Curriculum Vitae

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A curriculum vita is your artist resume and will be a requirement when applying to galleries, grants, open calls and residencies. The most important thing to remember when writing your CV is to keep it clean, straight forward and up to date. This document is how you are going to show your artistic history to galleries and clients.

CV Outline (440kb .pdf)
This is a basic outline for a simple easy to follow CV. Working at Oeno Gallery Chrissy deals with CV’s frequently and commonly they are presented in this format. This article is written by Chrissy Poitras.

An Introduction to Creating Your Artist Résumé (link .url)
This has a nice long explanation of the importance of your artist CV. It also explains what CV’s should include for visual artists, performance artists, literary artists and media artists.

Career Planning: CVs and Covering Letters (link .url)
This link explains the importance of creating a CV and has a breakdown of different types of CVs including artist CV, designer CV and multimedia CV. It also speaks about cover letters and proper follow-up.

How to Write an Artist’s CV (link .url)
This link has a break down of a basic CV layout and includes details about adding a short biography to the end of you CV.

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