Mentorship is a great way of being able to not only continue to develop your craft, but also to feel empowered with the creative decisions that you make in your career. Mentors can provide valuable advice to what they believe would be valuable in your own individual development. I’ve had a variety of different mentors that guided me to where I am today and am so thankful for those people. However, I have also had some terrible mentors that have almost destroyed my outlook of my career throughout the journey that I continue to live today.
In today's competitive creative world, there are countless talented artists striving for visibility. Promoting your artistic output goes beyond simply displaying your work to an audience. Mastering the art of self-promotion can be the key to advancing your career. Understanding exactly what you want to showcase to the world and the methods you take plays an important role in gaining recognition and building your reputation.
Let’s dive into ten tips to help navigate the realm of self-promotion in the creative industries and maximize the impact of your artistic output at events and exhibitions.
Kristine Dizon is a multi-faceted performer, teacher, writer, author, linguist, and entrepreneur. She is Founder & CEO of the Music & Language Learning Center, The Modern Artist Project and co-founder of the Gran Canaria International Clarinet Festival and American Single Reed Summit. She is an artist for Uebel Clarinets and Silverstein Works. Learn more at www.kristinedizon.com.