3 Tools to Boost Your Art Sales On Facebook

With any social media platform, building an audience, providing interesting content, and developing customer loyalty and awareness is the bedrock of future sales.

Should You License Your Art?

by Carolyn Edlund Art licensing is an option for artists, but it’s not right for everyone. How does it work, and how can artists become involved in this market?     Art is everywhere in our lives. Quite often the art you see printed on products was licensed by the manufacturer from an artist who […]

Could Vero Challenge Instagram as The Best Platform for Exhibiting Your Work Online?

by guest blogger Flora Dallas What is the potential of this newly popular social media site, and could it be a perfect vehicle to share your art?     Members of the artistic community would have been hard-pressed to miss the hype that has surrounded Vero in the past week or so. Despite having launched three […]

How Artists Can Gain Publicity

by guest blogger Todd Scalise Publicity is an area of business that most artists do not take advantage of, for some good reasons. With more and more media in our lives, it can be difficult to know where to start.     Moreover, making art is sensitive business, so it can be difficult for creative […]

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

Call for Artists – Spring, 2018

Artsy Shark is now accepting submissions from artists who would like to be featured during the coming months.

Build Your List with Email Subscriber Opt-Ins that Work

Building your email list is essential, because it gives you control over communication with a group of people interested in what you offer.

Is Your Art Business Ready for New Opportunities?

As markets evolve and change, artist entrepreneurs must be flexible and open to new methods of earning.

An Artist’s Inspired Journey

Two very strong characteristics had manifested that allowed me to create art from a pure place.

Small Business Entrepreneur Thinks Big

People are very receptive to the story behind the product.

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 Institute Summit April 16-17, 2018 Somerville, Massachusetts Don’t miss this upcoming two-day intensive professional development […]

Top 10 Art Business Articles of 2017

Check out the most popular business articles published by Artsy Shark this year.

2018 Santa Fe Art Business Workshop Announced

Topics include Marketing, Gallery Relationships, Selling Art Online, Pricing for Profit, with sessions on Building your Power Collective, Artist to Artist Accountability, Power Collective in Practice, and more. Breakout sessions and personalized consultations will be part of this program.

Hate Marketing Your Art? This Aromatherapy Toolkit Can Help

by guest blogger Dr. Thea Fiore-Bloom If you’re like me, you want to market your art just about as much as you want an IRS audit or an STD.     I used to do anything to avoid marketing. It felt sleazy and didn’t really seem to pull in much business anyway. I was about […]