One of the weaknesses I see quite frequently, especially with beginning artists but also sometimes with very experienced ones, is a lack of focus in their portfolios.
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.
It is almost like I am adding new layers to the memory, layers filled with new, empowering perspectives.
Where I see a debilitating lack of self-esteem is not in their artistic practices, but rather in the business activities that are necessary to make them self-sustaining.
How do self-employed artists balance studio and administrative time without losing their minds?
Many artists cultivate multiple ways of earning, and have found that teaching is a popular option that can take various forms.
The concept is to provide a free educational platform that teaches, supports and provides feedback for visual artists everywhere.
Your statement should contain only that information you consider most important—to your art and to your goals. Stick to the basics.
Celebrate the beauty of the great outdoors! We invited some artist friends to share their work and what inspires them.
We invited artists to share their own equine imagery and their inspiration.
Feminine subjects have always been a major focus of art. We invited some artist friends to share work that celebrates women.
Silence can be your friend, and a great tool to move from the sale to the close.
Open up to the experience of the art event without a thought or expectation of what it should/will be.