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     Stuck? Floundering? At a crossroads? Searching for the right audience? Benny Shaboy, the publisher of
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    I draw on information and insights gained from years of interviews and interaction with successful and resourceful artists, dealers, curators and collectors as well as my own years as a practicing artist.
    This is a service for serious professional artists, present or future.
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Benny Shaboy is available to speak at your school or art group about Why Art Matters and other subjects designed to encourage and motivate artists of all levels of experience. He can also share many practical tips learned from years of interviewing and interacting with successful artists, and will show slides of and discuss the work and approaches of some of these artists. He is also available for individual or group consultations afterward. For more information email Talk or write care of studioNOTES, Box 502-B, Benicia CA 94510-0502.

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