Read This Before You Negotiate

Before you walk into any negotiation, or even a conversation about a business deal, do your research and plan ahead.

Partner with Your Galleries to Sell More Art

People love meeting the artists… so much so that our public calendar now states which artist is representing the gallery on a given day.

Want to Start an Online Art Gallery Business?

A new software program came to my attention that may be very helpful to creative entrepreneurs and others who want to have a gallery online to sell artwork.

Beware of Art Gallery Cash Flow Problems!

A savvy artist protects herself upfront. Before you drop off your work, be sure you have a good contract with the gallery!

Opportunities for Artists Who Wholesale

The American Made Show presents a marketplace drawing members of the trade, and all types of buyers for handmade goods.

Representing Artists to the Corporate Market

“Artists don’t want to go out and sell themselves,” said Murray. “They want you to go out there for them, make the sale.”

Evolution of an Artist Salon

These sorts of events are good for artists in any stage of their careers.

Why Virtual Galleries Could Help Shape a Different Future for Artists

Ever-advancing technologies, combined with radical changes in consumer trends and how art collections are curated, could all point the way towards an exciting digital future for creatives.

What is Affordable Art?

What happened when a customer thought a work of great art was out of her reach? A gallery closer tells the story of what is truly “affordable” when a collector falls in love.

What I Learned from Being an Art Gallery Owner

Michael Soltis, an artist who has also owned a gallery, shares his insights and experience.

Have You Considered Leasing Your Artwork?

A downpayment is taken at the start of the lease, and monthly payments are made through auto-pay rather than go through the hassle of invoicing.

Confessions of a Professional Art Gallery Closer

Heartfelt advice for artists on the essence of making sales from a long-time expert in the business.

Anatomy of a Call for Artwork

The language of art calls is stilted because curators, gallery owners, art center administrators and university professors are using specific forms to announce calls for work.

Your Greatest Asset in Finding Gallery Representation

How do you sift through the thousands of galleries out there to find those suitable for you and your work?