Blog on Art Marketing and Selling Art


Eric Rhoads shares his inspirational thoughts on making hard changes.

When Change Is Hard But Good

Though I hope youíre not stuck, it might be worth asking yourself if you are and what you could do to get you into a better place. Today is as good as any to think about it. [...]

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Eric Rhoads discusses the importance of continuity when marketing your art.

The Land of Danger for Art Marketers

Marketing is like a jet that never lands and has to be continually refueled in the air. If you land it, you lose momentum and itís much harder to take off again ó and youíll see a reduction in business before long. [...]

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Eric Rhoads shares his thoughts on helping to change the world

The First Step to Changing the World

I could tell more stories, but the point is that interests and passion drove my actions. Though I had some self-doubt and fear about whether I could get these things done, my passion overcame my fear. [...]

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Eric Rhoads discusses the important role a frame can play in selling your artwork.

Using Frames To Sell Artwork

Itís important to think of a painting as a whole package. Quality paintings and quality frames go together. [...]

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Eric Rhoads shares his thoughts on the importance of evolving, learning and making changes.

Perfect and Imperfect Fathers

Life is full of lessons and corrections. Thankfully, we continue to evolve, learn, and make changes. [...]

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Eric Rhoads discusses the value of repeated exposure.

How to Kill an Ad Campaign

Why Getting Sick of Your Ads Will Hurt Your Business [...]

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Eric Rhoads shares his belief, that it's never too late to make your dreams come true.

How Dreams Come True

The world has been blessed with amazing things that would not exist had some woman or man allowed their dreams to be prevented by their negative mindset. [...]

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Eric Rhoads' discusses the power "branding" can have on your art career.

The Ultimate Power of Branding: Why a da Vinci Sold for $450.3 Million

Never underestimate the power of a well thought-out marketing strategy. It can make an unknown artist known, or take an artist whose work isnít selling and make it sell. It can get an artist invited to events and get people buzzing. [...]

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Eric Rhoads discusses the importance of down time.

The Magic of Summer

One of the things I love about summer is the release of the brain muscle. Itís tight all year, jammed with projects, workload, and stress, and summer provides a chance to stop squeezing that muscle at that level and allow new ideas to float in at a leisurely pace... Since summer is right around the corner: What will you do? If you learned that this is your last summer, what would you get done that youíve kept putting off? [...]

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Don't miss Eric Rhoads' advice to artists, on the importance of communication.

The Empty Building: What You May Be Missing as an Artist

When someone calls you, they are giving you permission to reach them, even if you have to call more than once. [...]

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Eric Rhoads discusses facing life's challenges

Temporary Moments of Discomfort

How do you look at lifeís challenges and problems? Do you face your problems with grace, and with a sense that no matter how dark it is, youíll be better off on the other side? [...]

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When Lightning Strikes

Today is a good time to think about missed -or captured- opportunities, and to plant a seed in your mind to be on the lookout and ready to jump when opportunity strikes. [...]

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Beating "The System"

Engage your mind and find ways to overcome what others have not figured out. Start by believing that you have what it takes, your own unique ideas and perspective, which no one else on earth has. Use it to your advantage. [...]

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Warm Memories

Letís each go out of our way to create memories, and letís cherish the memories we hold dear. We would all be better off spending more time enjoying those memories. [...]

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Listening to the Voices in Your Head

You have unbelievable gifts within you, things you donít even know you have, that have been molded by the experiences in your life. Adversity may have been painful but itís where many of our gifts come from. [...]

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Being Deliberate

What will you do this week to impart lessons to friends, family, and others, which are important for them to hear or experience? [...]

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When Moments Matter

If you had just one thing you needed to get done, needed to accomplish, and you had to get it done now, so you knew it would get done before your unexpected last breath, what would that one thing be? [...]

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The Baby Steps to Giant Dreams

Not only do I want you to live your passion, your dream, I want you to be ready to ride this coming big wave, and to be able to thrive when the wave ends and economic downturns occur. [...]

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The Suffering Artist

Paint like no one will ever see it, so the only person youíre pleasing is yourself. Youíll have breakthroughs unlike any you could otherwise experience. [...]

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Misguided Resolutions

In 2018 may you be blessed with miles of smiles, surrounded by people you love and want to be around, filled with realized dreams and the ability to help others change their lives and the joy of knowing you did it on your own. [...]

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Are You Killing Yourself Unknowingly?

What you talk about, what you spend your time on, is what feeds your mind. [...]

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Somethingís Knocking at My Brain

From this past Sunday, BoldBrush proudly brings you: Sunday Coffee with Eric Rhoads [...]

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