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artbizblog · 3d ago

Confronting Your Professional Legacy: David Paul Bayles (Podcast)

Last fall I received an email from David Paul Bayles, who was a member of my class at the ...
artbizblog · 1W ago

The Career Journey of Growth-Minded Artists

One of the most-used business metaphors is the ladder of success. With this metaphor it’s ...
artbizblog · 2W ago

Dysfunctional v. Healthy Artist Organizations

I’ve been encouraging artists to join artist organizations for my entire career, but the t...
artbizblog · 3W ago

How to Project Confidence (Even If You Have to Fake It)

You are more likely to get the commission, sell the work, fill your classes, and have your...
artbizblog · 1M ago

Who’s Who in the Art Museum

If it’s on your bucket list to schedule a museum exhibition, volunteer or work at a museum, or see your art in a museum collection, you will benefit if you understand how a museum administra...
artbizblog · 1M ago

Taking Perfectly Imperfect Action

You know that I’m all about action. My book, I’d Rather Be in the Studio, is broken up int...
artbizblog · 1M ago

Quantifying Quality in Art: Elaine Kehew (Podcast)

Everyone says that there’s no such thing as a negative review. That any media attention is...
artbizblog · 1M ago

Why Nobody Came to Your Show

It doesn’t take a genius to understand why nobody came to your art show. Let’s set aside the bad weather, natural disaster, flu epidemic, or major tragedy in the community. And not count peo...
artbizblog · 1M ago

A Framework for Accepting Art Commissions

Whether you accept commissions for portraits (houses, people, pets), funerary urns, custom jewelry, or garden sculpture, you encounter situations that other artists don’t. Commissioned artis...
artbizblog · 2M ago

The Value of a Whisper

Steve Cranford is the creative chairman of the New York agency WHISPER. When I asked him why in the world a marketing firm would be called WHISPER instead of SHOUT, he replied: "The most imp...