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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Why mentoring is essential for artists

Sheila Chandra - Monday, June 05, 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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