CAROLL MICHELS

Career Coach & Artist-Advocate

Excerpts from How to Survive & Prosper as an Artist

Studio Visits

"Believe it or not, dealers dread studio visits as much as artists dread having them visit. Both parties are nervous and uncomfortable. Dealers are uneasy because they do not like to be put on the spot on an artist's turf. They feel more comfortable rejecting an artist or being vague in their own territory. Dealers also feel anxious about the reception they will receive. They fear that an artist will use the studio visit to give the dealer a taste of the same medicine the artist received in the gallery. . .You have the power to set things up so that the studio visit accomplishes something positive.”


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