How One Artist Exploded Her Social Media Following

Potter Julie Spako didn’t start out to become a social media start, but she found a method of building an enormous following on Instagram and Pinterest, which has increased her sales.

4 Essential Strategies for Selling Art Online

Many artists want to capture a piece of the online market. Use these strategies to provide a compelling customer experience that leads to the sale.

Conversation with a Color Consultant

A conversation with artist and color consultant Barbara Jacobs reveals what artists need to know about interior color choices and design.

5 Ways to Grow Your Art Business

Working as an artist and growing a successful business at the same time can feel overwhelming. Use these tips to stay focused, consistent and motivated.

A Top Artist Advocate Speaks

Arts leader and advocate Rickie Leiter has worked tirelessly to provide support and resources for artists of all types. She offers her views on the current state of the industry and what artists need to know.

How Artists Can Look Their Best in Photos

Today, artists connect directly with the public more than ever. They want to know you better, which means you’ll need photographs of yourself for marketing use. Want to look your very best? Use these tips from professional photographer Kelly Heck.

Featured Artist Kathryn Rutherford

Artist Kathryn Rutherford uses storytelling elements in her complex realistic paintings. Enjoy her portfolio and learn more by visiting her website.     Born and raised in Ontario, Canada, I’ve always preferred to draw and paint realistically. That ability came in handy when, at age fifteen, I began my professional fine art career by painting […]

Art Business Checklist & Cheat Sheet

Building an art business? You will need knowledge, planning, organization and presentation skills. Here’s our checklist with links to articles on many topics.

How to Use Testimonials to Sell More Art

Testimonials can be quotes from your existing customers who have a positive experience to share about how your art has enhanced their lives.

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.