Featured Artist James-Dean Trepanier

architectural photography by James-Dean Trepanier

Artist James-Dean Trepanier presents a collection of bold, futuristic photography that stretches the boundaries of imagination. Find more of his work on his website.     I have always seen the world in a different … [Read more]

Featured Artist Jolene Dames

compass painting by Jolene Dames

Artist Jolene Dames’ paintings focus on navigation in both the physical world and inner spiritual realm. Visit her website to see more.     When I was little, I loved two things—adventure and art. While still in college, I … [Read more]

Featured Artist Maureen Scullin

figurative painting by Maureen Scullin

Oil painter Maureen Scullin shares a compelling portfolio and her journey in fulfilling her legacy as an artist. Learn more by visiting her website.     Fishing in the early morning when no one else was awake; the steam rising … [Read more]

Advice for Artists: The Value of a Personal Network

Build Your Artist Network

Arts advocate and marketing expert Rickie Leiter shares her knowledge and enthusiasm for building a network to appreciate and amplify your art marketing message.     Everyone knows people; we all have contacts ranging from … [Read more]

Featured Artist Hannah Billingham

ceramic vases by Hannah Billingham

British artist Hannah Billingham shares a compelling collection of ceramic work created in her distinctive signature style. Visit her website to see more of her work.     My work consists of highly decorated ceramic forms, … [Read more]

Featured Artist Linda Harrison-Parsons

charcoal octopus portrait by Linda Harrison-Parsons

Artist Linda Harrison-Parsons offers a selection of wonderfully expressive charcoal and pastel animal portraits. See more of her portfolio on her website.     I always knew I would make art. My mother saw the creativity in me … [Read more]

Featured Artist Susan Togut

mixed media outdoor installation by Susan Togut

Mixed media artist Susan Togut shares a selection of environmental installations and gallery works inspired by the cycles of nature—life, renewal and ascension. Learn more about her work on her website.     The unknown in … [Read more]

Featured Artist Karen Keough

floral watercolor by Karen Keough

Artist Karen Keough uses the unpredictability of watercolor to capture ethereal impressions of florals and landscapes. See more of her work by visiting her website.     My love of watercolors started in 1957 on a snowy, stormy … [Read more]

Advice for Artists: Secure Opportunities and Promote Your Events

Art Gallery shot

Arts advocate and marketing expert Rickie Leiter shares recommendations on how artists can make the most of opportunities and publicity. Rickie Leiter, founder of The Rickie Report, covers the South Florida visual art scene. She publishes feature … [Read more]

Featured Artist Suzana Stamenovic

black & white photography by Suzana Stamenovic

Artist Suzana Stamenovic uses her love of black and white photography to create scenes that simplify reality. Visit her website to see more.     I was born in Belgrade, Serbia, where I began creating art as a child. I created my … [Read more]

Featured Artist Dawna Boehmer

animal portrait painting by Dawna Boehmer

Artist Dawna Boehmer’s oil paintings offer a humorous and satirical take on everyday life situations. Visit her website to see more of her work.     I am a storyteller who uses paint and canvas instead of words. Whether I’m … [Read more]

Artist Showcase, Spring 2022

rooster watercolor by Susan Arneson

Twenty-nine inspired artists all contributed one of their favorite artworks to our Spring, 2022 Artist Showcase. Click on an artist's name to view their website.     Di Marshall I was inspired to create this oil painting after … [Read more]

Featured Artist Andrée B. Carter

abstract fiber painting by Andree B. Carter

Mixed media fiber artist Andrée B. Carter shares a remarkable collection of abstracts inspired by changing landscapes. Enjoy more of her portfolio on her website.     I was a late bloomer to art and did not know what I wanted to … [Read more]

Artizan Made: A Model for Collaborating as a Collective

Artizan Made website market categories

by guest blogger Rachel Biel Rachel Biel shares the story of an online handmade community and the labor of love that built it.     In September of 2013, I launched Artizan Made, a collective of online shops selling handmade … [Read more]