30 Reasons Artists Should Sell Locally

Artists should prioritize selling to local customers and collectors. If you aren’t cultivating your local market, here is what you’re missing.

A Powerful Portfolio Speaks for a Nonverbal Artist

An emerging artist who creates from an existential place speaks directly to the viewer in a raw, emotional form.

Artful Holiday Gift Guide 2021

These artists and makers offer a selection of creative gifts, starting under $100, to delight everyone on your holiday list!

Call for Artists, Summer 2021

Artsy Shark needs 48 artists to feature and promote in coming months, and is now accepting submissions.

How to Leverage Artist Publicity

When major publicity comes your way, you need a plan to make the most of the opportunity.

Write Subject Lines that Get Your Emails Opened

Each email in an inbox has about two seconds to capture attention. Here’s how to grab attention and get your message opened.

How to Use Your Artist Statement

An artist statement is an important part of the materials you present about your art and yourself to the world. Here are ways to use it effectively.

Partnering High End Real Estate and Art

Art and luxury properties can be a good mix. This realtor works with artists to make sales of both.

Artists and Legacy Planning

How important is it to plan for your art career to outlive you? Elizabeth Hulings, heir and manager of her artist father’s estate, explains how to prepare for your artist legacy.

A Top Artist Advocate Speaks

Arts leader and advocate Rickie Leiter has worked tirelessly to provide support and resources for artists of all types. She offers her views on the current state of the industry and what artists need to know.

How Artists Can Look Their Best in Photos

Today, artists connect directly with the public more than ever. They want to know you better, which means you’ll need photographs of yourself for marketing use. Want to look your very best? Use these tips from professional photographer Kelly Heck.

How to Use Testimonials to Sell More Art

Testimonials can be quotes from your existing customers who have a positive experience to share about how your art has enhanced their lives.

Artist Success: Turning Publicity Into Sales

Painter Elisa Sheehan received major media attention for her art, and turned those opportunities into sales.

Art Career Hot Streaks and How to Keep Them Hot

Unpredictably, and often fueled by viral posts on social media, an artist’s work can become a trending topic and publicity can soar, at least temporarily.