Patricia Mansell

Online Critique Group Recording 2020-11-04 | Featured Artist Patricia Mansell

Featured Artist November 4: Patricia Mansell The Art (click on the image to see a larger version) Title: Reflective (Grizzly) Medium: Acrylic on Birch Panel Size: 30 x 24″ Price:…

VIDEO: A Moment in Art History | The Boating Party – What Inspired Mary Cassatt’s Famous Painting?

The Boating Party is one of the most famous paintings by American-born artist Mary Cassatt, who lived in France for most of her career. In this Moment in Art History,…

Ask a Gallery Owner | How Long Does it Take Artwork to Sell?

In this episode, I answer a question about how long, on average, it takes for artwork to sell out of my gallery. Spoiler: it’s hard to say! The pace of…

Online Critique Group Recording 2020-10-28 | Featured Artist Linda Snouffer

Featured Artist October 28th: Linda Snouffer   The Artwork Title: Quiet of the Morning Medium: Botanical Printmaking w chalk pastel on linen Size: 29″ x 13″ Price: $895 Title: Reeds…

How to Handle an Art Sale that Doesn’t Work Out

above: the artwork hanging in the client’s home I recently had a client call to ask if she and her husband could see one of the pieces featured in Xanadu…

Art Marketing Minute | Overcoming Your Prejudices When Selling Your Art

If your ultimate desire is to make sales, it behooves you to make a conscious decision to build positive relationships with each and every viewer of your work. You need…

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…

Debate: Should Artists Include Pricing on Their Websites?

As I am discussing the internet and marketing online with artists, the question of whether or not an artist should include pricing information on their site often arises. I spend…

Discussion: Selling Art at Home Interior Stores

I recently received an email from a blog reader asking about showing and selling artwork in home furnishing stores: A friend of mine who is an interior decorator has asked…

Artist parent

Discussion: How Do You Manage Being an Artist and a Parent?

I recently came across an article from Hyperallergic that made an interesting point I’ve considered but never put into words: there are unique challenges that come with being both an…