4 Actionable Tips to Reach New Art Collectors Online

Actionable Tips to Reach New Art Collectors Online

by guest blogger Rob Green As an artist, the creative process is only half the battle. If you’re looking to sell your artwork, then getting in front of potential collectors is just as important as creating the piece itself. There are dozens of … [Read more]

Featured Artist Daniel Coston

"The Green Trim" Acrylic on Masonite, 22" x 28" by artist Daniel Coston. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Daniel Coston paints places and landscapes that evoke memories and tell stories. To see more of his portfolio, visit his website.     What makes a place special, unique, memorable? The concept of “sense of place” is one … [Read more]

Featured Artist Denise Fulton

“Atlas Considers” Oil on Board, 30” x 24” by artist Denise Fulton. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Denise Fulton portrays women that appear to be confined to the picture frame. Her work is charged with emotion and meaning. See more by visiting her website.     I’ve painted all my life and earned a B.F.A. as a young … [Read more]

Connecting with a Niche Market

Collage by Dena Leibowitz, available as a greeting card. Read her story at www.Artsyshark.com

Artist Dena Leibowitz created Recovery Art and developed a line of greeting cards using her designs. Here's her strategy for approaching a niche market.     What do people care about most? Themselves. As a creative entrepreneur, … [Read more]

Featured Artist Victoria Lansford

“Darling, Lotus, have some tea...” Silver and Gold Teacup, Saucer and Infuser, 5” x 4” x 2 ½” by artist Victoria Lansford. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Victoria Lansford uses her skill in metalsmithing to create beautiful contemporary jewelry and objets d’arts that link the past with the present. Visit her website to see more of her stunning work.     My goal has always … [Read more]

How Artists are Using 3D Printing

Artist Kevin Caron's sculpture "Epic Swoon" was created using 3D printing technology. See the article at www.ArtsyShark.com

Artists in a wide variety of mediums are embracing 3D printing and digital fabrication. Why do they use this technology? What does it add to the creative process, and the result? We asked several artists to share their concept and … [Read more]

Featured Artist Mark Hurd

"Chicago River #3" Archival Ink on Paper, Various Sizes by artist Mark Hurd. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Capturing the visual essence of a special place, a wonderful memory or a magical moment in time is what defines artist Mark Hurd’s vivid ink on paper prints. Visit his website to see more.     I have always been drawn to bright, … [Read more]

Featured Artist Sue Miller

“Pokhara, Nepal” Oil on Canvas, 24” x 18” by artist Sue Miller. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Sue Miller’s oil paintings reflect her extensive travels, and capture the light in places around the world. To see more of her artwork, please visit her website.     I feel privileged to be able to combine two of my passions—art … [Read more]

New Technologies for the Studio Artist

Jewelry components made using 3D printing by Shapeways. REad about 3D printing for artists at www.ArtsyShark.com

by Carolyn Edlund Are you using high tech to boost productivity and increase your options in the studio?     I’ve long been fascinated with 3D printing, and how this quickly evolving technology can be used creatively by artists. … [Read more]

Featured Artist Patricia Oblack

"Red By Surprise" Acrylic, 36" x 36" by artist Patricia Oblack. See her portfolio at www.ArtsyShark.com

Abstract artist Patricia Oblack creates textural, multi-layered paintings motivated in part by music. Enjoy more of her art by visiting her website.     I have more than forty years of experience, and am a full-time artist. I … [Read more]

Selling Art in the Wholesale Marketplace

Marilyn Biles in her studio

 by Carolyn Edlund  . Fine artists can take advantage of opportunities to wholesale their work. Here's how. . . The traditional way fine art is sold is on a consignment basis, through brick and mortar galleries. A 50/50 split or … [Read more]

Featured Artist Shelby Willis

“Sun Beams” Acrylic, 10” x 16” by artist Shelby Willis. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

With layers of colors, sweeping brushstrokes, and a focus on the eyes of her subject, artist Shelby Willis connects us with the spirit of each animal she paints. Visit her website to see more of her work.     I am a strong believer … [Read more]

Featured Artist Svetlana Orinko

“Dancing with the Wind” Watercolour, 400mm x 560mm by artist Svetlana Orinko. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Svetlana Orinko’s use of light, form and color make her gorgeous floral watercolors appear to be lit from within. Visit her website to see more of her art.     I began my journey as an artist at a very young age. I was … [Read more]

Keys to Building a Successful Art Business

Brendon Burchard's quote about discipline relates to anyone building a small business. Read more at www.ArtsyShark.com

by Carolyn Edlund Why do some artists seem to make it in business, while most others fall behind? It's not about talent or ability, or desire.     In my experience speaking and working with many artists over the years, I've … [Read more]