Money Management for Artists

As you move forward on your path as an artist, it is sometimes a challenge to manage the money that comes from the sales of your artwork. If your goal…

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…

Watch This: Funding a Monumental Sculpture on KickStarter – an Interview with Terry Guyer

Watch our video with Menlo Park, CA artist Terry Guyer. Last December, Guyer’s 7 foot statue of Nikola Tesla was unveiled to the public. The project is interesting in several…

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Glimpse of Recent Sales | Spring 2014

We have had a busy, and slightly odd Winter and Spring season in Scottsdale. Sales have been good, but sporadic. As I mentioned in a previous post, Surviving an Art…

How did Xanadu Gallery’s Mentorship Impact You?

Though my mentorship with Carolee Clark will be ongoing, it’s time to begin a new Mentorship for the 2014-2015 season. When we developed the mentorship program, I had no way…

7 Reasons Galleries Still Matter for Fine Artists Trying to Build a Successful Career

Over the last several months, I have run into several threads online or in social media arguing that the age of the art gallery is over and that artists no…

The Many Challenges an Artist Faces

My father is an artist. For much of my childhood, my father spent part of his time pursuing his art, and the rest working to make ends meet. Eventually, he…

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…