Foreign Vistas

Inspired by landscapes in many international locations, these artists present their work and share their technique.

How a Creative Idea became a Collaborative Project

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, […]

Call for Featured Artists, Spring 2017

Artsy Shark is searching for 48 artists to feature and promote in the coming months. Apply now. Submissions will be accepted for one week only. Deadline is March 23, 2017.

How Artists Can Inoculate Themselves Against Rejection

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.

Balancing Art and Business

How do self-employed artists balance studio and administrative time without losing their minds?

How Artists Earn: Teaching

Many artists cultivate multiple ways of earning, and have found that teaching is a popular option that can take various forms.

Photo Service Helps Build an Amazing Art Portfolio

ProductViz provides quality portfolio-caliber pictures of artwork. We show artists work in an interior setting.

Up Close

The theme of this collection of work by a group of artist friends focuses on taking a close up look at the world.

Top Art Fairs in America

Art Fair Calendar has announced the results of its 4th annual “America’s Best Art Fairs” survey

How to Write a Compelling Artist Statement

Your statement should contain only that information you consider most important—to your art and to your goals. Stick to the basics.

How Artists Earn: Art-Related Products

Artists may add a much-needed price point spread, or even attract an entirely new audience who are not prospective collectors of original art.

Showing Your Art Effectively: 3 Steps to an Engaging Display

Placing fewer, stronger works on the wall can also give the visitor an appetite for more.

Art and the Great Outdoors

Celebrate the beauty of the great outdoors! We invited some artist friends to share their work and what inspires them.

How Artists Earn: Tattoo Art

Turning what is, initially, a customer’s thoughts into a creative design good enough for them to get tattooed permanently onto their skin is what really makes it worthwhile.