Category Archives: Tutorials, advice, how-to
A response to being called ‘A Business’
The Art House is not free to use, not publicly funded and is based on a business model. This leads some people to think we are just in it for the money – and it is a tightrope we have … Continue reading
Students: here’s how to get a venue to work with you on your third year project!
At this time of year, we get swamped with emails and walk-ins from students who want to interview us for projects, make documentaries and other films, use us as a location for photo shoots etc. Sadly, we do not have … Continue reading
On financial honesty…..
Most businesses play their financial cards very close to their chests.It’s common business wisdom to be super-cagey about the money stuff, pretending all is well when it isn’t or pretending all is bad when it’s great.Aside from the accounts we … Continue reading
Pricing artwork – the lessons I learnt from chocolate cake (by Jani)
I’ve already written about ways to go about pricing your work as an artist. Here I want to talk about the tendency to think, when selling art, you should under price work you are selling in order to sell it. There’s a … Continue reading
The ART House: Approaching a gallery – our top tips for artists.
The ART House: Approaching a gallery – our top tips for artists.: T SATURDAY, 23 JUNE 2012 Approaching a gallery – our top tips for artists. Posted by The Art House at Saturday, June 23, 2012 The Art House is a very grass … Continue reading
That awkward money question….
Money makes the world go round, we are told. We thought it was due to the fact that all planets spin, due to being formed by various debris coalescing under gravity, and that matter coming together with some inherent spin or … Continue reading
Going pro – tips for artists on making the leap!
All artists, from painters to potters, have an obstacle to overcome which most professions do not. There are LOTS of people out there doing what you do, for fun, and they’re happy not to get paid for it. So, how … Continue reading
So, you want an art studio?
If you’re a working artist or you’d like to be one, chances are you spend quite a bit of time thinking about SPACE. Not the space that’s really, really big and that we’re all rushing through at 574,585 miles per … Continue reading
How to start your own not-for-profit arts cafe
We often get asked ‘how did you do this’ and the answer is not a very simple one! For each idea, each project, the journey will be very different. Here, though, are a few tips we’d like to share on … Continue reading