Visual Arts Career Management & Administration

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At Art Talk Write we have extensive professional experience in arts management and administration, and the commercial gallery environment. We offer a comprehensive range of services in French and English to assist with the successful running of your career both inside the studio and the office.

Visual arts career services and advice

Having had many years working in the visual arts, Art Talk Write can support or advise you with your career.

For artists this includes starting out, gallery representation, making exhibition and sales choices adapted to your art practice and advice on how to successfully liaise with collectors.. We can also assist visual arts professionals with a range of career issues from administration and networking strategies to international career advice and employment. We will also contact you individually with any upcoming career opportunities suited to your practice or work.

A career/portfolio assessment is particularly recommended as a prerequisite for our career support services.

Career or portfolio assessment (France and/or International)

This specific Art Talk Write service includes a comprehensive review of all your career documents, communication strategies, networks and professional projects or an assessment of your portfolio only. This enables us to identify your strengths and what areas need to be developed to achieve your career goals in France or internationally.

Arts administration

Art Talk Write provides assistance and guidance with many aspects of arts administration in French and English. This includes documents, such as those required for national and European residencies; art fair or biennale registrations; grant or funding agreements; art gallery and collector liaison including invoicing, authentication certificates and deposit lists; organising artwork transportation and exhibition logistics.

International residencies, visual arts projects or job applications in English

At Art Talk Write we are experienced at completing successful applications within the international visual arts sector, and can help you through all stages of the process in English. This includes advice for finding your ideal residency, project or job; assistance with corresponding in English with international organisations; writing letters of intent and application documents, and overseeing your submission.

Assistance with mediation and guided tours in English

In your gallery, exhibition space, museum, visual arts centre or institute, would you like to organise tours, events or activities to better reach your English speaking audience? Art Talk Write offers affordable, practical and dynamic individual or group training, to work with you to build your confidence and/or to develop and write an oral dialogue specific to your exhibitions, projects or events.

English language services for the visual arts

As both a visual arts professional and a qualified English teacher, Altair also offers assistance with all aspects of written and oral English for the visual arts. She can help individuals or groups with single projects or create courses specific to your needs.


To get a quote for all Art Talk Write services, please fill in the enquiry form on our website or email us at contact@arttalkwrite.com.

Can’t find exactly what you’re looking for?

If you’re interested in another arts management or administration service that is not listed here, please don’t hesitate to contact us to make an enquiry.

image : Maria Bosch at work in her studio, Sabadell (Barcelona) © Joan Rojas 2007