Artist-Run Gallery Space as a Model for Success

Painter Susan Hurwitch

by Carolyn Edlund These self-directed artists didn't seek gallery representation. Instead, they opened their own retail spaces to display art and interact with collectors.     The art gallery model is in decline, yet more … [Read more]

Featured Artist Eduardo Vilchez

“Looking for Partner” Oil on Canvas, 36” x 36” by artist Eduardo Vilchez. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Eduardo Vilchez paints “moments in time” that express spiritual transcendence. Learn more about this artist and his work by visiting his website.     Since early childhood, I have had a great affinity and aptitude for the … [Read more]

Featured Artist Renee St. Peter

"Autumn Surprise" Watercolor on Textured Canvas, 24" x 18" by artist Renee St. Peter. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Renee St. Peter’s delicate, ethereal watercolors transport the viewer to a world of dreamy landscapes and other intriguing visuals. Enjoy and view more by visiting her website.     My lifelong art journey has led me to my … [Read more]

Featured Artist John Carlson

"Vortex" Oil and Charcoal on Canvas, 40" x 30" by artist John Carlson. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist John Carlson’s mixed media paintings depict humans in a simple, pure form with an amazing depth of emotion and expression. Visit his website to see more of his work.     My work is every emotion and the absence of … [Read more]

Featured Artist Christina Michalopoulou

“Rope” Acrylic on Canvas, 90cm x 120cm by artist Christina Michalopoulou. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Greek artist Christina Michalopoulou blends hyperreality and the surreal in her compelling figurative paintings. Visit her website for more of her work.     I returned to painting after a long hiatus. It would seem that I was … [Read more]

Call for Artists, Spring 2019

2019 Spring Call for Artists www.ArtsyShark.com

Call for Artists! Artsy Shark needs 48 artists to feature and promote in the coming months. Apply Now. Deadline for submissions is February 21, 2019.     Are you interested in having an individual portfolio article published … [Read more]

Featured Artist Dominick Conde

“Just Another Night” Acrylic and Marker, 24” x 48” by artist Dominick Conde. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Dominick Conde's passion for art and photography leads him to create pop art imagery with digital and other electrifying effects. Find more of his art on his Pinterest page.     I grew up in Brooklyn, New York, in a Puerto Rican … [Read more]

Featured Artist Leonardo Montoya

“Audrey with a Hat” Mixed Media on Canvas, 72” x 48” by artist Leonardo Montoya. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Mixed media artist Leonardo Montoya’s intimate and expressive portraits capture the spirit of his subjects. Learn more by visiting his website.     I'm a mixed media artist. My work is figurative and moves between reality and … [Read more]

Artist Showcase, Mid Winter 2019

"Nightfall" New Media 360 Imagery, 16" x 20" by Artist Tobe Roberts. See this artist's portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Invited artists share some of their favorite works in diverse mediums for this Artist Showcase. To learn more about each artist, please click on their name.     Tom Kostes All my images begin as a high definition photograph. … [Read more]

Featured Artist Rose Hohenberger

“Los Charros” Oil and Acrylic on Canvas, 32” x 32” by artist Rose Hohenberger. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Rose Hohenberger uses a variety of mediums to create a portfolio focused on realism. Learn more about her paintings by visiting her website.     A year ago, I thought my life was over. I mean, if you’re too sick to paint, … [Read more]

Why Artists Must Say No

Quote from Warren Buffer on Saying No

by Carolyn Edlund Serious creative entrepreneurs must stay focused to meet their business objectives and goals. That means saying "No" to what holds them back.     The most successful people in the world make a habit of turning … [Read more]

Featured Artist Ellen (Ellie) Fuller

"Wood 2" Acrylic, 30" x 24" by artist Ellen (Ellie) Fuller. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Compelling landscapes and animal paintings convey the artist's passion and love of nature. Visit her website to learn more about her work.     Excellence in realism is my goal. I want to communicate my love of nature. In this … [Read more]

Featured Artist Jo Frederiks

“I Am Not a Trinket” Oil on Canvas, 91cm x 121cm by artist Jo Frederiks. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Australian artist Jo Frederiks makes a strong statement about of the plight of animals being used for consumer purposes through her work. Learn more about her mission by visiting her website.     My art is created to shine a … [Read more]

Featured Artist Anita McComas

"Water Play" Acrylic on Canvas, 24" x 24" by artist Anita McComas. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Bold and vibrant, artist Anita McComas’ paintings of animals are a dance of color and light. Visit the artist's website to view more of her work.     As an artist, I tackle each and every painting as if I am opening a wrapped … [Read more]