‘Sheila gave me the tools to hunt success and the strategies to cope with it when it came. She mentored me from the chaos of homelessness to becoming an established member of the international art community. This book is a distillation of all that she taught me.’STIK, graffiti artist
Is your creative career in total disarray? Or are you simply too disorganized to take advantage of the opportunities that come your way? Do you dream of becoming a creative professional, but don t know what kinds of support and business set-up you ll need?
Full of the kind of insights and counter-intuitive creativity tips that only one creative person can give another, Organizing for Creative People is the perfect guidebook to put you on the path to artistic career success. Step by step, Sheila Chandra (bestselling author of Banish Clutter Forever) walks you through the essential systems you ll need to thrive as an artist.
Her career headspace chapters cover:
• creative well-being, including artist support systems • career well-being, including networking and collaborations • self-promotion and how to avoid working for free • making social media pay • personal branding, career planning and goals • how to manage copyright issues and legal paperwork • legacy management
And all from an artist’s point of view. These fool-proof, tried and tested systems are mixed with creativity tips and artist well-being advice that only one artist knows to give another. Written with real affection for the reader, Sheila Chandra takes the creative person by the hand and puts them on the path to success.