Featured Artist Elisa Sheehan

“Kaleidoscope” Oil on Canvas, 48” x 36” by artist Elisa Sheehan. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Luminous and graceful abstractions of nature’s beauty are the focus of artist Elisa Sheehan’s paintings. Learn more about this artist and her work by visiting her website.     Laying eyes on a colorful canvas can be a … [Read more]

Featured Artist Jim Harman

Antique Green Bowl, bronze with four turquoise stones, 5 1/2”H x 4 3/4” W by artist Jim Harman. See his feature at www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Jim Harman creates a fascinating collection of lidded vessels and vases using bronze, stones and mixed media. See more of his work by visiting his website.     My goal is to create bronze pieces that are well designed, … [Read more]

Working with a Chain Retailer Yields Big Sales

Linden Hills Pottery display at Pottery Barn. See their article at www.ArtsyShark.com

by Carolyn Edlund Bill Kaufmann and Cynthia Mosedale of Linden Hills Pottery seized an extraordinary opportunity to partner up with a popular chain store to sell their work – with amazing results.     I recently spoke with Bill … [Read more]

Featured Artist Alise Loebelsohn

“Yellow Motion” Oil Paint, Wax Pigment and Powders on Panel, 24” x 24”by artist Alise Loebelsohn. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Enjoy artist Alise Loebelsohn’s beautifully patterned and complex mixed media abstract paintings. Learn more about this artist and see more of her work, by visiting her website.     I am artist who lives in Brooklyn with my … [Read more]

An Artist’s Journey

Artist Stephen Estrada in his studio. Read his interview at www.ArtsyShark.com

by Carolyn Edlund Painter Stephen Estrada transitioned from a having career in museum administration to being a self-employed artist seeking to have his work exhibited in museums. We spoke about the process and what he's … [Read more]

Featured Artist Bonnie Lambert

“Colossus” Oil on Canvas, 40” x 30” by artist Bonnie Lambert. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Bonnie Lambert combines a love of nature with man-made structures, using intense color and expressive, energetic brushstrokes to create striking paintings. Visit her website to see more of her work.     I am known for my … [Read more]

Featured Artist Jennifer Sonksen Duran

"Muse" Watercolor, 20” x 16” by artist Jennifer Duran. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Watercolor is the medium of choice for artist Jennifer Sonksen Duran, who loves the controlled chaos of the paint and strives to convey human emotion. Visit her website to find out more about this artist.     I have been an … [Read more]

Energized Abstracts

#1515 Frenetic Energy by artist Jeanne Rhea. See her art in the photo article Energized Abstracts.

We invited some artist friends to share their concept and vision, and a favorite work of abstract art. Click each name to visit their website.     Glenyse Thompson Conversations are illustrated through hundreds of hand-drawn … [Read more]

Featured Artist Carol Scott

Crystal #4, Tou Jours Moi, color pencil on mat board, 20” x 24” – perfume bottlesby artist Carol Scott. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Brilliantly vivid prisms of color and light dazzle the eyes in artist Carol Scott’s spectacular and complex paintings and drawings. Visit her website to learn more about her process and story.     Looking at my art will show you … [Read more]

How Artists Earn: Art Commissions

Artist Patricia Mitchell at work in her studio.

by Carolyn Edlund Two artists share how they have built businesses specializing in portrait commissions.     I recently spoke with two artists who specialize in creating commissioned work for clients, and asked about marketing, … [Read more]

Featured Artist Muriel Timmons

“Sonoran Elegance, Defined” Oil on Canvas, 9” x 12” by artist Muriel Timmons. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

The oil paintings of artist Muriel Timmons go beyond her ability to capture the flora and fauna of the American Southwest; they offer a glimpse into the inner being of her subjects. Visit her website to see more.     Creating a … [Read more]

Featured Artist Calvin Teng

"Liberate" (放懷) Oil and Acrylic on Canvas, 100cm x 90cm by artist Calvin Teng. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Calvin Teng’s powerful and stunning images combine both Western and Eastern aesthetics. See more of his art by visiting his website.     I base my foundation through musicality, principles of theater, and the philosophy of … [Read more]

How to Boost Your Art Website Rank with Backlinks

Boost your art website ranking. Learn how at www.ArtsyShark.com

Increasing your website’s search ranking helps you get found in online search, build authority for your site and drive more traffic.     What can artists do to increase traffic to their websites? One of the biggest drivers of … [Read more]

Featured Artist Cory Sewelson

“Merry Go” Acrylic and Oil on Masonite Panel, 32” x 40”by artist Cory Sewelson. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Step into the world of artist Cory Sewelson’s fantastic architectural and figurative landscapes to experience a strange juxtaposition of buildings, animals and amusement park offerings. Visit his website to see more.     We use … [Read more]