How One Artist Succeeded with a Pop-Up Gallery

"Wild We Roam" pop-up gallery featuring Jennifer Irving's photography.

Canadian photographer Jennifer Irving planned and produced a pop-up gallery event to display and sell her work to the public. Here’s how she achieved outstanding results.     With a background as a commercial photographer … [Read more]

Featured Artist Terry Mellway

“Old Door” Coloured Pencil, 8.5” x 11” by artist Terry Mellway. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Richly detailed and colorful pencil drawings by artist Terry Mellway capture the subtle nuances and character of her subjects. To see more of her work, visit her website.     My name is Terry Mellway and I have been creating art … [Read more]

Featured Artist Mark Witzling

“Intellectual Rigor” Oil and Mixed Media on Cradled Panel, 48” x 48” by artist Mark Witzling. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Mark Witzling uses bold, contrasting color and texture to add depth to each painting, and evoke the viewer's response. Enjoy his portfolio and visit his website to see more.     I have evolved in my journey as an artist … [Read more]

Featured Artist Joseph Boddy

"Connectedness" Wood, Wire, Glass and Ceramic Sculpture, 25" x 12" x 11" by artist Joseph Boddy. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Joseph Boddy gives new life to farm equipment and tools by integrating them into sculptural works. Visit his website to see more of his portfolio.     The very first time I felt a passion for art was while running a piece … [Read more]

Featured Artist Jennifer Yoswa

"If You Kiss She Said" Oil on Canvas, 16" x 20" by artist Jennifer Yoswa. See her portfolio by visting www.ArtsyShark.com

Painter Jennifer Yoswa imbues a wealth of emotion and expression in her figurative art, using a rich color palette. Learn more by visiting her website.     I am a self-taught artist. I was in my mid-thirties when the urge to … [Read more]

Art Career Hot Streaks and How to Keep Them Hot

Art Career Hot Streaks and How to Keep them Hot. How artists can make the most of work that goes viral, and use instant success to build their businesses further. Read about it at www.ArtsyShark.com

by Carolyn Edlund Most artists would welcome the chance for their work to go viral or get massive publicity. What happens then? And how can artists make the most of the wave?     A craftsman who produced handmade kitchen … [Read more]

Featured Artist Denise Presnell

“Koi Ripples I” Acrylic and Oil Paint Stick on Canvas, 48” x 48” by artist Denise Presnell. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Painter Denise Presnell intuitively captures the rippling, reflective movement of water in her art. Enjoy her portfolio and visit her website to learn more about the artist.     I am an artist living and working in Eau Claire, … [Read more]

Featured Artist Leanne Hamilton

"Abundance in Blue" Oil on Canvas, 30" x 30" “Abundance in Blue” Oil on Canvas, 30” x 30” by artist Leanne Hamilton. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Leanne Hamilton’s paintings are alive with the beauty and flowing gracefulness of undersea flora and fauna. Visit her website to see more.     In my Abundance series I am focusing on the opulence of nature—the outrageous … [Read more]

Featured Artist Brett Hall

“Sweetgrass Sorrow” Acrylic on Gallery Wrap Canvas, 24” x 18” by artist Brett Hall. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Brett Hall creates historically accurate portraits of Native Americans, bringing them to life for the observer. See more of his portfolio by visiting his website.     I always knew that I wanted to be an artist. And my … [Read more]

Featured Artist Carlos Uribe

"Axis of Equals" Serigraph on Paper, 29" x 49" by artist Carlos Uribe. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Rich with color, pattern and energy, artist Carlos Uribe’s silkscreen art takes printmaking to a complex level. Enjoy his portfolio, and visit his website to see more.     The process of making art is a physical discipline as … [Read more]

Boost Your Career with Targeted Business Training

Kristen Brown was selected as a Fellow in the Accelerator program at the Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists.

by Sofia Perez You need solid business expertise to make a sustainable living from your art, but how do you acquire these skills? Apply for a 2019 Business Accelerator Fellowship with The Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists to earn free tuition … [Read more]

Featured Artist Jorn Lynae Mork

“Messengers” Oil Pastel, 20” x 25” by artist Jorn Mork. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Jorn Lynae Mork presents an uplifting portfolio of colorful, stylized works filled with symbolic references. Enjoy, and learn more by visiting her website.     When asked who or what I am I say, “An artist.” What kind … [Read more]

Featured Artist Jonna Gill

"Pink Lilly at Night (PROJECT MAX) Original Photograph Hand-Embellished With Pastels Printed on Watercolor Paper, 30" x 40" by artist Jonna Gill. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Jonna Gill creates highly expressive floral portraits as well as hand embellished abstractions. Enjoy her stunning portfolio and visit her website to learn more.     My love for art and artistic expression arose in my late … [Read more]

Featured Artist Philip Roberts

"Buy the Ticket" (Detail) Wood, 8" x 32" by artist Philip Roberts. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

These beautifully and meticulously crafted artworks by artist Philip Roberts are comprised of multiple layers of laser-cut wood, creating fine detail and depth of texture. To see more of his work, visit his website.     I am a … [Read more]