Featured Artist Susan Togut

mixed media outdoor installation by Susan Togut

Mixed media artist Susan Togut shares a selection of environmental installations inspired by the cycles of nature—life, renewal and ascension. Learn more about her work on her website.     The unknown in creativity is magical and … [Read more]

Featured Artist Karen Keough

floral watercolor by Karen Keough

Artist Karen Keough uses the unpredictability of watercolor to capture ethereal impressions of florals and landscapes. See more of her work by visiting her website.     My love of watercolors started in 1957 on a snowy, stormy … [Read more]

Advice for Artists: Secure Opportunities and Promote Your Events

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Arts advocate and marketing expert Rickie Leiter shares recommendations on how artists can make the most of opportunities and publicity. Rickie Leiter, founder of The Rickie Report, covers the South Florida visual art scene. She publishes feature … [Read more]

Featured Artist Suzana Stamenovic

black & white photography by Suzana Stamenovic

Artist Suzana Stamenovic uses her love of black and white photography to create scenes that simplify reality. Visit her website to see more.     I was born in Belgrade, Serbia, where I began creating art as a child. I created my … [Read more]

Featured Artist Dawna Boehmer

animal portrait painting by Dawna Boehmer

Artist Dawna Boehmer’s oil paintings offer a humorous and satirical take on everyday life situations. Visit her website to see more of her work.     I am a storyteller who uses paint and canvas instead of words. Whether I’m … [Read more]

Artist Showcase, Spring 2022

rooster watercolor by Susan Arneson

Twenty-nine inspired artists all contributed one of their favorite artworks to our Spring, 2022 Artist Showcase. Click on an artist's name to view their website.     Di Marshall I was inspired to create this oil painting after … [Read more]

Featured Artist Andrée B. Carter

abstract fiber painting by Andree B. Carter

Mixed media fiber artist Andrée B. Carter shares a remarkable collection of abstracts inspired by changing landscapes. Enjoy more of her portfolio on her website.     I was a late bloomer to art and did not know what I wanted to … [Read more]

Artizan Made: A Model for Collaborating as a Collective

Artizan Made website market categories

by guest blogger Rachel Biel Rachel Biel shares the story of an online handmade community and the labor of love that built it.     In September of 2013, I launched Artizan Made, a collective of online shops selling handmade … [Read more]

Featured Artist Pritika Chowdhry

sculptural installation by Pritika Chowdhry

Artist Pritika Chowdhry's powerful series of installations address the realities of historical violence and trauma. Find more of her work on her website.     My work is deeply informed by Michel Foucault’s thinking on … [Read more]

Featured Artist Matthew Paden

portrait of Charlie Chaplin by Matthew Paden

Artist Matthew Paden’s abstract expressionist portraits of iconic celebrities vibrate with color and energy. See more by visiting his website.     Quietly observing the chaos around me I find I’m fascinated by the simplicity, yet … [Read more]

Featured Artist Cathleen Klibanoff

figurative resin cast sculpture by Cathleen Klibanoff

Artist Cathleen Klibanoff presents a fascinating collection of highly textural resin sculptures and sculptural paintings. Visit her website to see more of her work.     My love of texture started very early in life. At the time … [Read more]

Featured Artist Ann Currey

landscape painting by Ann Currey

Ann Currey's dreamlike landscapes reflect the peace she finds in the wide open vistas of the American West. See more of her work by visiting her website.     When I was a child, my grandparents traveled extensively. I was … [Read more]

Cultivate Collectors Emotionally

Emotional Resonance

by Carolyn Edlund Create marketing messages that connect emotionally with your potential customers.     Business leader, author and speaker Simon Sinek appears in a popular YouTube video explaining the importance of knowing … [Read more]

Featured Artist Ian Carter

landscape painting by Ian Carter

Artist Ian Carter shares a colorful and uplifting portfolio of landscape and abstract paintings in his distinctive signature style. Visit his website to see more of his work.     As a contemporary watercolour and acrylic mixed … [Read more]