Quick Tip: Make a Folder for Images of Art in Client’s Homes

In many of the articles I write on RedDotBlog, I’m asking you to make major life commitments or giving you big marketing strategies. Today I want to invite you to…

Video: Ask a Gallery Owner | Should I Negotiate with Clients in Order to Make Sales?

In this week’s session I’ll tackle the sometimes tricky question of whether or not negotiating with customers to make a sale is advisable, and, if so, how to negotiate to…

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…

Larry Hughs

Online Critique Group Recording 2020-09-23 | Featured Artist Larry Hughes

The Artwork Title: Balcony House Medium: watercolor Size: 14×24 Price: 4400 Title: Abstraccion 1 Medium: plein-air watercolor Size: 5.5×7.5 Price: 800 Title: Graces of the Guadalupes Medium: charcoal Size: 30×13…

A Moment in Art history: Self-Portrait as the Allegory of Painting by Artemisia Gentileschi – what do self-portraits reveal about artists?

Many famous artists have painted self-portraits, but today we’ll talk about a self-portrait by Baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi that employs powerful symbolism to give the viewer deep insights into the…

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…

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,…

Online Critique Group Recording 2020-09-16 | Ask Me Anything Session

VIDEO: A Moment in Art History: Mark Rothko’s Seagram Murals – A Dramatic Commission Cancellation

It was the opportunity of a lifetime: an enormous commission for a well-known company’s high-class dining space. In today’s Moment in Art History, we’ll talk about the commission’s dramatic cancellation…

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…