Finding Your Artistic Voice

A recent conversation with photographer/teacher Karen Hutton ranged deeply into understanding and sharing one’s artistic voice, and the opportunity we have to act as cultural visionaries.

50 Things Artists Can Do While Self-Isolated

The Coronavirus pandemic has led to a cascade of event cancellations and the loss of opportunities for many artists and self-isolation. What do we do now?

Artists and Legacy Planning

How important is it to plan for your art career to outlive you? Elizabeth Hulings, heir and manager of her artist father’s estate, explains how to prepare for your artist legacy.

My Career as a Children’s Book Illustrator

Successful full-time children’s book illustrator Jody Wheeler opens up about getting into the business and how it has evolved.

Top Art Fairs in America 2020

by guest blogger Connie Mettler Each year, Art Fair Calendar surveys art lovers and fans to determine and rank the best fairs and festivals in the U.S. Here’s their 2020 lineup.     Chicago’s Old Town Art Fair was named the #1 art fair in the country in the 2019 ArtFairCalendar.com’s 8th “Best Art Fair […]

12 Essentials for your Website Shopping Cart or Product Pages

Having a website is one of the primary marketing channels available to Artists. If you are considering adding a way for collectors to buy directly from your website, you are not alone.

How One Artist Exploded Her Social Media Following

Potter Julie Spako didn’t start out to become a social media start, but she found a method of building an enormous following on Instagram and Pinterest, which has increased her sales.

How Artists Can Get Juried In

What does it take to get your art accepted in a competitive juried process? Here’s my jury process and what I take into consideration to give a thumbs up, or send a rejection.

Advice from a Highly Licensed Artist

Artist JJ Galloway developed a lucrative business licensing her work. She offers advice on getting organized and being ready to take on big opportunities and achieve success.

Lessons Learned While Building a Small Business

What has been most effective in my own business has a lot in common with the artists I’ve worked with who are building their own.

Conversation with an Art Dealer

Lianne Pierce is a British curator and founder of Rhoko online gallery. We recently spoke about her experience, direction and thoughts about the evolution of the art world and new collectors.

Engage the Senses with Your Booth Display

Appeal to shoppers with a display of your art or handmade work that presents beautifully and invites sensory engagement.

Why Artists Must Develop a Network

Developing and growing a strong and diversified network of contacts is a proven component of successful art careers.

4 Essential Strategies for Selling Art Online

Many artists want to capture a piece of the online market. Use these strategies to provide a compelling customer experience that leads to the sale.