How to Determine if an Art Exhibition Space is a Good Fit

A signed contract from both parties, the artist and the venue, is a must to make sure every transaction is transparent and both parties are protected from the unforeseen.

Top 10 Art Business Articles of 2016

Here’s our annual list of our most popular business articles for artists, published in 2016 …

How Artists Earn: Wholesale and Online Retail

That’s what makes wholesale such a great foundation for a business. Instead of having to convince 20 people to buy your thing, you only have to convince one person – the store manager or buyer.

The Art of Silence

Silence can be your friend, and a great tool to move from the sale to the close.

Simple Ways to Add Value and Boost Your Sales

Designed to entice, this is adding something that makes them say, “Wow, this is great. I want to buy this”.

Art & Yoga: Mindfulness

Open up to the experience of the art event without a thought or expectation of what it should/will be.

Networking Strategies for Creative Introverts

It turns out that being interesting is not nearly as important as being interested in what the other person has to say.

I am an Art Farmer

As I sit at an art show I rest in the knowledge that I am an art farmer. Each person I connect with, each conversation I have represents raindrops drizzling the field in front of me.

Three Writing Traps Artists Should Avoid

The folks who read your grant application aren’t interested in the state of your marriage or what you had for dinner last night. They want to know about your work, so that’s what you should focus on.

The Truth About SEO for Artists

If you really want to make your SEO and marketing efforts grow wings and fly, you’ll need links and exposure.

How Artists Can Work Effectively with Publishers

Before agreeing to any publication offer, you should have some idea in mind with regard to the terms and conditions you are willing to accept.

10 Easy Tips for Better Sales at Your Next Art Fair

When a person is looking at our artwork, we suddenly don’t know how to behave. We don’t trust our “natural” instincts.

How Smart Marketing Boosted My Art Business

Probably my most successful attempt at exposure so far was responding to a news report.

Sell More of Your Art With Crowdfunding

by guest blogger Andy Derrick To build a sustainable, full-time career creating your art you must work to diversify your streams of income. One of the most effective ways successful artists have done this is by selling reproduction prints of their artwork.     The beauty of selling reproduction prints is that it extends the […]