Art Business Summit in Dallas/Fort Worth

The Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists (CHF) will present a premier professional development event for working artists and makers in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, from September 7-9, 2018.

Smart Art Marketing: Build Your Network

I spoke with artists Annie Salness and Emily Hancock about connections – making them, reinforcing them, and building friendships with customers, peers and others.

Networking Strategies for Creative Introverts

It turns out that being interesting is not nearly as important as being interested in what the other person has to say.

It’s All About Your List

Built over years of marketing, cultivating and communicating, their lists are some of the most valuable business assets they have.

How to Start an Artist Salon

Salon – an Artful Conversation is a monthly meeting of artists, writers, and arts professionals who come together to bond, network, and get out of their heads for a little while.

Networking with Artists

You might think of other artists as primarily competition, but I’d encourage you to consider how your art community is actually a perfect place to start your own network.

Evolution of an Artist Salon

These sorts of events are good for artists in any stage of their careers.

Sell Your Art into a Niche Market

Niche markets are excellent places for artists to find passionate customers, to whom money is not often a factor when making acquisitions that reflect their strong interests.

Groups: Our Most Powerful Marketing Tool

I have looked into it and have come to believe that new marketplaces are not the solution, but that instead, we need to use our groups more effectively.

Your Greatest Asset in Finding Gallery Representation

How do you sift through the thousands of galleries out there to find those suitable for you and your work?

Gallery Interview: Jay Etkin Gallery

Overall, Jay Etkin is very optimistic about selling artwork. But, he also feels that the future of galleries is shifting dramatically.

How Artists Should Deal with the Naysayers

I have found the most supportive and validating people are the ones who are successful creatives themselves, comfortable being entrepreneurs who proudly love their jobs.

Selling Art | How Does Your Art Get Sold?

Top selling artists learn to achieve a balance between making work that sells and finding and tapping the best markets to sell their work.

Building an Art Community

Little more than a year ago a group of us started work on putting a new art center together through Capitol Arts Network, and our immediate goal was to build community.