How to start and maintain an inspiration board
Starting with what inspires you might be the best way to get your ideas moving from fantasy to reality.
Why are climate activists glueing themselves to paintings?
Climate activists are targeting priceless art to spread their message. Here is why the absurd act is more than a…
Tips for launching your creative career
A compilation of resources and insights from working professionals to help you get a start in your creative career.
5 essential skills all arts managers need
Experienced arts professionals reveal the management skills they rely on most to succeed in their jobs.
Do we need more artists on boards?
Slowly, visual arts organisations have been including practicing artists on their boards and councils. What does that look like?
Internships: valuable work experience or glorified volunteering?
Before you go chasing an internship hoping for on-the-job training, there are many factors to consider.
Does passion really spring eternal?
What happens when the passion runs dry in your creative project, The Big Idea's Verity Johnson asks?
5 tips for pitching to the media
Rather than taking a blanket approach, making each of your pitches count results in a better chance at media coverage.
Flourishing in the arts is about meaning, mastery and mattering
Committing ourselves to the path of flourishing may sound like an impossible ask – but it's not.
Is your creative block really a log jam?
Verity Johnson wonders if your creative block is due to too much inspiration, not a lack of it.