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

If you’re already a professional artist, or if you want to be a professional artist, do you NEED to sell your art online?. . . read more

The art reception was in a bright airy space. The artwork was well-curated and professionally displayed. I arrived early enough. . . read more

Let’s talk about two simple facts about marketing.

• Marketing is necessary (yes, even for artists) • Anyone can be a marketer

I’m an artist myself and I happen to look at marketing as a necessary nuisance. Most artists would probably agree with me. But let's take a few minutes to determine whether or not each of those statements are true.

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Some time ago, I wrote a series of articles sharing how to find a gallery for your art and how to present your artwork to a. . . read more

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 for yourself both professionally and personally. You put time, effort, and passion into it, and while it was underway, you didn't think about anything else. For weeks, your focus has been The Big Project.

Now it’s finished. Congratulations!

Suddenly you. . . 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.. . . 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 artist, you are consistently pushed to keep producing work, to act as your own marketing department and to continue feeling the creative flow every day. If you can't keep up and continue making creative pieces, your career suffers—maybe forcing you to. . . 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. . . 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




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