Art Business Summit in Dallas/Fort Worth

The Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists (CHF) will present a premier professional development event for working artists and makers in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, from September 7-9, 2018.

How to Choose the Right Artist Residency

Artist residencies are dedicated places around the world that offer artists of all disciplines a place to focus on their creative projects away from their usual lives.

Does Your Art Business Need a Media Kit?

Keep in mind, while the name “media kit” implies that you will be targeting publications with this material, this is also an effective tool to share with potential buyers, galleries and collectors.

The GDPR and Your Art Business

by guest blogger Mckenna Hallett What you need to know to comply with new online privacy laws.     By now, everyone has likely seen the activity by so many large (and not so large) companies who are announcing new privacy policies or asking you to opt-in to stay on an email list. This barrage […]

Find and Focus on Your Art Market

You cannot go in several directions at once and put the required time and effort in to become known in that field, gain traction, develop customers and grow sales.

How Artists Can Approach the Press

Successfully making connections with press members and others who are able to help promote and share your artwork is all about communication.

How Artists Can Work with Stagers

by Carolyn Edlund Interested in growing revenue for your art business? This market can provide opportunities and repeat customers.     Stagers are professionals who work with real estate agents to help them sell homes by enhancing interiors for the best possible presentation. Realtors know that selling is more effective, and perceived values increase, when […]

An Art Pro’s Insights for Creative Entrepreneurs

If you don’t expose your work or if you are afraid someone will steal your idea or your art, then being a professional artist is not for you.

Is Print-on-Demand Right for Your Art?

Many artists use print-on-demand services to sell products featuring their designs. This can be a revenue stream, but there are downsides, too.

Art Becomes Fabric for Wearables and More

Turning over designs to another studio involves trust and a willingness to allow your work to be interpreted by others.

3 Tools to Boost Your Art Sales On Facebook

With any social media platform, building an audience, providing interesting content, and developing customer loyalty and awareness is the bedrock of future sales.

How to Get Traffic to Your Artist Website

People want and need to see artwork in person. Your online activities support your offline activities.

How Daily Painting Can Help You Grow as an Artist

Daily painting groups and challenges have been around for a long time. These artists took the practice further, working within themes that created compelling series that expressed their interests and experiences.

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 […]