Ten Percent of Priceless | Sales Tax for Artists (Recording and Follow-up Now Available)

We recently presented a free broadcast by Richard Streitfeld on sales tax for artists. The recording of the broadcast is now available for free download at: http://www.xanadugallery.com/ArtistSvcs/Broadcasts/SalesTax/Index.asp During this in-depth…

Sold! John Horejs Commission for Chicago client’s Second Home

Recently, collectors who own homes in Chicago and Scottsdale visited Xanadu Gallery looking for a painting to go over their fireplace in the Scottsdale home. They fell in love with…

What would you do? Do you need permission to use someone’s likeness in art?

Disclaimer: This post touches on issues that may be legal in nature. This blog does not offer nor claim to offer legal advice. If you have questions on this issue…

Join Xanadu Gallery’s Virtual Book Club

I have always been fascinated by the lives of the great artists, and I am going to admit that this fascination can sometimes border on an obsession. My bookcase contains the biographies of many of my favorite artists, and you will usually find an artist’s biography on my bedside table. Understanding an artist’s background gives me a better understanding and appreciation of their art, and art history is one of my favorite topics of discussion.

Glimpses of the Gallery | October

As we head into October and cooler temperatures, it’s time to gear up for the oncoming season and all of the new work coming into the gallery. We did a…

Eau Claire, Wisconsin Call For Art | Sculpture Tour

Eu Claire, Wisconsin holds an annual sculpture tour in its downtown. Sculptors will receive a stipend for delivery and retrieval of sculptures and awards are given for Best of Show,…

Free Broadcast | Ten Percent of Priceless | Sales Tax For Artists

Several weeks ago we featured CPA Richard Streitfeld in our first Ignition conference. Rich shared insights on what artists can do to structure their passion into a business, how to…

Ask a Gallery Owner | Getting Back in Touch with a Client Who has Missed out on a Sale

Hello Jason, I was taking down notes furiously during your presentation.  Thanks for the encouragement to be persistent in follow up and for the helpful schedule of client contacts.  I…

4 Critical Steps to Sell More Art

“What do you do?” you’ve been asked many times. “I am an artist” is most likely the response that instantly comes to your lips. You have probably been giving this…

Ignition now available as a download!

Our online conference for artists, Ignition, wrapped up last Thursday. We had salient presentations on time management, social media, accounting for artists, career success, traits of successful artists and more….