Artist Carol McArdle has sold 45 original works of art over the past five or six years – on her own – without participating in art festivals. She breaks down the 16 different ways those 45 paintings found new homes.
Can artists have successful careers without exhibiting live? How? Will anything be forfeited?
I write a lot about promoting your art online because it’s cost effective and easy. But you shouldn’t be satisfied with showing your work only on the Internet.
Nothing can replace a live audience interacting with your art.
Every time you show your art to someone, you add new layers of meaning to the work because viewers bring their experiences to an appreciation of it.
That’s why every exhibit enriches your art career.
My challenge to you is to book a new LIVE venue for exhibiting your art by January 15. Are you up for that? Share your commitment in a comment.
This post is an excerpt from today’s Art Biz Insider newsletter, which offers a list of benefits for exhibiting your art
How does an artist end a relationship with a gallery if it is not going well? How do you keep it civil and friendly while looking for another gallery in that same city?
There are plenty of people who are willing to help you promote your art, but don’t expect them to know where to begin.
If you’re one of the many artists who are showing in non-art venues like restaurants, coffee shops, and bank lobbies, you might be resigned to the fact that these venues can be challenging for sales.
But if you’re an art ninja, you will never tell yourself such a story. You must believe that any venue is the best venue for you at the moment.
Vow to make the most of your opportunities by going the extra mile to enlist others to promote your work for you – wherever you’re showing your art.
Scratch the back of the person in charge. Your contact at a venue
A lot of my clients have a hard time coming up with titles for their artworks or titles for their exhibits. What are some tricks you’ve learned for coming up with titles?
Want to make your gallery even happier that they’re doing business with you? Send them business! Here’s how.
It’s awful to wake up the day after an opening, workshop, or art show and think of all the photos you wish you had taken. Make a plan to shoot the photos you’ll wish you had later.