Why Artists Must Say No

It can be hard to turn down cash in favor of pursuing your dream and fulfilling your business vision. But will it mean you are spending your time helping someone else fulfill their vision instead?

Studio Production Goes to the Wholesale Marketplace

The line is constantly changing in order to provide a variety of price points as well as fresh colorways to keep existing clients interested and attract new clients.

3 Website Updates Artists Need for the New Year

Even if you don’t have the latest greatest website design and a super current blog, your available works, bio and list of shows should be up to date.

Art Business Planning with a Reality Check

Stubbornly pursuing something that isn’t working is not wise, but letting yourself off the hook isn’t either.

Sell Art in the Hospitality Market

Artists who want to sell into this sector of the market should stay on top of trends in hospitality design.

Authenticating and Tracking Your Art

A well-documented history of your artwork allows potential collectors to better gauge how the work compares to the other pieces.

Post-Sale Strategies to Grow Your Art Business

After a sale has closed and a customer is particularly pleased with their purchase, you may want to ask them for a testimonial.

Washington, DC Metro Art-Business Conference

Serious artists who want to uplevel their small businesses will want to attend this two-day Art-Business Conference to be held at Artists & Makers Studios in Rockville, Maryland.

5 Tips to Make Your Portfolio Images Web Friendly

Before uploading images to your website, you should always resize them smaller and save them at a lower quality.

Why Artists Must Have a Brand Story

Ultimately, a brand story must speak to the audience, not just about the artist.

Your Art Portfolio Checklist

These days, many people will never view your portfolio in person – they must rely on digital images, which makes this task even more important.

How Focus Changed My Photography Business

As my focus on barnscapes grew, it became apparent that people were resonating with my cause, “to preserve barnscape and agricultural history for future generations.”

How to Photograph Your Artwork

The word photography literally translates to “Writing with Light.” The correct lighting is essential when photographing your art pieces.

How Artists Can Earn Income and Support Using Patreon

What also sets Patreon apart is that it is a place to share your creative endeavors directly and intimately, with no outside influences or advertising.