Should You License Your Art?

by Carolyn Edlund Art licensing is an option for artists, but it’s not right for everyone. How does it work, and how can artists become involved in this market?     Art is everywhere in our lives. Quite often the art you see printed on products was licensed by the manufacturer from an artist who […]

Could Vero Challenge Instagram as The Best Platform for Exhibiting Your Work Online?

by guest blogger Flora Dallas What is the potential of this newly popular social media site, and could it be a perfect vehicle to share your art?     Members of the artistic community would have been hard-pressed to miss the hype that has surrounded Vero in the past week or so. Despite having launched three […]

How Artists Can Gain Publicity

by guest blogger Todd Scalise Publicity is an area of business that most artists do not take advantage of, for some good reasons. With more and more media in our lives, it can be difficult to know where to start.     Moreover, making art is sensitive business, so it can be difficult for creative […]

Launch an Artist Website That Works

Want an art website that really works for you? Bold Brush founder Clint Watson shares important information that every artist needs to know.     AS: What are the top three goals of an artist website? CW:  The first goal of an artist website is to project a professional image of you and your art. To achieve […]

A Transformation from Addict to Artist

I created this book to celebrate the journey of success in realizing a dream and the visual path in chronological order that I took to get there

Call for Artists – Spring, 2018

Artsy Shark is now accepting submissions from artists who would like to be featured during the coming months.

Build Your List with Email Subscriber Opt-Ins that Work

Building your email list is essential, because it gives you control over communication with a group of people interested in what you offer.

Is Your Art Business Ready for New Opportunities?

As markets evolve and change, artist entrepreneurs must be flexible and open to new methods of earning.

An Artist’s Inspired Journey

Two very strong characteristics had manifested that allowed me to create art from a pure place.

Art with a Cause

Championing a cause through their work allows these artists to make a statement, draw interest to the concerns they address, and inspire collecting by people who value and support that cause.

Art, Positivity and Healing

Art transcends the boundaries and divisions between people, to a common ground of understanding where we can share something of beauty and self-discovery

Small Business Entrepreneur Thinks Big

People are very receptive to the story behind the product.

Boston Art Business Summit Announced

by Carolyn Edlund Join us in Boston this coming April for a two-day intensive Art Business Summit. This program is perfect for artists and makers who want to take their business to the next level.     Boston Arts Business Institute Summit April 16-17, 2018 Somerville, Massachusetts Don’t miss this upcoming two-day intensive professional development […]

Artist Develops a Market in Public Murals

My advice to artists would be to pursue projects that still allow you the creative freedom as well meeting the expectations of the client.