Featured Artist Jason Kotecki

“Wonder Aimlessly” Digital, Various Sizes by artist Jason Kotecki. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Enter the whimsical world of artist Jason Kotecki, who creates humorous and inspiring art designed to help others break free from “Adultitis!” To learn more about the artist and his work, please visit his website.     I am a … [Read more]

Featured Artist Heather Robinson

“Happy Interruption” Acrylic and Fabric on Panel, 24" x 24" by artist Heather Robinson. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

San Francisco artist Heather Robinson loves pattern and color, reflected in her colorful, bright and joyful abstract mixed media paintings. Visit her website to see more of her work.     I’m compelled to create art that reflects … [Read more]

Photo Service Helps Build an Amazing Art Portfolio

Moon Painting in situ by Product Viz. Read about their service at www.ArtsyShark.com

by Carolyn Edlund If you are an artist who wants to sell your work, you need to present your portfolio professionally. A really helpful new service called ProductViz makes in situ photos easier than ever.     Recently, I came … [Read more]

Featured Artist Richard Shaffett

"Conched Out" Acrylic on Panel, 48" x 32"by artist Richard Shaffett. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Richard Shaffett’s paintings capture the  vivid colors and intense sunlight of the tropical and seaside images he loves. See more of his work by visiting his website.     Early in life my artistic direction was set. My … [Read more]

Up Close

Artwork by Brenda Salamone

The theme of this collection of work by a group of artist friends focuses on taking a close up look at the world. Click on each name to visit their website.     Brenda Salamone The intricate details of natural crystals and … [Read more]

Featured Artist Steven Mikel

“Pumpkin Patch Floor” Archivally Sealed Coffee on Arches 300lb Rough Paper, 28.25" x 20" by artist Steven Mikel. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Steven Mikal uses a unique medium for his warm, sepia toned abstract and realism paintings—liquid coffee! Learn more about this artist and his fascinating work by visiting his website.     I use the ordinary to expose the … [Read more]

Featured Artist Linda Schroeter

"Colonization" Oil on Panel, " 12" x 16" by artist Linda Schroeter. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Using classical Renaissance painting methods, artist Linda Schroeter creates detailed and luminescent oil paintings of still lifes and animals. Visit her website to learn more about this artist.     I like to disrupt balance by … [Read more]

New Educational Resource for the Art Community

ART PROF is a Kickstarter Project to raise funds to support free online art education

by Carolyn Edlund Forward-thinking art professor Clara Lieu has brought a high-quality resource for art education to life through Art Prof. And this online learning tool is completely free!     I'm thrilled to have been a … [Read more]

Featured Artist Mike DeCesare

“Alpine Lake” Photography, Various Sizes by artist Mike DeCesare. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Mike DeCesare’s photography captures the bold terrain, vivid colors and strong contrasts of the Pacific Northwest. Learn more about this artist by visiting his website.     My love of photography came early and stayed late, … [Read more]

Digital Art Showcase

Artwork by Suzanne Handel

Digital art can take many forms. We invited some artist friends to share their work, inspiration and techniques. Click on each name to see more of their art.     Marcus Blackwell I'm interested in storytelling, combining a … [Read more]

Featured Artist Wendy Pepyat

“Heart Centre” Acrylic on Canvas, 76cm x 76cm by artist Wendy Pepyat. See her portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Australian artist Wendy Pepyat paints from intuition, telling stories with her art. Visit her website to see more.     I am deeply spiritual painter, and being plugged in intuitively allows me to channel my work, which means it … [Read more]

Featured Artist Daniel Bassett

"Josquin Des Prez" Clay, 15" x 16" x 11"by artist Daniel Bassett. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Daniel Bassett creates stoneware busts, vessels and planters that capture the eye and the imagination. See more of his delightful work by visiting his website.     Most of my work is about catching a moment. Whether it is … [Read more]

Top Art Fairs in America

Old Town Art Festival

by guest blogger Connie Mettler Art Fair Calendar has announced the results of its 4th annual "America's Best Art Fairs" survey, the only national online look at the country's juried art fairs and craft shows, designed to increase “art fair tourism” … [Read more]

Featured Artist Dan Menta

“Roger Waters (FEAR BUILDS WALLS)” Acrylic on Clay-board, 2' x 3'by artist Dan Menta. See his portfolio by visiting www.ArtsyShark.com

Artist Dan Menta creates stunning black and white images of celebrities and others through the technique he calls “The Art of Removal.” See more  amazing portraits by going to his website.     I’m 52 and I’ve been drawing from … [Read more]