Ask a Gallery Owner | Artistic Consistency

In this week’s episode, I discuss the importance of artistic consistency and what it means to be consistent. Sample Images to Illustrate Consistency What Would You Like Me to Discuss?…

Teaching Children to Appreciate Art

I have a confession to make: As a child, I hated visiting museums and galleries. I grew up in rural Idaho where the closest art museum was a day’s car…

Should Artists Put Their Art on Greeting Cards? | Collective Wisdom

I recently received this question from a RedDotBlog reader: I have been earning a living solely from my art for more than 25 years and much of my income before…

Five Things My Parents Taught Me I Could Live Without

As a reader of this blog, you may know that my dad is an artist, and has been a full-time professional artist for over three decades. Much of what I…

Ask A Gallery Owner | My New Facebook Live Broadcast Series!

I’m starting a new Facebook Live series where I answer your questions about the art business, about galleries, or about anything else you would like to discuss. My plan is…

Client Testimonials – Worth Their Weight In Gold

We recently received this note and the photo above from a client who purchased and donated a major sculpture to a hospital in his home area: Just wanted to let…

Practical Matters: Asking a Gallery for Artwork from Their Inventory to Supply Another Gallery

I recently received the following email from Steve, an artist in Arkansas. Steve has been working to expand his gallery representation and is in discussions with a new gallery that…

38 Days from Lease Signing to¬†First Sale | Learn How We Did It in Xanadu’s Art Gallery Insider

Yesterday, I shared an update about our new Pinetop gallery. I recounted the process of building out the space and getting the gallery ready to open. It seems incredible that…

Update from Pinetop!

In mid-April, Carrie and I decided to take an opportunity to lease a space in Pinetop, Arizona and open a second gallery. The ensuing two months have been a whirlwind…

How to Overcome Rejection as You Seek Gallery Representation

Let’s just be frank – as an artist trying to get your art out to the world and into galleries, you are going to run into some rejection. Few artists…