After hearing New York Art Critic Jerry Saltz speak to a large crowd about “How to be an Artist”, we decided to read his book and think about how his advice might apply to Yukon artists. To learn more, check out our article in What’s Up Yukon.
Artists will have to submit a short bio (150 words or less) and an artist’s statement (500 words or less) as part of their application for the Yukon Prize. For some people, this may be an intimidating process. To make it easier, here are a few tips, drawn from a recent webinar by Katie Newman, Curator at Arts Underground in Whitehorse, Yukon.