This handbook has been designed to provide you with some basic tips and templates to get your arts portfolio started. Through reading this handbook, you will be introduced to several key components that come together to form an arts portfolio package. If you are an individual artist, you will find guidance on how to write an artist’s biography, as well as an artist’s statement and artist’s resume/CV (curriculum vitae). You will also receive tips on how to bring together photo, video or audio samples of your work. If you are a member of an arts organization, group or collective, this handbook will offer you useful information about documenting the history of your organization, as well as clarifying key intentions that motivate you as a group.