Featured Artist Victoria Mauldin

“Dancer in Regalia #12” Acrylic, 30" x 40" by artist Victoria Mauldin. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Victoria Mauldin finds inspiration in the landscapes, people and animals of the American Southwest. Enjoy her portfolio, and learn more by visiting her website.     As a youngster I watched in awe as an older sibling used … [Read more]

Featured Artist Daniella Willet-Rabin

"Celebration of Love" Acrylic, 30" x 40" by artist Daniella Willet-Rabin. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

The paintings of artist Daniella Willet-Rabin are filled with pattern, design, vivid color and a joyful energy. See more of her art by visiting her website.     The act of creating art has always been a constant effort to grow … [Read more]

Featured Artist Gary Cadwallader

“Orange poles” Watercolor, Gouache and Colored Pencil on Paper, 30” x 22”by artist Gary Cadwallader. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Gary Cadwallader’s detailed watercolor and acrylic floral portraits reach out to the viewer, drawing them in for a closer look. See more of this artist’s work on his website.     Although I was an art major, graduating in … [Read more]

Featured Artist Julie T. Chapman

“Forking the Hurricane Deck” Scratchboard, 24” x 24” (the title comes from rodeo slang for the back of a bronc) by artist Julie Chapman. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Julie T. Chapman creates powerful and expressive animal images in scratchboard and oil, capturing the beauty and grace of her subjects. Visit her website to see more of this versatile artist’s work.     I grew up as a … [Read more]

Advice for Artists from an Interior Designer

Room filled with art in a Bohemian style, designed by Carol Marcotte. Read her interview at www.ArtsyShark.com

by Carolyn Edlund Are you interested in working with interior designers to sell your artwork for corporate and residential environments? I recently spoke with designer Carole Marcotte of Form & Function, who shares her insights on the … [Read more]

Featured Artist Dale Popovich

“Autumn Blaze” Transparent Watercolor and Gouache, 12” x 9.5” by artist Dale Popovich. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist and teacher Dale Popovich creates idyllic and eloquent watercolor landscapes that tell a story. Visit his website to see more of his work.     As an artist/teacher for over 39 years, I still see myself as a student. I … [Read more]

Featured Artist Billy Tackett

"Einstein" Acrylic, 24” x 48” by artist Billy Tackett. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Billy Tackett's splatter art is fluid, energized and highly textured, yet captures the essence of the subjects he paints.     My goals are to continue developing my highly textured, hand splattered art while honing the technique … [Read more]

Featured Artist Lilianne Milgrom

“Le Rouge et le Noir” (Diptych) Acrylic and Oil on Canvas, Each panel 30" x 40" by artist Lilianne Milgrom. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Lilianne Milgrom allows her subject to dictate the direction, medium and aesthetic of her artwork, leading her to use different techniques and styles. Enjoy more of her artwork by visiting her website.     The ability to … [Read more]

Featured Artist Erik Abel

“Horizon 4” Acrylic and Colored Pencil on Wood Panel, 14” x 14” by artist Erik Abel. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Oregon-based artist Erik Abel presents mixed media paintings on wood that graphically illustrate the beauty of the coastal landscape. Learn more about this artist by visiting his website.     Being a full-time artist was … [Read more]

What Artists Can Learn from Advice for Authors

What Artists can Learn from Advice for Authors. Read it at www.ArtsyShark.com

by Carolyn Edlund A bestselling writer shared sound advice in a brilliant forum post meant for authors. It doesn't matter whether you are selling books or art, though. The principles remain the same, and artists can also … [Read more]

Featured Artist Kim Vergil

“Face á- Face” Mixed Media Photo Collage and Acrylic Paint on Canvas, 30” x 24” by artist Kim Vergil. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Inspired by dreams, artist Kim Vergil uses a mixed media technique that combines her own personal photography with acrylic paint. Visit her website to see more of her art.     I paint because I need to. Painting is an extension … [Read more]

Featured Artist James Robert White

“Corona, a drop in the ocean” Metal Dust, Acrylic Gel on Glass with Lacquer, 118cm x 140cm by artist James Robert White. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist James Robert White explores the concept of complexity, illustrating the natural algorithms that shape our world. Learn more about his work by visiting his website.     I have worked as an artist for over twenty-five years. … [Read more]

Featured Artist Caroline Deeble

“Ripples” Holbein Watercolour on Arches Paper, 560cm x 760cm by artist Caroline Deeble. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

The natural world is artist Caroline Deeble’s muse. Her expressive paintings, layered with color, light and shadow, show her passion for her subject. See more by visiting her website.     From a young age, I was a creative … [Read more]

Selling Art: Out of the Box and On the Road

Sparkling Art Mobile

by Carolyn Edlund Artist Nettie Price has been selling her designs for several years, using different methods to leverage her business. Her newest endeavor involves a colorful step van and the open road.     AS:  You’ve been … [Read more]