Featured Artist Eva Polak

“Romantic Evening” (from Parallel Universes series) Digital Photograph, Various Sizes by artist Eva Polak. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Eva Polak specializes in impressionist photography, using her camera like a paintbrush to capture  images filled with light and color. Enjoy more of her art by visiting her website.     My inspiration comes from the beauty … [Read more]

Featured Artist Jak Ruiz

“Play with me” Mixed Media on Canvas, 55” x 43.5” by artist Jak Ruiz. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Painter Jak Ruiz creates spontaneously, inspired by music and the flow of life. Learn more about this artist and his work by visiting his website.     I am 35 years old and from Las Cruces, New … [Read more]

All About Art, Money & Success

Art Money Success by Maria Brophy. Read her interview at www.ArtsyShark.com

by Carolyn Edlund Don't miss this newly-released practical guide for artists who want to market themselves more effectively, and make sales of their work.     Maria Brophy's new book Art, Money & Success addresses many of … [Read more]

Featured Artist Karen Lehrer

“Gold Rush” Acrylic and Mixed Media on Wood Panel, 30" x 30" by artist Karen Lehrer. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Karen Lehrer creates images that are influenced and inspired by her attraction to the patterns and textures caused by natural erosion. See more of her artwork by visiting her website.     I have been an artist my entire … [Read more]

Marketing Strategies for Photographers

Photographers Guide to Marketing and Self-Promotion by Maria Piscopo

by Carolyn Edlund Photographer's representative Maria Piscopo has written a definitive guide for marketing photography. She shares insights for improving your own business.     In her newest (and Fifth) edition of The … [Read more]

Featured Artist Shayla Maddox

“Doorway to a Thousand Churches” (in process #2) Mixed Media, 30” x 48” by artist Shayla Maddox. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Mixed media artist Shayla Maddox creates “light reactive paintings” that appear to change with the light of the day as well as with the seasons. Visit her website to enjoy more of her work.     I call my art "paintings" but … [Read more]

Featured Artist Anne-Marie Zanetti

"BEC" Oil on Linen, 95cm x 99cm by artist Anne-Marie Zanetti. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Sumptuous color, fine detail, and a strong use of light and shadow bring the oils of artist Anne-Marie Zanetti to life. See more of this artist’s work by visiting her website.     My relatively short art career began when my … [Read more]

Call for Featured Artists, Fall 2017

Are you interested in becoming a featured artist on Artsy Shark? Submission are now being accepted.     We invite visual artists who would like to be considered to submit an application during our Call for Artists, which runs … [Read more]

Featured Artist Melissa Karine Jacobs

“Colorfall (Youth)” Sand, Sand Generating Apparatus, Rocks, Silicone, Wood and Cement, 68” x 84” x 7” by artist Melissa Karine Jacobs. See her website by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Mixed media artist Melissa Karine Jacobs explores natural phenomena through her inventive kinetic installations and site specific sculptures. Learn more about this artist by visiting her website.     What inspires you?  I am … [Read more]

Smart Art Marketing: Build Your Network

In person events help develop relationships. Interview with photographer Emily Hancock at www.ArtsyShark.com

by Carolyn Edlund Want more fans and customers? Reach out and develop relationships with them. Two artists share strategies and results.     Would you agree with this quote? You can make more friends in two months by becoming … [Read more]

Featured Artist Linda Whitney

"Red Quilled Cape" mezzotint, 18" x 12" by Linda Whitney. See her artist feature at www.ArtsyShark.com

Printmaker Linda Whitney is a winner of the HERStory competition sponsored by Manhattan Arts International, and was chosen by Artsy Shark to receive a special award for excellence. We are pleased to invite you to view her portfolio of mezzotints and … [Read more]

Featured Artist Lee Sorg

“Blue SPLASH Sun Catcher” Fused Glass, 12" x 6" x 2" by artist Lee Sorg. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Glass artist Lee Sorg’s works, both functional and decorative, are alive with rich, vibrant color and modern lines. Visit his website to learn more about this artist and his work.     As an artist, it’s the relationship between … [Read more]

How and Why to Use Photos of Art in Progress

Artist Sheri Trepina shares in progress photos of her work.

by Carolyn Edlund The work that you do in the studio is fascinating to others. Sharing photographs of your artwork in progress has multiple benefits for your art business. Here are some of them.     Artists share photographs of … [Read more]

Featured Artist Joanne Schoener Scott

"Take Off" Mixed Media on Canvas, 20” x 20” by artist Joanne Schoener Scott. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Vibrant color and bold design are the hallmark of artist Joanne Schoener Scott’s captivating mixed media paintings. Visit her website to see more of her art.     I was born in Venezuela and lived in South America as a child. My … [Read more]