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Creative Careers | Work in a Gallery
July 10, 2018
We’ve gathered tips from Wendy Olsoff, Co-Owner of P.P.O.W Gallery, on how to secure your first job at a gallery. Olsoff originally shared these pointers during an #ArtistHotline Q&A.

Creative Careers | Classifieds Success Stories
May 1, 2018
An Interview with Caroline Perkins, an inspirational arts professional who found her current role at Artsy through NYFA Classifieds.

Creative Careers | Disability Employment Awareness Month
October 25, 2017
A round-up of tips for employers to help encourage applications from individuals with disabilities.

Creative Careers | Best Practices for Job Seekers
July 12, 2017
We share tips for finding new opportunities, utilzing NYFA Classifieds, and best practices for the application process.

A Q&A with Simon Abrahms of Chesterfield Gallery
March 20, 2017
We talk to Simon Abrahms about who’s collecting and exhibiting glass art, the best ways to experience glass art, and how Chesterfield Gallery is putting glass artists in the spotlight.

Protect Yourself from Fraudulent Job Listings
December 14, 2016
This article lists the red flags job seekers should note in their search for a new position.

Creative Careers: Resources for Teaching Artists
November 10, 2015
As a teaching artist, it’s important to participate in professional development workshops and seek new opportunities.

How Social Media Can Help Your Job Search
July 7, 2015
Social media advice for jobseekers - using social media to build connections, discover new job opportunities, and demonstrate your overall professionalism.

5 Commonly Asked Interview Questions
May 28, 2015
Examples of key job interview questions and tips on how to approach your answers.

How to Get a Job in Development
April 13, 2015
An overview of training and responsibilities for careers in nonprofit fundraising.

Get Your Start in Dance
April 3, 2015
A rundown of career paths and resources for dancers.

How to Get a Job at a Museum
March 26, 2015
Descriptions of common museum jobs, as well as tips on how to be a competitive applicant.

Advice for Job Seekers: A Q&A with Camille Schenkkan
September 25, 2014
Advice for early career arts administrators from Camille Schekkan, Program Manager for Next Generation Initiatives at Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles.

A Q&A with Professor Pat Villenueve of Florida State University
March 11, 2014
Advice for arts administrators and art educators from Pat Villeneuve, director of FSU's arts administration program.

Be Creative: Finding a Job in the Arts
June 30, 2010
A concise guide on how to find your dream job, from how to get your foot in the door to application do's and dont's.


For the latest articles on building your career in the arts, check out the #CreativeCareers series.


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