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 […]

3 Myths You Have Been Told About Branding As An Artist

Branding is your relatable essence and experience to connect with your customers.

Hoping To Eclipse Past Crowdfunding Failures With Hatchfund

Guest blogger Terri Lloyd shares an honest look at the difficulties with crowdfunding and potential solutions.     I’m in the middle of a crowdfunding campaign as I type this. You’ve probably read all sorts of stuff about the dos and don’ts of crowdfunding. I certainly have. And to be honest, I wasn’t going to […]

8 Ways to Be More Efficient

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

The Benefits of Automating Your Social Media Posts

There are many choices in automation software and apps that you can utilize to preschedule and post to multiple platforms at once.

Shake Up The Status Quo and Raise The Status of Women Artists

Throughout history many accomplished women artists’ contributions have been ignored and the opportunities for contemporary women artists are insufficient.

How I Built an International Art Education Business

For the past seven years, we have had three instructors teaching for us online, as well as two teaching our course live, four translators, and thirteen other instructors in training, all preparing to teach online and in the real world.

Design a Fabulous Art Studio on a Shoestring

Many of my studio furnishings were found in used building supply and consignment stores, and I was creative with the use of inexpensive hardware and bartering.

Art as Healing and Inspiration

It is almost like I am adding new layers to the memory, layers filled with new, empowering perspectives.

How a Creative Idea became a Collaborative Project

How does inspiration and a creative idea take root and grow into a major collaborative project? Artist Jeff Sturgeon shares a story of transforming sci-fi illustrations into an exciting business project.     As a professional illustrator with twenty-five years’ experience, I am a guest speaker and artist at science fiction shows and conventions around the country, […]

How to Write a Compelling Artist Statement

Your statement should contain only that information you consider most important—to your art and to your goals. Stick to the basics.

Showing Your Art Effectively: 3 Steps to an Engaging Display

Placing fewer, stronger works on the wall can also give the visitor an appetite for more.

3D Printed Art on the Rise with Artists & Sculptors

by Tracy Leigh Hazzard Here are four artists using 3D Printing in their art or artistic process. You be the judge. Are they Artists or Makers?     Every time I turn around there is a new art tool introduced on the market. My mom, abstract artist RoseMarie Davio’s studio is full of the latest […]

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.