Creative Placemaking and Opportunities for Artists

Often, public art requires a team of creative professionals, stakeholders, and contractors working under the direction of one artist, often referred to as the “art director”.

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.

An Artist’s Journey

It really comes down to having a track record of exhibitions, a strong body of work and regularly putting yourself out there.

Meet Fiber Art Now

Our mandate is to connect artists to the resources that will help them with their career.

The Art of 3D Typography: An Interview with Noah Camp

3D typography is the art of altering letters in computer software that brings the text to life.

An Added Dimension: Interactive Art

Through my Interactive Art Series called “Re-Create” I am inviting the viewer to become a participant and to physically engage and create the composition of their liking.

The Human Condition, Divinely Inspired

by Carolyn Edlund Hamish Blakely’s masterful series of paintings of fallen angels won an award from Manhattan Arts in their “New Beginnings” competition, and further recognition by Artsy Shark for his concept and body of work. I recently interviewed him about this complex and meaningful collection.     AS:  How did you develop the concept […]

Creating an Art Business with Limited Energy

There are things I can’t do right now because I don’t have the energy to do them, and it took me a long time to realize that that’s okay.

Goals Matter: Pointers for a Productive Year

However we envision or organize our artistic lives, it is important to make goals, write them down and evaluate them as we go along.

Social Media Tips from Lori McNee

You might not become a social media superstar by starting an online networking presence, but you can get traction and share your work with a global audience.

Promoting a Body of Work

by Carolyn Edlund Artist Paul Roustan has developed an incredible body painting portfolio, and published a book this year about his work. I recently spoke with him about promotion and working smart to build a creative business.     AS:  What was the purpose of writing your book? PR:  Early on, I discovered people really liked […]

Create Income through Renting Your Artwork

With art rentals, businesses who have this problem can invest in higher-quality artwork instead of cheaper prints that they know will get thrown away.

Tips for Speaking About Your Art

Most people feel that they could never be an artist themselves, and meeting people who are really talented is a treat.

Art & Meditation: Interview with Joyce Huntington

For the past 10 years, I have devoted my painting almost exclusively to interpreting and portraying the visions I have during meditations or dreams.