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Harvey Weinsten, #metoo, Power and the Power of Community Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here)I personally contemplated long and hard whether or not to participate in the #metoo campaign that's been spreading across social media, which highlights the scale of sexual harassment and abuse of women in society. What's clear in reading threads and articles about the campaign is that a key issue is power - ...

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Have you considered what rights you have to use photographs taken by someone else? Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) I was once emailed in a panic my a three-dimensional artist based in London who I was mentoring at the time: "I have been asked by an interiors company to blow up one of my images to display in a hotel and they would like a quote for doing this. We emailed ...

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PODCAST: "Have a clear reference point to harness in dark moments" - with Susan Mumford Post

[SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PODCAST ON ITUNES]About this 4-minute episode: This episode recounts a family story of my own that provides you an easy tool to use in challenging moments, when you feel you've bitten off more than you can chew and more.Press 'Play' and Enjoy:  

3) Podcast with Susan Mumford 1864 views
VIDEO: Networking Within Communities - Three Tips Post

Our September 2017 monthly networking event (or "mixing and mingling!") wrapped up the first five year period of this monthly occasion that sees a gorgeous blend of creative practice (art on display) with professional practice (meeting artists, curators and others in the industry). For this special occasion, we visited an exhibition presented by ArtCan, on-site at the A&D Gallery in ...

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PODCAST: "Lemonade and art fairs, fallen leaves and commissions" - with Susan Mumford Post

[SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PODCAST ON ITUNES]About this 3-minute episode: How can you have a combination of guaranteed and high-profit speculative income when working for yourself? This real-life story telling of several childhood ventures of BSAA Founder Susan Mumford highlights examples of guaranteed and speculative income generation.  Press 'Play' and Enjoy:

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Providing a sense of scale to successfully sell from afar Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) When you look at the above image of me standing in front of seven black & white photographs, you’re no doubt struck by the scale of the prints.The installation - presented by South Korean photographer Bae Bien-U at Somerset House during Photo London Fair 2017, reminded me of the important role of ...

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Opportunity to participate in a Christmas market in London Post

Are you looking for an opportunity to sell your work this Christmas AND build business savvy? Be Smart About Art has teamed up with Hotel Elephant. This new creative enterprise hub based near Elephant and Castle in London is offering the Be Smart About Art community at-large a £15 discount when you apply to their Xmas Market & Creative Business ...

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VIDEO: Getting It All Done - Pro Tips for Artists (video 10 of 10) Post

In advance of our forthcoming online course Making It As An Artist in the 21st Century (starting September 19th!), BSAA Founder Susan Mumford is presenting a 10-part video series. These 10 tips for professional artists form 10 key elements to not only surviving, but thriving, in a changing art world. After all, we're here to help you thrive in a ...

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PODCAST: "Do your research - and be prepared for others to research you" with Susan Mumford Post

[SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PODCAST ON ITUNES]About this 3-minute episode: Keeping your online profile up-to-date, from new services offered to client testimonials, can seal the deal for new incoming business without you even being aware of it.  This real-life story of how a recently updated LinkedIn profile resulted in a new art consulting contract says everything. Press 'Play' and Enjoy:  

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Hiding behind a brand name? Ready and confident to make a change for the better? Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) Something that happens as a mentor of many years is that, over time, I take note of behaviours, tendencies and inclinations that are repeated amongst many different people.One such observation is that some professionals who’ve been hiding behind a brand name – be it one they’ve created or that of an ...

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