New Educational Resource for the Art Community

The concept is to provide a free educational platform that teaches, supports and provides feedback for visual artists everywhere.

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.

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.

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.

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.