The value of words and articulating what you do and how you do it cannot be
underestimated and is something many artists struggle with. A good statement in
defining the public understanding of your work is invaluable to your practice as is
the ability to clearly identify what you want to say about your work, and how you
want to say it. The presentation of this visually is also key.
The main focus of this practical workshop is to help the artist communicate the core essence of what
they do to a variety of publics - peers, galleries, interested individuals and
This workshop will be a step by step 'how-to' guide in the use of
language and the presentation of the core concepts of your work in a written,
spoken and visual format. It is intended that participants will come away with the
tools to be able to speak and write, clearly and professionally about their work, in
a variety of formats - proposals, artist s statement and C.V.