Ask a Gallery Owner: Should Artists Seek an Agent to Represent Them

I recently received the following email asking about artists’ agents:     Dear Jason, I have joined a discussion line on LinkedIn and we are discussing the pros and cons…

Ask a Gallery Owner: Should I Negotiate with Customers?

After a recent online broadcast, I received the following email from an artist regarding selling art at a discount. I do have a question about multiple piece discounts.  In addition…

Ask A Gallery Owner | Pricing, Framing and Approaching Galleries

I recently received an email from an artist who had taken my workshop on working with galleries several months ago and am posting his question along with my response here….

Ask a Gallery Owner | Reviving an old Contact

Bellow is an email I recently received from an artist. Below her email is my response, but I would love to hear your ideas, especially from past experience. Share your…

Ask A Gallery Owner | Following Up with Customers

Hello Jason! Thank you for presenting your Webinar on selling artwork. It was well-presented, interesting and while nothing in there is surprising or magical, like your booklet, Starving to Successful,…

Ask A Gallery Owner | Pricing

Hi Jason, I bought and read your informative book. My question is why do artists have to price by square inch? I have an elaborate system that accounts for the…

Ask a Gallery Owner | Who is Responsible for the Cost of Shipping Crates?

Hi Jason, Again thank you for a fabulous session; great information, which really gave us a clear path to follow if we want to be in galleries. It’s exactly what…

Ask a Gallery Owner | Follow up with a Client who has Failed to Make Payments

I recently received the following email from an artist who was in the awkward situation of having sold a piece to a collector and agreeing to a payment plan, only…

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…

Ask a Gallery Owner | “How do I thank a customer when a gallery made the sale?”

Another in our series of questions I receive via email from artists relating to art marketing or gallery relations. Have a question you would like to ask? Email me! Jason,…