If you’re looking to turn your artistic hobby into a profession, it can be hard to know where to begin. Whether taking the leap into full-time studio art, opening an online shop for your crafts, or becoming a professional photographer, moving forward with your dreams can be intimidating. But, if properly prepared, the transition can move smoothly. So how can you prepare for the hard work and challenges ahead?
For creatives, there's nothing more important than your portfolio.
American architecture was forever changed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Throughout his storied career, which spanned more than 70 years, Wright not only created unique styles of architecture, but helped teach future generations of architects. In fact, it was his teaching that sustained him during periods of inactivity when he failed to win building commissions.
If you think you don't need a business plan because you work in a creative field, think again.
If you’ve been a fan of My Modern Met and want to go from casual reader to contributor, guess what, you’re in luck. We’re now hiring! It’s an exciting time for us as we continue to expand our business. We’re looking for applicants who are web-savvy, love all things creative, and want to share their passion with the world.
Design expert Jaime Derringer is a busy woman.
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Work in a creative field and looking to make a career change? Or just curious to see what job opportunities await you as you embark on a career in the arts? Over the past several years employment practices have evolved, with more and more organizations turning to specialist sites when they seek new creative talent. Whether you are a freelance graphic designer or an expert art handler, there is something for everyone.
They often say that wisdom comes with age, and this can be especially true when it comes to your career.
Networking—it’s a word that strikes fear into many professionals.