How to Hire a Personal Assistant for Your Art Business

Several years ago my business was really beginning to pick up and I was becoming overwhelmed with all of the minutia involved in running a business. I could never seem…

Ask a Gallery Owner | Shipping Artwork from Overseas into the US

I received a note last month from a New Zealand artist who was in the process of making a sale to a client in Florida and had questions about the…

Stuck in a Rut? Try Something New For 30 Days

I recently came across a TED talk by Google engineer Matt Cutts where he suggests trying something new for 30 days. His proposition is that it takes 30 days to…

What Would You Do? | How Long Before you Restretch or Repaint a Canvas?

I recently received this question from an artist: When is it okay to pull a painting from its stretcher with the intent of reusing the support? Some friends and I…

Favorite Web Tool | Todoist.com – an Interview with Founder Amir Salihefendic

Usually my posts and podcasts are directly related to art and the art business, but today I thought I would do something a little different. If you’ve followed the blog,…

The Art World’s Glass Ceiling | Does the Art Market Still Discriminate Against Women Artists?

Recently, I read an article in the Wall Street Journal about new auction records set for artwork by women artists (read the article here). The long and short of the…