What Artists Must Know about Exhibiting at Art Fairs

Ray Beldner, the founder of stARTup Art Fair, gives an inside look at the art fair world, and what artists should know before committing to exhibit at these events.

New Report on the Working Artist

This groundbreaking new report explodes myths about visual artists. It measures their impact on the economy and society, and reveals the importance of business education to their success.

5 Ways to Grow Your Art Business

Working as an artist and growing a successful business at the same time can feel overwhelming. Use these tips to stay focused, consistent and motivated.

A Top Artist Advocate Speaks

Arts leader and advocate Rickie Leiter has worked tirelessly to provide support and resources for artists of all types. She offers her views on the current state of the industry and what artists need to know.

What Artists Should Know About Outsourcing

As an artist, your most valuable time is spent in the studio. How can you get the help you need to run the rest of your business?

Art Business Checklist & Cheat Sheet

Building an art business? You will need knowledge, planning, organization and presentation skills. Here’s our checklist with links to articles on many topics.

How to Use Testimonials to Sell More Art

Testimonials can be quotes from your existing customers who have a positive experience to share about how your art has enhanced their lives.

How an Entrepreneur Built an Online Wearable Art Business

Israeli entrepreneur Shahaf Gal runs Bones and Balloons, a fun, contemporary clothing and accessories company that sells wearables featuring colorful collage designs.

Artist Success: Turning Publicity Into Sales

One article led to another and news stations near and far (an Australian outlet put together a video about my work!) wanted to learn more about what I do.

Santa Fe Art-Business Conference

Presented by The Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists (CHF), the Third Annual Santa Fe Art-Business Conference will take place on September 16, 17 and 18, 2019 at the Convention Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Successful Art Sales Conversations

As the artist, you are the expert on your work, and have the most information to assist the prospect in making a decision.

How to Share Your Life as an Inspired Artist

Many people wish they could be artists, and imagine the artist’s life is passionate, free and creative. That might not always be true, but what you share with your audience can shape the interest they have in your work.

Use Online Apps to Market Your Art

As an artist, one of the hardest things is to stand out from the crowd. Posting your latest work is great, but what about between those days/weeks that you’re working on a newbie?

Artists Speak Out About Selling Through Instagram

Instagram is currently the largest social media driver of online art sales, demanding attention as a potential source of revenue. I asked artists who have sold on the platform for their opinions, strategies and experiences.