You must treat female artists with respect Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Let’s talk about your online presence Six tips on creating an online presence that will help you make a living from your art. The importance of doing things we are bad at Fear of being bad can get in the way of making traction on our goals, projects and ideas for the year ahead. Here’s how to embrace being bad and get the most out of being a beginner. How to unlock your invisible CV (locked) Developing your soft skills, and knowing how to highlight them in a CV or job interview, will become increasingly important in the 21st century. 2019 Conference and Symposium Planner Whether you're looking for professional development, tapping sector trends or seeking to rub shoulders with cultural entrepreneurs, ArtsHub's 2019 Conference Planner maps out what's on offer. (Premium content) Premium content Stephanie Eslake Friday 16 March, 2018 An open letter to the classical and orchestral sectors about the mistreatment of female artists. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Join Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of members-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the Australian arts community today Photo by Zach Doty on Unsplash Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Stephanie Eslake is a Hobart journalist who writes arts criticism for national publications, one of which is Limelight Magazine. In 2017, she was named Hobart’s Young Citizen of the Year, and won the inaugural Kill Your Darlings New Critic Award. In 2018, she won the Tasmanian Young Achiever of the Year Award (Arts). The former writer for the Mercury’s long-defunct Saturday Magazine and Style arts section now works in higher education as a tutor and course writer. She also volunteers her time to run Australia’s classical music publication CutCommon as its founding editor. CutCommon was named one of the top 10 classical music projects in the world when it was shortlisted for the Classical:NEXT 2017 Innovation Award.