Featured Artist Shayla Maddox

“Doorway to a Thousand Churches” (in process #2) Mixed Media, 30” x 48” by artist Shayla Maddox. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Mixed media artist Shayla Maddox creates “light reactive paintings” that appear to change with the light of the day as well as with the seasons. Visit her website to enjoy more of her work.     I call my art "paintings" but … [Read more]

Featured Artist Anne-Marie Zanetti

"BEC" Oil on Linen, 95cm x 99cm by artist Anne-Marie Zanetti. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Sumptuous color, fine detail, and a strong use of light and shadow bring the oils of artist Anne-Marie Zanetti to life. See more of this artist’s work by visiting her website.     My relatively short art career began when my … [Read more]

Call for Featured Artists, Fall 2017

Are you interested in becoming a featured artist on Artsy Shark? Submission are now being accepted.     We invite visual artists who would like to be considered to submit an application during our Call for Artists, which runs … [Read more]

Featured Artist Melissa Karine Jacobs

“Colorfall (Youth)” Sand, Sand Generating Apparatus, Rocks, Silicone, Wood and Cement, 68” x 84” x 7” by artist Melissa Karine Jacobs. See her website by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Mixed media artist Melissa Karine Jacobs explores natural phenomena through her inventive kinetic installations and site specific sculptures. Learn more about this artist by visiting her website.     What inspires you?  I am … [Read more]

Smart Art Marketing: Build Your Network

In person events help develop relationships. Interview with photographer Emily Hancock at www.ArtsyShark.com

by Carolyn Edlund Want more fans and customers? Reach out and develop relationships with them. Two artists share strategies and results.     Would you agree with this quote? You can make more friends in two months by becoming … [Read more]

Featured Artist Linda Whitney

"Red Quilled Cape" mezzotint, 18" x 12" by Linda Whitney. See her artist feature at www.ArtsyShark.com

Printmaker Linda Whitney is a winner of the HERStory competition sponsored by Manhattan Arts International, and was chosen by Artsy Shark to receive a special award for excellence. We are pleased to invite you to view her portfolio of mezzotints and … [Read more]

Featured Artist Lee Sorg

“Blue SPLASH Sun Catcher” Fused Glass, 12" x 6" x 2" by artist Lee Sorg. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Glass artist Lee Sorg’s works, both functional and decorative, are alive with rich, vibrant color and modern lines. Visit his website to learn more about this artist and his work.     As an artist, it’s the relationship between … [Read more]

How and Why to Use Photos of Art in Progress

Artist Sheri Trepina shares in progress photos of her work.

by Carolyn Edlund The work that you do in the studio is fascinating to others. Sharing photographs of your artwork in progress has multiple benefits for your art business. Here are some of them.     Artists share photographs of … [Read more]

Featured Artist Joanne Schoener Scott

"Take Off" Mixed Media on Canvas, 20” x 20” by artist Joanne Schoener Scott. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Vibrant color and bold design are the hallmark of artist Joanne Schoener Scott’s captivating mixed media paintings. Visit her website to see more of her art.     I was born in Venezuela and lived in South America as a child. My … [Read more]

How and Why to Use Detail Shots of Your Art

Detail, "Owl Person" sculpture by artist Blue Fire MacMahon

by Carolyn Edlund When you share additional photos of your art, you give the viewer a deeper experience. These artists use detail shots to give insight into their work in different ways.     Bring out the emotional … [Read more]

Featured Artist Marsha Wilson

“Abounding Joy” Wood Burned on Paper, 17” x 14” by artist Marsha Wilson. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Marsha Wilson uses the ancient technique of pyrography to create burned images with a modern twist in wood, leather and paper. See more of this artist’s work by visiting her website.     Pyrography is the technique of … [Read more]

Featured Artist Yvonne Welman

“Since Leucippos People are Damaged Everywhere by the Lust of Power” Acrylic and Mixed Media on Canvas, 150cm x 150cmby artist Yvonne Wellman. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Yvonne Welman paints complex and intriguing images that embody her personal reaction to social issues. Learn more about this artist and her work by visiting her website.     I live and work in the Netherlands in a rural … [Read more]

The Benefits of Automating Your Social Media Posts

Benefits of Automating Your Social Media Marketing

by guest blogger Becca Bašić Let’s face it. As creatives, we’d much rather be creating than sitting behind the computer posting to social media. However, the smart business person knows that even the most amazing art, product, or service will never … [Read more]

Featured Artist Tori Gagne

“Tejo” Digital Photography, Various Sizes by artist Tori Gagne. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Tori Gagne’s photography captures the power and grace of horses in the wild at various locations around the world. See more of her work by visiting her website.     I am a digital photographer mainly focusing on capturing the … [Read more]