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6 tips for being a gallery curator

 20 August 2014

Héloïse Parke is the curator of The Aram Gallery, one of London’s only non-commercial contemporary design galleries. She offers six pieces of advice for working as a gallery curator.


There has been a great deal of research in recent years on the benefits of having a social outlook on life. (Image: James Fletcher)

Skills for better networking

 31 July 2014

Face to face networking doesn't have to be a nightmare, but first of all you need to work on your social and commercial skills. Networking expert Darryl Howes looks at how to improve these skills and aid your networking technique.


It’s worth thinking about the skills a course will teach you beyond the central subject. (Image: Jake Morley)

The basics of choosing a course

 18 July 2014

With thousands of different courses on offer in the UK, it can be hard to know where to start. Use this simple guide to get your search going.


However perfect a mentor looks on paper, you won’t get the most out of mentoring if you don’t have the right chemistry.

How to make the most of a mentor

 4 July 2014

How do you approach finding a mentor and then making sure you get the most from them? Mark Taylor from education and mentoring charity Brightside outlines what you should do for a successful mentoring relationship.


Stage lighting certainly isn’t a ‘one size fits all’ set-up and should be tailored to your performance genre.

Light up the stage with 4 basic principles

 19 June 2014

Between rigs, fresnels and gobos, stage lighting can seem endlessly complex to those of us starting out. We’d be lying if we said it was simple, but that doesn’t mean you need ‘expert’ status in order to effectively light a dramatic scene or performance.


Production companies simply don't have the means to fund the launch of new artists.

5 things musicians should know about production deals

 11 June 2014

Securing a production deal can feel like an exciting next step for any musician, but there are plenty of legal pitfalls that it's important to be aware of. Here are five key points that every musician should consider before they say yes to a production agreement.


Becoming a workshop apprentice

 28 May 2014

After doing his A-levels, Will Lander's aim was to study politics at university – but he had a change of heart. He gained some experience in a jewellery business, and was accepted onto a prestigious apprenticeship in a jewellery workshop.


An associate lighting designer

 4 May 2014

Dan Large's career in lighting has seen him travel the world, working with famous actors and directors. He illuminates his career journey and gives top tips for working in the lighting industry.


How to price your jewellery

 9 April 2014

In this video from Mastered, Judy Head, a jewellery industry expert with over 30 years' experience working in the trade, shares her expertise on how to price your work.


The role of a career coach is to help you figure out exactly what you want to do as a career.

Could a career coach help you?

 12 March 2014

Whether you’re pursuing a creative career, or just new to the job-seeking world and don't know where to start, you may want to consider getting a little outside help.


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