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.
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.
Silence can be your friend, and a great tool to move from the sale to the close.
Designed to entice, this is adding something that makes them say, “Wow, this is great. I want to buy this”.
Open up to the experience of the art event without a thought or expectation of what it should/will be.
It turns out that being interesting is not nearly as important as being interested in what the other person has to say.
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.
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.
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.
When a person is looking at our artwork, we suddenly don’t know how to behave. We don’t trust our “natural” instincts.
Probably my most successful attempt at exposure so far was responding to a news report.
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 […]