Frustrated by the lack of practical career information available to artists, Sloan set out to write the definitive resource herself. Launching Your Art Career: A Practical Guide for Artists is an encouraging, easy-to-read handbook with advice + information to help artists successfully launch or accelerate their careers. Topics include: Setting goals, networking, finding + creating exhibition opportunities, selling + pricing art, working with galleries, websites, artist statements + studio management. Also included: online resources + additional advice from over forty working artists + art dealers. Alix Sloan began her career in the arts under the mentorship of La Luz de Jesus owner Billy Shire when the gallery was still on Melrose Ave. Since then she has worked with hundreds of artists as a curator, consultant + at her own gallery Sloan Fine Art in New York City. She also lectures at art schools + organizations. Soft cover. 162 pages. 6 x 9 inches.