4 Ways Artists Can Lose Customers

4 Ways Artists Can Lose Customers

by Carolyn Edlund Four potential pitfalls that could deter prospective buyers of your art—have you encountered any of these challenges?     Launching and nurturing a business centered around your art or handmade work is a … [Read more]

Featured Artist Elizabeth Sher

digital art Morocco scene by Elizabeth Scher

Elizabeth Sher creates mixed media and digital artwork that blends messages with tactile craftsmanship. See more from this artist by visiting her website.     Art flows through my veins, an integral part of my being. Within the … [Read more]

Featured Artist Deb Hall

Geometric abstract painting mixed media by Deb Hall

Artist Deb Hall presents a remarkable group of complex layered abstract paintings filled with color and texture. View more of her portfolio on her website.     In artist forums and receptions, I sometimes introduce myself as an … [Read more]

Featured Artist Theresa L. Karkoska

Oil painting of a boy blowing bubble gum

Enjoy the amazing portfolio of Theresa L. Karkoska, who captures memorable moments in life with her paintbrush. See more by visiting her website.     As an artist, I often try to select subject matter that is colorful and dynamic … [Read more]

Featured Artist Steven Schaefer

Glass sculpture from Magma Series by Steven Schaefer

Glass artist Steven Schaefer shares his story of mastering this fascinating medium, and presents a stunning collection of sculpture. See more on his website.     My artistic journey began growing up in Havertown, Pennsylvania. As … [Read more]

Your Power as an Entrepreneur

Quote from Alice Walker

by Carolyn Edlund Starting your own business is empowering. It puts you in the position to make decisions and control your own destiny.     Often, self-employed artists believe they have little power. They may think they are at … [Read more]

Featured Artist Margaret Dobbins

pastel abstract acrylic painting by Margaret Dobbins

Artist Margaret Dobbins presents a collection of diaphanous abstract paintings filled with light and movement. Find more of her portfolio by visiting her website.     For me inspiration is everywhere if you just look and imagine, … [Read more]

Featured Artist Boyd Miles

Colorful watercolor of a broken egg by Boyd Miles

Experience the creative world of artist Boyd Miles, who presents a vibrant collection of watercolor paintings. Visit his website to see more.     I'm Boyd Miles, a self-taught artist with a passion for creativity. From the moment … [Read more]

Featured Artist Kathy Kehoe Bambeck

Colorful illustration of Monarch butterflies

Enter the colorful world of artist Kathy Kehoe Bambeck, whose joyful images are created to lift the spirit. See more by visiting her website.     As a young girl growing up in Southern California, I witnessed the transformative … [Read more]

Featured Artist Carol Morrison

multicolored woodcut by printmaker Carol Morrison

Explore the world of printmaker Carol Morrison, whose work is inspired by the complex urban environment. See more of her portfolio on her website.     I’m a city kid. I've been infused with the geography of Brooklyn’s streets and … [Read more]

What To Do After Closing the Sale

people shopping in an artists's booth

by Carolyn Edlund You’ve made a sale of your art or handmade work. Your customer is thrilled. Now what?     While a purchase is usually the culmination of the sales process, it isn’t the end of the story. In fact, it can be the … [Read more]

Featured Artist Louise Montillio

impressionist oil painting of a buffalo by Louise Montillio

Louise Montillio presents an inviting selection of work from her portfolio and tells the story of evolving as an artist. See more of her delightful art here.     I am a Massachusetts-based artist who specializes in oil paint and … [Read more]

Featured Artist Bradley Pattison

Surreal painting of a seashell house by Bradley Pattison

Artist Bradley Pattison shares a fascinating life story and a portfolio of narrative paintings of familiar yet mysterious scenes. Learn more by visiting his website.     Painting is my vocation and my profession. I began painting … [Read more]

Featured Artist Cindy Jackson

whimsical digital drawing of a crowd of people

Licensed artist Cindy Jackson shares a collection of charming digital designs inspired by furry friends and family. Enjoy and see more of her art on her website.     I love details! Not sure when that all started, or if you were … [Read more]