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.

10 Free Ways Artists Can Get Publicity

Do you have big plans but a small budget? Here are 10 ways to get the word out about your art without breaking the bank.

Networking Success for Artists

I define networking as, “The cultivating of mutually beneficial, GIVE and take (or, more accurately, receive), win/win relationships.”

Business Lessons from Your Best Friend

Beyond the outfield fence, a hill slopes steeply to the woods where he can search in the bushes to find the home run balls. They are always there if you look hard enough.

Why Artists Fail at Networking

Networking is a strategy that really does work. If you don’t believe it, take a look at the “Top 10 Ways Galleries Find Artists.”

Success By the Numbers

If you are serious enough about your business to pursue appropriate prospects on a regular basis, you will get positive responses eventually, and some traction.

Perseverance and Results

I intend to widen this net next year. I went through a huge attitude change this year. Every time I felt like giving up because I came away from a show where I sold nothing, it made me dig deeper and deeper and become so much more resilient – and I enjoyed 33 sales this year!

How to Generate Buzz for Your Next Studio Event

Take a look at some phenomenal ideas that artist Judith HeartSong is successfully using to make her studio acenter of attention and help others at the same time, especially local arts and charities.

Starting Your Career as an Artist/Interview with the Authors

One thing we’d like readers to take from our book is that building community to sustain your work and spirit is the most essential activity, and one that many artists undervalue or totally overlook.

Social Media Overwhelm

It’s a great idea to reach out to your peers and audience through social media, but how much is too much? Are you juggling so many that it would take a full-time social media manager to keep up?

How to Make Your Customers Fall in Love with You

A well-planned strategy to connect with and court your prospective clients can make them fall truly, madly, deeply in love with you and your work.

The Fine Art of Connection

“What merits attention to this Facebook user is that not only has he made connections, but how he interacts with online friends to schedule gallery shows up and down the east coast and draws crowds to openings.”

How to Grow Your Art Business Through Referrals

How to ask for and receive business referrals; word-of-mouth referrals, written referrals and networking are discussed.