Post-Sale Strategies to Grow Your Art Business

After a sale has closed and a customer is particularly pleased with their purchase, you may want to ask them for a testimonial.

Washington, DC Metro Art-Business Conference

Serious artists who want to uplevel their small businesses will want to attend this two-day Art-Business Conference to be held at Artists & Makers Studios in Rockville, Maryland.

Florida Art-Business Conference

Join us for an exciting two-day intensive art-business training event in Fort Lauderdale, Florida this coming February.     This Art-Business Conference is to be held February 1-2, 2019, and presented by The Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists (CHF), a nonprofit organization that equips professional visual artists to be self-sustaining entrepreneurs. The event is […]

How Focus Changed My Photography Business

As my focus on barnscapes grew, it became apparent that people were resonating with my cause, “to preserve barnscape and agricultural history for future generations.”

What Artists Need to Know about Fine Art Printing

by Carolyn Edlund An interview with Michael Baker of fine art printing company Reed Art & Imaging shares insights and answers about reproductions, how they’re made and the benefits for artists.     AS:  What are common misperceptions that artists have about fine art reproductions? MB: Here are some top misperceptions that artists have, with explanations […]

Breaking into New Art Markets: It’s All About Targeting

by Steve Bennett Differentiate Your Art to Rise Above the Noise The first words that an art business consultant said to me after reviewing my portfolio were, “Your pictures of the Grand Canyon are lovely. But so are the photos of thousands of other photographers. Good luck trying to make a living selling them.” My […]

How One Artist Succeeded with a Pop-Up Gallery

Irving took a proactive stance with her business and decided to present and sell her work directly to the public in a self-sponsored pop-up gallery environment.

Art Career Hot Streaks and How to Keep Them Hot

Unpredictably, and often fueled by viral posts on social media, an artist’s work can become a trending topic and publicity can soar, at least temporarily.

Boost Your Career with Targeted Business Training

A total of 20 Fellows will be selected to receive free Accelerator tuition, which provides them with customized business training, network-building opportunities, publicity, and one-on-one support to boost their careers and make their art practices self-sustaining.

How I Built an Art Business in a Niche Market

Artists have an amazing ability to help people feel better, by expanding their sense of what is possible, by expressing emotion, by gaining a sense of empowerment, or simply by beautifying a space.

How I Earn a Living as a Full-Time Artist

As artists, we tend to obsess over the criticism or live for the positive comments. Instead, keep a distance from all of that and put it in perspective.

Fall 2018 Art Business Workshops

These professional development workshops offer intensive business training for artists and makers. Join us this fall for an exciting learning event!

6 Steps to More Online Art Sales

An appealing website layout with professional presentation, intuitive functionality and an easy method of checkout will smooth the way for people who visit your site to begin to learn more about you and your work.

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.