How I Built an International Art Education Business

For the past seven years, we have had three instructors teaching for us online, as well as two teaching our course live, four translators, and thirteen other instructors in training, all preparing to teach online and in the real world.

How Artists Earn: Teaching

Many artists cultivate multiple ways of earning, and have found that teaching is a popular option that can take various forms.

New Kickstarter Campaign Supports Free Art Education

by guest blogger Clara Lieu This art professor is launching a new project that offers online teaching for visual artists – free for people of all ages. Here is her idea.     I am a visual artist and adjunct professor at the Rhode Island School of Design where I have taught for the past decade. For the past […]

Don’t Miss this Washington, DC Art Business Workshop

Are you interested in launching or growing your creative small business? Would you like to find out how many ways there are to sell your work, and whether they are right for you?

Arts Business Institute Workshop Series

The Arts Business Institute will be presenting this series of intensive business workshops that help artists take their work from local sales to the nationwide marketplace.

Working for Free

Should artists work for free? There are a lot of people out there who seem to think so.

Is Art School Worth the Money?

Art Schools top the list of institutions with the most deeply in-debt students.

The Critique

We secretly crave critiques, though. We know that to improve and grow, we need the opinion and input from someone we respect, an authority with the ability to help us reset our compass and find our true north.

Turning Artists into Businesspeople/Interview with MICA Dean David Gracyalny

David Gracyalny, the Dean of Continuing Studies at Maryland Institute College of Art, discusses their Master of Professional Studies degree. It is being offered to train artists in business and prepare them to be small business owners.

Is an Art Residency Right for You?

What is involved with finding, applying for and participating in artist residencies? Guest blogger Joseph Cavalieri details how to go about this process step by step, and gives ideas for using your residency to meet other artists, promote your work and make permanent connections.

Mom was Right

Why business skills are necessary for artists to achieve more success when they launch their careers.

Artsy Shark Poll – Ready for an Art Career?

Artsy Shark poll asking whether artists feel that their art education adequately prepared them for a career.

Assess Your Art Career /Interview with Ginny Ruder

Career Counselor Ginny Ruder helps artists and others assess their careers and their personal strengths and find work/life balance.

Art and Heart Transform a School

Jacqueline Edelberg, Artist and Author, discusses how she led parents and community members to renovate a failing neighborhood elementary school in Chicago, and created a national model for reforming city schools.