Creating a brief although complete Curriculum Vitae (CV) is a key aspect to consider. All shairart’s artists have a tool to submit the CV into their profiles and to export it in PDF format.

What information should be included on an artist’s CV?

To add fields to your shairart CV:

  1. Sign in to the website;
  2. In the upper right corner of the site choose “ACCOUNT” followed by “EDIT PROFILE”
  3. Click on “CURRICULUM VITAE” and start editing the fields

Once you submit a full CV you can download it in PDF format. Be sure to include the following information:

Academic Background

Any academic diplomas you have completed, the level and the institution.

education entry

Solo Exhibitions

Include the most significant professional achievements either in chronological order or, even better, in order of importance.

solo exhibition entry

Group Exhibitions

Tthe list of group exhibitions is usually extensive, so it is best to focus on the most important ones.

group exhibition exhibition

Curatorship and other works

Many artists develop parallel artwork that could improve the CV.

curatorial work

Rehearsals, Articles, Publications and Other References

Production is also research in the work of academic publications on top of new artworks.

essay entry

Awards

Especially at an early stage of an art career it is useful for the artist to enter many competitions and art festivals which can open doors to new audiences and collectors.

awards entry

Once submitted the CV will be able do download in PDF in your public profile, CURRICULUM VITAE section. See the example here.


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Creating a brief although complete Curriculum Vitae (CV) is a key aspect to consider. All shairart’s artists have a tool to submit the CV into their profiles and to export it in PDF format. What information should be included on an artist’s CV? To add fields to your shairart CV: Sign in to the website; In the upper right corner of the site choose “ACCOUNT” followed by “EDIT PROFILE” Click

What to include in a good biography? There are three essential elements to include: In the opening paragraph describe the defining factor of the artist and the artwork (instead of information about education, degrees, etc.) Go on to summarise the practical components of the artworks for example: materials, themes, techniques and influences Keep the text in-between 80 and 140 words with 120 words being ideal. Readers tend to loose interest

The shairart curatorial team works closely with each artist to give advise on the management and promotion of his or her career. Rather than just selling artworks we provide support for each represented artist. Artists should contact the shairart curatorial team by sending an email to curatorial@shairart.com. Curatorial Team Support The curatorial team will start by scheduling a Skype meeting with each represented artist to understand your motivation and goals

O que é o “Artist Insights”? Artist Insights é uma ferramenta desenvolvida pela shairart em parceria com diversas entidades, curadores independentes e especialistas em marketing digital para ajudar os artistas representados pela shairart a desenvolver competências digitais para a promoção da sua carreira. Todos os artistas representados pela shairart têm acesso a conteúdos exclusivos via e-mail para ajudar a potenciar a sua carreira.   < BACK

What are indirect exhibitions? Indirect exhibitions are opportunities created by shairart through its network. Indirect exhibitions can be solo or group shows. Who promotes  indirect exhibitions? Indirect exhibitions are promoted by shairart’s partners: galleries and art & culture institutions.   How to apply to an indirect exhibitions? shairart sends all its artists exhibition opportunities through its newsletter and other communication channels. shairart supports the artists in the application process? Yes,

Who are the shairart Partners? Partners are European galleries, art institutions and cultural institutions that work closely with shairart for the promotion of the represented artists. For more details consult our partners here. How can I work with shairart partners? Shairart partners use the platform to find artists in their region. Shairart works closely with its partners to offer represented artists international exhibition opportunities through indirect exhibitions as well as

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Exclusivity

1. Online exclusivity: All the artworks contracted between shairart and the artist must only be available for online purchase in shairart. This condition does not prevent the artist from displaying the artworks in online catalogues, as long as they reference shairart as the place to purchase it. The artworks can also be used for exhibitions and/or contests as long as you notify the shairart team prior to the exhibition. The

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After a sale

What happens when an artwork is sold via shairart? Immediately after shairart receives the payment confirmation the artist is contacted to prepare the shipping. The work must be ready to be collected by the partner agent in a maximum of 48 hours. For more information on how to prepare the artworks, see the tutorial How to Package an Artwork. How is the work sent to the collector? Once the artists

Shairart works with logistics partners specialised in art transportation. Our partners guarantee careful handling of the works, as well as insurance that covers any unexpected situations. What happens if I sell an artwork? The shipping fees are guaranteed by shairart or by the collector.  All shipments have an insurance that cover costs in case of damage or loss. In case of return (by the collector) shipping fees are supported by