Posts Tagged ‘advice’

Help Desk: MFA vs. Residency

Pat O'Neill. Horizontal Boundaries, 2008; still from color film, sound,
23 mins.

HELP DESK is where I answer your queries about making, exhibiting, finding, marketing, buying, selling–or any other activity related to contemporary art. Submit your questions anonymously here: http://bit.ly/132VchD. All submissions become the property of Daily Serving. HELP DESK is cosponsored by KQED Arts. How valuable is an MFA these days and is it really worth the cost? I’ve spent the last two months researching schools and preparing applications[.....]

Help Desk: A Spark in the Dark

Rezi van Lankveld.

HELP DESK is where I answer your queries about making, exhibiting, finding, marketing, buying, selling–or any other activity related to contemporary art. Submit your questions anonymously here: http://bit.ly/132VchD. All submissions become the property of Daily Serving. HELP DESK is cosponsored by KQED Arts. I graduated from college about a year ago, and have been pursuing art passionately and persistently ever since. My work is well received, and[.....]

Help Desk: An Institutional Setting

Paulina Olowska. Chess player 1, 2010; Oil on canvas; 69 x 49 inches.

HELP DESK is where I answer your queries about making, exhibiting, finding, marketing, buying, selling–or any other activity related to contemporary art. Submit your questions anonymously here: http://bit.ly/132VchD. All submissions become the property of Daily Serving. HELP DESK is co-sponsored by KQED. Could you tell me the best way for a newcomer to select an appropriate art consultant in the first place? It appears to[.....]

Help Desk: How to Find Artists

Gretchen Bender. Installation view of Tracking the Thrill, 2013.

HELP DESK is where I answer your queries about making, exhibiting, finding, marketing, buying, selling–or any other activity related to contemporary art. Submit your questions anonymously here: http://bit.ly/132VchD. All submissions become the property of Daily Serving. HELP DESK is co-sponsored by KQED. I have a gallery in LES [the Lower East Side of New York City] and I want to fill it with great art[.....]

From the Archives: HELP DESK, Flirtatious Collectors & Young Curators

Rob Swainston, Triumphal Arch, 2007. Installation

Bean Gilsdorf is on the road this week—look for her reports from Krakow and Warsaw in October—so today we bring you a reprint of a column from July 23, 2012. Submit your questions to HELP DESK anonymously here: http://bit.ly/132VchD. All submissions become the property of Daily Serving. HELP DESK is co-sponsored by KQED.org. I work for a commercial gallery space and have been approached by[.....]

Help Desk: Padding the Resume

Oscar Tuazon. Sensory Spaces, 2013; installation view, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam. Courtesy of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Photo: Studio Hans Wilschut.

HELP DESK is where I answer your queries about making, exhibiting, finding, marketing, buying, selling—or any other activity related to contemporary art. Submit your questions anonymously here: http://bit.ly/132VchD. All submissions become the property of Daily Serving. HELP DESK is co-sponsored by KQED.org. Artists are routinely asked to donate work toward the benefit of an organization. I have reached the point where I am just not[.....]

HELP DESK: Art Fairs Everywhere

Jordan Tate. New Work #100, 2009; 3-channel slide projection; Courtesy of the artist

HELP DESK is where I answer your queries about making, exhibiting, finding, marketing, buying, selling, or any other activity related to contemporary art. Send questions anonymously using this form. All submissions become the property of Daily Serving. HELP DESK is cosponsored by KQED.org. This column was originally published on August 27, 2012.  I may be in an enviable position, but it is a sticky one nonetheless.[.....]