The Creative Independent New here?

Creating your own opportunities

When you’re hustling to find ways to get your work seen and appreciated, gaining access to the right types of opportunities can be a real challenge. That’s why sometimes, it can make good sense to skirt the gatekeepers by taking a DIY approach. Whether this means staging your own art show, starting a new publication, or launching your own business, making your own opportunities means being proactive, and not waiting around for someone else to determine your fate. The following interviews, guides, and tips offer insights on what it means to forge ahead with your own vision in mind, and make things happen without letting anyone else tell you what you can or can’t do.