How Focus Changed My Photography Business

As my focus on barnscapes grew, it became apparent that people were resonating with my cause, “to preserve barnscape and agricultural history for future generations.”

Featured Artist Terri Albanese

I am particularly interested in the public’s desire to touch my work and I encourage them to do so, as this allows them to be pulled farther into the art.

How Artists Can Earn Income and Support Using Patreon

What also sets Patreon apart is that it is a place to share your creative endeavors directly and intimately, with no outside influences or advertising.

Breaking into New Art Markets: It’s All About Targeting

by Steve Bennett Differentiate Your Art to Rise Above the Noise The first words that an art business consultant said to me after reviewing my portfolio were, “Your pictures of the Grand Canyon are lovely. But so are the photos of thousands of other photographers. Good luck trying to make a living selling them.” My […]

Boost Your Career with Targeted Business Training

A total of 20 Fellows will be selected to receive free Accelerator tuition, which provides them with customized business training, network-building opportunities, publicity, and one-on-one support to boost their careers and make their art practices self-sustaining.

Art and Spirituality

The more I tap into that intuitive/spiritual energy, the more my artwork communicates to others in unexpected and serendipitous ways.

Artistic Tribute to an Art Show Founder

Watercolor artist Mark D. Bird recently found himself as a central figure in a celebration of the historic neighborhood in Louisville where his family lived, and a banner year for the St. James Court Art Show, one of America’s top ten art fairs and festivals.

How I Earn a Living as a Full-Time Artist

As artists, we tend to obsess over the criticism or live for the positive comments. Instead, keep a distance from all of that and put it in perspective.

Art Studio Mascots

Sharing studio space may not always be easy, but these artists were happy to share pictures and a few words about their furry best friends who keep them company (and often inspire them while they work!)     Christine Wagner This is my best friend and studio mascot, Roscoe. He’s always patient when I’m focused […]

How to Choose the Right Artist Residency

Artist residencies are dedicated places around the world that offer artists of all disciplines a place to focus on their creative projects away from their usual lives.

An Art Pro’s Insights for Creative Entrepreneurs

If you don’t expose your work or if you are afraid someone will steal your idea or your art, then being a professional artist is not for you.

How Daily Painting Can Help You Grow as an Artist

Daily painting groups and challenges have been around for a long time. These artists took the practice further, working within themes that created compelling series that expressed their interests and experiences.

A Transformation from Addict to Artist

I created this book to celebrate the journey of success in realizing a dream and the visual path in chronological order that I took to get there

Art with a Cause

Championing a cause through their work allows these artists to make a statement, draw interest to the concerns they address, and inspire collecting by people who value and support that cause.