The Contemporary Artist’s Guide to Art Galleries
by Sophie Mc Callum
An essential handbook for contemporary artists who wish to find the right art galleries in which to show and sell their work – this book saves many hours of research.
Includes contact details and information on the majority of art galleries which exist globally as well as useful tips for presenting and pitching your own artwork to galleries.
Author and artist Sophie McCallum has successfully placed her work in the Saatchi Gallery, among others, and gives the lowdown on how you too can get your work seen – and sold.
Includes a list of ART FAIRS around the world to visit monthly and interviews with artists, both new and established:
The Cameron Twins
Ayelet Lindenstrauss Larsen
About the Author
Sophie McCallum started her artistic career at Camberwell College of Arts in the early 1990s, including a year in Surface and Textile Design, and went on to do a degree in Maths and Philosophy at Durham University. Having worked extensively in conservation, both at home and abroad, she later completed a degree at the Open University in 2015 in Environmental Studies and Creative Writing, whilst working in horticulture. She has been lucky enough to build a shed in her back garden, and is now enjoying her first love ̶ of making art.
Two of her artworks were exhibited at the Saatchi Gallery in London in 2019 and she has had an exhibition at the Montserrat Gallery in New York.
Her books include: Worlds’ Most Endangered (New Holland),Rare British Breeds and The Secret Life of an Arable Field (Pen and Sword) and with Amberley Publishing, Bonnie Geordie, which is what the pit men used to call her pit-boy turned tycoon ancestor, Sir George Elliot.
Prior to that, she spent 20 years writing the social and healthcare autobiography, Silk Purses and Pigs’ Ears, comprising
of the following short stories: Battle of Wits, Brave Squaw, Cocktails at Dawn, The Psychic Revolution, Truth or Die,
The Continued Attempted Manslaughter of Sophie McCallum, Honour before Justice and The Butterfly and the Chrysalis; some of which achieved national and international recognition.