Featured Artist Gaia Orion

Our Journey

Gaia Orion creates vibrantly-colored geometric paintings relating to the elements and cycles of nature. Enjoy more of her visit by visiting her website.     I have been painting and presenting my work professionally to the world … [Read more]

Featured Artist László Katona

Human Nature

The richly textured and expressive leather art of László Katona boldly captures the character of the subjects and landscapes he portrays. Please visit his website to see more of his artwork.     I have always been creative, but … [Read more]

Call for Featured Artists, Fall 2015

Artist Collage 1 August 2015

by Carolyn Edlund Artsy Shark is searching for 48 artists to feature and promote in the coming months. Submissions are now being accepted. Deadline is midnight, September 4, 2015.     Visual artists in any medium who would like … [Read more]

Featured Artist Carol Surface

The Way Out #2

Mixed-media abstract artwork by Carol Surface explores the many layers of urban life and the human condition. To see more of her work, please visit her website.     I grew up in a big family in a small house in Orlando, Florida. … [Read more]

Are You Selling Your Art in the Wrong Places?

Gallery visitors at DM Weil Studio Gallery in NY

by Carolyn Edlund Take a close look at your sources of your income and focus on what makes the most sense to grow your business.     What type of work produces the most income? Take a close look at your income, and the category or … [Read more]

Featured Artist Ruth Apter

Red Bear with Salmon

Ruth Apter's raku sculptures are inspired by traditional fetishes of the Southwest. Visit her website to see more of her work.     A friend asked me the other day when I decided to be an artist. I was baffled by the question. I … [Read more]

Featured Artist Michael Earney

Smoking Negrito

Artist Michael Earney creates paintings that tell stories and invite interpretation. Please visit his website to see more of his work.     Most of the work shown here are parts of series. For example, The Mexican Mask series, … [Read more]

Artist FAQ: How Making Reproductions of Your Artwork Can Help Your Career

Framed Art in Office Setting

Guest blogger Samantha Ward shares some frequently asked questions from artists about reproductions of their work, and her answers.     Q:  How do I make sure the reproductions that are made of my artwork are top quality? A: … [Read more]

Featured Artist Susan Beallor-Snyder

Going in Circles

Susan Beallor-Snyder creates complex rope sculptures that invite the viewer to discover hidden worlds. To see more of her work, please visit her website.     Born and raised in New York City, I have been an artist my entire life. … [Read more]

An Honest Look at Social Media for Artists

Jeff Mueller at the computer

Guest blogger Jeff Mueller has used social media extensively to further his career as an artist. He shares his strategies, frustrations and results.     For artists, social media is a different animal compared to how it functions … [Read more]

Featured Artist Claire McCall

Treasure Hunt

Strongly influenced by impressionist art, self-taught Australian artist Claire McCall paints light-filled images of everyday beach scenes. Visit her website to see more of her work.     “Painting is easy when you don’t know how, … [Read more]

Featured Artist Sara Bardin

Pebbles

Sara Bardin's vivid acrylic paintings seem to leap off the canvas and draw the viewer deep into the detail of the subject. Visit Sara's website to see more of her work.     I remember drawing the same images over and over as a … [Read more]

Overcoming Wild Card Event Fails

Crowd at Belinda Knetge Opening

by guest blogger Terri Lloyd Running a non-profit arts collective for the past five years, I have pretty much done it all and seen it all.     When you found a non-profit collective, you wind up being the go-to person for pretty … [Read more]

Featured Artist Leah Davies

Henry

Leah Davies' love of animals is clearly evident in her charming pet portraits. Please visit Leah's website to see more of her art.     In the past nine years, I have painted seven portraits of my French Bulldog - with more on the … [Read more]