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 should artists sacrifice for their art?

Sheila Chandra - Monday, July 17, 2017

People talk about the sacrifices artists have to make for their art. That doesn’t mean creating drama so that you’re a ‘true’ artist. So what are they?

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