What You Can Learn from Your Competition

Building a small creative business doesn’t mean you have to reinvent the wheel. There is plenty to learn from others.

Call for Artists, Spring 2023

Artsy Shark is searching for 48 artists in all mediums to feature and promote in the coming months. We are currently accepting submissions. 

How Artists Can Get Juried In

What does it take to get your art accepted in a competitive juried process? Here’s my jury process and what I take into consideration to give a thumbs up, or send a rejection.

Call for Artists, Summer 2019

Interested in having your art seen and promoted through a gorgeous online portfolio article? Artsy Shark is currently accepting submissions from visual artists in all mediums. Deadline is June 20, 2018.

Call for Artists, Spring 2019

Call for Artists! Artsy Shark needs 48 artists to feature and promote in the coming months.

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.

How Artists Can Build Credibility

People want to buy art from experts, not amateurs. How can you share your expertise and gain credibility as an artist?

How 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

Considering whether to enter art competitions? These important points will help you choose wisely and put together your best submission.

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.