Featured Artist Joyce Kubat

"Baby Face" Ink on Paper, 9" x 12" by artist Joyce Kubat. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Joyce Kubat’s art is focused on the human figure, in all its pathos, rawness and uneasy beauty. View more of her art by visiting her website.     I received a BS in psychology from Michigan State University. During my … [Read more]

Foreign Vistas

Artwork by Mark Hilsden

Inspired by landscapes in many international locations, these artists present their work and share their technique. Click on each name to visit the artist's website.     Carolynne Fromme Santorini is one of the most beautiful … [Read more]

Featured Artist Mike Jory

“Scratching My Back” Acrylic on Canvas, 16” x 21”by artist Mike Jory. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Using bright colors, and broad, flowing brushstrokes, artist Mike Jory paints joyous animal portraits and landscapes of his native Devon countryside. Visit his website to learn more about this artist.     I’m an artist based in … [Read more]

How a Creative Idea became a Collaborative Project

"Entering The Old Bay" by Jeff Sturgeon

How does inspiration and a creative idea take root and grow into a major collaborative project? Artist Jeff Sturgeon shares a story of transforming sci-fi illustrations into an exciting business project.     As a professional … [Read more]

Featured Artist Karen Glosser

“Dangerous Dance” Digital Photograph, Various Sizesby artist Karen Glosser. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Photographer Karen Glosser captures the powerful beauty of Lake Erie, creating stunning visual imagery of the lake and its surrounding landscape. To see more of her portfolio, visit her website.     As I sit down to write this … [Read more]

Featured Artist Linda Ann Weber

“Graffiti Series 1-12” Acrylic with Mixed Media on Paper, each piece 9” x 12” by artist Linda Weber. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Through the application of painting and mark making, color, shape and layers of texture, artist Linda Ann Weber creates abstract paintings using her intuitive expression. See more of her art by visiting her website.     Art and … [Read more]

Call for Featured Artists, Spring 2017

Featured Artist Collage on www.ArtsyShark.com

Artsy Shark is searching for 48 artists to feature and promote in the coming months. Apply now. Submissions will be accepted for one week only.     We invite visual artists in any medium who would like to be considered to submit … [Read more]

Featured Artist Laura Newmark

"Microscopia #18" Acrylic and Collage on Panel, 10" x 10" by artist Laura Newmark. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Laura Newmark’s imaginative paintings of microscopic “other worlds” take the viewer to fantastical landscapes filled with undulating and graceful creatures. Visit her website to see more of her work.     My objective in … [Read more]

How Artists Can Inoculate Themselves Against Rejection

"San Miguel Cathedral" by Clark Hulings, oil on canvas

by Carolyn Edlund A conversation with artist advocate and business strategy consultant Elizabeth Hulings on the inevitability of rejection, strategies to cope, and how to move forward.     AS:  It can be difficult for some … [Read more]

Featured Artist John Leben

"Balloon Town" Digital Art, Various Sizes by artist John Leben. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Digital artist John Leben's fantastic series of amusing (and somewhat disturbing) images focus on whimsically creative solutions to the urban explosion. Learn more about this artist and his work by visiting his website.     Ever … [Read more]

Featured Artist Judith Selcuk

“Reynard” Coloured Pencil, 9" x 9" by artist Judith Selcuk. See her portfolio by going to www.ArtsyShark.com

Using of layers of prismatic color, artist Judith Selcuk’s colored pencil artwork is filled with detail, depth and translucence. Visit her website to learn more about this artist and see her gallery of work.     Originally … [Read more]

Balancing Art and Business

Advice for Artists from Artists. We asked, "How do you balance studio and administrative time?" See the answers at www.ArtsyShark.com

by Carolyn Edlund How do self-employed artists balance studio and administrative time without losing their minds?     Turns out there are about as many ways to "get everything done" as there are people who are doing it all. … [Read more]

Featured Artist Jeff Ripple

“Twilight Calm with Fireflies” Oil on Board, 24” x 18” by artist Jeff Ripple. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Jeff Ripple combines his emotional response to light and atmosphere with an accurate depiction of the scene to create luminescent landscape paintings. Visit his website to view more of his portfolio.     I am a … [Read more]

How Artists Earn: Teaching

Australian artist Tanya Cole

by Carolyn Edlund Many artists cultivate multiple ways of earning, and have found that teaching is a popular option that can take various forms. Three artists explain their approach, and how teaching can be not only profitable, but immensely … [Read more]