Is getting your art into a gallery the RIGHT choice for you? These days, many artists aren’t represented by galleries. Of. . . read more
In today’s era of digital art and social media, there’s a growing business model that has become increasingly popular. . . read more
Art auctions held by non-profits are a win-win for everyone involved. These types of events are great because they promote the artist and the venue, they raise awareness for a cause, AND they help raise funds for the non-profit.
Luckily, my first experience with a non-profit art auction couldn't have gone any better. The auction included all local artists, and my art was even featured. . . read more
Traffic on my blog went nuts the first weekend in March. Absolutely nuts! Previously, my average daily traffic was in the. . . read more
Today, there are countless numbers of artists sharing their art online, networking, and trying to build communities. But while. . . read more
How many of you use Pinterest? Probably most of us, right? After all, for creatives, it's an easy way to find massive amounts of inspiration—and then quickly save that inspiration for later.
But more and more, Pinterest is becoming a place for shoppers, too. And that makes it especially helpful to artists who are trying to reach buyers with their art.
So that got me. . . read more
Finding the best audience for your art is crucial to developing a marketing plan. After all, if you know the people most likely. . . read more
If you dream of making a living from your art, you probably share one thing in common with every other artist who is also trying. . . read more
I’m often amazed that artists don’t blog more than they do. Some of my favorite artists, artists who I would love to follow or read about, don’t have a web presence of any kind.
And that's a shame, because it's more important than ever for artists to have some kind of "home" on the internet. After all, that's where all the collectors, fans, and potential students. . . read more
For many years I struggled to build my reputation and career as a painter, without seeing much success. I became discouraged by. . . read more
You have your website up (finally) and it looks great! You’ve uploaded your artwork and you’re starting to realize that what. . . read more