What Artists Need to Know about Fine Art Printing

by Carolyn Edlund An interview with Michael Baker of fine art printing company Reed Art & Imaging shares insights and answers about reproductions, how they’re made and the benefits for artists.     AS:  What are common misperceptions that artists have about fine art reproductions? MB: Here are some top misperceptions that artists have, with explanations […]

Artistic Tribute to an Art Show Founder

Watercolor artist Mark D. Bird recently found himself as a central figure in a celebration of the historic neighborhood in Louisville where his family lived, and a banner year for the St. James Court Art Show, one of America’s top ten art fairs and festivals.

How I Built an Art Business in a Niche Market

Artists have an amazing ability to help people feel better, by expanding their sense of what is possible, by expressing emotion, by gaining a sense of empowerment, or simply by beautifying a space.

Is Print-on-Demand Right for Your Art?

Many artists use print-on-demand services to sell products featuring their designs. This can be a revenue stream, but there are downsides, too.

Should You License Your Art?

by Carolyn Edlund Art licensing is an option for artists, but it’s not right for everyone. How does it work, and how can artists become involved in this market?     Art is everywhere in our lives. Quite often the art you see printed on products was licensed by the manufacturer from an artist who […]

Launch an Artist Website That Works

Want an art website that really works for you? Bold Brush founder Clint Watson shares important information that every artist needs to know.     AS: What are the top three goals of an artist website? CW:  The first goal of an artist website is to project a professional image of you and your art. To achieve […]

Featured Artist Nancy Salamon

I use white stoneware fired to 2232°. My designs are drawn from nature—fish, herons, dragonflies, calla lilies, crabs, hummingbirds.

Small Business Entrepreneur Thinks Big

People are very receptive to the story behind the product.

Featured Artist Holly Helgeson

Most of my color palettes are inspired by the beauty bursting in nature. Another wonderful influence on my work comes from Mid-century modern design. I love the simple geometric patterns, clean lines, and bold color palettes.

Is Your Art Portfolio Updated and Ready to Sell?

Gallery managers and wholesale buyers are always looking for fresh product to present to their own regular customers, who eagerly look forward to seeing new merchandise.

Advice for Artists from an Interior Designer

I have purchased art at street shows from young artists just starting out who exhibited great talent to established artists who were in corporate collections.

Selling Art: Out of the Box and On the Road

I wanted a lifestyle business where I had the freedom and mobility to get out and be in the world, not stuck in a production studio and working myself to the bone with a grueling show schedule.

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.

Make Your Art Show Booth into a Gallery

A recent visit to the Boca Grande Invitational Art Festival shows how different artists find solutions to overcome the elements and give a welcoming presentation.