Featured Artist Monica Coyne

"Imprisoned" Forged Steel, 15" x 15" x 5" by artist Monica Coyne. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist and blacksmith Monica Coyne forges abstracted human forms out of steel, creating figures that appear to emerge from the metal. Visit her website to learn more.     I was raised in San Francisco. When I was little, I did … [Read more]

Featured Artist Juliana Coles

“Hammam” Mixed Media Painting on Cradled Panel, 36” x 36” x 1.75” by artist Julianna Coles. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Juliana Coles’ mixed media art is not preconceived, but spontaneously created through a unique layering process that uncovers stories in each piece. Visit her website to view more of her work.     As a student at the Academy of … [Read more]

Featured Artist Clea Witte

"Untamed" Oil, 120cm x 120cm by artist Clea Witte. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Inspired by equine beauty, South African artist Clea Witte creates stunning and graceful horse portraits, capturing their essence with each brushstroke. To see more of her work, visit her website.     My love for art and my love … [Read more]

3 Website Updates Artists Need for the New Year

3 Website Changes Artists Need to Make for the New Year. Read about it at www.ArtsyShark.com

by guest blogger Sandi Dettman The new year is a time to set new goals, both personally and professionally. For artists, one thing which is often overlooked is updating their website.     As an artist, you wear many hats. Trying … [Read more]

Featured Artist Trevor Keen

“Animals in Plane” Cover Illustration for Crain’s New York about a NYC airport having a special terminal just for flights carrying animals, Photoshop, Various Sizes by artist Trevor Keen. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Energetic and humorous, these stylized illustrations by artist Trevor Keen are designed for a variety of different clientele. Visit his website to see more.     I am an illustrator and animator with over twenty years of … [Read more]

Featured Artist Susan Hurwitch

“Between the Blooms” Mixed Media Collage, 36” x 36” by artist Susan Hurwitch. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Susan Hurwitch found her artistic voice in the art of mixed media and collage, where she expresses a love of color and texture. Enjoy more of her art by visiting her website.     From a very early age, I was fascinated by … [Read more]

Featured Artist Sylvia Cohen

"Maybe" Acrylic on Canvas, 30" x 40" by artist Sylvia Cohen. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Sylvia Cohen combines line drawing with splashes of color to create expressive and dynamic portraits. Visit her website to learn more about this artist and her passion.     My goal is to create paintings that are simply … [Read more]

Featured Artist Mishel Schwartz

“Sweetness and Light” Alcohol Ink on Yupo, 22” x 22” by artist Mishel Schwartz. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Canadian Mishel Schwartz’s alcohol ink art is sensually rich with color, movement and form. Discover more of her work by visiting her website.     When I was a young girl, I used to hide near the entrance to my parents' studio … [Read more]

Art Business Planning with a Reality Check

Elizabeth Hulings, Director of The Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists

by Carolyn Edlund Artist advocate, strategist and educator Elizabeth Hulings talks about dreaming big, trusting yourself and staying balanced in your art business.     Elizabeth Hulings grew up in a household knowing that it is … [Read more]

Featured Artist Nikkie Markle

"Egret at Riva Row" Acrylic on Canvas, 24" x 30" by artist Nikkie Markle. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Nikkie Markle expresses a deep appreciation for the environment and her love of nature through bright and joyful paintings. See more of her work by visiting her website.     I first began painting in college as a way to … [Read more]

Featured Artist Rick Berk

"Sunrise Over the East End" Digital Photograph, Various Sizes by artist Rick Berk. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

The landscape photography of artist Rick Berk captures the senses with vivid color, dramatic perspective and a sense of place. Visit his website to see more.     I picked up my first serious camera as a college student to fulfill … [Read more]

Featured Artist Katia Bulbenko

“Blossom” Acrylic, Wood, Painted and Printed Silk, Synthetic Fiber, Thread and Beads on Canvas, 6” x 6” by artist Katia Bulbenko. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Katia Bulbenko creates intriguing mixed media assemblages using a variety of techniques that blur the line between painting and sculpture. Visit her website to learn more.     I’m a multidisciplinary artist, combining … [Read more]

Featured Artist Shel Waldman

"Rising of the Spirit Bird" Native American Art, Mixed Media, 18" x 28" by artist Shel Waldman. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Shel Waldman’s Native American art focuses on the connection between humanity and nature, evoking a sense of deep spirituality. Learn more by visiting his website.     Living and growing up in the diverse neighborhoods of East … [Read more]

Sell Art in the Hospitality Market

Barbara Krupp paintings at Hilton Downtown, Columbus, OH

by Carolyn Edlund Is your work a good fit for the hospitality market? Buyers in this sector are always in need of art.   You may have heard talk about selling your artwork by displaying in restaurants and similar spaces. But venues in … [Read more]