Blog on Art Marketing and Selling Art


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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Lori Woodward's discusses the power of the "red dot" at an art show.

The Psychology of SOLD

Sales really do beget Sales. [...]

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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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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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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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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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Art Festivals: A Typical Day in the Tent

The hard work of the show includes not only getting there, but setting up, interacting with clients, and being ďonĒ for hours at a time, up to 11-plus hours per day. [...]

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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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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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How to Coordinate an Art Exhibit -- Part II

The Planning/Decision Making part of exhibition coordination is critical to the success of an art exhibit. [...]

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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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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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Eight Key Things To Do To Get Ready For A Small Business Solo Show

Do you like showing at small businesses? [...]

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THIS Does Not Make or Break a Judging Decision (with this One Judge, Anyway)

Excellent art shines wherever it shows, and excellent framing has the capacity to enhance Ė but not create Ė this quality. [...]

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What Does (This One) Judge Look for When He Judges?

Medium matters. A lot. Not what the medium actually is, but how the artist uses, controls, manipulates, and creates with it. [...]

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Mining the Mind of an Art Show Judge

For the artists, itís a terrific opportunity to mine the mind of the judge, getting insight into what at least this one person is looking for. [...]

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