Art-Write: The Writing Guide for Visual Artists

Art-Write:The Writing Guide for Visual Artists has a single intention: To teach artists how to write about their own artwork. This concise and current career resource is filled with achievable advice on how to write for art promotion and sales. The book offers a step-by-step approach to create a professional artist statement, with thinking and writing exercises to ease the process and develop authentic and clear content. Opportunities in the art world often begin with the artist’s own writing; for exhibitions, funding, press releases and email inquiry letters. Art-Write offers comprehensive direction to artists who want to enhance their visual work with effective language. Author Vicki Krohn Amorose combines the sensibility of an artist with the practicality of a copywriter, offering an understanding of her readers along with generous wit and encouragement. 

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3 Comments

  1. I wish I had this book years ago! Finally, a book for artists that’s just as essential as a properly primed canvas! If having the right tool for the right job is important to you – then you’ll want to get this book and begin using it right away. The author expertly guides you through the necessary steps to construct your own, well-articulated artist statement. It’s easy to follow and a fun read. Seriously, I wish I had this book years ago. It’s practical but very sensitive to the special nature of the reader. With this…

  2. Just in time! I read this book just in time as I am applying to art school. I was stumped about where to begin, however, after reading a few chapters and looking over the very helpful template, I felt less overwhelmed. I feel it really helped me to concisely articulate who I am and what I do as an artist. It is a must have for all art students and professional artists. 

  3. Crazy useful and a pleasure to read “ArtWrite” is that rarest of “how to” books: one that delivers on EXACTLY what it purports to do–teach you how to write about your art–and does so with high-beam clarity and entertaining wit. The author’s easy-to-master, step-by-step approach to writing an artist’s statement would in fact be useful to any writer because it focuses on and expertly demystifies the one essential element to all good writing: how to clarify one’s thoughts and intent before putting pen to paper (or fingers on the…

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