How to talk about your work Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles What sponsors want from the arts Sponsorships are not philanthropic donations – they are business investments from which companies want a return. We ask major sponsors what's in the deal for them. How to write an art-wank free artist statement (Premium locked content) Remember, an artist's statement is a practical and professional tool. It doesn’t have to be a complicated academic paper. Here are 7 tips to getting it right. Short term contract, long-term exhaustion (Premium locked content) Working on the festival circuit is like a fairground ride: fast paced and exhilarating, but also exhausting and hard to jump off. 'Tampergate' – lessons for arts boards and managers The leadership of any organisation in sport, the arts or the corporate world must have a clear understanding of its values and standards, and be able to react to a breach straight away. (Premium content) Premium content Susan de Weger Monday 18 January, 2016 Letting your art speak for itself is a luxury you probably can’t afford. Confident public speaking on and offstage increases your opportunities to work. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and join the British arts community today Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Susan de Weger is a musician and entrepreneur. After graduating from the Queensland Conservatorium she abandoned music to pursue an international corporate career; and after a hiatus of 15 years dusted off her French Horn and has recently completed a Master of Music Performance at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Susan was awarded the 2014 Hugh Rogers Fellowship to research the world renowned Entrepreneurial Musicianship Department at the New England Conservatory in Boston. She is the founder of Notable Values, a consultancy practice providing advocacy and advice on career planning and entrepreneurship initiatives for musicians.