Students should relate artistic ideas and work with personal meaning and external context. Through extensive research, students can also connect their artistic work to multiple career prospects and establish themselves within artistic communities both in-person and online.

Students should get in the practice of giving talks about their work, focusing on their artistic ideas and how those ideas relate with societal, cultural, and historical context.

Click the image below to be directed to a collection of TedTalks. This website is a great resource to find out how artists verbally communicate the messages in their work.

Click the image below to be directed to an article on Artwork Archive on how to make your artist talk a painless, entertaining, and successful.