Interview with Patricia Albers, Author of Joan Mitchell, Lady Painter: A Life

PatriciaAlbers

I asked biographer Patricia Albers about what drew her to Mitchell’s story, how she approached her writing, and how she came to terms with Mitchell’s difficult personality.

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Other Art < Deep Thought Thursday

Pat Mitchell mosaic

What other art form (non-visual) inspires you?

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6 Steps for the Artist-Father to Help Grow Creative Kids

Marty Coleman

Guest blogger Marty Coleman (aka Napkin Dad) says: My kids liked that I was an artist as they grew up. They had a ton of things to create with and had inspiration to do so from seeing me being an artist. I learned a couple things about encouraging them that I want to share with the followers of the Art Biz Blog.”

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Twitter & Facebook Book Club Starts July 1

Joan Mitchell: Lady Painter

Join us in reading Joan Mitchell: Lady Painter starting July 1, 2011.

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Reminders for Your Art Biz

Emily Clarke, Showing a Little Leg

It’s easy to get caught up in the tsunami of advice, marketing tools, and social media messages. Take time to remember what is most important. It’s the annual Memorial Day issue of the Art Marketing Action newsletter. Slow down and make sure you’re on track with these reminders.

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Are you taking action or just reading?

Cathy Savage, Follow the North Star

Cathy Savage has made great strides as an artist since buying a copy of I’d Rather Be in the Studio on year ago. Read about her accomplishments.

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Uncommonly Grateful

©2008 Ann Marquis, Golden Pears. Acrylic on canvas.

During this Thanksgiving holiday, take a moment to acknowledge a debt of gratitude for all you have. Here, let me help you get started with your list.

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Art Marketing Action Podcasts: Uncommonly Grateful

Audio version of the post with the same name. During this Thanksgiving holiday, take a moment to acknowledge a debt of gratitude for what you are grateful for in your life.

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Boo! Spook Yourself Into Action

Beth Robinson

While I usually try to be reassuring and supportive, I’m here to scare you today with a post that has become an annual Halloween tradition. I hope it spooks you into action.

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Do Something — Anything

Gini Lawson, The Babysitters

The alternative to doing something is inaction. The alternative to marketing your art is waiting for something to happen and watching opportunities to pass by. I’m pretty sure you don’t want this.

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