Featured Artist Shirley Peters

"King of the Hill, Charlotte Pass" oil on canvas, 120cm x 100cm

Shirley Peters presents her portfolio, which brings her Australian homeland to life. Visit her website to see more from this talented artist.     I started art school in the early 70’s with the intention of becoming an art … [Read more]

Keys to Increasing Online Art Sales

Customers need a professional presentation and plenty of information to gain a comfort level.

by Carolyn Edlund Want to sell more of your artwork online? Make sure you have these essentials covered.     This is the first in an occasional series of articles on conversations that I’ve had with my friend Ashwin Muthiah. … [Read more]

Featured Artist Sue Kroll

"Mmmmm....Lunch" scratchboard, 11" x 14"

Artist Sue Kroll presents an amazing portfolio, all created in scratchboard. Visit her website for more of her work.     I have been in love with art all of my life, but it has been only in the past few years that I have been … [Read more]

Art Studio Visit: What’s Your Creative Inspiration?

Sabina D'Antonio

Join us on a studio tour, where we asked our artist friends, "What inspires you? How do you express your creativity through your art?"   Tracey Creighton:  I love to create bold works of art with oils, acrylic and mixed medium. Through my … [Read more]

Featured Artist Barbara Schacher

“Mountain Lion Hideout”, Graphite Pencil Drawing, 14” x 17”

Enjoy this amazing portfolio from artist Barbara Schacher and be sure to visit her website for more.     My love of western art began with a shy, young girl sketching the horses she loved and a way of life she treasured!  As a … [Read more]

Featured Artist Melissa Ann Lambert

Cang Moon

Melissa Ann Lambert creates a fascinating portfolio of digital art. Visit her website to find out more.     My paternal great grandfather was a sculptor who had work in Chicago's World Fair (World's Columbian Exposition). My … [Read more]

Who Controls Your Art Business?

Social media

by guest blogger McKenna Hallett You don't have a lot of say about your exposure when it comes to using third-party sites. Here's how to take back control.     Have you been watching the changes? It was about a year ago that … [Read more]

Featured Artist Sheron Smith

New Moon

Painter Sheron Smith creates a highly textural portfolio of abstract art. Find out more about her by visiting her website.     As a child of a military family, I was born in La Rochelle, France. I moved with my family to Japan, … [Read more]

What Artists Must Know About Selling Art Online

AS Directory Collage

by Carolyn Edlund Online art sales are mainstream now. Are you taking advantage of this opportunity?     When surfing channels recently, I clicked on HGTV. I settled back, waiting to go into a coma watching people deciding … [Read more]

Featured Artist Wendy Durand

Wendy Durand working in her studio.

Enjoy the clean contemporary designs of ceramic artist Wendy Durand, and visit her website to see more of her work.     People often wonder about the early Influences in an artist’s life and what created the spark and the dream. … [Read more]

Featured Artist Ilene Richard

The Cats Meow

Enjoy Ilene Richard's delightful portfolio, and be sure to visit her website for more from this talented artist.     I have been fortunate that I have been able work as an artist my whole life. Since I have been a child I have … [Read more]

Luck vs. Opportunity

Hive Series Installation

Guest blogger Jenni Ward is an artist with a track record of museum exhibitions. She shares her thoughts on how artists can create “luck” for themselves.     You know that moment when you have an amazing thing happen to you in … [Read more]

Featured Artist Angelo Sorrentino

"Commode Rouge" maple, 34" x 26" x 13"

Canadian Angelo Sorrentino presents his delightful collection of handmade furniture. Visit his website to see more of his work.     As far back as I can remember, I've always loved to create with my hands. At first I worked with … [Read more]

Should Your Art Website List Prices?

Money puzzle

by Carolyn Edlund Many artist websites show artwork without prices. Is this a good idea or a losing proposition?     Since e-commerce became popular, this question has been argued, and it still rages on. I come down firmly on … [Read more]