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Artist Survival Skills

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Author Chris Tyrell has been active in the Vancouver arts scene since 1976 when he founded the Presentation House Gallery of Photography in North Vancouver. This book condenses over 35 years of his own experience, plus the collective wisdom of many artists he has spoken with over the years.

Personally, I found his writing style a little dry, but the information in the book is fabulous. Chris has also written Making It!, a collection of case histories of successful lower mainland artists. Continue reading “Artist Survival Skills” »

Posted August 25th, 2011 at 11:05 pm

Revised October 21st, 2011 at 10:11 am

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Making It!

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In this follow-up to his earlier Artist Survival Skills, Chris Tyrell interviews twenty artists to find out what specific and distinctive things they did to launch and build their careers. Continue reading “Making It!” »

Posted August 26th, 2011 at 5:01 pm

Revised October 21st, 2011 at 10:10 am

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