Checklist for Working with a Gallery

Artists can use these guidelines to set up a professional working relationship with a gallery that is mutually beneficial.

Write Your Artist CV

by Carolyn Edlund A CV is an important piece of supporting collateral to use with your portfolio, bio and other artist materials. This simple guide will get you started on writing your own.     The initials CV stand for “curriculum vitae” which is Latin for “course of life” and is a practical document that […]

Stand Out as an Artist in the Digital World

The online marketplace is competitive and crowded. Get your art website noticed by using a distinctive domain name.

30 Reasons Artists Should Sell Locally

Artists should prioritize selling to local customers and collectors. If you aren’t cultivating your local market, here is what you’re missing.

A Powerful Portfolio Speaks for a Nonverbal Artist

An emerging artist who creates from an existential place speaks directly to the viewer in a raw, emotional form.

Artful Holiday Gift Guide 2021

These artists and makers offer a selection of creative gifts, starting under $100, to delight everyone on your holiday list!

Call for Artists, Fall 2021

Artsy Shark is seeking 48 artists in all mediums to feature in upcoming portfolio articles. We are currently accepting submissions. Deadline is October 28, 2021.

How to Increase Traffic to Your Art Website

Online sales are a dominant force in the art market, and a huge opportunity for entrepreneurs. Driving traffic to your art website should be an essential part of your art business strategy.

How to Use Google Alerts in Your Art Business

Google Alerts is a free, easy-to-use tool can be an asset to your creative business.

The Changing Marketplace and Direct to Collector Sales

Dramatic market changes have empowered artists, including the ability to make direct sales to collectors.

Sell Your Art Online with Live Video

Improve your art sales by connecting with potential collectors through live video.

Put Your Best Portfolio Forward

You’ve created a body of work. Now get organized and present your art portfolio professionally for maximum impact!

How Artists Can Use QR Codes

QR codes can be used in many ways to promote your brand, share information and even provide immersive experiences.

Artful Gifts & Wearables

Six artists expanded their collections to include gift and wearable items. They spoke about the inspiration for these products, and how they are selling the merchandise.