July 12, 2024

Artists – self-interview yourself for The Flaneur!

Artists – If you would like to be featured in our self-interview feature then we would love to hear from you.

1. Copy the following questions.

2. Add your answers after each question.

3. Email your questions and answers along with two images of your work and a photo of you to interviews@flaneur.me.uk with ARTIST INTERVIEW in the title.


We cannot use all submissions but we will use as many as possible.

You can add other questions or ignore questions as you wish.



The Flaneur artist self-interview



Brief artists statement

How did you become an artist? Did you always dream of a life in the art-world?

How has your education helped your career?

Do you work as an artist full-time? Describe your typical day. Do you have a routine?

Which historical and contemporary artists do you refer to most often? How are you influenced by their work?

What are the other influences on your work?

What was the last exhibition you visited?

What is your favourite art gallery?

What are your experiences of the ‘art-world’ and the business of art?

Do you have any tips or advice you wish you had known earlier in your career?

Do you have a quotation that you keep coming back to and that keep you going? Have you a motto that gets you through?

Which historical artist do you think is over-rated? Why?

Do you or would you use assistants to make your work?

Do you use social networks? if so, how and which ones do you find most useful?

Which artist should we all look up immediately? What art magazines, blogs or sites should art lovers be looking at?

Finish this limerick: There once was an artist from…




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