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

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

NOTE: Today's article isn’t about the technical transaction of selling. It’s not about how to sell your artwork, either. Instead, it’s about transferring ownership of your artwork, or letting go of your art so someone else can enjoy it.

Have you ever had a favorite song, only to find out it was written to mean something entirely different from the way you understood. . . read more

Making art can be a struggle—and for many artists, the idea of “quitting” always lurks in the background. Now, when. . . 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 artist earnings.

E-commerce has certainly evened out the playing field for artists at different career levels, but a huge problem remains: in a vast sea of online platforms, how can individual artists stand out from the pack. . . read more

When artists ask me how to market their art, the real question is often, “What do I have to do to get people to buy my art?”. . . read more

There IS a formula to improve your art skills. Are you using it? When people tell me they are bad at art, what they really mean. . . read more




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