Create Your Art Career, by Rhonda Schaller
The ultimate self-help book for visual artists who want to create and sustain a successful career.
Have you dreamed of creating a better future for yourself as an artist? Well now you can. Artist, educator, and career coach Rhonda Schaller provides insights and practical tools for readers to cultivate an inspired,sustainable art career. Both the established artist and the emerging creative will learn how to visualize a better future, empower their creativity, and build a career plan for artistic success.
This fun-to-read self-help guide will change the way you think and validate the way you feel. Schaller gives artists many ways to solve career problems and plan the next steps, providing more than 50 unique career planning exercises and tools including creative visualization, self-assessment,and mind-map exploration. Based on her popular Creative Mind, Business Mind: Use of Creative Visualization in Career Planning course at the School of Visual Arts, chapters include “Your Personal Vision,” “What Would You Do If You Couldn’t Fail,” “Visualizing Great Business Relationships,” “Artist as Entrepreneur: Attracting Funding,” and “Take Charge of Your Life.” Required reading for every working artist who wants to have a creative career, this book will facilitate brainstorming and self-understanding for every career stage, and show artists how to apply their values and desires to become more successful.