The Gallery Owner Who Cooled Off

A question from a reader: I recently moved to a completely new place and as my life and my visual input changed, so did my work. I started a couple…

Online Critique Group Recording: Featured Artist Kari Feuer, Leland NC

In this week’s session we feature North Carolina artist Kari Feuer and critique her abstracted landscape art. We will talk about finding consistency among disparate styles and subjects, pricing, and…

Anatomy of a Sale | How We Used Photoshop to Make a $5,000 Art Sale

How many times have you heard this: “I like this painting, but the size won’t work for my space”? I’m sure I’ve heard the phrase hundreds, if not thousands, of…

Online Critique Group Recording: Featured Artist Frank Trucino, Austin, TX

In this week’s session we meet Austin, TX artist and former architect Frank Trocino to talk about his background and artwork. We talk about presentation for unframed work, dealing with…

Debate | Should You Watermark Art You Are Posting Online?

I am frequently asked by artists whether they should watermark their artwork before sharing it online. There seems to be a pretty widespread concern that posting artwork images online could…

Debate: Should Artists Show Work in Doctor’s Offices, Banks and Other Business Locations?

Recently I received an email raising the question of whether it would be worthwhile for an artist to show her work in a doctor’s office. The doctor would display the…

Online Critique Group – Ask Me Anything Session

In this week’s session I took questions from Critique Group members about how long it will take for a gallery owner to review a portfolio when considering representation, how to…

Online Critique Group Recording: Featured Artist Chris Forrest, Brigantine, NJ

In this week’s session we meet New Jersey artist Chris Forrest and talk about his work, about resume building, signatures, pricing and more. You can view the schedule for upcoming…

Check out Our Recent Video Tour of Xanadu Gallery Pinetop!

Each season we create video tours of our galleries. We’ve found them to be great social media and email marketing tools. This time around we’ve added an areal shot of…

From a Reader – Creating Art Sales by Promoting Your Work to Your Network of Acquaintances

I’ve often written that selling artwork is all about building relationships with potential buyers. There’s another side to this, however, in that people with whom you already have a relationship…