2017 Hiscox Report Reveals New Online Art Sales Trends

A live art auction at Christie's

by Carolyn Edlund The Hiscox Online Art Trade Report for 2017 was just published, and it contains important information for artists who want to sell their work online.     Created to examine current trends surrounding the buying … [Read more]

Featured Artist Eleanor Goudreau

"Fluttering Amongst the Wreck" Colored Pencil with Paper Cutting, 26" x 40" by artist Eleanor Goudreau. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Eleanor Goudreau skillfully shares her observations of nature and mankind’s effect on the environment. Learn more about this artist by visiting her website.     As an artist I was trained mostly in acrylic. In my adult … [Read more]

10 Ways to Share Your Artist Story

How to Create and Share Your Artist Story. Read about it at www.ArtsyShark.com

by Carolyn Edlund As an artist, your story is an integral part of your work and the experience that your collectors have. Here's how to create it, and share it.     Telling your artist story is an effective method of making that … [Read more]

Featured Artist Yelena Strokin

"Blue Vase with Plums and Grapes" Photography, Various Sizes by artist Yelena Strokin. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

The sumptuous and expressive photography of artist Yelena Strokin captures the feel of an Old World classical still life composition. Visit her website to see more of her art.     I was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, and have … [Read more]

Featured Artist Malin Ӧstlund

"Love Me, Love Me Not" Acrylic, 60cm x 80cm by artist Malin Ӧstund. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Dreamlike images of beautiful women fill across the canvas in artist Malin Ӧstlund’s paintings, filled with soft color and infused with glowing light. To see more of her uplifting art, please visit her website.     I eat, sleep … [Read more]

Ethereal Landscapes

Artwork by Alessandro Andreuccetti - Misty Landscape, Watercolor, 32cm x 24cm

We invited a group of artists to share their interpretations of the landscape. Enjoy this collection of works that are often dreamy and abstract, filled with color and atmosphere. Click each artist's name to see their website … [Read more]

Featured Artist Kent Epler

“Mother Nature” Mixed Media Sculpture, 28” x 48” x 20” by artist Kent Eppler. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Kent Epler’s fun, fantastic and crazy mixed-media sculptured characters stem from his overactive imagination. Enjoy more of his delightful work by visiting his website.     Being and feeling creative is my life; it never … [Read more]

6 Ways to Boost Your Online Art Sales

6 Ways to Boost Your Online Art Sales. Read about it at www.ArtsyShark.com

by Carolyn Edlund The online marketplace is filled with art websites, vying for customers and sales. How can you gain the advantage with internet shoppers?   1. Choose your niche. Does your art reflect a theme, or appeal to a … [Read more]

Featured Artist Steg

"RosunFate Print R26" digital art, sizes vary by artist Steg. See his artist profile at www.ArtsyShark.com

British artist Steg shares his strange and fascinating digital imagery. Enjoy his work and see more of his portfolio by visiting his website.     I am not particularly at ease with the notion of being “an artist” or even art … [Read more]

Featured Artist Joyce Pihl

"Red & White", 18" x 24", acrylic on canvas by Joyce Pihl. See her artist feature at www.ArtsyShark.com

Canadian artist Joyce Pihl shares her colorful landscapes that celebrate every season. See more of her painting portfolio by visiting her website.     Color describes my paintings. I want my landscape paintings to be as bright … [Read more]

One Word that Can Transform Your Art Business

One Word that can Transform Your Art Business. Read about it at www.ArtsyShark.com

by Carolyn Edlund A recent article in Entrepreneur Magazine tells the story of Bill Gates and Warren Buffett being asked at a dinner party to write down the one thing they attributed the most toward their success. They both answered with the same … [Read more]

Featured Artist Gabriella Collier

“Fluff” Acrylic, 40” x 40” by artist Gabriella Collier. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Gabriella Collier paints expressive, ethereal landscapes using acrylic and mixed media. Learn more about this artist by visiting her website.     From a young age, I always had a keen interest in drawing. I had never … [Read more]

Design a Fabulous Art Studio on a Shoestring

Artist Carol McIntyre's studio. She shares tips to create a fabulous studio on a shoestring at www.ArtsyShark.com

by guest blogger Carol McIntyre It was a dream come true. I had a 600 square foot art studio in my new home, but then reality set in. How was I going to furnish it with limited funds?     In alignment with my desire to recycle … [Read more]

Featured Artist Patrice Cameron

“Wonder” Watercolor on Paper, 30” x 22” by artist Patrice Cameron. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Patrice Cameron eloquently captures the calmness, stillness and serenity of the natural world in her watercolors. To see more of her work, please go to her website.     I grew up in Michigan and spent my childhood summers … [Read more]