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BA Visual Art: Professional Practice – Career Progression

Essential Reading

Developing social media presence

Marketing Strategy Blog – Smart Insights Digital Marketing
Digital marketing advice and updates to help with decision making for business marketers and business owners.

Marketing Week
Business website and magazine that focuses on the marketing industry in the UK.

CIM Exchange – Marketing and Digital Content Hub
The latest ideas and insights from CIM’s (Chartered Institute of Marketing) community of marketers.

Writing a business proposal
Providing insight, advice and guides for entrepreneurs (established and aspiring) across the world.

Links for funding applications.

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