Call for Artists, Summer 2022

Artsy Shark needs 48 artists in all mediums to feature and promote in the coming months. Submissions are currently being accepted. Deadline for entry is July 7, 2022.

Digital Artist Launches a Successful Solo Show

Digital artist Carole Boyd planned and implemented a successful solo show in her community. Here’s how she did it.

I Needed to Find Myself Before Starting My Own Art Business

Jenn Cohen, founder of Facsimile, shares her journey as an artist and finding balance as a creative entrepreneur.

How to Give Confident Presentations about Your Art

An excerpt from the new e-course Reach More with Video: A Digital Guide for Creatives from Colour In Your Life. Founder Graeme Stevenson addresses challenges artists face when speaking publicly, and how to overcome them.

Advice for Artists: The Value of a Personal Network

Arts advocate and marketing expert Rickie Leiter shares recommendations on how artists can earn opportunities and publicity through building a network.

Advice for Artists: Secure Opportunities and Promote Your Events

We asked artist advocate and marketing expert Rickie Leiter about making the most of opportunities and publicity.

How Artists Use Video for Marketing

Video rules online and in social media. Artists are using this format in different ways to share their work and engage potential customers.

Plan for Success by Mapping Your Art Business

Here’s a method of “big picture” planning to guide you in building your art business.

Your Artist Statement: Why You Need One and Where You Can Use it

An artist statement is a concise written summary of your work that sets the tone for your brand story and marketing messages. Ultimately, the point of an artist statement is make others more interested in your work.

How to Protect Your Art Business and Studio

As small business people, creatives face different forms of risk every day. Misperceptions are common in the art community about studio and personal safety, insurance and emergency preparedness.

Featured Artist Ju Oshiro

Artist Ju Oshiro presents a stunning portfolio of portraits and figurative oil paintings.

Checklist for Working with a Gallery

Artists can use these guidelines to set up a professional working relationship with a gallery that is mutually beneficial.

Write Your Artist CV

by Carolyn Edlund A CV is an important piece of supporting collateral to use with your portfolio, bio and other artist materials. This simple guide will get you started on writing your own.     The initials CV stand for “curriculum vitae” which is Latin for “course of life” and is a practical document that […]

Stand Out as an Artist in the Digital World

The online marketplace is competitive and crowded. Get your art website noticed by using a distinctive domain name.