How does one become (a known) artist?

How do you become a known artist?

There is only one way you can become a known artist. You transition from being an unknown artist to being a known artist. Obviously (or maybe not so) being an unknown artist precedes being a known artist.

How then does one transition from being an unknown artist to being a known artist? Good question, but it must be preceded by another one, namely How do you become an unknown artist? Becoming an unknown artist is the first step.