collection of 150 amazing quotes that I often revisit whenever I need to rekindle my own creative spirit: