[ home ] [ gallery index ] [ custom ] [ artist statement ] [ art shows ] [ mailing list ] sign up for cindy mulhollen's mailing list all content on this web site site is the property of cindy mulhollen and is protected under united states and international copyright laws. An artist's statement is a short piece written by you, the creative mind behind it all, to accompany a particular painting or group of paintings an artist's statement shouldn't be dismissed as insignificant or dashed out in a hurry as it's a vital selling tool, promoting and explaining your work to. The signature of dutch artist vincent van gogh, who would need to think about audience, sentence structure and adverbial phrases if writing his statement today photograph: oli scarff/getty images. An artist statement is a document that that allows people to see artists as they are it introduces the artist and his or her works on a level that is more intricate and curated as a personal statement, it talks about not only about the artist and the works of such artist but also about the processes that both the artist and the artwork need. Liquid sculpture, by martin waugh unique and original fine art photographs of liquids water drops and liquid photography.
Art bytes don't quote deleuze: how to write a good artist statement by loney abrams march 15, 2017 you shouldn’t need to be able to recite the chicago manual of style verbatim to write a good artist statement but don’t let your lackluster writing skills be an excuse for a sloppy statement find a wordsmith, buy them a beer, and ask. An artist’s statement is piece of writing by you, that helps to explain your artistic work when is an artist’s statement used exhibition purposes, grant applications, teaching position applications, fellowships, and more. Resist the temptation to use this as an opportunity to write a poem or subvert the “institution of the artist statement” we get it you’re an artist we really do just genuinely want to know what your art is about. Artist statements: a quick guide your artist statement is a written description of your work that gives your audience deeper insight into it it may include your personal history, the symbolism you give your materials, or.
Artist's statement words are not my craft i prefer to spend my time creating my art not writing about it i'm sure i'm not unique in this that said, i consider this entire web site to be my artistic statement. Artist statement on its most basic level, my work is an attempt to transform ordinary matter into something extraordinary, to bridge the conceptual realm to the material world my point of entry into art making has been through using materials in ways that distill and re-present various aspects of their inherent physical properties, revealing. Wood has been an integral part of my evolution from childhood into adulthood and from craftsman into sculptor as a young child, i marveled at my father notching cypress logs as the cabin in which i grew up in the early 1950's took shape. Artist's statement my sculptures were originally inspired by the form and function of the sea urchin the spines of the urchin, so dangerous yet beautiful, serve as an explicit warning against contact. Artist statement i am captivated by the human form, by the way that a gesture can speak to us while my sculpted figures convey authentic human emotions and relationships, they serve as archetypes that transcend the context of their story.
Art has the power to make one see things in a new light it allows us to develop a love for places and things that we would otherwise not have noticed, or thought of as ugly or boring it helps us discover the beauty of the ocean floor, the dirt that is bog, the bark of a tree. Artist statement guidelines artists can send their artist statement for professional review gyst submission policies, examples of artist statements, and writing tips are found below: what is an artist’s statement a general introduction to your work, a body of work, or a specific project. For example, a sculpture entry as part of a portfolio is allowed up to four images, while a photography entry is allowed one image in addition to the artwork, students may submit an word artist statement (at least 50 words) answering the following questions. Artists' statements are relatively new to contemporary craft and art in the past the artist's work tended to speak for itself however, since the 1980's, when the crafts field started to become driven the the business end of things, artists' statements began to surface more and more.
As an artist and writer, you would assume that crafting an effective artist statement would be easy for me, but it is not it is the hardest thing ever i recently took on the task of updating an old artist statement and made several versions all were awful. My sculptures are for me exercises in restraint, offering just enough to embrace the notion of refinement clean lines with an uncluttered view, simplicity of statement, celebration of beauty and quality craftsmanship. Elizabeth berrien world class wire sculpture and illustration (707)362-2771 artist's statement clio winner home tap the refresh button to discover recent additions what's new gallery site specific traveling exhibit visual merchandise illustration portraits about the artist.
Artist statement i have worked in many mediums but metal has remained best suited for my work because of its strength, malleability and inherent beauty my sculptures created over the last ten years or more are conducive for outdoor installations and public sites. The following artist statement examples are provided as samples you can emulate don't copy them, but use them to identify how to sculpt your statement using ideas and words. How to write an artist statement a clear and intelligent artist's statement will make you stand out from the crowd and will show people that you are a thoughtful and deliberate artist writing your statement can be a difficult process.