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.

Advice for Artists from an Art Festival Juror

by Carolyn Edlund Want to get accepted into the best art festivals? Small details in your application can make a big difference.     I recently acted as a juror for a well-known, established “top 20” art festival, with hundreds of applicants vying for a limited number of booth spaces. As I reviewed each application […]

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.

Becoming an Artist After 60

At the age of 60+, these entrepreneurs are pursuing their dreams. How did they do it, and what advice do they have for others?

Artist vs. Scammer

Basically, if an art sale seems too good to be true, it probably is.

The 4 Words That Kill Art Sales

by guest blogger Mckenna Hallett Building Trust at Art Shows Requires New Skills and New Words in Today’s Distracting Environments     In my transformative publication, The E’s of Selling Art System – A Guidebook and Flashcards for Face-to-Face Selling, I have a chapter devoted to what I call the “Four Dirty Little Words”. As Dale […]

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.

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.