Featured Artist Heidi Pitre

Her Flame was About to Go Out

Enjoy the quirky and fun portfolio of artist Heidi Pitre, and be sure to visit her website for more from this talented artist.     Some people work out their tangled relationships, hopes, doubts and fears in their dream life.  I … [Read more]

What’s the Best Way to Learn Art?

Academy students drawing

Guest blogger Glen Kessler, an artist and teacher, takes on the art schools and shares his thoughts on changing the very structure of learning.     Today, whether you're taking art classes at a university or in open-enrollment … [Read more]

Featured Artist Cindy Wider

Bird of Paradise

Enjoy this delightfully colorful art from the imagination of artist Cindy Wider, and visit her website to see more of her whimsical portfolio.     I am an Australian-born artist and recently moved to West Yorkshire England. The … [Read more]

Artwork in Progress

Roberta London

Is there anything more wonderful than a work of art? Artsy Shark takes you on a tour of our artist friends creating in their studios and on location. Click the link in any caption to see the artist's portfolio.   Artist Alisa Steady with a … [Read more]

Featured Artist Leslie Nielsen


Painter Leslie Nielsen shares her dynamic portfolio of work. Visit her website to see more from this talented artist.     It was almost 10 years ago that I decided to embark on a new career in art. It wasn’t a conscious … [Read more]

Featured Artist Regina Davis Izaguirre


Enjoy the fascinating portfolio of featured artist Regina Davis Izaguirre, and visit her website to see more of her work.     What are your goals?
 I want to create a sense of contemplation. As many artists, our main stream … [Read more]

Want a Solo Art Show – When You’re 90?

Danger Hazardous Materials

Guest blogger Mckenna Hallett is the owner of My Golden Words and the author of the E’s of Selling. She helps artists brand and market their work more effectively.   My 90 year old mother-in-law, Betty Hintz, has a solo show in July this … [Read more]

Featured Artist Amy Bartlett Wright

Crow Study

Artist Amy Bartlett Wright paints animals in their natural habitat. Enjoy her work, and be sure to visit her website for more from this talented artist.     As an artist who paints natural history, geographic location influences … [Read more]

Making a Profit with Your Art

Making a Profit

by Carolyn Edlund There can be a world of difference between making a sale and making a profit. Do you know if your small business is profitable?     I recently talked to a friend who was having images of her paintings … [Read more]

Featured Artist Judy Klich

Double Trouble

Enjoy the serene encaustic portfolio of artist Judy Klich, and visit her website to see more of her work.     My creative process is searching for a calming balance for my busy life as a wife, mother and teaching artist. … [Read more]

Featured Artist Dana Newman

BB King

Enjoy the vibrant, color-saturated portfolio of painter Dana Newman. Visit his website to see more from this talented artist.     I have been painting since the age of two. I studied art in High School with my major in Commercial … [Read more]

The Personal Touch

Meeting customers in person

by Carolyn Edlund     Offering your art or craft for sale online is an excellent way to get many eyes on your work, and has the potential to give you a global audience. Online sales of art are steadily increasing, as is the … [Read more]

Featured Artist April White

Time Machine

Canadian artist April White presents her portfolio of work that she calls "surreal." Find out more about her by visiting her website.     I have been making art for as long as I can remember. A love of drawing and painting early … [Read more]

Increase Your Credibility as an Artist

Showing a new technique

by Carolyn Edlund Will being an authority or expert in what you do sell your art? Not by itself. Your customers buy pretty much what they are interested in, and what they like.     But art buyers also like to feel that they are … [Read more]