Small Business Entrepreneur Thinks Big

"Harbor View" painting by Clint Eagar. Read his artist story at www.ArtsyShark.com

by Carolyn Edlund With an art background in big business, Clint Eagar was prepared to make his own entrepreneurial foray a success. Here's how he did it.     I spoke with Florida-based artist Clint Eagar about his successful … [Read more]

Featured Artist William Kendall

"Interlude" Acrylic on Canvas, 40" x 60" by artist William Kendall. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

William Kendall’s abstract paintings reflect inspiration from the beauty of the coastal landscape and his lifelong love of color. Enjoy more of his art by visiting his website.     I am an abstract painter—I always have … [Read more]

Featured Artist Cheri O’Brien

"Dreams for Santo Nino" Oil, 48" x 60" by artist Cheri O’Brien. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Using a whimsical folk art style, painter Cheri O’Brien's work contains multiple layers of meaning. See more of her art by visiting her website.     My work is narrative, colorful and appeals to people on multiple levels. While … [Read more]

Featured Artist Lynn Goldstein

“Spokes-Autumn” Pastel, 24” x 36” by artist Lynn Goldstein. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Filled with color, light, and a sense of place, painter Lynn Goldstein’s portraits of nature communicate peace and beauty. Visit this artist’s website to learn more about her work.     I can’t remember when I wasn’t fascinated … [Read more]

Featured Artist Mary Mirabal

“Calling All Angels” Acrylic on Canvas, 12” x 12”by artist Mary Mirabal. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Abstract expressionist Mary Mirabal paints what she describes as, “...the colors of my soul” as she captures the bold and colorful landscape of New Mexico. View her website to see more of her work.     My art career began in 2014 … [Read more]

Boston Art Business Summit Announced

by Carolyn Edlund Join us in Boston this coming April for a two-day intensive Art Business Summit. This program is perfect for artists and makers who want to take their business to the next level.     Boston Arts Business … [Read more]

Featured Artist Shanlin Ye

“Monologue #12” Watercolor on Paper, 11” x 14” (Photo courtesy of Jim Kempner Fine Art, New York) by artist Shanlin Ye. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Shanlin Ye creates fascinating portraits, using the inherent fluidity of watercolor in an intriguing signature style. See more of her work by visiting her website.     As an immigrant and an artist, I’m trying to find a … [Read more]

Featured Artist Ruth Armitage

“Autumn Tilling” Watermedia on Paper, 15” x 22” by artist Ruth Armitage. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Ruth Armitage paints abstracts focused on personal memories. Filled with color, line and movement, they portray her sense of nostalgia and moving on. Learn more by viewing her website.     What happens when you must say … [Read more]

Featured Artist Anita Marci

"Happy Bananas" Acrylic on Canvas, 30" x 20" by artist Anita Marci. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Anita Marci paints flora and fauna that  fill the canvas with bold shapes, clean lines and energized color. See more of her work by visiting her website.     People often ask me when I decided to become an artist. I always … [Read more]

Featured Artist Eddie Bruckner

“Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” Acrylic on Canvas, 28” x 22” by artist Eddie Bruckner. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Using the illusion of mosaic, vibrant color and bold lines, artist Eddie Bruckner’s delightful paintings bring a smile to the viewer. Enjoy more of his artwork by visiting his website.     I am a professional artist and I paint … [Read more]

Artist Develops a Market in Public Murals

Gibbs Rounsavall at work on the "Sunshine and Shadow" mural. Uneven surfaces can pose challenges to the painter.

by Carolyn Edlund Artist Gibbs Rounsavall paints abstracts, usually on canvas. But he has found another market in designing public murals. I spoke with him about these commissions, and how he works with clients.     AS:  How did … [Read more]

Featured Artist Carla Grace

"Ken" Pencil on Bristol Board, 65cm x 65cm by artist Carla Grace. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

These incredibly vibrant and realistic animal portraits by Carla Grace make the viewer want to reach out and touch the canvas. See more of her artwork by visiting her website.     My name is Carla Grace, and I am a fine artist … [Read more]

Featured Artist Ken Vrana

“Clown Erection” Oil on Wood Panel, 48” x 48” by artist Ken Vrana. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Painter Ken Vrana’s portfolio offers a variety of perspectives with intriguing, surreal elements. Learn more about this artist and his work by visiting his website.     I never paint for a particular audience. I often create … [Read more]

Featured Artist Ashley Cassens

“Wrap” Oil on Canvas, 16” x 12” by artist Ashley Cassens. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Painter Ashley Cassens paints intimate portraits of loved ones, as a means of allowing people to connect through her art. See more of her fascinating portfolio by visiting her website.     I want to encourage touch and connection … [Read more]