On the heels of a fellowship at CFEVA, print artist Amze Emmons shares why an artist's career trajectory should include some outside-the-box creative projects.
Artist Borbay shares his approach for pricing artwork and reveals the secrets behind his popular contemporary art pricing chart.
Is creativity an innate skill, or can it be taught? University of the Arts CEO David Yager reflects on how to boost creativity no matter the workplace in a recent interview with [email protected]
Using a blend of painting and technology to create powerful and organic dreamscapes, artist Marie-Dolma Chophel discusses her transcontinental career with Artrepreneur.
From purchasing art multiples to scouring benefit art auctions, here are some tested approaches to collecting art on a budget.
VR art has long been seeping into the world, but new startups like Cappasity and Orangenius are utilizing AR to change the way people view and purchase artwork.
As an art world influencer, Girl Sees Art's Beckie Warren dishes on developing an online presence in the art market while highlighting her exciting upcoming new projects.
We take a look at how art collectors determine what works to purchase and examine their motivations for crafting a curated art collection.
Emerging sculptor Jiannan Wu talks to Artrepreneur about growing up in China, how his childhood influences his practice, and why he moved to New York.
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.
As a French artist combining architecture and art, Cyril Lancelin has found Instagram fame through his personal brand, Town and Concrete. Lancelin dishes on independent work, social media, and working from afar.
Avoid common pitfalls when signing an art contract by familiarizing yourself with the art law terms that arise most frequently.
In a new monthly column for Artrepreneur, art curator and critic Audra Lambert highlights the benefits and frequent challenges of hosting an art workshop.
Catering to Philadelphia's established and emerging artists, the Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA) focuses on giving member artists a platform from which to develop their careers.
These international artist residencies offer the working artist or solopreneur a chance to get inspired by new horizons.
How will the new Tax Cuts & Jobs Act affect freelance creative business owners? We break down whether your business might benefit from a sole proprietorship or LLC arrangement.
Many artists use Spotify as a powerful art marketing tool. We break down how can you capitalize on this tool and drive more followers to your work.
Launching a crowdfunding campaign is a unique solution to fund your creative projects, but a successful campaign can be elusive. We dive deep into what works best for independent artists.
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.
Despite the stigma surrounding commercial artists, these creators prove that making a living doing what you love is worth the trade-off.
Finding an arts organization or art collector interested in sponsoring your work is an important accomplishment. Here's how to keep those patrons engaged and inspired by your work.
The National Park Service Artist Residencies offer artists a chance to escape their everyday lives and seek the inspiration they crave.
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.
Although local level visual arts grants might not have the allure of large-scale international grants, these small milestones can help you reach your goals as a professional artist.
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.
Independent artists can show their own work at art fairs with greater creative control and increased profitability. But is it always the best recourse?
Vancouver-based food stylist Gabriel Cabrera tells Artrepreneur that standing out in the food photography world is achieved through a careful curation of your personal brand.
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.
Proper art conservation is crucial to ensuring a work's continued monetary value. Here, we introduce ArtRatio, a company designing products to preserve a work's condition.
When approaching gallerists for representation, artists should study the gallery aesthetic and contemplate how their artist bio and portfolio fit within that narrative.
Meaningful online relationships are forged when you share content that considers your creative process, showcases your artist personality, and uncovers your intimate musings.
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.
These five creative residency programs are focusing on STEAM initiatives as demand increases for creatives in the tech marketplace.
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.
Experiencing rejection as an artist is a part of the job. Here, we talk to five artists and creatives on how they power through rejection and self-doubt.
Artrepreneur sits down with Peter Drake, figurative artist and Dean of Academic Affairs at the New York Academy of Art.
Many artist sites fail to capture their audience. Follow these simple tips for creating visually stunning art websites that include all the necessary information.
Developing an artist network builds camaraderie within your local community and enhances the possibility of landing new opportunities.
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.
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.
How does an art collection turn into wealth? Companies like Athena Art Finance Corp. and Art Money are making it easier to cash in on this billion-dollar industry.
Copyright duration keeps getting longer, primarily due to Disney wanting to keep Mickey Mouse under copyright protection. Here’s how they did it.
Every artist or photographer should use a licensing agreement when contracted to create new work. Download your free licensing agreement here.
If you’ve secured that important sit-down with a potential collector, arts journalist, or gallerist, be prepared to answer these common artist interview questions during your initial meeting.
A successful art entrepreneur understands that an artist business plan is critical for success. Here’s a step-by-step guide to create your own.
About 375,000 visual artists claim to be self-employed yet many don’t realize that their personal assets can be at risk. Find out how opening a corporation can help protect you.
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By sticking to the tenets of the social media pyramid, artists on social media can develop an engaged audience.
Most artists are used to expressing themselves in creative ways, but fewer understand the importance of expressing who they are in words. In this article, we’ll review the creating an artist bio while offering some useful tips on its content.
There are a variety of challenges facing today’s art entrepreneur, but they don’t have to sidetrack an art business.
The art market represents a $45 billion-dollar global industry that is driven by a quickly evolving art gallery business model. We explore the everyday operations and challenges of running an art gallery business.
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.