An Interview With Elena Parashko – Author of the Survival Guide for Artists

Reader Reviews of the Survival Guide For Artists Most artists have great knowledge about subjects, technique, color theory, etc – all the necessary elements to produce anything from good to…

RedDot Reader Profile | Bonnie Sol Hahn

Artist Bonnie Sol Hahn lives and paints in Hilo, Hawaii. Inspired by her tropical surroundings, Hahn paints lush, colorful scenes from nature. Her works reflect the relaxed but vibrant mood…

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…

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…

Anatomy of an Art Sale | Providing Superior Customer Service

Above: “Nature’s Friends” by Gary Lee Price Some time ago, I wrote a blog post on how you can provide great customer service by offering to clean your client’s artwork. Not…

RedDot Reader Profiles | A New Feature on the Blog

Today I would like to introduce a new feature, reader profiles, which I hope to make a regular part of RedDot. From the beginning of RedDotBlog in 2009, I’ve worked to…

RedDot Reader Profile | Kay Stratman

Painter Kay Stratman is an artist living in Jackson, Wyoming. Kay’s soft and peaceful works are influenced by Asian art and techniques, though she has adapted these techniques to her subjects, which…

Read This! The Death of the Artist – and the Birth of the Creative Entrepreneur | From the Atlantic

Last week I read a brief article in the Atlantic magazine that chronicles the history of how artists have been perceived by society, how they’ve worked, and how they have…

Why Politics and Art Sales Don’t Mix

In spite of the fact that the campaigning for this year’s presidential election has been going on for well over a year (actually, did it ever really end after the…

The Debate Continues – Should Artists Date Their Work?

Little did I know that when I posted yesterday’s article, Debate: Should You Include a Date on Your Artwork?, I would ignite an extended conversation on this topic and that it would…