A Partner to Creative Entrepreneurs

UK provider Wraptious helps artists develop gift products and enter lucrative new markets.

Wholesale Your Work through Online Portals

Artists and makers selling in the wholesale marketplace have virtual options to connect with customers. Here’s where to find them.

Use Leverage to Grow Your Art Business

How artists can work more efficiently, increase opportunities and close more sales by using leverage.

How to Wholesale Your Work to Major Retailers

Some chains have corporate headquarters where buyers will meet with vendors or their representatives to place orders for distribution nationally, or make purchases for large regions of the country.

Want to Enter the Wholesale Marketplace?

Are you ready to take your art or handmade products into the wholesale market? Start planning ahead of time.     Small creative entrepreneurs often work alone or perhaps with a partner, but jumping into the wholesale marketplace means you need to think big. Wholesaling is a sustainable model based on repeat orders and growing […]

Studio Production Goes to the Wholesale Marketplace

The line is constantly changing in order to provide a variety of price points as well as fresh colorways to keep existing clients interested and attract new clients.

Licensed Art Goes to the Wholesale Marketplace

by Carolyn Edlund Two licensed artists recently represented their work at a wholesale trade show. Here’s how their designs evolved from idea to products sold in retail stores.     Inspired by her background in classical illustration, artist Cherish Flieder started painting abstracts to grow and explore artistically. One of her designs was spotted by Anne […]

How Artists Earn: Wholesale and Online Retail

There are a lot of ways to make a living from your art these days: online retail, in-person events, consignment and galleries, old-fashioned word-of-mouth, and of course, wholesale.

New Online Marketplace Offers Unique Seller Opportunities

iVANZi created a business model where they act as a go-between for the artist and the retailer, in some very interesting ways.

Add a Turnkey Element When Selling Art

Why should an artist consider convenience and “ready to use” as an element to build into their offering?

Problems Getting Paid? How to Never Get Stiffed Again

Make it clear from the very beginning that you require timely payment of your invoice, or monthly check, etc. or that you will take action, and then do it.

Selling Art in the Wholesale Marketplace

Fine artists can take advantage of opportunities to wholesale their work. Here’s how.

How to Build Profitable Relationships with Galleries

Artists and the galleries that represent them both benefit from taking steps to act as partners with each other.

A Talented Artist Builds a Big Business

Artist Roza Khaminova’s collection of scarves and wearables has exploded in popularity. How has she dealt with scaling her business and dealing with knockoffs?