As a creative business owner, finding the balance between your vision and your bank account is a natural struggle within your creative hustle.
Category - Selling
From where to sell your art to how to sell it and at what price, find strategies that capitalize on the value of your work.
Yes! You sold your artwork. Now it's time to get it to the buyer or gallery in one piece. Learn the best practices for shipping and insuring your work.
Whether or not you manage to sell your artwork is driven not by the product, but what you do with the product. Artepreneur reviews some of the most crucial factors involved in selling artwork.
How do you price your artwork so it's attractive to potential buyers and also allows you to make a profit? While there is no one way that works for everyone, here are some guiding principles that can help get you started.
From purchasing art multiples to scouring benefit art auctions, here are some tested approaches to collect art on a budget.
There's an art fair everywhere for everyone it seems and a plethora of opportunities for artists to participate. Is showing at one right for you? Here's what questions you should ask and the pros and cons of exhibiting at an art fair so you can make an informed decision.
Licensing a creative design can provide you with additional income, branding and partnership opportunities. Here we review what licensing is, how to do it, and what to consider.
Want to sell your artwork on your own? These essential art business documents are crucial to ensure that your sale is professional and protected.
Selling art in person is different than selling your work online. Whether you're at an art or craft fair, store, or pop-up gallery, it's time to turn from artist/maker to seller. Here's a thorough guide to get you started.
Pop-up galleries and shops have become popular vehicles to engage customers and earn money as a creative. You can forgo investing in a physical space and applying to shows. But before you create your pop-up, learn how to plan strategically with these essential tips.
Opportunities abound to sell your art online. We discuss the pros and cons of selling on your own personal store vs. online art marketplaces.
An artist statement is a short but impactful description that gives readers essential information about you as an artist. When you’re not present to talk about your work in person, your artist statement is your spokesperson. Here's how to get your voice to be heard.
Do you have an upcoming artist studio visit? Learn the do’s and don’ts to prepare for success, whether you're expecting a gallerist, curator, art dealer, critic, or other professional.
Today’s artists are self-employed, launching their own brands and businesses and becomingcr creative entrepreneurs. Schools offering art and design degrees need to include entrepreneurship courses as part of their curriculum to prepare students to be successful.
Artists: learn how to manage your art business in a financially responsible way aimed toward sustainable growth!
Key advice on how to create visual displays and engage customers for successful selling at craft fairs.
How can artists implement an art marketing plan that’s both measurable and effective? Take a look at some proven marketing strategies for artists.
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.
What do you do when your artwork quote or freelance rates aren't automatically accepted by a potential client? Our negotiation strategies will help artists and creatives sort out a tricky financial agreement.
Artist Borbay shares his approach for pricing artwork and reveals the secrets behind his popular contemporary art pricing chart.
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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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.
Tennessee Tech professor Kimberly Winkle designed a professional practices program that counsels art students through the process of owning a creative business.
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.
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.
The Deloitte and ArtTactic Art & Finance Report offers some keen insights into the state of the art market. Discover which findings spell good news for working artists.
[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.
Artists and graphic designers are breaking into fashion graphic design by collaborating with independent designers and fast fashion brands. We talk to two designers on these increasingly prevalent partnerships.
Struggling to develop the skills necessary to thrive as an art entrepreneur? Educators at the Society for Arts Entrepreneurship Education conference may have some solutions.
Determining how to value your own services and work is can be tricky. We offer guidance on setting your own competitive creative freelance rates.
The traditional art gallery business model is changing with online marketplaces, a global art market and an entrepreneurial generation of artists. We explore the everyday operations and challenges of running an art gallery business and contemplate its future.
As virtual reality takes hold of the film industry, artists, galleries, and cultural institutions are incorporating VR art as a component of their program or practice. We take a look at this growing trend in the art world.
Recruiters sift through hundreds of motion design reels and video editor portfolios each week. Here's advice on what to include and how to get noticed.
The TEFAF report illustrates the trends challenges facing today's art market. These are the top five findings affecting artists and gallery owners.
Whether you want to collect art or already run an art business, these collecting tips can help you fine-tune your mission.