Control Your Time and Become a More Successful Artist

Several months ago, I was on the edge of overload. I had a number of great projects in progress, gallery sales were humming along, and the little things that a…

Collective Wisdom | What to do With Older, Unsold Artwork

I’m not sure why, but I’ve recently received a lot of questions from artists wondering what to do with older unsold artwork.  Storing old artwork can become a huge challenge,…

Ask a Gallery Owner | Creating Awesome Titles For Your Art

In this week’s ask a gallery owner I’ll talk about how effective titles can help sell your art. If you haven’t already, be sure and sign up for our email…

Dressing for Success | Art Marketing Minute

While I’m sure you spend some time thinking about what to wear before any art event, I wonder if you’ve thought about the implications of that decision. Whether we like…

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

Recently, Xanadu Gallery’s communication’s director, Chelsea, initiated two awesome sales. These sales both occurred in what I consider to be hotspots in the gallery. What do I mean by “hotspots”?…

Ask a Gallery Owner | Should Galleries (and Artists) Display Pricing With Artwork?

This week I answer a question about whether galleries ought to post prices with artwork on display in the gallery. What do you think? Share your thoughts in the comments…

3 Tips to Help You Better Follow Up With Art Buyers and Make More Sales

Case 1: Last summer, I had a woman come into the gallery after having received a copy of our Art Catalogue. She and her husband were nearing the end of…

Debate | Should Visitors be Allowed to Photograph Artwork in Galleries, Museums and Art Shows?

I received the following email from a reader, and artist and studio owner: Hi Jason, Love your Red dot blog! Here’s a topic that I would love to see addressed:…

Ask a Gallery Owner | Succeeding with Exhibitions of your Art in Local Venues

In this week’s Ask a Gallery Owner we’ll talk about maximizing sales when showing your work in local venues and exhibits. View Paola Bueso’s art at paolabuesoart.com   

Selling Art | Words that Make a Difference

Several weeks ago, I struck up a conversation with a gentleman who was visiting the gallery and was fascinated with the art gallery business. He is a business owner himself…