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Artist's Statement One-on-One
Artist's Statement One-on-One

What's Included:

+ A one-on-one video call to workshop your artist's statement with feedback on the overall structure of your statement and line-by-line copy editing (1 hr)

+ Written notes with analysis of your statement, suggested changes, and a personalized reading list based on your art practice

Leave a message to book your session.

I operate on a pay what you can sliding scale. $100-135


This is an individual writing workshop opportunity. You will book your spot for a 1 hour video call session and written feedback on your artist's statement. I will suggest edits, discuss the flow of your writing, and offer up a few suggested readings to bolster your thoughts about your work.

This Session Is For You If

+ You desire constructive and helpful feedback on your artist statement

+ You are wanting feedback about a general artist statement or a statement about a new body of work

+You have specific questions about how to write an artist statement

+You care deeply about your work and desire to be able to connect others to it through your writing
How It Works

+ Leave a message here and we will coordinate a time, and I'll provide a link for payment.

+ One week before your scheduled meeting, you will provide a first draft of your statement (500 word maximum) and some other basic information.

+ Show up to your meeting time with an open mind and ready to dive into an intensive writing workshop experience. We will have plenty of time for your questions. The session will be tailored to your needs and goals.

+ Leave your session with suggested edits and a personalized reading list to bolster your future research and artist's statement writing. (Finalized notes provided 2-3 days after the session)

About Sarah:

Sarah Irvin is an interdisciplinary artist, curator, and educator with experience mentoring artists through virtual critique groups, individual mentorship, workshops, and teaching at the university level.

Testimonial

"Sarah’s mentorship is like a coffee chat with your favorite professor. She is encouraging and inquisitive, offering questions, prompts, references, and feedback that will stick with you and propel your practice forward!"

-Carrie Smith Libman

"Working with Sarah has strengthened my work and invited curiosity and deeper thinking about the smallest of details. She has introduced me to philosophical structures that I didn't know existed and never thought I'd be able to access. Her kindness, rigour and ability to find connections between so many different ways of thinking and being is amazing to experience. I also find that those drawn to work with her are like minded and my community of artists has grown from working in groups and one on one with Sarah."

-Amanda Wood