You need an artist statement. It's not a question. It's not an option. If you plan on entering competitions, applying for festivals, being in shows-- you need an artist statement. This article will walk you through the process of writing a rock solid artist statement.
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It is not unusual for artists to be overwhelmed with writing artist statements. This can happen for a variety of reasons. This article will look at some of the main reasons and suggestions for overcoming what's holding you back.
1: Unsure about what to include. ...
2: Talking about your art like bragging/ being arrogant. ...
3: Dealing with Imposter syndrome (IS). ...
4: Struggle with organizing thoughts for writing. ...
5: You are still developing your craft and style. ...
Something else holding you back? Let us know in the comments.
Still need help or have great advice to share? Cowgirl Artist of America invites you to join us on Wednesday, Jan. 5th at 7:30 *central* via zoom to talk artist statements. Reserve your spot on our events tab.