Career Consultation and Portfolio Development 

Through Isabel's extensive and dynamic experiences, knowledge and network gained from teaching, writing, curating, exhibiting, and managing a collaborative art blog, Isabel now offers private career and professional consultation services in the following areas that cater to all students and professionals. 
  • Artist career evaluation and coaching.
  • Student Portfolio Development with Critical constructive feedback catering to the criteria of each program the student is applying for. 
  • Personal studio critique sessions offering approaches to medium and content.
  • Writing and Editing: curatorial statements, artist statements, blogging, crafting a resume.
  • I offer curatorial advice for artist collectives, non-profit art spaces, alternative art spaces, commercial pop-up spaces, and private collections.
  • Advice and recommendations on artist residencies, grants and application process.
  • Portfolio Development and Review for highschool, college and graduate school applications. 
  • I can provide important referrals from the DMV (D.C., Maryland, Virginia) area art community including .
  • NEW: Living and working as a creative in Berlin either long term or short term. Advice on studios, living, neighborhoods, venues, exhibitions, learning German, visas and more. 
  • Please contact her under the Contact link to schedule a one time free consultation session. You can also send via snail mail to: Isabel Manalo, 4233 Howard Ave. Studio C, South Kensington, MD 20895