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Creating An Artist Statement

Creating An Artist Statement


This bundle details how to brainstorm and write an Artist or Personal Statement. It includes:

  • A 12-minute video tutorial on creating your artist statement.

  • A detailed outline to get you started, beginning with questions such as: 

    • What subjects do you prefer to focus on in your artwork?

    • What processes and techniques do you choose?
    • Who or what inspires you?

Once purchased, the video has unlimited viewing. Documents may be downloaded when needed.


What you'll get in this portfolio tutorial bundle:

This tutorial includes specific tools for writing your artist/personal statement, including an outline for drafting your essay.  You will be asked a series of questions to help you begin writing, and then given suggestions for what to include in each section of your statement. This tutorial covers the following: 

  • What are colleges specifically looking for in your artist statement?

  • How to identify and describe the choices you make in the course of your work.

  • How do you write about how your inspiration or influences are expressed in your practice?

  • How to talk about what makes your work unique and how that is reflective of your creative reasoning.

  • Our step-by-step process to help you complete a full draft of the artist statement.

An example of a completed statement and the artwork that is referenced in the essay is also included. It is recommended that you first complete your portfolio to ensure that your artist statement mentions specific work.