Featured Artist Rosemary Conroy

“Gratitude Series: Polar Bear” Acrylic on Yupo Paper, 35” x 23” by artist Rosemary Conroy. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Wildlife artist Rosemary Conroy paints bold, expressive and engaging portraits of endangered animals. To see more of her wonderful art, please visit her website.     Before I became a full-time artist, I worked in the … [Read more]

Building Trust and Longevity in Artist/Gallery Relationships

Artist and Gallery Relationships - read about this at www.ArtsyShark.com

by guest blogger Renee Phillips     You may have noticed that one of the signs of a reputable and trustworthy gallery is they have represented many of their artists for several years. This successful longevity is an indication … [Read more]

Featured Artist Alison Newth

“Curious Raven” Acrylic on Canvas, 12” x 12" by artist Alison Newth. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Canadian artist Alison Newth is inspired by her surroundings, and captures the beauty of the world around her in bright colors and bold design. To enjoy more of her art, visit her website.     My name is Alison Newth and I am a … [Read more]

New Online Opportunity for Greeting Card Designers

Blow Birthday Card with Shoe Design

by Carolyn Edlund Are you a greeting card designer? Blow Birthday Cards is seeking artists who want to sell their work.     I recently interviewed Jerry McLaughlin of Blow Birthday Cards about their new e-commerce greeting card … [Read more]

Featured Artist Bren Sibilsky

"Africa" clay for bronze, 31" x 20" x 14" by Bren Sibilsky. See her feature at www.ArtsyShark.com

Acclaimed sculptor Bren Sibilsky's extraordinary portfolio that has a healing force behind it. See more of her work by visiting her website.     My artwork is a visual expression of life, much of which comes from my own personal … [Read more]

Featured Artist Monique Lassooij

"Son of Modern Man" by artist Monique Lassoij. See her feature at www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Monique Lassooij has an unmistakable signature style, creating intriguing characters that draw the viewer in. See more of her portfolio by visiting her website.     I paint mostly with acrylics on whatever surface I can … [Read more]

How Artists Can Work with Interior Designers

Artist Barbara Rogers' work is prominently featured in a cruise ship setting. Read how artists can work with interior designers at www.ArtsyShark.com

by Carolyn Edlund Have you ever sold your artwork to interior designers? Or wanted to? These design experts share insights on how to get started in this market.     Interior designers may work on residential or commercial … [Read more]

Featured Artist Jim Loewer

Mix of Vases and Bowls, Lampworked Borosilicate Glass, Various Sizesby artist Jim Loewer. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Jim Loewer loves turning solid glass into liquid and then back again into glass, using his creativity to design beautiful and functional pieces of art. Visit his website to see more of his work.     My work is affordable blown … [Read more]

A Celebration of Color

Artwork by Lea Fisher

We invited some artist friends to share their colorful and inspired work. Enjoy, and click on each name to visit their websites.     Frank Stapleton I like colorful art that engages the imagination, attracts attention, and leaves … [Read more]

Featured Artist Phillipe Halaburda

"Quelle Onraa Bouunce" acrylic, felt tip, applied with spatula, 32" x 32" by artist Phillipe Halaburda

Artist Phillipe Halaburda creates abstract maps that touch on many themes, and invite engagement from the viewer. Enjoy his portfolio and visit his website to see more.     I am a French artist, hailing from Aix-en-Provence, and … [Read more]

Featured Artist: Altera Studio

Outflow Sequence, art by Altera. See their portfolio at www.ArtsyShark.com

Fascinating cutting-edge imagery by Altera incorporates a musical element. Learn more about their process and see their portfolio by visiting Altera's website.     Altera is a collective of three artists. We started collaborating … [Read more]

How I Learned to Love Art Commissions

Installed mural by ceramic artist Brenda McMahon. Read her article about taking art commissions at www.ArtsyShark.com

Guest blogger Brenda McMahon made it her mission to re-frame the commission, and turn art show angst into sales.    .   Let me start with a big reveal… I used to be afraid of commissions, but I have grown to love them! Commissions … [Read more]

Featured Artist Barbara Hart

“Lone Tree” Collage and Oil on Canvas, 24" x 24" by artist Barbara Hart. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Barbara Hart’s fascination with nature, the earth and atmospheric qualities are the inspirations behind her plein air paintings. Enjoy more of her beautiful, light-filled landscapes by visiting her website.     Compelling … [Read more]

Art x Business Bootcamp at RISD

RISD Art x Business Bootcamp

by Carolyn Edlund Join me at this upcoming Business Bootcamp, taking place November 5th at the Rhode Island School of Design.  . . This November, RISD will present their bi-annual Business Bootcamp for artists, taking place at the … [Read more]