Blog on Art Marketing and Selling Art


Special Edition USA Exhibits March 2017 Newsletter

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

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The Wordless USP

You're not selling insurance, you're selling art: what you need is a wordless USP. I'm redefining "USP" for artists. Your "Wordless USP" is your Unique Style of Painting. [...]

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Amanda Bilson

Bird Watching by Amanda Bilson was awarded Outstanding Pastel in the January 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Marketing On The Web

We must remember our website has a very short window of opportunity to attract and create enough interest to stop a potential customer in their tracks and take notice of who we are and why they must have our work. [...]

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Iain Stewart

Two Boys and a Bicycle Gothenburg Sweden by Iain Stewart was awarded Outstanding Watercolor in the January 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Embrace The Nature Fix To Be Happier And More Creative

No wonder plein air painting, paint-outs, conventions and outdoor workshops have grown in popularity. Creative people have rediscovered all the healthy benefits in taking their paints outside. [...]

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BoldBrush Curators' Picks - 17 Noteworthy Artists

Curators' Finds for February- 17 Noteworthy Artists [...]

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Depth of Growth is More Important than Rate of Growth

The reality is that, even in the 21st century, selling art is a very personal one-on-one human endeavor. [...]

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January 2017 BoldBrush Painting Contest Winners!

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

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Peter Yesis

The Wharf by Peter Yesis was selected as FAV 15% in the December 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Artist Spotlight - James Crandall

“Success” for me, now, is having the freedom to make pictures that I have a personal connection to, and the time to execute them to the best of my ability. [...]

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Mark Brockman

Adrift by Mark Brockman was selected as FAV 15% in the December 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Special Edition International Workshops 2017 Newsletter

Special International Workshops Edition from May 1st - November 1st, 2017 [...]

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Déjà Vu - Do I Have a Great Deal Just for You!

Before you accept a statement as true, ask yourself, "Who told me this?", "Are they trustworthy?", and "Are they simply repeating something they've heard?" [...]

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Daniel Marshall

Almost Winter Rivington St by Daniel Marshall was selected as FAV 15% in the December 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Learning on a Budget

This really is a global community and we are members of a family that go beyond borders. [...]

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Thomas Wezwick

Up Along the River Cold by Thomas Wezwick was selected as FAV 15% in the December 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Why Comparison Is The Thief Of Joy

Congratulate your friends and fellow artists who succeed in areas you haven’t. Let go of your ego, ask their advice and learn from their successes. [...]

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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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Margaret Horvat

Pink Stripe Cherries by Margaret Horvat was selected as FAV 15% in the December 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Finding Your Tribe

Artists are people, too. [...]

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Brenda Boylan

Lefturn Lane by Brenda Boylan was selected as a Finalist in the December 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Email Marketing Guide

Are you excited about selling your art or increasing the sales you already have? This Email Marketing Guide will help you build your email list. [...]

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Timothy C. Tyler

Wine in a Box by Timothy C. Tyler was selected as a Finalist in the December 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits February 2017 Newsletter

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

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The Descriptive Snob

Getting our audiences to engage with and relate to our art is paramount, not only for our own survival and success as artists but, for our entire reason for being artists in the first place! [...]

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John Bayalis

RADIO DAYS by John Bayalis was selected as a Finalist in the December 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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The Best Laid Plans

Art doesn't require fancy equipment or expensive supplies; it only needs a pen and paper, if that's all you have. [...]

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Mary Pettis

Waiting for the Light II by Mary Pettis was selected as a Finalist in the December 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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One Super Important Quality For Gallery Success

If you want to get into a great gallery, work on your consistency. Develop and hone a style that is immediately recognizable. One that collectors can count on. [...]

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Don’t Jeopardize Your Art Sales by Making This Common and Easily Avoidable Mistake!

Not making sure that your website is mobile responsive is a very common mistake that lots of artists make. Don’t make this mistake and jeopardize your traffic and sales. [...]

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Brian Blood

Winter Light on Signal Hill by Brian Blood was selected as a Finalist in the December 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Get More out of Workshops by Following these Three Rules

The goal of a workshop is not to create a great piece of art but to discover new ways to express your artistic voice. [...]

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Kyle Ma

Beautiful Morning by Kyle Ma was selected as a Finalist in the December 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Artist Spotlight - Mian Situ

I think it’s very important to look at other successful artists, but you should not try to copy them because you will fail. It’s very important to be yourself and do what you like the most from the heart. [...]

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Hilma Koelman

Impression by Hilma Koelman was awarded Outstanding Abstract in the December 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Special Edition USA Workshops March 2017 Newsletter

Special USA Workshops Edition from March 1st - April 1st 2017 [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits February 2017 Newsletter

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

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Who Are Your Business Partners?

Some may think, "I paint alone. I don't partner with anyone." but to succeed as a professional artist, you will need to partner with some other industry professionals in order to get your paintings seen and sold. [...]

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Nan Sherry

Trevor by Nan Sherry was awarded Outstanding Pastel in the December 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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