Masterclass in Organizing for Creative People

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, November 09, 2017

I gave a masterclass to workshop creative people's career issues at Foyles' flagship store in London in August. Find the link to it here...

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How to know if you’re an artist (symptoms and diagnosis)

Sheila Chandra - Monday, August 07, 2017

Are you a real artist? Afraid to call yourself one? Just starting out on your creative career? Here’s what it takes to be an artist.

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