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BA Visual Art: Professional Practice – Industry Contexts

Essential Reading

Recommended Reading

Students are expected to compile their own specialist reading list in discussion with their tutor.

The following online resources should be used:

Artsadmin: e-bulletin with opportunities

a-n: The Artist Information Company: artist network, membership and opportunities

Artquest: online resource for opportunities and guides

Arts Jobs: Arts Council Listings

Axis: online platform and membership for artists and opportunities

Curator Space: online opportunities for artists and curators

Further Reading

Artquest Guide: Selecting Opportunities available at:


Crilly, Sophie (n.d) ‘Assessing Opportunities’ available at

Kepic, Maša (2012) ’Open Exhibitions: top tips on assessing and applying’ available at

Debra Wilson and Chiara William (n.d) ‘Artquest Guide to Approaching Galleries Available’

available at


Artquest Guide: Approaching gallery curators


Empty Shops Network

Thompson Dan (2012) Pop up Business for Dummies. Chichester: Wiley

Extract available at