It really comes down to having a track record of exhibitions, a strong body of work and regularly putting yourself out there.
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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.
Artists who license clearly benefit from multiple contractual agreements, each one producing a stream of income.
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.
Sometimes artists say they “don’t want to bother people” or feel uncomfortable following up with prospects who didn’t make the purchase.
Artists who are recognized as experts usually have a niche to focus on. They become a specialist in an area of their choosing.
Silence can be your friend, and a great tool to move from the sale to the close.
Designed to entice, this is adding something that makes them say, “Wow, this is great. I want to buy this”.
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.
After moving through some deeper self-doubt, I have come to a place of joy working on custom orders.
This November, RISD will present their bi-annual Business Bootcamp for artists, taking place at the Renaissance Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island.