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There are many avenues for an artist to pursue in order to get work exhibited. Much depends on your career to-date, the nature of the work you make, and the area in which you live.
Claire Fowler is Education Officer at Chatsworth, a historic estate in the Peak District, and the Bolton Abbey estate in North Yorkshire. The landscapes vary greatly: from the stately home collection, to a garden, park, moorland, river and farmyard.
For a career in museums you need to have the right approach to professional development, says Charlotte Holmes from the Museums Association. She offers 4 key career tips for surviving and thriving in museums.
Helen Marshall works in the knowledge and information team at the law firm Harvey Ingram LLP. 400 staff are spread across the head office in Leicester and the four other offices in the Midlands.
Craftspace is a craft development organisation which built an unusual relationship with household sewing machine manufacturer and distributor VSM (UK) Ltd.
Guy Harris is a UK-based voiceover artist who has been a voice for Apple adverts and Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway. He shares his insights into the voiceover industry and how to get involved.
Pauline Hadaway is an arts manager Starting out as a working artist, she moved into management and is currently the director of the Belfast Exposed art gallery.
Tony Dew wanted to work with wood. But he didn’t just want to accept any kind of wood work, so it was rocking horses or nothing. Find out what attracted him to revive an old craft.
Naomi Palmer works at the Elastic Artists agency and represents DJs Gilles Peterson and Theo Parrish. She spoke about getting into artist representation and building a career as a music agent.
Alice Barclay is a Globe Education Practitioner. She spoke about her role at the theatre, her career journey so far and gives three tips for others looking to get into the industry.
Riz Ahmed has built a creative career as an actor, rapper and writer. With leading roles in The Road to Guantanamo and Four Lions, and the musical alter-ego 'Riz MC', he spoke about pursuing multiple creative interests.
Jen Davies is part of the Creative Glass Guild in Bristol. She spoke to Choices about her work as a glass artist, and how a creative business can survive in tough times.
In a world where nothing seems certain, diversification is necessary for survival. And in the creative industries, ‘slashers’ are rife: actor/writer, producer/director, teacher/playwright.
"Deptford John" Armitage has worked as a guitar technician for a variety of big-name music acts. He spoke to Creative Choices about his career in music, and why he enjoys working backstage.
Patrick Neate won a Betty Trask Award for his first novel ‘Musungu Jim and the Great Chief Tuloko’. A year later, he won a Whitbread Award for ‘Twelve Bar Blues’.
The role of stage manager is a busy and challenging one. Laura Flowers was Resident Stage Manager at the Almeida Theatre, and explains how she got into stage management.
There are many parts, processes and people involved in the production of a book. Successful and open-minded relationships between clients, designers and editors are essential. Book designer Thomas Bohm of User Design shared 10 tips for improving your book design.
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.
Jane Alison is Senior Curator at The Barbican, where she has worked for 25 years. Her work includes organising exhibitions and events, editing catalogues and managing a core exhibitions team of 12.
Charlie Hanson is an award-winning comedy producer whose work includes Birds of a Feather, Desmonds, The Harry Hill Show and Extras. He spoke about following a career in production.
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