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Sheila Chandra - Thursday, January 04, 2018

Coaching and mentoring are two very useful but different approaches to solving problems in your professional creative career, though. So which do you need?

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Why mentoring is essential for artists

Caspar Lucksted - Friday, November 17, 2017

Nascent artists often do not recognize their capacity to be professional artists without the recognition of their peers. Who helped you at the start of your career?

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