Debate: Should Art Galleries Split Commissions?

I recently received an email from an artist who ran into a bit of a dilemma (or at least she thought she did). She had been showing a piece of…

Ask a Gallery Owner | Calculating Shipping Costs for Art on Website

I recently received an email from an artist asking about calculating shipping costs on his website. This is a challenging issue for any artist who sells online, but especially for…

Artists: Are you Consistent? A Gallery Owner’s Perspective

How Developing a Strong Style and Laser-Like Focus is One of the Most Important Things you can do for Your Fine Art Career A number of years ago, I was…

Gallery Commission Question | Ask a Gallery Owner

I recently received this email from an artist friend: I have read your books, “How to Sell Art”  and “Starving” and have really learned a lot. I have put many…

Debate: Should Art Galleries Split Commissions?

I recently received an email from an artist who ran into a bit of a dilemma (or at least she thought she did). She had been showing a piece of…

Ask A Gallery Owner | Should I Sign my Photographic Prints on the Front?

Hello, I am a photographer in Miami, Florida and am on your mailing list. I hope you don’t mind but I am reaching out to you for advice. I have a series of photos that will be shown soon. At a previous gallery, I was advised by the gallery owner not to sign…

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…