Featured Artist Alisha K. Ard

“For Liberty” Acrylic on Canvas, 24" x 30" by artist Alisha K. Ard. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Best known for her shoe paintings, contemporary realist artist Alisha K. Ard shares some of her work. Enjoy more of her paintings by visiting her website.     The most common question I am asked about my artwork is: why … [Read more]

Featured Artist Linda Chapman

“Dungeness Wind” (Work in Progress) Porcelain, 22”w x 4”dby artist Linda Chapman. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

The striking, intricate patterns on artist Linda Chapman’s porcelain vessels are inspired and influenced by the places she has lived. Learn more about this artist and her work by visiting her website.     I am the maker of … [Read more]

The 4 Words That Kill Art Sales

4 Words that Kill Art Sales. Read about it at www.ArtsyShark.com

by guest blogger Mckenna Hallett Building Trust at Art Shows Requires New Skills and New Words in Today's Distracting Environments     In my transformative publication, The E’s of Selling Art System - A Guidebook and Flashcards … [Read more]

Featured Artist Chris Gray

“Fire Woman” Pen and Ink on Bristol, 28.75” x 21.5” by artist Chris Gray. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Using elements of design such as line, balance and color, artist Chris Gray creates intricate pen and ink abstract drawings. See more of this artist’s work by checking out his website.     My name is Chris Gray and I am an artist … [Read more]

Featured Artist Donna Lee Nyzio

“Golden Nugget” Oil on Panel, 20” x 20” by artist Donna Lee Nyzio. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Donna Lee Nyzio paints evocative reflections of the coastal land and water she loves. See more of her maritime oil paintings by visiting her website.     My paintings usually begin with adventure. Sometimes close to home, … [Read more]

Featured Artist Sarah Mandell

“Lowlands” Wool Fiber, 14” x 20” by artist Sarah Mandell. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Enjoy the detailed landscapes made by needle felting, and handmade jewelry designs of artist Sarah Mandell. To learn more about this versatile artist, visit her website.     Not a day goes by when I don’t create something. I … [Read more]

Featured Artist Cecelia Feld

“Have Map Will Travel 8” Collage, 24” x 30" by artist Cecelia Feld. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Cecelia Feld describes her abstract artwork as “chasing the unexpected.” Using printmaking, painting and collage, her visual components lead down unexpected paths. Visit her website to see more.     No preconceived idea. … [Read more]

3 Myths You Have Been Told About Branding As An Artist

3 Myths About Branding. Read about it at www.ArtsyShark.com

by guest blogger Bonnie Glendinning Why branding can be confusing, and what artists need to know.     Branding is often misunderstood and completely overlooked by artists. This is heartbreaking because it is critical to … [Read more]

Featured Artist Edrian Thomidis

“Deer Mystic” Ceramic Sculpture, 9” x 23” x 9”by artist Edrian Thomidis. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Edrian Thomidis finds inspiration for her whimsical ceramic sculptures in the everyday moments of life and in family, children, nature and women. Learn more about this artist by visiting her website.     Art has always … [Read more]

Featured Artist Leslie Tucker

“Believer” Photo-Composite printed on Endura Metallic Chromogenic Paper, 25” x 24” by artist Leslie Tucker. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

The photo-composite art of Leslie Tucker explores psychology and the thought process behind consumerism, while drawing the viewer in with intricate images. Visit the artist’s website to learn more.     Raised in the Boston area … [Read more]

Featured Artist Maryanne Hawes

"Battlefield From a Meadow" Acrylic on Canvas, 100cm x 100cm by artist Maryanne Hawes. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Maryanne Hawes paints intuitively, creating abstract art through spontaneous brushstrokes and expressive, energized marks and shapes. Learn more about this artist by visiting her website.     I’m lucky enough to live and … [Read more]

Featured Artist Holly Helgeson

"Sputnik" Surface Design by Holly Helgeson. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com.

Bright colorful patterns, simple lines and joyful themes are the hallmark of artist Holly Helgeson's surface designs. See more of this artist’s work by visiting her website.     Hey, Everyone! My name is Holly Helgeson and I am … [Read more]

Is Your Art Portfolio Updated and Ready to Sell?

Fresh from the easel: Ruth-Anne Siegel presents a new painting titled "Midnight" acrylic, 36" x 36"

by Carolyn Edlund In our fast-paced world, what's brand new gets the most attention. Is your portfolio ready with your latest work?     Back in the day when I ran my own production studio, I sold my work wholesale to galleries, … [Read more]

Featured Artist Elizabeth Lind

"Ondine" Vermont marble, 14” x 11” x 9” by Elizabeth Lind. See her artist feature at www.ArtsyShark.com

Stone sculptor Elizabeth Lind presents a compelling portfolio of figurative work, conveying the spirit, delicacy and beauty of each subject. See more of her work by visiting her website.     I am a sculptor. I am consistently … [Read more]