Most of Your Art Marketing Will Fail. Keep Going.

by Carolyn Edlund Selling your art and growing a successful business is about maintaining the right mindset.     This month, I’m working on a number of different projects. Editing and launching a new art business course. Talking with art organizations about potential workshops. Implementing a new email campaign series for the nonprofit I run. Reaching out […]

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.

The Creative Process

Finding inspiration, meaning and passion is a search all artists make as part of the creative process. The following artists offer their insights on the meaning behind and the inspiration for their art. Click on the artist’s name to see their website.     Linda Laino: I paint mandalas and mandala murals. Moving back and forth from the […]

Art and Healing

My purpose is to share my abstract nature photography with the hope that it can inspire, heal and awaken the imagination.

One Word that Can Transform Your Art Business

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.

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 Artists Can Inoculate Themselves Against Rejection

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.

Balancing Art and Business

How do self-employed artists balance studio and administrative time without losing their minds?

How Artists Earn: Teaching

Many artists cultivate multiple ways of earning, and have found that teaching is a popular option that can take various forms.

New Educational Resource for the Art Community

The concept is to provide a free educational platform that teaches, supports and provides feedback for visual artists everywhere.

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.

Art and the Great Outdoors

Celebrate the beauty of the great outdoors! We invited some artist friends to share their work and what inspires them.

Art of the Horse

We invited artists to share their own equine imagery and their inspiration.