Featured Artist Louie Rochon

Third Eye

Enjoy the amazing portfolio presented by photographer Louie Rochon, and visit his website to learn more about this artist and his work.     I can only shoot in the dark, when it's quiet, when I'm alone, usually in the middle of … [Read more]

How to Love Rejection


by Guest blogger Maria Scrivan “Many of life’s failures are people who didn’t realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” -Thomas Edison The word “rejection” always seems to have a negative connotation. Just because … [Read more]

Featured Artist Nick O’Neill

Eagle 2

British artist Nick O'Neill presents a fearsome and fascinating portfolio of undersea creatures. Be sure to visit his website to see more of his work.     Although I have been creating art for as long as I can remember, I have … [Read more]

Consistency is Key to Making Art Sales

Wandering Vines

by Carolyn Edlund In order to buy, customers need to see consistency in your body of work, and in your marketing efforts.     The other day I spoke with a new consulting client and asked her why she decided to schedule an … [Read more]

Featured Artist April M. Rimpo

Missing You

Inspired by travels and the activities of life, April M. Rimpo has created a portfolio in her own unique style. Enjoy, and visit her website to see more from this talented artist.     Art is a thread woven in and out of my life … [Read more]

Featured Artist Ilia Chidzey


Enjoy the colorful and distinctive style of Australian artist Ilia Chidzey's portfolio, and visit her website to see more of her work.     I have explored many ways to express myself. The challenge to project the forms and … [Read more]

Build Your Art Business Workshop

by Carolyn Edlund Join me in Washington, DC this coming January for a two-day intensive learning experience as The Arts Business Institute presents a workshop on the business of Art.     This annual business workshop, taking … [Read more]

Featured Artist Anne B. Schwartz

Via Positano

Painter Anne B. Schwartz presents her luminous portfolio and talks about sources of inspiration. See more from this talented artist by visiting her website.     I am an abstract painter living in the Los Angeles area. Although I … [Read more]

The Lay of the Landscape

Landscape by Bernie Marks

Artists have always painted landscapes. Artsy Shark celebrates the diversity of styles, colors and ideas that our artist friends use in their own interpretations of this popular theme. .   Painter Dara Daniel offers this bright … [Read more]

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]