Featured Artist Garry McMichael

Tap and Die

Enjoy the diverse portfolio of talented artist Garry McMichael, and visit his website to see more of his work.     Do I want my art to be painterly or realistic?  It’s a conundrum I try to balance … [Read more]

Featured Artist Barbara Simmons

Tomorrow's Dreams

Photographer Barbara Simmons presents a portfolio filled with vibrant colors and textures. Visit her website to see more of her work.     As a young child, I could always be found wandering around with a camera in my hand.  Too … [Read more]

Everything Artists Need to Know about Email Marketing

Artsy Shark Success Guide to Email Marketing for Artists

By Carolyn Edlund Want to bring customers and interested prospects to your art website again and again? Want to increase sales of your work? You need an email marketing program in your toolkit. The Artsy Shark Success Guide to Email Marketing for … [Read more]

Featured Artist Estelle Vernon

Gold painted-shell brooch

Estelle Vernon creates a stunning collection of textured jewelry inspired by the natural world. Enjoy and visit her website to see more of her work.     My first exposure to jewelry making was during my senior year in high … [Read more]

10 Website Mistakes that Kill Your Art Sales

Lisa Goesling website

by Carolyn Edlund Looking to increase sales of your art? Then you are most likely trying to drive traffic to your website. But what happens then?     I frequently review artist websites and take a close look at the … [Read more]

Featured Artist Mary McGill

Seven Deadly Sins

Ceramic artist Mary McGill presents her portfolio of sculptural works that each tell a story. Find out more about her work by visiting her website.     After being home raising three kids for many years, I decided to pursue a … [Read more]

Featured Artist Rhanna Nyman

Nature

Fiber artist Rhanna Nyman builds complex images that make a dynamic statement. Visit her website to see more of her work.     “I thought it was a painting!” is a comment I often hear. However, my images are created from … [Read more]

Build Your Opportunities Through Commitment

Ripples on Pond

by Carolyn Edlund Your level of commitment to professionalism defines you as an artist, and it has a ripple effect on every part of your business.     It’s human nature. Things happen. Life can be hard. And second chances … [Read more]

Featured Artist Karen Sikie

Violets

Karen Sikie creates a clean, light body of work that delights the eye. Enjoy, and visit her website for more from this talented artist.     I am a self-taught artist, born and raised in Los Angeles. I am currently working in two … [Read more]

The Art of Color

A Bird in the Hand

Color inspires, excites and delights the eye. Enjoy this photo article as artist friends share their work and talk about the importance of color in their art.     Kim Minichiello presents her colorful subject matter, explaining, … [Read more]

Featured Artist Brett Jarrett

Royal Parade

Enjoy the incredible wildlife portfolio of Australian artist Brett Jarrett, and visit his website for more of his work.     What are my goals? To understand tonal balance and improve my technique and economy of brushstrokes. I … [Read more]

Featured Artist Steven Long

Sunny And Warm With A Chance Of Red

Artist Steven Long creates a dynamic body of work, presented as a celebration of color and creative energy. Enjoy his portfolio and visit his website for more.     I am an abstract painter. As a young boy I would spend hours … [Read more]

Opportunities for Artists Who Wholesale

Trade Show Floor

by Carolyn Edlund Do you sell your collection wholesale to galleries and retailers? The American Made Show presents a marketplace that draws members of the trade, and all types of buyers for handmade goods.     Selling … [Read more]

Featured Artist Sherrie York

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Enjoy the stunning portfolio of printmaker Sherrie York. Visit her website to see more work from this talented artist.     Thirty-something years ago I took a printmaking survey course that allowed students to study two of three … [Read more]