When to Show Prices of Your Art [Updated]

If you want to sell your art, post your prices. Even if you have gallery representation, showing your prices can help drive sales. Always make it easy for people to buy. [...]

Pricing for Art Consultants :: Deep Thought Thursday

Most art consultants are asking artists to give them their wholesale pricing. Is that okay? What happens when you give the consultant–or even a gallery–leeway to choose their own pricing? [...]

Art Marketing Action + Podcast: Increase prices for your art (perhaps)

Fretting about your prices again? Have you considered that some of them may be too low? Raising prices isn’t something I take lightly or recommend frequently. While raising prices in tough economic times seems counter intuitive, you want to be sure you are being paid what you’re worth. Here are six things to consider. [...]

8 Ways to be more financially savvy

You’re tempted to ignore this post because you don’t like to think or talk about money. That would be at your peril. If you want to make more money as an artist, you can’t ignore the unpleasant stuff. Read on if you dare take care of your financial health.

1. Don’t rely on a spouse to take care of all the financial stuff for you. YOU need to know how to do it. You need to be aware and able to take charge if, heaven forbid, something should happen to your spouse. And I hate to even bring it up, but I’ve heard so many stories recently about people being duped out of their life savings by their spouses who made poor financial decisions. These weren’t in the paper or a television exposé, these were artists I was talking to. (“You’re in charge” is one of the 6 principles guiding my book.)

Ella Maria [...]

From the Vault: Pricing Issues

This is the new weekly feature where I group things together for you and highlight the best of the Art Biz Blog, the Art Marketing Action newsletter, and my book, I’d Rather Be in the Studio! Today, it’s pricing. [...]

Secrets to buying art now


7 ways to price your art


Art pricing–here we go again


Contract for partnering with another artist


Deep Thought Thursday (on Friday): Raise the prices on your art?