Hate Marketing Your Art? This Aromatherapy Toolkit Can Help

by guest blogger Dr. Thea Fiore-Bloom If you’re like me, you want to market your art just about as much as you want an IRS audit or an STD.     I used to do anything to avoid marketing. It felt sleazy and didn’t really seem to pull in much business anyway. I was about […]

Becoming an Artist After 60

At the age of 60+, these entrepreneurs are pursuing their dreams. How did they do it, and what advice do they have for others?

Augmented Reality Turns a Painting Into an Experience

Launching their collaborative work in Greenwich, England in 2016, Raven and Marot produced an augmented reality art exhibition titled “The Danger Tree” that commemorated the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme.

The Importance of Artwork Titles

A good title will spark imaginations and support your vision, while allowing the viewer a glimpse of your thought process.

A Favorite Work of Art

We asked some artists to share a favorite work and their inspiration.

Most of Your Art Marketing Will Fail. Keep Going.

The people who do care about original art are fewer. And the ones who care about your art are fewer still. Don’t give up.

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

Lack of focus can leave your audience wondering, “What is it that they really do?” or “Is this a hobby?” It can put you in a position of being instantly forgettable.

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

A conversation with artist advocate and business strategy consultant Elizabeth Hulings on the inevitability of rejection, strategies to cope, and how to move forward.

Balancing Art and Business

How do self-employed artists balance studio and administrative time without losing their minds? Artists share their own strategies for dealing with it all.