From purchasing art multiples to scouring benefit art auctions, here are some tested approaches to collect art on a budget.
Author - Audra Lambert
Audra Lambert is a curator, arts marketing consultant, and editor.
Many artist websites fail to capture their audience. Follow these simple tips for creating visually stunning sites that include all the necessary information that will engage others.
Yes! You sold your artwork. Now it's time to get it to the buyer or gallery in one piece. Take the time to learn the best practices for shipping and insuring art so it arrives safe and sound.
Now matter what your age or career stage, you can transition to an art career. Learn about what works and what doesn’t when making a career transition and growing your artistic practice the second or third-time around.
Affordable artist studios can be hard to find, but they are out there. From partnering with nonprofits to sharing studio spaces and dedicated artist studio buildings, we'll cover how to find an affordable studio space.
If you're like most DIY creatives, you don't have a PR team to help promote your work. That doesn't mean you can't get the attention you deserve by making your work relevant with these hacks.
It is possible to make a successful career transition to the fine arts. We talk with New York-based artist and photographer Masahito Ono about how creatives can reposition themselves to return to or start a career in the fine arts.
Key advice on how to create visual displays and engage customers for successful selling at craft fairs.
Is the art fair model dead? The advent of online art sales and the high cost of participation has the art world wondering whether more fairs equals more problems.
We take a look at how art collectors can build a dynamic art collection with a mission and purpose to collect contemporary artists, identify social engaged themes, and support underserved or represented artists.
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These international artist residencies offer the working artist or solopreneur a chance to get inspired by new horizons.
It can be challenging to find an affordable art studio. Having a studio-mate and sharing space is a great way to build an artist network and cultivate new opportunities.
In a new monthly column for Artrepreneur, art curator and critic Audra Lambert answers the most frequent questions she receives from independent artists. This month, she answers questions about studio assistants.
Whether working with a fine art gallery or independent art dealer, here's how to spot red flags you should be wary of when looking for a sales partner.
Getting art representation is not easy, but you can be successful. Research the gallery's aesthetic, current roster of artists and submit a stellar artist bio and portfolio.
Redefining your artistic intention and drawing inspiration from others is a useful approach when returning to your art studio after a long hiatus or break.
Whether self-publishing materials on your artistic practice or extending your creative work to digital publications, we’ve selected expert advice to guide you in producing written materials.
Financial experts share tips and insights to help manage artist debt while budgeting for a creative business and lifestyle.
Artists often underestimate the importance of follow-up after an artist studio visit. Here's how to continue to engage curators, art critics, and collectors who took the time to visit.
While obtaining an MFA is the pathway some artists take to further pursue their career, it’s not always a crucial part of developing a distinct and successful artistic practice. And it can save you a lot of money.
Until an artist’s studio has significant resources, it may be difficult to participate in every single art exhibition. Artrepreneur outlines the benefits and drawbacks to consider when weighing local, regional, and international shows.
Practicing good time management for artists can challenging, but is a must-do for juggling all your professional and personal activities, so you can focus on making art.
Artists are being entrepreneurial and creative showing their work on their own terms with their own resources. Here's how to mount a DIY art exhibition with mixed-use and non-traditional spaces to lay groundwork for a successful show.
Desperate to see your work appear in leading art journals and magazines, but can't afford to hire a public relations firm? We review how the working artist can gain media influence through targeted outreach efforts.
Art inventory management is not just for the gallery business. Along with recommendations on the best available art inventory software tools, Artrepreneur reviews the basics of developing a successful inventory management system.
An artist collective functions as a platform for its members and can bring increased exposure for individual artists. Artrepreneur investigates the benefits of forming your own.
Artist representation from galleries is no longer a prerequisite to make sales and get exposure. We look at 6 alternative strategies for artists looking to expand their audience.
Apart from talent, artists require a certain level of “buzz” in order to progress to new levels of recognition in their art careers. Creating an artist branding strategy can elevate your work to a wider audience, and generate new interest and opportunities for showing your work.
Artists on social media can develop an engaged audience without spending hours online with these smart tips.