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Art Business Advice: Real Strategies to Help you Succeed in the Business of Art

Award-winning portrait artist, Timothy Chambers, has just released a new book. . . a coloring book for adults called Seeing. . . read more

Let me guess. . . you’ve just finished your Big Project, one that took weeks of labor to complete, setting a new standard. . . read more

You want to be happy, no matter what life sends your way? The first thing you need to understand is that happiness is a choice.

It's true. Endorphins are molecules that are created in your pituitary gland. We do not magically receive them from a joke or an event that happened to us. It's an important distinction to make!

When I was struggling with my black hound, I. . . read more

Commission work: it’s probably what most non-artists—and possibly a lot of artists, too—envision when they think of. . . read more

Most people would agree that working as an artist is quite different from working in an office or going to a full-time job. As an. . . read more

In the first article of this series, I discussed how everything you do in your studio is about you and making your art—but everything else is about making connections to make sales.

Sure, if your art matches exactly what a viewer is looking for, the very first time they lay eyes on it, you. . . read more

When we’re young, we dream of becoming famous artists, traveling the world and making lots of great art (not to mention lots of. . . read more

NOTE: Today’s article isn’t about the technical transaction of selling. It’s not about how to sell your artwork,. . . read more

Making art can be a struggle—and for many artists, the idea of "quitting" always lurks in the background.

Now, when you think of quitting your art, you probably think of no longer doing art at all. That's the big one, but there other ways to let the "quitting bug" infect your work and life as an artist. Here are four.

• When you quit learning • Anytime you quit on. . . read more

This is what I know: art is power I just celebrated a decade birthday. I’m gathering up my blessings, taking stock. Have I. . . read more

In 2016, art insurance group Hiscox stated that online art sales jumped 24% from the previous year, totalling $3.27 billion in. . . read more




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