How Artists Earn: Art Licensing

Artists who license clearly benefit from multiple contractual agreements, each one producing a stream of income.

“I’m sorry… WHAT did you sign??” Part Two

Every time a client comes to me with an artist representative agreement, I cringe.

Art Licensing Website Connects Artists and Clients

The site is not an art licensing agent, but simply a meeting place, in essence a “virtual art licensing show.”

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.”

Taking Art to the Mass Market

The Artwork Factory sells through three channels: retail to the public through online sales, wholesale to large retailers and smaller independent stores, and to the trade, working mostly with interior designers

How to Scale Your Art Business

You might consider having your artwork reproduced in different formats, creating products for sale on a retail and/or wholesale basis.

Advice for Photographers from John Lund

If you want to make a living as a photographer, you are going to need bread and butter clients

Master of Humor: Interview with Photographer John Lund

The photography was more fun and took less time, and they paid me more. I said, “I think I’ll become a photographer.”

Art Licensing Strategies/Interview with Maria Brophy

Artsy Shark interviews art licensing expert Maria Brophy on how artists can protect themselves contractually when licensing their work.

Lessons from a Licensed Artist

My approach to any professional design project or business is to find out what’s going in the field.

Ask the Experts: Art Licensing

If you could pick one essential thing that artists need to know before licensing their art, what would that be?

Colorful Booth Design 2012

Today, booth design can be lightweight, easy to set up and have great impact using banners for backgrounds, and punching up the color. Here are three booths at four trade shows seen this year which pulled visitors in from the aisles.

Focus on Art Licensing at Surtex

Artists attend Surtex with the intention of meeting prospects to connect with for licensing opportunities. Manufacturers and others walk the show to find new fresh images that will appeal to their customers, to be used in product design.

Artsy Shark’s Greatest “Hits”

A rundown of the most-read articles ever on Artsy Shark, by category. Plus, the top 6 most-visited Featured Artist pages.