Build Your Artist Network

by Carolyn Edlund The network you build within your art community can be one of your small business's greatest assets.     Many artists are hesitant to engage in self-promotion, and that’s understandable. It takes time to get … [Read more]

Featured Artist John Philip Stratton

photograph of Tranquility Bay by John Philip Stratton

Artist John Philip Stratton captures the beauty of nature through stunning landscape photography. Find more of his work by visiting his website.     I picked up my first camera when I was eighteen years old, and I never put it … [Read more]

Featured Artist Rosemarie Langtry

encaustic painting of a bog by Rosemarie Langtry

Inspired by the hands-on process, Rosemarie Langtry uses encaustic and found objects to create ethereal works of art. View more of her portfolio on her website.     Inspired by the boglands surrounding my home in the middle of … [Read more]

Featured Artist Jessica Leonard

circular painting of a racehorse by Jessica Leonard

Inspired by the world of horse racing, equine artist Jessica Leonard creates oil paintings that celebrate the sport. See more of her portfolio on her website.     Like many students who go to art school, with graduation day came … [Read more]

Featured Artist Mark E. Weleski

abstract shaped painting by Mark E. Weleski

Artist Mark E. Weleski uses shaped canvases to add form and dimensionality to his colorful abstract imagery. See more of his work by visiting his website.     I, like most creative people, strive to do work that not only … [Read more]

What Artists Should Know About Print Advertising

International Artist Publishing Art Magazines

by Carolyn Edlund Advertising in publications is an option for artists looking to gain recognition and cultivate collectors. If you are considering print ads, here's what to know.     Page through any fine art magazine, and … [Read more]

Featured Artist Linda Eader

alcohol ink portrait of a blue heron by Linda Eader

 Artist Linda Eader's nature-inspired paintings burst with color and vibrancy. Enjoy this collection, and view more of her artwork on her website.     The Inspiration for my alcohol ink paintings is all around me. Whether I'm … [Read more]

Featured Artist Robert Magaw

Autumn landscape by Robert Magaw

Explore the light-filled impressionistic landscapes in artist Robert Magaw's portfolio, and see more by visiting his website.     I have been fortunate to have traveled and painted all over the world. My paintings have found … [Read more]

Featured Artist Alene Geed

amethyst pendant by Alene Geed

Artist Alene Geed shares an inspired collection of handcrafted metal and gemstone jewelry. Visit her website to see more of her work.     I love designing with gemstones and metals. Early in my training I worked in copper. Even … [Read more]

Featured Artist Barry Tarr

abstract digital photograph by Barry Tarr

Photographer and digital artist Barry Tarr shares a collection of abstract images designed to resonate emotionally with the viewer. Find more of his portfolio on his website.     I am a fine art photographer living in York, … [Read more]

Encourage Collecting and Increase Repeat Sales

Table Set with Handmade Pottery by Dara Hartman

by Carolyn Edlund Thrill your collectors by presenting art that is collectable and versatile.     When you sell a piece of your artwork to a customer, do you have an idea of the logical next purchase for them? If your work is … [Read more]

Featured Artist Lynn Garwood

painting of fall leaves by Lynn Garwood

Artist Lynn Garwood shares her artist journey, inspiration and love of painting realism. See more of her portfolio by visiting her website.     My name is Lynn Garwood, and I live in the Midwest. In the 1980's after high school I … [Read more]

Featured Artist Francine Gourguechon

mosaic figurative sculpture by Francine Gourguechon

Mosaic artist Francine Gourguechon presents a fascinating collection of mixed media sculptural figures. See more of her portfolio on her website.     I attended The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and have been in the arts … [Read more]

Featured Artist Guy Trinquet

abstract mountain painting by Guy Trinquet

Artist Guy Trinquet shares a collection of atmospheric seascapes and mountain scenes. View more of his portfolio on his website.     A few years ago, I couldn’t have imagined being a finalist in The Glover Prize, one of … [Read more]