Call for Artists, Autumn 2018

Artsy Shark is seeking 48 artists to feature and promote in the coming months, and has issued a Call for Artists to receive submissions. Artists creating work that falls into the categories of painting, drawing, sculpture, clay, fiber, glass, wood, printmaking, jewelry and other mediums are invited to apply for consideration.

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 Artists Can Build Credibility

Artists who are recognized as experts usually have a niche to focus on. They become a specialist in an area of their choosing.

How Your Art is Juried … and How to Get Better Results

Show your best art. When presenting a whole portfolio, you will be judged on the weakest piece of work that you have.

Playing Up

For many people who have reached their goals and been blessed with success, gratification comes not through more conquest, but through helping others.

Is Your Artist Statement Working for You?

An artist statement, like all promotion, is a frame through which the artwork is seen. It is a guideline, a means of orienting the viewer.

Think Like a Judge When Entering Art Competitions

Art collectors, art consultants and art buyers who are judges will usually be more conservative and “safe” in their evaluations and selections, as this is how they buy and collect art.

Upcoming Online Art Exhibitions

I’d like to invite readers to consider submitting their art to either or both of these upcoming competitions.

Improve Your Odds When Entering Art Competitions

If you are entering a professional level competition, it is in your best interest to have your own personal website that is up to date.

An Artists’ Advocate on a Mission to “Celebrate The Healing Power of Art”

Art as a healing energy is no longer an experience reserved for practicing artists.

A Guide to Art Calls

Guest blogger Mickey Bond offer a comprehensive look at types of art calls, and what you need to know to respond to them.

Anatomy of a Call for Artwork

The language of art calls is stilted because curators, gallery owners, art center administrators and university professors are using specific forms to announce calls for work.

What Artists Need to Know About the Jury

Your submission only has to do with what will visually appeal to the jury.

Apply now for the 2014 NICHE Awards

The deadline is coming up fast for the NICHE Awards – a celebration of the best work in fine craft mediums. Don’t miss your opportunity to apply.