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.

Upcoming Art Business Workshops – Winter 2017

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

How to Determine if an Art Exhibition Space is a Good Fit

A signed contract from both parties, the artist and the venue, is a must to make sure every transaction is transparent and both parties are protected from the unforeseen.

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: Art Licensing

Artists who license clearly benefit from multiple contractual agreements, each one producing a stream of income.

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.

Keep Your Art Collectors Coming Back

Sometimes artists say they “don’t want to bother people” or feel uncomfortable following up with prospects who didn’t make the purchase.

How Artists Can Build Credibility

Artists who are recognized as experts usually have a niche to focus on. They become a specialist in an area of their choosing.

The Art of Silence

Silence can be your friend, and a great tool to move from the sale to the close.

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”.

Building Trust and Longevity in Artist/Gallery Relationships

You may have noticed, one of the signs of a reputable and trustworthy gallery is they have represented many of their artists for several years.

How I Learned to Love Art Commissions

After moving through some deeper self-doubt, I have come to a place of joy working on custom orders.

Art x Business Bootcamp at RISD

This November, RISD will present their bi-annual Business Bootcamp for artists, taking place at the Renaissance Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island.

Three Writing Traps Artists Should Avoid

The folks who read your grant application aren’t interested in the state of your marriage or what you had for dinner last night. They want to know about your work, so that’s what you should focus on.