Resources

Writing about you and your artwork

Artist Statement Guidelines from Getting Your Sh*t Together: making life better for artists https://www.gyst-ink.com/artist-statement-guidelines

How to write an artist statement from Flying Arts Alliance https://flyingarts.org.au/resources/resources-for-artists-artsworkers/how-to-write-an-artist-statement/

How to write an artist CV from Flying Arts Alliance https://flyingarts.org.au/resources/resources-for-artists-artsworkers/how-to-write-an-artist-cv/

How to write an artist biography from Flying Arts Alliance https://flyingarts.org.au/resources/resources-for-artists-artsworkers/how-to-write-an-artist-biography/

Write the perfect artist bio from Bluethumb https://bluethumb.com.au/blog/how-to/write-artist-bio/

The difference between an Artist Statement, a Bio and a CV from Swinton’s Art Supplies https://www.swintonsart.com/post/the-difference-between-an-artist-statement-a-bio-and-a-cv

Grant writing

Writing a grant application from Business Queensland https://www.business.qld.gov.au/starting-business/advice-support/grants/prepare-write-application/writing

What Makes a Good Grant Application? from from Australian Government Community Grants Hub https://www.communitygrants.gov.au/information-applicants/what-makes-good-grant-application

Grant resources from The Grants Hub https://www.thegrantshub.com.au/grant-resources

Some arts and community grants and funding links

Regional Arts Development Fund – https://www.gympie.qld.gov.au/radf

Arts Queensland – https://www.arts.qld.gov.au/aq-funding

Australia Council for the Arts – https://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/funding/

Regional Arts Fund – https://flyingarts.org.au/raf/

Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) – https://frrr.org.au/funding/

Social media for artists

Social Media for Artists: Mistakes, Myths & How to Avoid Them from Amanda Mollindo https://www.mollindo.com/blog/social-media-mistakes

How to Leverage Social Media for Artists (2021) from Miranda Bolagh https://mirandabalogh.com/social-media-for-artists/

Useful links

National Association for the Visual Arts Ltd (NAVA) – Provides advice and resources on a range of different topics linked to the Visual Arts. Membership can include professional insurance.

Flying Arts Alliance – an arts and cultural development organisation which has been delivering visual arts projects and services to regional and remote Queensland

Australia Council for the Arts – Australian Government Arts funding and advisory body. Resources for specific artforms and topics

Creative Partnerships Australia  – bring the arts, donors and business together for mutual benefit, creating a more vibrant, ambitious and sustainable cultural sector for the benefit of all Australians

Arts Law Centre of Australia – Arts Law is the national community legal centre for the arts

Australian Copyright Council – Information sheets and FAQ’s for copyright creators and users. Legal advice for professional artists and creators

Australian Taxation Office  – Link to taxation information

Business.gov.au – The Australian Governments principal business resource provides guides and templates