How to Deal With Art Criticism from Your Spouse, Partner, or Other Close Family and Friends

Several weeks ago, I received the following email from a discouraged artist: I’ve been working on a sculpture for some time now that I thought was finished and at least four…

Online Critique Group Recording | Ask Me Anything Session!

In this week’s session, I respond to questions on social media marketing, inflation and art prices,  finding representation for work done in less common media, how to ramp up art…

Following up via email

Ask A Gallery Owner | Following Up with Customers

I often receive questions from artists about the best methods for following up with potential buyers who don’t acquire the art they’re interested in right away. In the following email…

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…

Online Critique Group Recording – Featured Artist Mary Schuytema, Kirkwood, IL

In this week’s session, we meet Illinois artist Mary Schuytema and talk about her artistic stoneware sculptures. We talk about form vs function and about finding a market for your…

An Introduction to Facebook Advertising for Artists

In my recent posts on social media art marketing, I’ve been discussing the value social media can provide to artists and galleries. Most of the focus has been on the…

5 Strategies for Successfully Marketing Art on Social Media

Over the last several posts, we’ve been discussing the ins and outs of marketing through social media. While there are a number of RedDot readers who are successfully selling art…

Online Critique Group Recording – Featured Artist M.E. Price, Oracle, Arizona

In this week’s session we meet Oracle, Arizona artist  M.E. Price and talk about his stylized landscape paintings. Price uses bold colors to create strong compositions, and often uses a…

How to Get Collectors to Follow You on Social Media

Over the last few posts, and throughout the comments on those posts, we’ve seen that, while it may not be easy, artists are selling art through social media. Through careful…

Discussion: What do you Feel is the Best Social Media Platform for Marketing Your Art?

Over the last several weeks, I’ve begun a discussion with artists about marketing art through social media. In today’s post, I would like to ask for your input and thoughts…