Artist Statements and Artist Bios can be written in various ways. This template includes the most basic versions of each section, and you can also research different ways to write these sections if you want to expand on ideas. Note that there are many scenarios in which you’ll use your Statement and Bio aside from exhibition proposals.
For the last five years, I’ve been working with (insert themes and media types, e.g., images of families, landscape watercolors, oil paintings). Last year, I began focusing on (include one to three sentences about the overall themes of your work as an artist, e.g., stark contrasts between traditional family portraits and their physical environments to spark dialogue about pressing social issues.)
For the past (insert period) years, [Artist.FirstName][Artist.LastName] has explored (themes of work) through (mediums).(Include a sentence about the artist's education and/or work history.) (Include a sentence about the artist's early work.) (Include information about the artist's current work.) (Include a sentence about awards the artist has won.)
In addition to the Exhibition, the Artist is also interested in (list additional features of the exhibit not listed elsewhere, e.g., conducting workshops with high school students and/or delivering an artist talk).