Blog on Art Marketing and Selling Art


Should You Enter Juried Exhibitions?

On our artistic journey we all meet criticism and obstacles of every kind. Keep an open mind and an attitude on self improvement and quality of work. The journey is not easy. If it were, it wouldn't mean anything. [...]

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MUST I Attend that Art Reception?

Attending an art reception is part of being involved in the art world. Every artist must have that. It will help shape the way you move forward in your professional art life or even your personal life. [...]

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How to Avoid the #1 Obstacle to Becoming a Professional Artist

If you follow this simple to describe and hard to do recipe, you will succeed in earning a living from your art. [...]

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Your Artist Statements Say More than You Think They Do.

As in every aspect of your life, just be real, genuine, true to yourself and uncomplicated, and you wonít come across as an unmitigated ass. [...]

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Common Issues Plaguing Artwork

Creating a work of art is not an easy thing, and the mental demands upon the artist are constant. [...]

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THIS Does Not Make or Break a Judging Decision (with this One Judge, Anyway)

Excellent art shines wherever it shows, and excellent framing has the capacity to enhance Ė but not create Ė this quality. [...]

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What Does (This One) Judge Look for When He Judges?

Medium matters. A lot. Not what the medium actually is, but how the artist uses, controls, manipulates, and creates with it. [...]

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Mining the Mind of an Art Show Judge

For the artists, itís a terrific opportunity to mine the mind of the judge, getting insight into what at least this one person is looking for. [...]

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The Psychology of Art Shows

If youíve ever entered an art show, you know itís as much about psychology as it is about art. [...]

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