Successful artists should always have a press kit available to hand out or mail. This kit should also be accessible on their website for interested parties. Just what is a press kit and why should an artist have one? A press kit is just what it sounds like, as it is a group of documents presenting the artist’s background, education, experience, past exhibitions, publishing achievements, competition awards along the artist’s current and future shows, etc.
What should be included in an effective artist’s bio? 1. Anyone or anything that has influenced the artist’s artworks. 2. Any education or training in the field of art. 3. Any related experience in the field of art. 4. A summary of the artist’s artistic philosophy. 5. Any artistic insights or techniques that are employed by the artist. 6. A short description of what the artist would like to accomplish with their art.