Online Critique Group Broadcast Recording Now Available | The Secret to a Successful Art Career, Does SEO Make Sense For Artists? Approaching Galleries During Pandemic, and More!

  We just completed this week’s Online Critique broadcast where we discussed whether it makes sense for artists to spend a lot of money for SEO, what it takes to…

Writing artist biography

Artist Biography Basics | Creating an Effective Bio

With all of the current shutdowns and economic worries, some artists are putting off plans for shows and approaching galleries. If you’re in that boat, you might be wondering what…

Celebrate The Met on International Museum Day

International Museum Day | A Tribute to Art Museums

Today is International Museum Day. Art museums around the world may be temporarily closed due to COVID-19 restrictions, but thinking back on my past art museum experiences reminds me how…

The Benefits and Challenges of Marketing Your Art Through Social Media

In 2004, Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook, and within a few years, a revolution had taken place online.  Within a decade, nearly the entire planet had joined Facebook and other services…

Textiles feature prominently in the art vs. craft debate.

Art vs. Craft | Exhibition Questions the Nature of Art

What makes a hand-made object a piece of art vs. craft? Recently, I read Art in America’s review of “The Unknown Artist.” Curated by Lucy Cotter, this exhibition at Portland’s…

Why we Don’t Hand out Photos or Brochures in the Gallery

When I first started in the gallery business over twenty years ago, it was common practice to hand someone printed materials when they expressed interest in an artist’s work. When I…

Romanian reversed glass artist Cornelia Tersanszki

Cornelia Tersanszki | Artist Feature

Cornelia Tersanszki was living in her hometown on the coast of the Black Sea in Constanța, Romania when a televised interview changed her life. The interviewee was renowned Romanian artist…

We’re Back in Business | COVID 19 and the Art Market

[image above: Ana Maria Botero – “After Midnight” – sold May 9]   Arizona is in the process of relaxing restrictions on retail businesses. As of Friday, we were able…

Negotiating and Discounting to Sell Your Art

The title of this post might make you shudder. Many artists bristle at the concept that an artist or gallery might discount the retail price of a piece of art…

A Post for Gallery Owners | How To Work Successfully With Artists

Today’s post is from a little different angle than normal RedDot articles. Today I would like to speak directly to other gallery owners. Though most of my posts are directed…