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 Sample Art Interview Questions

  • What is your artistic medium of choice? Why that medium?
  • Why do you want to go into this field? How is art a passion for you?
  • How much experience have you had in organizing a show and setting up your work?
  • Whose work do you relate to most? Who inspires you?
  • Tell me about the last show you attended and what you learned from it.
  • If you were awarded a grant of $2000 for a major art project, how would you use the money?
  • What vision do you have for your work?
  • How do you want other people to respond to your work?
  • Do you see yourself in your artwork? How?
  • What do you think your work stands for?
  • What are some quality advertisements, commercials, or publications you feel are successful in communicating an idea or concept?
  • What type of experience do you have with arts administration in the areas of exhibition preparation and standards, gallery design, and art history?
  • What role does research and theory play in arts administration?
  • Tell me about your skills in artist biography writing and editing, marketing and public relations, and publishing?
  • What are your approaches to educating the public about art?
  • How do you advocate the arts to politicians and other figures that may determine or contribute funding for the arts?
  • What types of exhibitions have you actively participated in excluding simply being an exhibiting artist?
  • What museums and galleries or related venues have you participated in?



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