Emerging artists can show their own work at art fairs with greater creative control and increased profitability. But is it always the best recourse?
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Artist Jerry Weiss, Art Elevated juror, explains his figurative art practice and reveals the secret behind the enduring allure of representation.
Existing artist networks and creative communities can augment an artist’s career and provide effective marketing and logistical support.
Artrepreneur staff reflects on his ongoing experiences studying at an art university and the need for diversity in arts education.
A guide highlighting the diverse approaches to making podcasts for artists that are relevant to listeners across arts and creative industries.
Your best ideas are only as good as how well you can sell them, and mastering the art of the pitch presentation takes time, research, and devotion.
From cementing your personal branding to building a digital portfolio highlighting your best work, here's how you land the top freelance gigs available.
From keeping an art archive to keep your studio organized to developing a sleek art catalog for sales, artists should incorporate an organizational routine if they're looking to grow their business.
When preparing to present your services to a potential client, what should go into your pitch deck? From services offered to payment schedules, here's how to create a deck that lands the gig.
Museum hotels like 21c are finding new ways to engage with their local art communities. Here's how artists can work collaboratively with this innovative new concept.
Introducing principles of participatory design and participatory art into your work can create a more personal experience for your audience, while also promoting repeated viewings for new experiences.
Throughout history, artists have held a pop up gallery exhibition as an intrepid way of drawing attention to their work. Here's why you shouldn't wait for a gallery to come knocking.
Galleries aren't the only places looking to show art. Alternative art spaces like cafes and music venues can help you expand your influence and your market.
Are you an artist wondering how to start a nonprofit? From registering a 501c3 to organizing a board, here's what it takes to launch art nonprofits.
The Garment District Alliance is making a new home for art and creative business. Here are some of the initiatives that are re-shaping the way visitors experience the district's public art offerings.
From Solo Art Fair to the Garment District Alliance, these open calls give artists an opportunity to showcase and sell their work to an international audience.
Because depression and creativity are linked, the creative process and rejections can hit some harder than others. Here are some self care strategies to get you through the gray.
As online art sales continue to capture a significant share of the art market, artists should consider art marketing strategies that can help them sell art online.
In a new monthly column for Artrepreneur, art curator and critic Audra Lambert highlights the benefits and frequent challenges of hosting an art workshop.
Video art is inherently reproducible, and digital artists are rarely compensated adequately for their viral work. Using Blockchain for art management and distribution might be a solution.
It can be challenging to find an affordable art studio space, but sharing space is a great way to build an artist network and cultivate new opportunities.
Tennessee Tech professor Kimberly Winkle designed a professional practices program that counsels art students through the process of owning a creative business.
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.
When you're livelihood depends on your artwork, you can never be too careful. Document your artwork, assess its value, and create a digital art portfolio in order to protect yourself from catastrophe.
Often times, the overwhelming process of achieving mental balance within our studio practice means that our physical wellness takes a back seat. Wellness for Makers founder Missy Graff Ballone has some solutions.
If you’re bent on driving more innovation and strategy to your practice but your visual mind needs a break, consider adding some podcasts for artists to your daily task list instead.
Brooklyn-based artist Jasmina Danowski reflects on her first exhibition in a nontraditional space. "Field Trip" is on view at The Pierre Hotel through February 2018.
You don't have to be near a cultural center to run a successful art gallery. These galleries in the Midwest diversify their gallery business model by hosting events or renting space.
Whether working with a fine art gallery or independent art dealer, there are certain red flags artists should be wary of when looking for a sales partner.
When approaching gallerists for representation, artists should study the gallery aesthetic and contemplate how their artist bio and portfolio fit within that narrative.
Re-defining your artistic intention and drawing inspiration from artists in similar positions is a useful approach when returning to the studio after a long hiatus.
There are a variety of resources available for artists seeking to enhance their professional development skills - you just have to know how to find them. Here's the definitive guide.
Developing and maintaining a strong online presence is crucial to attract new art buyers and gain notoriety for your work.
Shipping and insuring artwork is a necessary step if you're transporting your work to exhibition spaces or collector's homes. Here's how to choose the best options for your needs.
For the working artist striving to make a sale or land that open call, being able to present your work in professional images is key. We offer an exhaustive guide to photographing your artwork.
Freelancing while working full-time is a great way to build your creative business. Artrepreneur breaks down the side hustle for the budding freelance creative business or art entrepreneur.
This week, CERF+ will host a workshop for Gatlinburg artists. "Ready and Resilient" will cover topics in disaster preparedness along with a host of others focused around managing an art business.
[email protected] and Orangenius present an interview with Jeffrey Deitch, a pervasive figure in the world of contemporary art. Listen to the full podcast here.
While being selected for the right artist opportunities can feel like a murky process, there are straightforward ways to move forward with advancing your career with help from your artist network.
Artists often underestimate the importance of follow-up after an artist studio visit. Here's how to wow curators, art critics, and collectors that made the time to visit your space.
Creative business owners must depend on themselves to operate their solo endeavors, but these revolutionary creative apps are making the challenge a lot more manageable.
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.
From designing to pitching, reporting to researching, creatives helming their own practice know that perfecting time management in their workflow produces real results.
Whether you are a painter doing a commission or a musician hired for a performance, your artist engagement contract will determine the role of each party involved. Get to know the standard terms to look out for when signing an artist contract.