Thursday, March 31, 2011
Career Development Book for Artists is Launched
From Katharine T. Carter and Associates:
Katharine T. Carter & Associates and Running Hare Press announce the publication of Accelerating on the Curves: The Artist’s Roadmap to Success. This definitive guide to self-marketing and career advancement for artists is the culmination of 25 years experience guiding countless artists toward successful professional outcomes.
Please visit our website for complete information on Accelerating on the Curves including excerpts and numerous endorsements from leading art world professionals. The book was featured in the February issue of Art in America, and reviewed in publications including Sculpture Magazine, Resolve 40, FAME NY and numerous other outlets. Upcoming reviews include dArt International, Ceramic Review, American Craft and Chicago Artist.
The 363 page volume is anchored by Katharine T. Carter’s detailed roadmap approach to building an exhibition record and advancing from local and regional success to a path toward national recognition. Also included are numerous practical guidelines and approaches to marketing and presentation--sample pitch letters, artist statements, press releases and résumés, as well as protocols and advice on the best ways to effectively approach and communicate with professionals in each sector of the art world. In addition, individual contributions by the company’s distinguished Associates cover a broad range of issues and professional development topics. And finally, a comprehensive, up-to-date Information Resources index provides a wealth of useful research tools, publications, contacts and professional services essential to artists.
Founded in 1985, Katharine T. Carter & Associates is the only company in the U.S. to offer museum and gallery placement services and comprehensive promotional support to artists, as well as educational programming, public relations and marketing. The prestigious roster of company Associates includes leading critics, curators, editors, dealers and marketing professionals. Over the years, the company’s efforts have resulted in over 700 one-person museum exhibitions for artist clients. This record of success is the foundation for the approaches and strategies outlined in Accelerating on the Curves.
Individual, institutional, or press inquiries can be addressed to:
Katharine T. Carter & Associates
PO Box 609
Kinderhook, NY 12106
Accelerating on the Curves can be purchased online with a credit card, or by mail with check or money order.