Creating a Connection | The Artist Biography

The hardest part of any writing project tends to be putting the first few words on the page. It’s easy to get stuck staring at a blank screen, especially when you are writing about yourself.

It can help to spend some time reflecting and planning before you start writing the bio. Think about what you want the bio to communicate to potential buyers about you and your work. Create an outline where you lay out the details you want to include and the order you want to include them in. The more work you do to prepare before you write your bio, the easier it will be to sit down and write it.

High School Art Project Accidentally Appraised at $50k

Imagine creating a piece of art in a high school art class. You put a lot of effort into it, and you are proud of the final result, but it’s…

JMW Turner on the £20 Note | Artists as National Heroes

Last week, the Bank of England announced that, starting in 2020, famed British Landscape painter JMW Turner will be featured on the £20 note. This article from NPR explains the…

The Attack on Public Art

Cities, communities, and public spaces all over the world are beautified by public art installations. These pieces, often large and incredibly valuable, add an element of culture and sophistication that…

What Does “The Next Rembrandt” Mean for Art?

Last summer, while roaming the galleries of the Detroit Institute of Arts, I was lucky enough to find Rembrandt’s Self-Portrait with Shaded Eyes, which was there on loan from the…