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.

An Artist’s Inspired Journey

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

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 […]

Top 10 Art Business Articles of 2017

Check out the most popular business articles published by Artsy Shark this year.

Hate Marketing Your Art? This Aromatherapy Toolkit Can Help

by guest blogger Dr. Thea Fiore-Bloom If you’re like me, you want to market your art just about as much as you want an IRS audit or an STD.     I used to do anything to avoid marketing. It felt sleazy and didn’t really seem to pull in much business anyway. I was about […]

Tools and Community Build an Art Business

Artists are not treated like CEOs of their own businesses, and oftentimes, they don’t see themselves as such.

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.

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.

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.

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.