Blog on Art Marketing and Selling Art


Jason Horejs discusses how to utilize "hotspots" when displaying your art in a show, festival or gallery

Magic Walls | How Some Spaces in My Gallery Sell More Art Than Others

What do I mean by "hotspots"? These are areas of the gallery that tend to generate more sales activity than other areas. Some of you may have experienced this in your galleries before, or at art festivals or open studio tour events - there seem to be certain areas that generate more interest and activity, no matter what is showing there. [...]

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Jason Horejs shares some great tips on art festivals and art shows

How to Succeed at Art Shows and Festivals

The summer art show season is upon us again. Each summer, tens of thousands of artists have the opportunity to show and sell their creations to the art-loving public. Participating in these shows can be exhilarating, terrifying and exhausting, all at the same time. [...]

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Luann Udell shares important tips for your next art show

It's The Little Things That Count

Trust me--itís those little things that help your art biz grow big! [...]

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Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs & Other Events January 2018 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from January 5th - 11th, 2018 [...]

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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 8th - 14th, 2017 [...]

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

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from November 3rd - 9th, 2017 [...]

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

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from October 6th - 12th, 2017 [...]

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

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from September 29th - October 5th, 2017 [...]

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

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from September 22nd - 28th, 2017 [...]

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

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from September 15th- 21st, 2017 [...]

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

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from September 8th- 14th, 2017 [...]

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

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

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

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from August 25th- 31st, 2017 [...]

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

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from August 18th - 24th, 2017 [...]

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What about Art Festivals?

There is no secret path to success. There are no surefire tips. There is no method which we can copy to get the results that another artist did, because we do not share their background, their thought process, their opportunities, challenges, and disadvantages. While we can learn from their story, the major message never changes: the one constant involves hard work, perseverance, determination, grit, and independence. [...]

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

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from August 11th - 17th, 2017 [...]

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

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from August 4th - 10th, 2017 [...]

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Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs & Other Events July - August 2017 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from July 28th - August 3rd, 2017 [...]

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

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from July 21st - 27th, 2017 [...]

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

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from July 14th - 20th, 2017 [...]

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

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from July 7th - 13th, 2017 [...]

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Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs & Other Events June - July 2017 Newsletter

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from June 30th - July 6th, 2017 [...]

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

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from June 23rd - 29th, 2017 [...]

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

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from June 16th - 22nd, 2017 [...]

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

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from June 9th - 15th, 2017 [...]

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

Special Edition USA Festivals, Fairs, Open Studios & Other Events from June 2nd -8th, 2017 [...]

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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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Fairs vs Galleries

Do fairs devalue my work? Am I an established artist if I have gallery representation? [...]

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Forget the Flowers and Hold the Wine

Let your art speak for itself. And let your art be the star of the show. [...]

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Art Shows

If youíre exhibiting, put your smartphone away. Youíre paying a lot of money for the booth space. Have a short story for each of your pieces youíre showing. Engage with the people looking at your work and ask them questions. Be genuinely curious about others, and youíll find your nervousness is diminished. Stop using introversion as an excuse and learn to be engaging in a genuine way. [...]

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Myths That Hold Us Back

The reason itís important to dispel myths -- not only those we face as artists but in all areas of our lives -- is because we will look for results based upon our belief in the truth of what weíre told. If what weíre told is a myth, then thereís no reason to waste time chasing it, expecting success from an area, or a method, that is not designed to give it. [...]

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Organizing Show Folders

Have you ever entered a show, only to lose half the info and spend precious time and energy tracking it down? Or have you wanted to enter a show you've entered in the past, but can't remember what you entered? I have! This year, in an effort to clean up my act, I've implemented a very simple system for keeping my head above water in this area. [...]

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The Biggest Question of Them All

The important thing here is, if you donít really know why the person is hesitating, it is almost impossible to propose a solution or resolution. And almost every obstacle has its resolution. [...]

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What's Your Next Step?

Sometimes the Ďnext stepí is so tiny, we donít even recognize itís holding us back. [...]

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