Artist Success: Marketing Tips from a Pro

"Galilee" oil on panel, 25" x 25" by artist Donna Lee Nyzio. See her interview at www.ArtsyShark.com

by Carolyn Edlund Painter Donna Lee Nyzio knows that she owns her own success, and has developed strategies to find and maximize opportunities to sell her work.     Listening to Donna Nyzio speak to a crowded conference, one is … [Read more]

Featured Artist Efrat Baler

“Unveiled” Oil, Acrylic, Charcoal, Pencil and Marker on Canvas, 38.5” x 40” x 4” by artist Efrat Baler-Moses. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Efrat Baler creates “realized paintings” by incorporating three-dimensional elements that move beyond the canvas. Learn more about her fascinating approach by visiting her website.     Space: My next … [Read more]

Featured Artist John Hintz

"Autumn" Photography, Various Sizes by artist John Hintz. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Photographer John Hintz uses inverted color to capture fascinating details of the flora of southwest Florida. Visit his website to view more of his striking portfolio.     As you will see in my “Inverted Color Images of Nature … [Read more]

Featured Artist Heather W. Ernst

“Flock of Birds” Acrylic on Canvas, 36” x 36” by artist Heather W. Ernst. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Painter Heather W. Ernst presents a collection of energetic abstract art using vivid colors. Visit her website to see more.     The most frequent comments I get are, “I feel so happy when I look at your art,” and “I don’t usually … [Read more]

Featured Artist Claude McCoy

"The Tear" Digital Algorithmic, 40" x 40" by artist Claude McCoy. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

At the age of 70, Claude McCoy became a pioneer in creating digital algorithmic images. Prepare to be transported by the ethereal beauty found in his work. See more by visiting his website.     I fell in love with art in junior … [Read more]

Want to Enter the Wholesale Marketplace?

Handmade glass by Shawn Messenger

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 … [Read more]

Featured Artist Karen Lee

“YES!” Mixed Media—Photography and Fiber Arts, 32.5” x 21.5” by artist Karen Lee. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Karen Lee combines photography and fiber art in her exploration of relationships and feelings. Learn more by visiting her website.     For many years as a psychotherapist I worked with countless adults who were struggling … [Read more]

Featured Artist Elaine Florimonte

"I Want to Walk With You I" Acrylic on Panel, 10" x 10" by artist Elaine Florimonte. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Elaine Florimonte’s abstract landscape paintings consist of layers of paint that focus on the interaction of light. To see more of her art,  vist her website.     I love paint. Love it. Really, really love it. I love to … [Read more]

Featured Artist Sandra Pearce

“Home for Breakfast” Watercolor, 15” x 11” by artist Sandra Pearce. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Sandra Pearce creates ethereal watercolors that transport the viewer to magical and familiar places. Enjoy her paintings and visit her website for more.     Born in England, I came to America on the Queen Mary, where I … [Read more]

Featured Artist Colin Goldberg

“Go” Oil, India Ink and Pigment Print on Linen, 24” x 38” by artist Colin Goldberg. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Colin Goldberg presents his fascinating portfolio, created in a style he calls “Techspressionism.” Learn more about his work by visiting his website.     My work explores the intersection of abstraction and technology. I … [Read more]

Artist Success: Making a Soul Connection

Kristen Jongen's studio

by Carolyn Edlund Kristen Jongen, founder of Soul Soup, built a successful creative business by sharing authentic and heartfelt messages in her work.     Writer, poet and visual artist Kristen Jongen developed a bestselling line … [Read more]

Featured Artist Kate Henderson

“Fluid Motion” Pastel, 32” x 38” by artist Kate Henderson. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Kate Henderson’s expressive pastels and collages speak of the natural world and the living organisms that comprise it. To see more of her art, visit her website.     I work by drawing the essence of a place, finding the … [Read more]

Featured Artist Shelley Smith

"Hope or Despair?" Oil on Canvas, 48" x 30" by artist Shelley Smith. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Shelley Smith’s nostalgic oil paintings portray American architecture, highlighting unnoticed gems in the landscape. See more of her art by visiting her website.     Whether it was drawing, designing or painting, I’ve been … [Read more]

Featured Artist Suzanne Yurdin

“Falling Into Winter” Mixed Media on Canvas, 36” x 36” by artist Suzanne Yurdin. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Suzanne Yurdin conveys a sense of place by translating the environment in her mixed media paintings with energetic brushwork and color. To view more of her work, visit her website.     As long as I can remember, my … [Read more]