Online art sales are in their infancy (only 8.4% of the overall art market), and early adopters often face challenges and frustration.
Telling your artist story is an effective method of making that important connection to your audience.
When a website is the means you have to communicate about your art, you must be sure to share enough information about yourself, your inspiration and your technique to make a connection with the viewer.
One of the weaknesses I see quite frequently, especially with beginning artists but also sometimes with very experienced ones, is a lack of focus in their portfolios.
Many of my studio furnishings were found in used building supply and consignment stores, and I was creative with the use of inexpensive hardware and bartering.
It is almost like I am adding new layers to the memory, layers filled with new, empowering perspectives.
by Carolyn Edlund Considering selling your work to corporate clients? Here’s what you need to know. The corporate art market offers opportunities for artists to sell their work for display in environments such as office buildings, hospitals, hotels, restaurants, municipal agencies, colleges and universities, senior living facilities, and many other settings. Buyers and decision […]
What are the reasons corporations collect art? There are definite benefits to the company, their employees, clients and the community, as well as to the artists represented in those collections.
Inspired by landscapes in many international locations, these artists present their work and share their technique.
How does inspiration and a creative idea take root and grow into a major collaborative project? Artist Jeff Sturgeon shares a story of transforming sci-fi illustrations into an exciting business project. As a professional illustrator with twenty-five years’ experience, I am a guest speaker and artist at science fiction shows and conventions around the country, […]
Where I see a debilitating lack of self-esteem is not in their artistic practices, but rather in the business activities that are necessary to make them self-sustaining.
How do self-employed artists balance studio and administrative time without losing their minds?
Many artists cultivate multiple ways of earning, and have found that teaching is a popular option that can take various forms.
ProductViz provides quality portfolio-caliber pictures of artwork. We show artists work in an interior setting.