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 ideas on what to do with older unsold artwork

Collective Wisdom | What to do With Older, Unsold Artwork

Storing old artwork can become a huge challenge, especially for artists who have built up hundreds works over the years. Studio space is at a premium, and every square inch that is taken up in storage, is a square inch thatís not available as work space. I have a number of different suggestions of possible approaches to dealing with older work, their benefits and challenges, and then I would like to encourage you to share your experience with older work. [...]

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Keith Bond shares why you should keep all aspects of your art business separate

Compartmentalizing Your Art

How do you compartmentalize your art Ė or do you? [...]

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Luann Udell shared how art events are about laying the groundwork for potential collectors

THE THING ABOUT OPEN STUDIOS: Art Events Arenít About Making Money TODAY

Art events are about introducing our work to an audience, especially if itís a new audience. Itís about inviting our visitors and attendees into our world. Open studios are especially powerful, because they see our work and our environment in full. [...]

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Luann Udell discusses how to enjoy the steps along the way in our "journey"

LESSONS FROM THE MOVE: Give It Time, and Take the Time!

Most things in life work themselves out. [...]

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LESSONS FROM THE MOVE: Rome Wasnít Built in a Day

I hope, if you are also facing something overwhelming in your life, that you have good friends to help you through... And even if you donít, I hope you are as kind to yourself as Iíve learned to be, today. [...]

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Don't miss Luann Udell's lesson on "your next studio"

LESSONS FROM THE MOVE: Your Next Studio

It doesnít get easier. The life lessons just keep coming, and thatís a good thing. I hope! [...]

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Luann Udell discusses how we must nourish our artistic nature regularly

EXERCISE FOR SUCCESS Tip #4

Our artistic nature is like a muscle. It needs to be exercised regularly, too. [...]

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Luann Udell discusses how getting to the studio--is half the battle.

EXERCISE FOR SUCCESS Tip #3: You have to do it even when you don't feel like it.

Getting to the gymóor the studioóis half the battle. Have your winning arguments ready! [...]

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LESSONS FROM THE GYM: The Wizard of Oz

Thereís a lot going on behind the curtain! [...]

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MacGyver Studio (Part 2)

Hopefully this helps some of you out there cut through the tangled web of studio lighting, there's a lot of trial and error (and money spent) trying to find what works best for your situation. [...]

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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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MacGyver Studio (Part 1)

We all dream of the perfect studio, even those who have a dream studio, dream of an even better one! [...]

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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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Many Hands Make Life Work

When people come together to accomplish a task, the energy is amazing! [...]

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Your Next Studio

The beauty, the real blessing of many studio moves, is nothing is ever going to hold you back for very long. You learn what to keep, and what you can let go of. [...]

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