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.

Selling Art: Out of the Box and On the Road

I wanted a lifestyle business where I had the freedom and mobility to get out and be in the world, not stuck in a production studio and working myself to the bone with a grueling show schedule.

8 Ways to Be More Efficient

Efficiency is one of the key elements to moving your business forward, especially if you have limited time.

All About Art, Money & Success

You can’t be successful until you know exactly what you want and you have a clear picture in your mind of what success means to you.

Austin Art Business Summit

The Arts Business Institute and the Creative Arts Society announce the Austin Art Business Summit, a professional development program taking place on October 21-22, 2017.

Creative Placemaking and Opportunities for Artists

Often, public art requires a team of creative professionals, stakeholders, and contractors working under the direction of one artist, often referred to as the “art director”.

Most of Your Art Marketing Will Fail. Keep Going.

by Carolyn Edlund Selling your art and growing a successful business is about maintaining the right mindset.     This month, I’m working on a number of different projects. Editing and launching a new art business course. Talking with art organizations about potential workshops. Implementing a new email campaign series for the nonprofit I run. Reaching out […]

Make Your Art Show Booth into a Gallery

A recent visit to the Boca Grande Invitational Art Festival shows how different artists find solutions to overcome the elements and give a welcoming presentation.

Increase Your Profit Margin: Raise Your Prices

There are ways to add perceived value to your work, many of which you can easily implement. This provides you additional reasons to charge more for your art.

Increase Your Profit Margin: Lower Your Costs

If you want to build a sustainable small business, it’s essential to keep track of income and costs to have a clear view of what you are earning, and to understand your profit margin.

Make Your Art More Collectible

Repeat business grows business, and that’s good news to an entrepreneur who has collectible work for sale.

Know Your Customer

The more you learn about your target customer, the better you are able to reach them, speak their language, engage them and make sales of your art.     As you gain experience meeting customers and gaining traction in the marketplace of your choice, you’ll begin to have some idea of who your ideal customer […]

2017 Hiscox Report Reveals New Online Art Sales Trends

Online art sales are in their infancy (only 8.4% of the overall art market), and early adopters often face challenges and frustration.