Featured Artist Kimberly Santini

Pressed Flower detail, painting by Kimberly Santini

Ethereal figures emerge from dreamlike backgrounds in these paintings by artist Kimberly Santini. See more of her fascinating portfolio by visiting her website.     I have always been a painter, even when life circumstances … [Read more]

Artist Showcase Late Spring 2019

"Reflection" Watercolor, 11" x 7.75" by Artist Gayle Isabelle Ford

Catch this collection of artists in this showcase featuring a wide range of subject, style and inspiration. Click on each artist's name to see more of their work.     Louise Laplante My work connects the texts, and ideas, in … [Read more]

Featured Artist Sue Steele Thomas

“NEON i8 BMW” Gouache, 26” x 22”

Enjoy artist Sue Steele Thomas' fantasy-like gouache paintings of automobiles. View more of her work by visiting her website.     My roots started in a region of southwest Virginia called Christiansburg. Everyone encouraged me … [Read more]

Successful Art Sales Conversations

How to Have Art Sales Conversations and close the sale

Many artists don't have a high comfort level as a salesperson, but those skills can be learned. Here's what you need to know about engaging in conversations that lead to a sale.     Selling Art is a Process Running a small … [Read more]

Featured Artist Carol Meckling

"Can You Hear Me Major Tom" Acrylic on Wood, 5" x 5"

Artist Carol Meckling paints bold, striking images, including real and imagined landscapes. Discover more of her work by visiting her website.     INTENTION—STILLNESS—ACTIVITY. Appreciating the nature of things as they … [Read more]

Featured Artist Barton Lewis

Barton Lewis’ digital photography captures the raw abstract beauty of urban art. Follow the artist’s journey by visiting his website.     I grew up in a family of teachers and artist and from a young age, knew I wanted to be an … [Read more]

Featured Artist Alexey Adonin

“Under the Sea” Oil on Canvas, 35” x 35”

Dreamlike oil paintings by Alexey Adonin flow with light and color, unveiling the world beneath reality. Visit his website to learn more about this fascinating artist.     I believe that art is not only a way to express … [Read more]

Featured Artist Heather Kinkade

"Four Feathers" Carved and Wood-Burned Gourd with Acrylic and Color Pencil, 18"W x 19"H x 18"D

Artist Heather Kinkade’s intricately detailed handcarved gourds are inspired by the natural world. Visit her website to learn more.     I have always felt at one with nature, from playing outside in the environment during my … [Read more]

How to Share Your Life as an Inspired Artist

Artist Mary Garrish paints en plein air on Italy's Amalfi Coast

by Carolyn Edlund There's a lot of competition for attention in our everyday lives. How can an artist stand out with all the noise?     People mostly care about themselves, and what they like. As an artist who wants to be seen … [Read more]

Featured Artist Tim Saternow

“Cortlandt Alley Morning Rain” Watercolor, 26” x 40”

Painter Tim Saternow’s dramatic watercolors of New York City focus on the interplay of light and darkness. View more of his portfolio on his website.     I had the perfect education to become a painter–I didn’t go to art school. … [Read more]

Featured Artist Marc Garrison

"Line Work" Acrylic on Board, 22" x 30"

With a focus on line and layering, artist Marc Garrison uses paint and digital media to create expressive abstract images. Enjoy and learn more by visiting his website.     I have a Fine Arts degree from Wayne State University, … [Read more]

Featured Artist Lesley Riley

“The White Oak” Digital Art from Cyanotype Print, 8” x 8”

Artist Lesley Riley creates digitally altered cyanotype prints that produce stunning botanical imagery. Follow her story by visiting her website.     My work has always been a response to my surroundings, both literally and … [Read more]

Featured Artist Bonnie Dhein

"Stella" Oil, 24" x 24"

Artist Bonnie Dhein’s oil paintings are lush with color and texture. Enjoy this collection and view more by visiting her website.     I am an upper Midwesterner from a large family that had a lot of energy. All my siblings were … [Read more]

Use Online Apps to Market Your Art

The Artists Handbook: Artist/Gallery Relationships and Digital Promotion

Author and gallery owner Mark David Hatwood shares an excerpt about online marketing strategy from his new book The Artist's Handbook: Artist/Gallery Relationships and Digital Promotion     As an artist, one of the hardest things … [Read more]