2017 Hiscox Report Reveals New Online Art Sales Trends

Online art sales are in their infancy (only 8.4% of the overall art market), and early adopters often face challenges and frustration.

6 Ways to Boost Your Online Art Sales

When a website is the means you have to communicate about your art, you must be sure to share enough information about yourself, your inspiration and your technique to make a connection with the viewer.

Art as Healing and Inspiration

It is almost like I am adding new layers to the memory, layers filled with new, empowering perspectives.

Top Art Fairs in America

Art Fair Calendar has announced the results of its 4th annual “America’s Best Art Fairs” survey

How Artists Earn: Art-Related Products

Artists may add a much-needed price point spread, or even attract an entirely new audience who are not prospective collectors of original art.

3D Printed Art on the Rise with Artists & Sculptors

by Tracy Leigh Hazzard Here are four artists using 3D Printing in their art or artistic process. You be the judge. Are they Artists or Makers?     Every time I turn around there is a new art tool introduced on the market. My mom, abstract artist RoseMarie Davio’s studio is full of the latest […]

Working with a Chain Retailer Yields Big Sales

by Carolyn Edlund Bill Kaufmann and Cynthia Mosedale of Linden Hills Pottery seized an extraordinary opportunity to partner up with a popular chain store to sell their work – with amazing results.     I recently spoke with Bill Kaufmann about their experience in setting up a display and selling their production ceramic work through an […]

How Artists Earn: Art Commissions

Taking commissions isn’t for everyone; it requires a mindset where the artist is excited about the collaborative effort involved in producing a personalized piece of art.

Top 10 Art Business Articles of 2016

Here’s our annual list of our most popular business articles for artists, published in 2016 …

How Artists Earn: Wholesale and Online Retail

That’s what makes wholesale such a great foundation for a business. Instead of having to convince 20 people to buy your thing, you only have to convince one person – the store manager or buyer.

Where to Sell Art Online

So, as an artist or maker who wants to jump into online sales, what are your choices? Basically, you can choose to participate on a third-party website which offers art for sale, or you can use your own art website to sell your work.

Are You Consigning Art Without a Contract?

I explained to the artist that this verbal agreement was worth the paper it was written on. She needed to get a written contract immediately, or to retrieve her work and get paid for the inventory that was sold.

Simple Ways to Add Value and Boost Your Sales

Designed to entice, this is adding something that makes them say, “Wow, this is great. I want to buy this”.

New Online Opportunity for Greeting Card Designers

Blow allows shoppers to write any message inside the birthday card in their own handwriting and then have us drop that real, signed card into the US Mail a few minutes later.