Clint Watson 's comment on 12 Steps to Get Your Artwork Noticed by Galleries

Clint Watson
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Christina, I know it can seem pompous to the artist, but you have to understand, some galleries get simply deluged with portfolios. We used to take 10-15 minutes per portfolio and regularly received 50 a month. We always reviewed them all but usually saved them up and did them in one long session.

It's not that gallery owners only care about someone if they know the right people....but it's human nature that if you have a personal introduction you'll pay a bit more attention.

I agree with you about how times have changed and not all artists need galleries, and, indeed many galleries are shutting their doors. However, some artists WANT to be in galleries and this article was written for them.

Also - it was written 3 1/2 years ago, and galleries were more still prominent then.

Thank you for your comments.

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