Masterclass in Organizing for Creative People

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, November 09, 2017

I gave a masterclass to workshop creative people's career issues at Foyles' flagship store in London in August. Find the link to it here...

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What is the difference between a successful artist and an unsuccessful one?

Sheila Chandra - Monday, August 28, 2017

What makes the difference between growing a thriving career and not? Here are some of the qualities you’ll need to be a successful artist.

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Do artists have the right temperament for social media?

Sheila Chandra - Monday, August 21, 2017

Many artists find it a challenge to ‘shout’ about themselves on social media. And yet, building their platform is essential. What is the answer?

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