Podcast | Finding Success Selling Art on Facebook – An Interview with Robert MacGinnis

Many artists wonder if marketing art on Facebook is a viable strategy. Oregon artist Robert MacGinnis, who describes himself as “old school” was reluctant to join Facebook when a collector…

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…

Have You Ever Wished You Could See Into an Art Gallery’s Bank Account?

The gallery business often seems shrouded in mystery. Though I work to help you better understand the business through my blog posts and podcasts, I know there are still many…

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…

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…

Announcing Xanadu Gallery, Pinetop | Join Me as We Launch a New Location

I’m excited to announce that Xanadu Gallery is expanding! In the coming months, we will open a new gallery in Pinetop, AZ, a vacation destination in the White Mountains of…

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…

Does it Make Sense To Show Your Art in Commercial (Consignment) Galleries?

Over the last several days, I’ve discussed the ins and outs of showing your artwork in “vanity” galleries and co-op galleries. I would like to round out the discussion by…

Join Me For a Live Workshop in San Diego

Are you ready to begin showing your work in galleries and to increase your sales? Will you be in the San Diego area on April 27th, 2019? Join me for…

is it worth showing your work in a co--op gallery?

Is Showing your Art in a Co-op Gallery Worthwhile?

A few days ago, I wrote a post about the advisability of showing your work in a “vanity”gallery. This post has already received a lot of attention, comments and questions….