Aspiring artists need help and this article in A-N discusses the need for gallery representation if you want to climb the ladder and show abroad. Worth reading if you’re ambitious.
Or maybe you know another way?
Fantastic Macedonian sculptor Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva, currently showing at the Venice Biennale, discusses her trials in this article. I am including her in my latest book on sculpture as her work is exceptionally interesting.