How One Artist Succeeded with a Pop-Up Gallery

Irving took a proactive stance with her business and decided to present and sell her work directly to the public in a self-sponsored pop-up gallery environment.

Featured Artist Terry Mellway

Details such as the varying and subtle changes of colour and shape in a flower’s petal or the blossoming of dappled sunlight on it’s surroundings—these are the things that inspire me to create.

Featured Artist Mark Witzling

Painting abstractly exposes the artist and embracing this vulnerability requires a leap of faith in self. I think my art journey has made me a stronger human being. One of my personal mottoes has become “strength in humility.”

Featured Artist Joseph Boddy

I feel strongly about honoring the past by reintroducing reclaimed wood from old buildings, rusty farm equipment and other natural materials in a way that hopefully helps redefine what beauty has always been.

Featured Artist Jennifer Yoswa

There is nothing else I’d rather be doing than making art. On any given day, at any given time, I can be found sitting at my easel, listening to music while joyfully losing myself in the process.

Art Career Hot Streaks and How to Keep Them Hot

Unpredictably, and often fueled by viral posts on social media, an artist’s work can become a trending topic and publicity can soar, at least temporarily.

Featured Artist Denise Presnell

To add an even more random step to the process, I stand the canvas or paper up vertically and let it drip. The contrast between random accidents and more decisive mark making thrills me.

Featured Artist Leanne Hamilton

My initial inspiration and creative drive, comes from my meditations and my spiritual life, and I have come to see the various floating or swimming elements in my work as often representing the energy signature of a landscape, or the feeling I have about it.

Featured Artist Brett Hall

Art can disturb the comfortable and comfort the disturbed. Maybe I can do that—disturb those who would like to forget and comfort those who remember.

Featured Artist Carlos Uribe

A dear friend and author has referred to my style as “Maximalist,” a term that aptly describes both my multilayered images and themes that aspire to capture more than one meaning at once.

Boost Your Career with Targeted Business Training

A total of 20 Fellows will be selected to receive free Accelerator tuition, which provides them with customized business training, network-building opportunities, publicity, and one-on-one support to boost their careers and make their art practices self-sustaining.

Featured Artist Jorn Lynae Mork

I try to paint the way a meadowlark sings. Lines become the energetic swirls of wind and a woman may show the strength of a mountain or the resilience of a tree.

Featured Artist Jonna Gill

Two disciplines, photography and painting, come together and remain separate in my most current and continuous projects—La Belle Fleur (one woman’s obsession with flowers) and PROJECT MAX.

Featured Artist Philip Roberts

As with everything in life, the process can either be painful or therapeutic and the choice is always ours. Contentment is an everyday choice, not a destination. Someday, I will finally learn that the faster I design a new piece of work, the longer it takes.