Artists, Do You Want to Write a Book?

You are most likely a full-time artist who wants to write a book because you have information and/or an experience you want to share with others, and you believe it will have an impact.

Artist Success: Turning Publicity Into Sales

One article led to another and news stations near and far (an Australian outlet put together a video about my work!) wanted to learn more about what I do.

Featured Artist Jan Gierat

Using digital photography, artist Jan Gierat creates compelling dreamlike images filled with mystery.

Call for Artists, Summer 2019

Interested in having your art seen and promoted through a gorgeous online portfolio article? Artsy Shark is currently accepting submissions from visual artists in all mediums. Deadline is June 20, 2018.

Santa Fe Art-Business Conference

Presented by The Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists (CHF), the Third Annual Santa Fe Art-Business Conference will take place on September 16, 17 and 18, 2019 at the Convention Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Artist Success: Marketing Tips from a Pro

People are losing those ‘real life’ connections and I think they miss them. My events connect me to my collectors and create excitement for each of us

Art Fair Show Tips: Making Sales After the Show

Consider in-person meetings at a show to be the beginning of a longer sales cycle, resulting in future transactions.

3 Website Updates Artists Need for the New Year

Even if you don’t have the latest greatest website design and a super current blog, your available works, bio and list of shows should be up to date.

Featured Artist Trevor Keen

I am drawn particularly to people and animals for my subject matter and my sketchbooks are full of faces and figures, both cartoony and realistic.

5 Tips to Make Your Portfolio Images Web Friendly

Before uploading images to your website, you should always resize them smaller and save them at a lower quality.

Why Artists Must Have a Brand Story

Ultimately, a brand story must speak to the audience, not just about the artist.

Your Art Portfolio Checklist

These days, many people will never view your portfolio in person – they must rely on digital images, which makes this task even more important.

How to Photograph Your Artwork

The word photography literally translates to “Writing with Light.” The correct lighting is essential when photographing your art pieces.

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.