From the Woods to the Canvas: The Art of Leanne Hanson

Leanne Hanson has discovered that one of the most significant sources of happiness in life can be found by simply spending time in nature. Whether taking a leisurely stroll with…

Effective Art Display

While I try not to let it go to my head, we frequently receive compliments about the display of artwork in the gallery. Positive comments about the display are gratifying…

What to Do When You Get a Bad Online Review of Your Art Business

This post is a little hard to write. In order to tell the whole story, I am going to have to admit to a pretty major mistake we made with…

Surviving an Art Sales Slump

If you’ve been in the art business for any length of time, you’ve probably experienced an art sales slump. I’m not talking about an overall drop in the market (like…

The Calculus of Creativity: The Mixed Media Sculpture of James Woronow

James Woronow’s art is all about geometry and clean lines. His work is characterized by its strong use of basic shapes and colors. But there is more to Woronow’s art…

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…

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…

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…