Three Writing Traps Artists Should Avoid

The folks who read your grant application aren’t interested in the state of your marriage or what you had for dinner last night. They want to know about your work, so that’s what you should focus on.

New Online Marketplace Offers Unique Seller Opportunities

iVANZi created a business model where they act as a go-between for the artist and the retailer, in some very interesting ways.

Add a Customized Element When Selling Art

by Carolyn Edlund How your customer – and your creative business – can benefit when you offer customization.     I recently published an article about the benefits of offering turnkey elements when selling art. Turnkey means streamlined, ready to use, complete in every detail. And that’s important, because a purchase should be straightforward and easy […]

Add a Turnkey Element When Selling Art

Why should an artist consider convenience and “ready to use” as an element to build into their offering?

Upcoming Art Business Workshops in New England

Join us in October for one of these art business workshops in Maine and Massachusetts, presented by the Arts Business Institute.

The Truth About SEO for Artists

If you really want to make your SEO and marketing efforts grow wings and fly, you’ll need links and exposure.

Artists Celebrate Nature

Nature has always been an inspiration and influence for artists.

Are You Overwhelming Your Customers with Too Many Choices?

If the collection of work that you have for sale is unwieldy and tends to overwhelm customers, you must cut through the clutter and make some hard decisions.

Making a Living with Live Painting

These two artists who have both found a niche in the live painting arena. Their venues differ, but their approach is the same.

3 Things Your Collectors Need to Know

Collectors don’t only need to know that the art they are considering is right for them.

The Art of 3D Typography: An Interview with Noah Camp

3D typography is the art of altering letters in computer software that brings the text to life.

An Artist in Transition

“This is the story of a lot of artists,” says Dayal, “they are always on fire. But I am like a phoenix rising from the ashes.”

What Motivates Your Collectors?

The art that collectors own also allows them to express their own creativity – because selecting, buying and displaying art is a creative endeavor in itself.

How Artists Can Work Effectively with Publishers

Before agreeing to any publication offer, you should have some idea in mind with regard to the terms and conditions you are willing to accept.