Blog on Art Marketing and Selling Art


The Power of Newsletter Marketing

As a general rule, collectors that you meet in the real world will buy art some time in the next 2 to 9 months after you meet them. Newsletters are the most effective way to to keep you and your art in front of them until they are ready to buy from you. [...]

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Larry Madrigal

Jonni Cheatwood by Larry Madrigal was awarded 2nd Place in the April 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits June 2017 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from June 2nd - 8th, 2017 [...]

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What Is Your Artistic Identity?

When you say an artist's name, does a type of image pop into your mind? [...]

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Lei Min

Summer Garden by Lei Min was selected for the BoldBrush Award in the April 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Inspiration: How Do You Get It?

Stopping and waiting, while not necessarily a bad thing and occasionally a very necessarily thing, is not a lifestyle for a person who wants to grow, improve, and become highly skilled in their art. [...]

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Haters Gonna Hate

When you have a strategy to handle difficult questions and difficult people, other people—potential collectors, who worry that their questions might be considered difficult or awkward—are paying attention to how you’re handling it. [...]

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BoldBrush Curators' Picks - 22 Noteworthy Artists

Curators' Finds for May - 22 Noteworthy Artists [...]

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Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs & Other Events May - June Newsletter

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from May 26th - June 1st, 2017 [...]

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April 2017 BoldBrush Painting Contest Winners!

Our esteemed judge, Fongwei Liu has completed the judging of the April 2017 BoldBrush painting competition. [...]

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Business Cards That Drive Art Sales

One of the most important tools in the artist marketing toolkit is your business card. [...]

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Dawn Russell

Fishtown Late Season Chill by Dawn Russell was selected as FAV 15% in the March 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits May- June 2017 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from May 26th- June 1st, 2017 [...]

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Who Are You?

Artists have a lot in common, but we're individuals. Our uniqueness, with added passion, along with day-to-day hard work is what eventually turns into our visual message to viewers and hopefully buyers and collectors. [...]

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The Right Way to Sell Art Online

Highlighting the wrong way and the right way to sell your art online. [...]

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Charles Iarrobino

Passing Beneath Rialto by Charles Iarrobino was selected as FAV 15% in the March 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Making The Bed

It’s about the story we choose to tell, and how we make our art reflect that story. [...]

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Nina Fabunmi

The Summer Place by Nina Fabunmi was selected as FAV 15% in the March 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Just Keep Smiling! Tips on Art Shows

Actively give out your business card or rack cards or whatever you use for advertising. [...]

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Chisho Maas

Zen Master by Chisho Maas was selected as a Finalist in the March 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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When the Painting is Finished

Do you have a method or process you follow once you've finished a painting? [...]

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Brian Darcy

Into Town by Brian Darcy was selected as a Finalist in the March 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Special Edition International Workshops 2017-2018 Newsletter

Special International Workshops Edition from August 1st, 2017 - February 1st, 2018 [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits May 2017 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from May 19th- 25th, 2017 [...]

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The Power of Intuition

Time, repetition and speed are the keys to painting intuition and that power is within the reach of all of us. [...]

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Danny Griego

El Rancho Morning by Danny Griego was selected as a Finalist in the March 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Marketing Techniques Artists Feel Pressure to Use - Canvassing

We haven’t lost our humanity. As individual people, we speak as individual people – not conglomerates – and in a world where the masses are treated as numbers, connecting on an individual basis is very rare, and precious indeed. [...]

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Debra Keirce

Bon Voyage by Debra Keirce was selected as a Finalist in the March 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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How to Coordinate an Art Exhibit

It can be very rewarding to see the fruit of your labor translated into a beautifully displayed exhibit of art. [...]

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How to Promote Your Workshops to Over 55,000 Fine Artists

For many professional artists teaching workshops is a great way to earn income while connecting with fellow artists in meaningful ways. [...]

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Joseph Mancuso

Snow Showers by Joseph Mancuso was selected as a Finalist in the March 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Jennifer McChristian

Snake Charmers by Jennifer McChristian was selected as a Finalist in the March 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Collaboration: The Partnership That Makes You--or Breaks You

Have you collaborated with others with your art? What’s worked? What didn’t work? [...]

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Artist Spotlight - Bill Schneider

With a lot of practice anyone can become pretty proficient at rendering things. You can develop all the tools, but the real question is “what are you going to say?” [...]

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Ann Watcher

Before the Party by Ann Watcher was selected as a Finalist in the March 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Special Edition USA Exhibits May 2017 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Gallery & Museum Exhibits from May 12th- 18th, 2017 [...]

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Why Artists Need a Sacred Space

A sacred space is what you make of it. A studio does not have to be large or fancy... [...]

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Larysa Matchak

Wild Sunflowers by Larysa Matchak was awarded Outstanding Abstract in the March 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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Learn The Secrets to Great Online Art Marketing in Our New Video Series

Have you ever wondered what successful artists do to market their art online? [...]

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Jacob Aguiar

Gentle Stroll by Jacob Aguiar was awarded Outstanding Pastel in the March 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]

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