Featured Artist Barton Lewis

Barton Lewis’ digital photography captures the raw abstract beauty of urban art. Follow the artist’s journey by visiting his website.     I grew up in a family of teachers and artist and from a young age, knew I wanted to be an … [Read more]

Featured Artist Alexey Adonin

“Under the Sea” Oil on Canvas, 35” x 35”

Dreamlike oil paintings by Alexey Adonin flow with light and color, unveiling the world beneath reality. Visit his website to learn more about this fascinating artist.     I believe that art is not only a way to express … [Read more]

Featured Artist Heather Kinkade

"Four Feathers" Carved and Wood-Burned Gourd with Acrylic and Color Pencil, 18"W x 19"H x 18"D

Artist Heather Kinkade’s intricately detailed handcarved gourds are inspired by the natural world. Visit her website to learn more.     I have always felt at one with nature, from playing outside in the environment during my … [Read more]

How to Share Your Life as an Inspired Artist

Artist Mary Garrish paints en plein air on Italy's Amalfi Coast

by Carolyn Edlund There's a lot of competition for attention in our everyday lives. How can an artist stand out with all the noise?     People mostly care about themselves, and what they like. As an artist who wants to be seen … [Read more]

Featured Artist Tim Saternow

“Cortlandt Alley Morning Rain” Watercolor, 26” x 40”

Painter Tim Saternow’s dramatic watercolors of New York City focus on the interplay of light and darkness. View more of his portfolio on his website.     I had the perfect education to become a painter–I didn’t go to art school. … [Read more]

Featured Artist Marc Garrison

"Line Work" Acrylic on Board, 22" x 30"

With a focus on line and layering, artist Marc Garrison uses paint and digital media to create expressive abstract images. Enjoy and learn more by visiting his website.     I have a Fine Arts degree from Wayne State University, … [Read more]

Featured Artist Lesley Riley

“The White Oak” Digital Art from Cyanotype Print, 8” x 8”

Artist Lesley Riley creates digitally altered cyanotype prints that produce stunning botanical imagery. Follow her story by visiting her website.     My work has always been a response to my surroundings, both literally and … [Read more]

Featured Artist Bonnie Dhein

"Stella" Oil, 24" x 24"

Artist Bonnie Dhein’s oil paintings are lush with color and texture. Enjoy this collection and view more by visiting her website.     I am an upper Midwesterner from a large family that had a lot of energy. All my siblings were … [Read more]

Use Online Apps to Market Your Art

The Artists Handbook: Artist/Gallery Relationships and Digital Promotion

Author and gallery owner Mark David Hatwood shares an excerpt about online marketing strategy from his new book The Artist's Handbook: Artist/Gallery Relationships and Digital Promotion     As an artist, one of the hardest things … [Read more]

Featured Artist Elaine Hahn

"Feeding Time" Oil, 24" x 24"

Artist Elaine Hahn’s paintings capture the beauty, detail, and shimmering light of the coast. See more of her work by visiting her website.     I was raised in Missouri where I received my BA and MA in art from the University of … [Read more]

Featured Artist Ellen Dreibelbis

“Rockridge” Pastel, 30” x 24” by artist Ellen Dreibelbis. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Ellen Dreibelbis brings a deeply spiritual element to her expressive oil and pastel artwork. See more of her portfolio by visiting her website.     I am inspired by the inner world—the contemplative, the psychological, the … [Read more]

Featured Artist Regina Dunn

“Across the Stillness” Mixed Media, Fiber-Based, 28” x 30.5”

Artist Regina Dunn explores the cycles of nature with her mixed media and fiber-based art. Explore more of her work by visiting her website.     One of the reasons I make art is to capture ideas that I’m currently exploring and … [Read more]

Featured Artist Todd Serlin

Untitled Head, Acrylic on Canvas, 18” x 24”

Contemporary artist Todd Serlin’s mixed media paintings feature colorful and primitive figures. Learn more about his art by visiting his website.     I am a big fan of the “Hero’s Journey.”     My art … [Read more]

Artists Speak Out About Selling Through Instagram

Instagram Feed Artsy Shark

by Carolyn Edlund Artists share their experiences selling their work through this social media powerhouse. What's your take? Instagram is currently the largest social media driver of online art sales, demanding attention as a potential source of … [Read more]