How Artists Can Inoculate Themselves Against Rejection

Where I see a debilitating lack of self-esteem is not in their artistic practices, but rather in the business activities that are necessary to make them self-sustaining.

Balancing Art and Business

How do self-employed artists balance studio and administrative time without losing their minds?

How Artists Earn: Teaching

Many artists cultivate multiple ways of earning, and have found that teaching is a popular option that can take various forms.

Photo Service Helps Build an Amazing Art Portfolio

ProductViz provides quality portfolio-caliber pictures of artwork. We show artists work in an interior setting.

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.

Showing Your Art Effectively: 3 Steps to an Engaging Display

Placing fewer, stronger works on the wall can also give the visitor an appetite for more.

How Artists Earn: Tattoo Art

Turning what is, initially, a customer’s thoughts into a creative design good enough for them to get tattooed permanently onto their skin is what really makes it worthwhile.

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 […]

Santa Fe Art Business Summit

A major art business event will take place this spring in one of America’s finest art destinations – Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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 […]

An Artist’s Journey

It really comes down to having a track record of exhibitions, a strong body of work and regularly putting yourself out there.

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.

How to Boost Your Art Website Rank with Backlinks

The more highly ranked the other site, the more “link juice” it provides. Google’s search engine likes to see backlinks that come from authoritative websites, which helps to distinguish yours as worthy of a visit.

Upcoming Art Business Workshops – Winter 2017

Ready to grow your creative business this year? Join us at a professional development workshop this winter.