Blog on Art Marketing and Selling Art


The Advantages of a Fractured Art Market

It's wonderful that in the art world, we don't have to deal with a faceless corporation. Our market is human...it's interesting. And, frankly, it's fun. [...]

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

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from December 1st- 7th, 2017 [...]

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Joining a Group

We artists tend to be solitary Ė whether by choice or necessity. Creativity comes from within and we tend to work alone. Yet, we have a need to connect with and associate with others. [...]

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Robert Nardolillo

Afternoon Light by Robert Nardolillo won Outstanding Watercolor in the September 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Who Buys Your Art And Why - Do You Know?

Who Buys Your Work or Who Is Likely To? [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits December 2017 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from December 1st -7th, 2017 [...]

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September 2017 BoldBrush Painting Contest Winners!

Our esteemed judge, William Schneider has completed the judging of the September 2017 BoldBrush painting competition. [...]

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Michael John Ashcroft

Albert Bridge By Night London by Michael John Ashcroft was awarded the BoldBrush Award in the September 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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The Life of Art, Series #21

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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THE ART OF MARKETING Part 3: People Here Donít Appreciate Art

It took you some time to learn your craft. You didnít give up when it got hard, did you? You persevered, because it mattered to you. Donít give up on your audience, either! Give them time, give them lots of opportunities to see you and your work, a chance to know your heart. You wonít be disappointed. [...]

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Repeated Exposure Over Time

In the modern world there is a lot of noise. There are a lot of people and brands demanding our attention. Even if your art is great, you can't assume people will simply find it, prefer it and purchase it. You must find ways to distribute and expose your artworks to the world. [...]

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A Brush with Death

With hard work, a positive attitude, and purposeful intent, the universe will provide the means to realize ones goals. [...]

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Joe Kronenberg

Run'n and Gun'n by Joe Kronenberg was selected as FAV15% in the August 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Move Them Away from the Crowd

When viewers move to my website, I gain a bigger chance of standing out from the crowd - because I'm no longer in the crowd. It's just me and them, where we can form a relationship and a one-on-one conversation about my work. [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits November 2017 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from November 24th -30th, 2017 [...]

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Special Edition International Workshops 2018 Newsletter

Special International Workshops Edition from February 1st, 2018 - August 1st, 2018 [...]

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Adam Clague

Book Club by Adam Clague was selected as a Finalist in the August 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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The Life of Art, Series #20

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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New FASO Artists Members

Special Edition - New FASO Artist Members [...]

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THE ART OF MARKETING Part 2: The Good Old Days, part II

The internet, and social media, make this all so much easier. Embrace it! Now you have a choice! [...]

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Introducing John P. Weiss' Book: An Artful Life

Whether you're a seasoned pro, or a noble "weekend warrior", by the time you finish this book, you will be inspired like never before to stand before your easel and get on with the important work of making the world a better place for all of us. [...]

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Jerry Salinas

Pretty by Jerry Salinas was selected as a Finalist in the August 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Instagram

Among art buyers and artists, Instagram is now clearly the social media channel of choice. [...]

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

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from November 17th- 23rd, 2017 [...]

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Finding Your Collectors

Go to where the collectors are, and... Bring the collectors to you. [...]

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William Schneider

On the Road to Mandalay by William Schneider was selected as a Finalist in the August 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Commissions - Are They Right For you?

While commissions can be lucrative, they're not always as joyful as painting for yourself. So whether you take them on or not, depends on what types of work you're capable of, and how much tolerance you have for letting clients direct the content of your artwork. [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits November 2017 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from November 17th -23rd, 2017 [...]

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Eric Jacobsen

Harbor Birches by Eric Jacobsen was selected as a Finalist in the August 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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The Life of Art, Series #19

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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THE ART OF MARKETING Part 2: The Good Old Days

The best thing about using social media for marketing? Itís a heckuva lot cheaper, and takes a lot less time. [...]

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Using A Limited Palette -- Part 2

Although I use a limited palette for my paintings, I always start out by mixing puddles of several colors before I start the actual painting. [...]

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Dan Beck

Country by Dan Beck was selected as a Finalist in the August 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from November 10th - 16th, 2017 [...]

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Use Your Mailing List

Put it to work for you. Be creative in how you use it. There are many ways to market to your collectors and prospects, and I find that a variety of methods work best. [...]

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Sandra Pearce

Cafe et Conversations by Sandra Pearce was awarded Outstanding Watercolor in the August 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Your Time Is of The Essence

Know who you are, and know why people buy your art - that's the true essence of marketing. [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits November 2017 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from November 10th - 16th, 2017 [...]

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Special Edition USA Workshops February 2018 Newsletter

Special USA Workshops Edition from February 1st - March 1st, 2018 [...]

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Kyoko Bass

Life no.3 by Kyoko Bass was awarded Outstanding Abstract in the August 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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