Hi Annabella! I worked in the arts for about 10 years, and I will say it can be a hard path to follow. The salaries are not great, but if you are passionate about it definitely pursue it. I'd recommend looking at local colleges and universities, many of them have arts departments and you might be able to get an internship there. If not, they can connect you to their own alumni in the area who you could work with. Another option is to look at museums, art galleries, etc. near you to do the same. When you reach out, make sure you do the following:
1) make sure you have examples of your work to share, ideally as a portfolio,
2) thank people for their time, ask for recommendations for next steps,
3) ask for a quick phone call,
4) make sure your email is professional, grammatically correct, and free of typos.