What Would You Do? | Turning a Casual Encounter into an Art Buying Opportunity

Earlier in the week I received a great question from an artist regarding the challenge of giving a new acquaintance on opportunity to buy her art without coming off as…

Book Club Update | Andrew Graham-Dixon featured on NPR’s Diane Rehm Show – Listen on Website

In a fortuitous coincidence, Andrew Graham-Dixon was the featured guest on the Diane Rehm show on Wednesday, November 16th. They spent the hour talking about Caravaggio’s life and about the…

January Issue of Xanadu Gallery’s Art Catalogue Now Open For Space Reservations

I am pleased to announce the opening of the January issue of Xanadu Gallery’s Art Catalogue for space reservation.  We have been steadily working to build a marketing framework that…

Sold! A Sale 3+ Years in the Making

In 2008, shortly after Elaine joined Xanadu as Gallery Director, a couple from Texas visited the gallery. They fell in love with an Esther Rogoway diptych entitled “Coming and Going.”…

Ask a Gallery Owner | Reviving an old Contact

Bellow is an email I recently received from an artist. Below her email is my response, but I would love to hear your ideas, especially from past experience. Share your…

Ask A Gallery Owner | Following Up with Customers

Hello Jason! Thank you for presenting your Webinar on selling artwork. It was well-presented, interesting and while nothing in there is surprising or magical, like your booklet, Starving to Successful,…

Book Club Update

We are fast approaching our first book club meeting and discussion. As of today, if you are reading 10 pages per day, you ought to be getting close to page…

Follow Up Post | Do you Need Permission to Use Someone’s Likeness In Art?

My recent post Do you need permission to use someone’s likeness in art? generated more comments (and controversy) than any other article in the brief history of the blog. I…

Success Story | Persistence Pays off in Gallery Search

I recently received the following email from a “Starving” to Successful workshop attendee. Congratulations to Bill for being organized, bold and persistant! Dear Jason, I wanted to share my success…

Ten Percent of Priceless | Sales Tax for Artists (Recording and Follow-up Now Available)

We recently presented a free broadcast by Richard Streitfeld on sales tax for artists. The recording of the broadcast is now available for free download at: http://www.xanadugallery.com/ArtistSvcs/Broadcasts/SalesTax/Index.asp During this in-depth…