Podcast Recording Available | Selling Your Art In Online Galleries

Thanks to everyone who attending this evening’s broadcast. The recording is now available. The link Barney mentioned x.co/125place – 250 online galleries   Online galleries continue to fascinate collectors and artists. The…

Defining Your Success as an Artist

There is no one-size-fits-all definition of success for an artist One of the great advantages of pursuing art is the personal freedom you enjoy as an artist. As an artist,…

Could This be Why Artists Have a Hard Time Finding Local Representation?

I heard a story on NPR this morning about why managers have a hard time accepting creative ideas from their subordinates.  Recent research suggests it’s not that managers inherently dislike…

Free Broadcast | Email Marketing Tips – Leveraging Email to Generate More Art Sales [Update: Recording Now Available]

[iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/MnIysVahALE” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen] Broadcast Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 5:00 p.m. Mountain. In the digital age, there are many tools you can use to reach out to potential…

Collective Wisdom | Tips for Finding Reasonably Priced Art Supplies

I have long advocated the importance of creating the highest quality work in order to maximize your sales and your chances for gallery representation. A discussion of quality begins with…

Earning Potential | Can a Fine Artist Make a Comfortable Living?

As an art gallery owner, I have the opportunity to spend a lot of time with artists. I get to interact with artists across the spectrum – from those who…

Art Sales Success Story | Selling Outside the Box

This week I’m sharing success stories from reddotblog artists. I received this one as a comment to a previous post and thought I would highlight it to make sure everyone…

The Challenges of Framing Art

All I have to do is say the word “frame”, and I see artists get a dejected, depressed look in their eyes. Framing has long been the bane of painters,…

Time and Motion | Discover Simple Ways to Create Your Artwork More Efficiently

This is a guest post by Barney Davey Time and motion studies have been around for decades. They are a staple of productivity gains in the Industrial Age of the…

Debate: Should Art Galleries Split Commissions?

I recently received an email from an artist who ran into a bit of a dilemma (or at least she thought she did). She had been showing a piece of…