Why Paint a Series?

When an artist creates a series of works, it’s an opportunity to make a powerful statement.

Top Art Fairs in America 2020

by guest blogger Connie Mettler Each year, Art Fair Calendar surveys art lovers and fans to determine and rank the best fairs and festivals in the U.S. Here’s their 2020 lineup.     Chicago’s Old Town Art Fair was named the #1 art fair in the country in the 2019 ArtFairCalendar.com’s 8th “Best Art Fair […]

What Artists Must Know about Exhibiting at Art Fairs

Ray Beldner, the founder of stARTup Art Fair, gives an inside look at the art fair world, and what artists should know before committing to exhibit at these events.

5 Ways to Grow Your Art Business

Working as an artist and growing a successful business at the same time can feel overwhelming. Use these tips to stay focused, consistent and motivated.

Simple Techniques for Great Art Displays

Two experts share their best advice for creating displays that present art with impact.

Use Online Apps to Market Your Art

As an artist, one of the hardest things is to stand out from the crowd. Posting your latest work is great, but what about between those days/weeks that you’re working on a newbie?

3 Website Updates Artists Need for the New Year

Even if you don’t have the latest greatest website design and a super current blog, your available works, bio and list of shows should be up to date.

Top Art Fairs in America 2019

Art Fair Calendar has announced the results of its 7th annual “America’s Best Art Fairs” survey. This is the only national online look at the country’s juried art fairs and craft shows.

5 Tips to Make Your Portfolio Images Web Friendly

Before uploading images to your website, you should always resize them smaller and save them at a lower quality.

How Focus Changed My Photography Business

Embracing a cause and a purpose took this photographer from unknown to memorable. Dawn Whitmore shares her story and how she gained traction in a niche market.

How to Photograph Your Artwork

When selling art, presentation is key. You need excellent images, ideally taken by a professional photographer. If that’s not feasible, use these tips to photograph your artwork yourself.

How Artists Can Earn Income and Support Using Patreon

What also sets Patreon apart is that it is a place to share your creative endeavors directly and intimately, with no outside influences or advertising.

Breaking into New Art Markets: It’s All About Targeting

by Steve Bennett Differentiate Your Art to Rise Above the Noise The first words that an art business consultant said to me after reviewing my portfolio were, “Your pictures of the Grand Canyon are lovely. But so are the photos of thousands of other photographers. Good luck trying to make a living selling them.” My […]

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.