Image by ptra from Pixabay Being an artist, freelancer or an independent creator gives you plenty of creative and artistic freedom, but what about getting paid? Nothing about being an independent creative is easy, although it’s rewarding and interesting, but it is possible to fund your work yourself. Supporting yourself is possible
Photo by Matthew T Rader on Unsplash The Broad recently read an article in the local paper about several new art critics who had just been appointed. Now it’s always encouraging to read stories about mainstream media funding arts coverage, particularly in these times of closures and cutbacks across all outlets.
Kate Murdoch Before turning her hand to fiction writing, Kate Murdoch exhibited widely as a painter. Her novels include Stone Circle, a historical fantasy novel set in Renaissance Italy, and The Orange Grove, about the passions and intrigues of court mistresses in 18th century France. Kate spoke with the Broad about writing,
This week the Broad and a Broadfriend went along to the Cornelia Parker exhibition on at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney. Cornelia Parker, born 1956 in Cheshire, is an acclaimed English artist who works in sculpture, installations, paper and photographs, and has been exhibiting since the 1980s. This exhibition
Welcome to the latest instalment of the Creative Women at Work series. This month the Broad is introducing you to artist Michèle Heibel. Michèle was born into an artistic Swiss-German family and spent most of her childhood years in Switzerland's Bernese countryside until her family settled in Australia in
Don't get mad, get funny. That could be the mantra for female comedians everywhere who've had to fight harder to have their voices heard in the historically made-dominated world of comedy, particularly stand-up. Australian comedian, writer and journalist Joanne Brookfield doesn't always see the funny side of comedy. Her new show
The Archibald portrait exhibition and the problem of being a woman and an artist, including discussion of artist Del Kathryn Barton and her painting of Cate Blanchett, Mother (a portrait of cate). The recent Archibald Prize exhibition revealed a theme of interest to Some Notes From A Broad. Woman as artist