Featured Artist Monica Acee

The Welcoming Committee

Enjoy the stunning portfolio of watercolorist Monica Acee, and be sure to visit her website to learn more.     From the time I could hold a crayon, horses and animals have been featured in my artwork. Before long, I felt the need … [Read more]

Networking with Artists

Gallery crowd in Ft Myers

by Carolyn Edlund     The other evening I had dinner with two artists. One was visiting the area, searching for galleries that might be a good fit for her work. I introduced her to the second artist, who had a working … [Read more]

Featured Artist Lynn Welker

Adrift in Time

Enjoy the abstract portfolio of painter Lynn Welker, and be sure to visit her website for more from this talented artist.     I have always been an artist. Due to family influences, my path was set from the beginning. Oh yes, I … [Read more]

Beware of Art Gallery Cash Flow Problems!

woman with cash

by guest blogger Anne Dalton Congratulations! You have achieved your heart’s desire. Your work has been accepted into the gallery of your choice. OH NO! You drop by to admire your work and….find a sign on the door that says “out of business … [Read more]

Featured Artist Jane Sinclair

Piwakawaka Fantail

New Zealand artist Jane Sinclair presents a portfolio based on her homeland and its fascinating landscapes. Enjoy and visit her website to see more.     Life is about taking opportunities, which often appear when we least expect … [Read more]

Featured Artist Max Lehman

Red Skeleton with Black Birds

Enter the fascinating world of Max Lehman, who presents his sculptural portfolio. Be sure to visit his website for more information about this artist and his work.     I am originally from Fort Knox, Kentucky, but I currently … [Read more]

How to Run a Phenomenally Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Hughes Pottery Kickstarter

by Carolyn Edlund Rowan Rose and Charles Hughes of Hughes Pottery raised almost twice their crowdfunding goal. I recently spoke with Rowan on their strategies, and how other artists can do it, too.     AS:  You had a plan to do … [Read more]

Featured Artist Allison L Norfleet Bruenger

Druzy in Full Bloom

Artist Allison Bruenger incorporates many different materials into her fascinating jewelry designs. Visit her website to see more of her work.     I have had a love for art since I can remember, as I was born into a family of … [Read more]

Artists are the Luckiest People

Why Artists are Lucky

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Featured Artist Mark Venaglia

Lisa Sfumato

Mural artist Mark Venaglia presents his amazing portfolio of work. Find out more about him by visiting his website.     As an eco-artist, I often find inspiration in nature: the geometry, the breadth, and even the organic aspects … [Read more]

Featured Artist Sharon Harms

Frog

Enjoy the delightful watercolor portfolio of artist Sharon Harms, and be sure to visit her website to see more of her work.     At a very early age, I knew I wanted to be an artist. My family was always very supportive of my … [Read more]

Reaping Profits through Copyright Infringement

More examples of blatant copyright infringement.

by guest blogger Emily Danchuk Is there no end to the rip-offs being perpetrated on artists?   My mother, Cindy, is pretty good at rug hooking. Once in a while, she sees a pattern or a design created by someone else, makes her own similar … [Read more]

Featured Artist Dee Jackson

Sweet Baby

Australian artist Dee Jackson presents her beautiful portfolio of watercolour portraits. Visit her website for more information.     I love painting watercolour portraits. It is the way the medium ebbs and flows and creates … [Read more]

Is Social Media Really The Key to Selling Art Online?

A conversation

by guest blogger Chris Davies   With the online art market growing by 20% each year, it’s no surprise many creatives find selling art online so lucrative. And with sites such as Artfinder, Artsy, Etsy and even Shopify steadily … [Read more]