How Artists Can Approach the Press

Successfully making connections with press members and others who are able to help promote and share your artwork is all about communication.

How Artists Can Work with Stagers

by Carolyn Edlund Interested in growing revenue for your art business? This market can provide opportunities and repeat customers.     Stagers are professionals who work with real estate agents to help them sell homes by enhancing interiors for the best possible presentation. Realtors know that selling is more effective, and perceived values increase, when […]

An Art Pro’s Insights for Creative Entrepreneurs

If you don’t expose your work or if you are afraid someone will steal your idea or your art, then being a professional artist is not for you.

Launch an Artist Website That Works

Want an art website that really works for you? Bold Brush founder Clint Watson shares important information that every artist needs to know.     AS: What are the top three goals of an artist website? CW:  The first goal of an artist website is to project a professional image of you and your art. To achieve […]

Artist Develops a Market in Public Murals

My advice to artists would be to pursue projects that still allow you the creative freedom as well meeting the expectations of the client.

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.

Advice for Artists from an Interior Designer

I have purchased art at street shows from young artists just starting out who exhibited great talent to established artists who were in corporate collections.

Selling Art: Out of the Box and On the Road

I wanted a lifestyle business where I had the freedom and mobility to get out and be in the world, not stuck in a production studio and working myself to the bone with a grueling show schedule.

All About Art, Money & Success

You can’t be successful until you know exactly what you want and you have a clear picture in your mind of what success means to you.

Marketing Strategies for Photographers

by Carolyn Edlund Photographer’s representative Maria Piscopo has written a definitive guide for marketing photography. She shares insights for improving your own business.     In her newest (and Fifth) edition of The Photographer’s Guide to Marketing and Self-Promotion, author Maria Piscopo provides clear and thorough direction for selling in different markets, and taking advantage […]

Smart Art Marketing: Build Your Network

I spoke with artists Annie Salness and Emily Hancock about connections – making them, reinforcing them, and building friendships with customers, peers and others.

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.