Advice for Artists from an Art Festival Juror

by Carolyn Edlund Want to get accepted into the best art festivals? Small details in your application can make a big difference.     I recently acted as a juror for a well-known, established “top 20” art festival, with hundreds of applicants vying for a limited number of booth spaces. As I reviewed each application […]

Call for Featured Artists

Artsy Shark needs 48 artists to feature and promote in the coming months. Interested artists may submit an application now. Deadline for submissions is November 16, 2018.     Visual artists in any medium are invited to apply to become an Artsy Shark featured artist. Each individual portfolio article gives the artist an opportunity to […]

Is Your Art Business Losing Money?

If you are simply guessing at prices without having a real idea of what you need to earn to make a profit, and what the market will bear for your work, this could be a main reason why your business isn’t making money.

5 Mistakes that Get Press Rejections Every Time

Are you an artist who wants to get coverage in a magazine, blog or other outlet? Ask yourself if you are making any of the following mistakes when reaching out to the press.

Becoming an Artist After 60

At the age of 60+, these entrepreneurs are pursuing their dreams. How did they do it, and what advice do they have for others?

Augmented Reality Turns a Painting Into an Experience

Launching their collaborative work in Greenwich, England in 2016, Raven and Marot produced an augmented reality art exhibition titled “The Danger Tree” that commemorated the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme.

Is Social Media Becoming Less Effective? Here’s Your Solution

Algorithms used by Facebook and Instagram (which is owned by Facebook) are diminishing the number of people who will see your posts, unless you pay to boost them, or to advertise.

Artist vs. Scammer

Basically, if an art sale seems too good to be true, it probably is.

3 Myths You Have Been Told About Branding As An Artist

Branding is your relatable essence and experience to connect with your customers.

Is Your Art Portfolio Updated and Ready to Sell?

Gallery managers and wholesale buyers are always looking for fresh product to present to their own regular customers, who eagerly look forward to seeing new merchandise.

Hoping To Eclipse Past Crowdfunding Failures With Hatchfund

Guest blogger Terri Lloyd shares an honest look at the difficulties with crowdfunding and potential solutions.     I’m in the middle of a crowdfunding campaign as I type this. You’ve probably read all sorts of stuff about the dos and don’ts of crowdfunding. I certainly have. And to be honest, I wasn’t going to […]

The Importance of Artwork Titles

A good title will spark imaginations and support your vision, while allowing the viewer a glimpse of your thought process.

Advice for Artists from an Interior Designer

I have purchased art at street shows from young artists just starting out who exhibited great talent to established artists who were in corporate collections.

What Artists Can Learn from Advice for Authors

It’s popularity testifies to the soundness of his advice, and how much it resonates with other writers who are looking to make book sales.