INTERVIEW WITH ART CURATOR, ANIKO OUWENEEL
In today’s episode we draw back the curtain and take a look at the role and work of an art curator.
Aniko Ouweneel shares her unique story of how she uniquely weaves together her expertise as a cultural historian and her vast experience as an art curator.
She has co-organized and designed more than 30 exhibitions, she has juried art shows, authored...
People will forget what you did, people will forget what you said but people will never forget how you made them feel. Maya Angelou
Is your Artist Website working for you?
Your website is the first impression many art buyers, curators, gallery owners or workshop students will have of you....long before they meet you in person.
In this busy online world it is imperative to have a website that represents the best you have to offer. If you craft your website correctly you...
'Don't make life perfect but make it interesting.'
Her collectors call her refreshing, her teachers tenacious and her student inspiring.
Dutch Master Artist, Mitzy Renooy, shares her artist story in my latest podcast.
In this episode you will hear how:
Discover Malcolm's Proven Color Mixing Secrets
After being bed-ridden for three weeks with an aggressive flu, I was ready for some colour and beauty.
I opened my laptop and scrolled through numerous Pinterest feeds and stopped in my tracks when I saw vivid impressions of views and vista's that were all too familiar.
This had to be South Africa.
It turned out that I had landed on the Social...
'In learning we will teach and in teaching we will learn.' - Phil Collins
The internet has changed everything. We are more informed about what is out there and information is readily accessible and available. On the other hand we spend so much time...
"When bankers get together for dinner, they discuss art. When artists get together for dinner, they discuss money.” Oscar Wilde
A few years ago I had the delightful experience of visiting Giverny, a quaint village 80 kilometers outside of Paris. Maybe you think,’ mmmm…. that name sounds familiar’, then it is probably because you have read up on...
"Great stories happen to those who can tell them." --Ira Glas
As long as I can remember I loved stories. As a child my parents always read to us before going to bed. These magical moments transported me to another world. I could be the princess, the talking dog or even the villain, stealing my brother's sweets.
In stories anything is possible. Stories are entertaining powerful tools...
One of the ways of becoming for more intentional and successful in selling and promoting your art is to be very specific about what you do and why you do it.
In order to do this you need to make choices.
In this busy art market it is sometimes difficult to stand out.
Discovering and developing your unique artistic style will help you create a coherent body of work that will set you apart from the rest.
'Artists that we remember and recognise have developed a distinct style.'
Have you ever thought about your own style? What makes your art unique? How do you use colour, or paint or translate your subject matter?