Advice for Artists: Secure Opportunities and Promote Your Events

We asked artist advocate and marketing expert Rickie Leiter about making the most of opportunities and publicity.

Artizan Made: A Model for Collaborating as a Collective

Rachel Biel shares the story of an online handmade community and the labor of love that built it.

Cultivate Collectors Emotionally

Create marketing messages that connect emotionally with your potential customers.

Selling Art B2B

Selling to a business client? Understanding your target customer’s needs will help you close the sale.

Your Art Website Checklist

Use this simple guide to build an inviting art website with a great visitor experience.

Connect with Your Art Collectors

by Carolyn Edlund Invite engagement from people interested in your work to begin conversations that lead to art sales.     Acquiring a collector base that will appreciate what you do and purchase your work is a process. Very few sales are made when the client first sees your art. Most often they need exposure […]

How Artists Use Video for Marketing

Video rules online and in social media. Artists are using this format in different ways to share their work and engage potential customers.

Your Art Display: Presentation Matters

Give your customers a visual clue as to the value and desirability of your artwork by using thoughtful presentation.

8 New Social Media Platforms To Market Your Art

by Marisa D. Aceves An introduction to new and exciting platforms for promoting and sharing your artwork.     Art marketing has changed with the progressive arrival of new technologies and social media applications. As a result, artists must learn to embrace new ways to share their art with the world. While many artists are […]

9 Golden Rules for Selling Art

Set your art business up for success with practical strategies that make selling a pleasure.

Call for Artists, Spring 2022

Artsy Shark is seeking 48 artists in all mediums to feature and promote. We are currently accepting submissions. Deadline is March 17, 2022.

Start a Successful Artist Blog (or Podcast)

by Carolyn Edlund Many artist entrepreneurs are looking to gain attention and interact with a target audience. Content creation is a great way to start that engagement.     There is a steady increase in the number of artists selling online. Consequently there is also a huge amount of “noise” happening in an already crowded […]

Plan for Success by Mapping Your Art Business

Here’s a method of “big picture” planning to guide you in building your art business.

Your Artist Statement: Why You Need One and Where You Can Use it

An artist statement is a concise written summary of your work that sets the tone for your brand story and marketing messages. Ultimately, the point of an artist statement is make others more interested in your work.