Blog on Art Marketing and Selling Art


Who Are You; Who Were You?

Beware of changing your art simply to emulate others who seem more successful than you. After all, each of us is unique, and we can take advantage of that. [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits November 2017 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from November 3rd - 9th, 2017 [...]

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Mere Shadows of Halloween, Art and Gentlemen

So while the rest of the world is content with a simple "Happy Halloween", we present you with our following commentary on Halloween, Gentlemen and Art... [...]

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Spencer Meagher

Hemmed In by Spencer Meagher was awarded Outstanding Acrylic in the August 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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The Life of Art, Series #17

Art, an aspiring fine artist who works full time as a police officer. Art is surrounded by supportive and well-meaning family and friends who don't always get his passion for painting, and he often finds himself in strange situations that make you just want to laugh out loud. [...]

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Instantly Instagram

Finally, social media you can have fun with! [...]

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Backgrounds As Stage Settings

In order for a background to be cohesive it must be considered as important as the subject you are painting. [...]

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Carl Dalio

Evening in Uptown by Carl Dalio was awarded Outstanding Acrylic in the August 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Not Every Artist Needs a Blog

A blog can be a powerful marketing asset. However, building a blog, the right way, takes a big commitment. [...]

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Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs & Other Events October - November 2017 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from October 27th - November 2nd, 2017 [...]

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Marketing Channels That Drive Art Sales

In this weekís article, Iíll be shifting to a discussion of the marketing channels that you should be focusing on into order to put this strategy into action and generate more art sales. [...]

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Brienne Brown

On the Boardwalk by Brienne Brown was awarded Outstanding Watercolor in the August 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Who Are You - Part 2

Let Your Art Evolve In Your Way [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits October - November 2017 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from October 27th - November 2nd, 2017 [...]

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The Importance of Being Ready

Inspiration comes when it wants to, it can be a fleeting thing, so we need to act on it when it's there and make the best use of it when we can. [...]

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Donna MacDonald

Arm in Arm by Donna MacDonald was selected as a Finalist in the July 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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The Life of Art, Series # 16

Art, an aspiring fine artist who works full time as a police officer. Art is surrounded by supportive and well-meaning family and friends who don't always get his passion for painting, and he often finds himself in strange situations that make you just want to laugh out loud. [...]

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LESSONS FROM THE FIRE: "Safe" Is Relative

The message is loud and clear: Our creative work, the work of our heart, matters. Our art heals ourselves, gets us to our best place in the world. In our ART, we are safe. [...]

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Treat Everyone with Respect and Dignity

We encourage you to make treating everyone with respect and dignity a part of the way you do business. Let's work together to make this world a better place for us all. [...]

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Phil Couture

Naoai by Phil Couture was awarded 3rd Place in the August 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Artful Procrastination

If, to maximize your chances of creating great art, you have to pursue inspiration every time it strikes and, if you never know when it's going to strike, then, to produce great work, you will, necessarily have to "blow off" some tasks if you want to take advantage of that inspiration. [...]

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Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs & Other Events October 2017 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from October 20th - 26th, 2017 [...]

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Secrets of the Pros: An Art Marketing Strategy to Grow Your Art Sales

In this article Iím going to describe a marketing strategy that really works well for increasing your art sales. [...]

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Deborah Tilby

High Oaks Farm by Deborah Tilby was awarded 2nd Place in the August 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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How To Price Your Giclee Prints

When you get your work out there in front of many more people than you could with just one original, you gain the opportunity to sell more of your originals. [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits October 2017 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from October 20th - 26th, 2017 [...]

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David Tanner

First Draft by David Tanner was awarded the BoldBrush award in the August 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Special Edition International Workshops 2018 Newsletter

Special International Workshops Edition from January 1st, 2018 - July 1st, 2018 [...]

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The Life of Art, Series # 15

Art, an aspiring fine artist who works full time as a police officer. Art is surrounded by supportive and well-meaning family and friends who don't always get his passion for painting, and he often finds himself in strange situations that make you just want to laugh out loud. [...]

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FIRE SEASON

Iím thinking as artists, we carry our possessions, our wealth, inside us. We carry the eye that sees what so many donítóthe unexpected beauty thatís often overlooked. We carry the skill to capture it, and share it with the world. [...]

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The Survival of the Artist in the Automated Age

Art that transcends the commonplace, even occasionally art on a hotel wall, will find its way to those who value and notice the art. And technology will allow more people to find and hopefully collect our art. [...]

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August 2017 BoldBrush Painting Contest Winners!

Our esteemed judge, Tony Pro has completed the judging of the August 2017 BoldBrush painting competition. [...]

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Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs & Other Events October 2017 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from October 13th- 19th, 2017 [...]

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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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Zachery Elletson

Delicate Things by Zachery Elletson was selected as FAV 15% in the July 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Making and Selling Giclee Prints - Will It Work For You?

The reason to sell giclees is to offer your work to a larger audience at a lower price than your originals. A second incentive is because it provides some semi-passive income to the artist. [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits October 2017 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from October 13th- 19th, 2017 [...]

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Trust Your Instincts, Not the Experts

Youíre an artist. You have a reputation for thinking differently. So . . . earn that reputation. The more we think original thought, the more we manifest that thought into acting differently. [...]

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Alexandra Latypova

My Friend Tamara by Alexandra Latypova was selected as a Finalist in the July 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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The Life of Art, Series # 14

Art, an aspiring fine artist who works full time as a police officer. Art is surrounded by supportive and well-meaning family and friends who don't always get his passion for painting, and he often finds himself in strange situations that make you just want to laugh out loud. [...]

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