Featured Artist Brandy Hurt

Handcrafted blossom pendants in silver and gemstones

Enjoy the delightful portfolio of jewelry artist Brandy Hurt, and visit her website to see more of her enticing collection.     Creativity has always been a part of me. Arts and crafts as a child inadvertently shaped me to love … [Read more]

Featured Artist S. Manya Stoumen-Tolino

layered allegorical painting

Artist S. Manya Stoumen-Tolino creates visual magic with complex allegorical paintings based on change and cycles of life. See more of her portfolio on her website.     Is it too much to try to express this experience of living? … [Read more]

Build Your Art Business Locally

The easiest place to sell your work might be near your home. Use these tips to meet local business people, contacts and collectors.     Meet local collectors Your hometown can be a great place to sell. Participating in local art … [Read more]

Featured Artist Doug Stuckle

Prairie Woman painting

Oil painter Doug Stuckle captures the changing face of nature and the landscape. Enjoy his portfolio, and visit his website to see more of his compelling work.     When I was young, I spent much time roaming the fields and … [Read more]

Featured Artist Laurie McKern

Painting of a woman sunbathing

Inspired by vintage textiles and patterns, artist Laurie McKern creates engaging figurative paintings with a retro flair. See more of her portfolio by visiting her website.     I always knew I wanted to be an artist. I can’t … [Read more]

Featured Artist Christopher Harvey

Painting of saguaro cactus

Artist Christopher Harvey shares a dynamic portfolio of acrylic paintings created in a bold, painterly style. See more of his work by visiting his website.     Ever since I was a child, I have been fascinated by the way a few … [Read more]

Featured Artist Joan Konkel

Painted woven mesh sculpture

Artist Joan Konkel presents a fascinating portfolio of ethereal woven mesh sculptural artworks that interact with light. Visit her website to see more.     I grew up in California, the land of sun, sparkling seas and snowy … [Read more]

How to Deal with Difficult People

Communications expert Demetria McNeal

by Carolyn Edlund An interview with communications scientist Demetria McNeal on improving conversations and relationships.     Demetria McNeal has a background as a researcher, speaker, and communication coach. She has recently … [Read more]

Featured Artist Wendy Marquis

painting of an old rusted truck by Wendy Marquis

Enjoy the portfolio of painter Wendy Marquis, whose rural scenes capture the open land, fresh air and vintage vehicles. See more of her work by visiting her website.     Born into an artistic family and the cultural environment … [Read more]

Featured Artist Humberto Guanipa

red mixed media sculpture by Humberto Guanipa

Artist Humberto Guanipa presents an intriguing group of mixed media sculptural works with mysterious meanings. Visit his website to see more of his portfolio.     I was born in Valencia, Venezuela. Growing up, I always knew … [Read more]

Featured Artist Heather Cohen

Textile artist Heather Cohen uses different painting techniques to create boldly colorful patterned wearable art. See more of her collection by visiting her website.     I am a textile designer and artist with over four decades … [Read more]

Featured Artist Ramon Aristizabal

Chief Joseph

Colombian artist Ramon Aristizabal shares a collection of vibrantly colorful works in his distinct painterly style. View more of his portfolio on his website.     In today's world, I prefer to leave songs and paintings, rather … [Read more]

Detect and Prevent Art Copyright Theft

copyright theft

by  Carolyn Edlund Concerned about infringement of your copyrighted art and images? Here are ways to protect yourself, find out about infringement, and take action.     Prevention of copyright theft begins with you as the … [Read more]

Featured Artist Lisa Loudin

Pen and ink drawing of two trees entwined

Artist Lisa Loudin presents a collection of pen and ink drawings with hidden details and meaning. See more of her work on her website.     I draw trees that tell stories. Most of my models are the giants I meet on my path. The … [Read more]