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Dear BURNAWAY, I’ve got an exhibition coming up at a small artist-run gallery space. They don’t have any real budget for promotion or anything like that. So I’m wondering something: What are the best low-cost (preferably free) ways to…

Dear BURNAWAY, I’m what you might call “old school,” and I need some help with my artist submissions. I am planning to rip copies of my portfolio (about 30 artwork images) onto blank CDs to submit to galleries around…

Dear BURNAWAY, I shipped a ceramic sculpture across the country to a gallery for an important group show and they said that when they unpacked it, it was broken—as in, shattered to pieces. I am so upset! I spent…

Dear BURNAWAY, I’m a recent grad and want to learn more about the art world, so hopefully, one day, I can work in the arts. That’s my ultimate goal. I didn’t major in art, but I took several art…

Dear BURNAWAY, I so enjoyed reading the last column about becoming an art writer in a small town, and I have a follow-up question for you. I’ve written a few reviews of local art exhibits recently for an art…

Edward Hopper, Office in a Small City, 1953; oil on canvas, 28 by 40 inches. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York,.

  Dear BURNAWAY, I want to start writing about art but I live in a small town, and I’m not even sure where to start. Any advice on what I can do to get started? Thanks, Amateur Scribe Dear…

Dear BURNAWAY, I’m an artist living in the South (I’ve moved around over the years, but stayed in basically the same region), and lately I’ve been trying to weigh the pros and cons of relocating to NYC. A couple…

Dear BURNAWAY, I’m a painter and I’m not represented by a gallery yet, so I have a question for you. Should I participate in community art fairs and art festivals? I feel like there might be a stigma attached…