Jan Sawka is an immigrant artist who migrated to the United States from Poland in the 1970s. Here Hanna Sawka discusses her father's work.
Sculptor Syd Carpenter on working as an ornamental gardener, Fellowship programs and the challenges of being a Philadelphia artist.
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.
Organizing an art meetup is an excellent way to build community. We sit down with the founders of successful initiatives like the Portland Artist Network and the Rural America Contemporary Art Group.
Artist Ahol Sniffs Glue shares insights on managing your brand, taking on retail partnerships and embracing the hustle.
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.
How is VR and AR affecting the fine arts sector? In a conversation with [email protected] radio, Grace Cho and Todd Berreth discuss emerging trends in VR art.
Born in South Korea, Philadelphia-based artist Mi-Kyoung Lee weaves fiber and plastic to create ethereal sculptures that meditate on labor and domesticity.
From album cover art to costumes and set designs, pairing an artist and musician for an ongoing collaboration is a wonderful way to expand both their networks.
Looking for a way to connect with your private collectors? Handwritten notes remain a charming gesture that makes a lasting impression.
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.
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.
Artrepreneur sits down with NYAA grad Matthew Alfonso Durante and talk about rural Wisconsin, coming to New York and comic books.
Want to sell your artwork on your own? An artist bill of sale and certificate of authenticity are crucial documents to ensure the sale remains professional and fruitful.
Kiril Jeliazkov's "The Orange Step" builds upon Bulgarian artist Christo's infamous work, with the artist's own spin. Jeliazkov discusses his latest work with Artrepreneur.
Artists use Pinterest to market their online platforms while offering a behind-the-scenes view of their daily inspirations. Here's how to incorporate Pinterest into your art marketing strategy.
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.
Creating an artist newsletter ensures your creative content is seen by your fans. From building a subscriber list to email marketing services, our tips will get you up to speed on creating your own.
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.
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.
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.
Taking a look at the historic connection between art and fashion, we examine how art is incorporated into fashion curriculums today.
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.
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.
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.
Building an art collection that supports emerging artists can be a thrilling endeavor for collectors operating across genres and price points.
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.
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.
Artists play an important role as influencers in brand partnerships. However, some companies - like H&M and Dove - don't always live up to the partnership's ethos.
The CASE act presents more opportunities for emerging artists to recover under copyright infringement claims. Here's how you can use it to your advantage.
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.
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.
As a creative business owner, finding the balance between your vision and your bank account is a natural struggle within your creative hustle.
Tennessee Tech professor Kimberly Winkle designed a professional practices program that counsels art students through the process of owning a creative business.
The 5 Pointz verdict will set an important precedent in future cases involving the Visual Artists Rights Act.
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.
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.
Technology and art are intersecting in more ways than ever, and today’s art startups are […]
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By sticking to the tenets of the social media pyramid, artists on social media can develop an engaged audience.
Trump’s H1B visa shakedown means you may need to hire a foreign creative as an independent contractor. Here’s how to avoid any legal issues.
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.
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.
There are a variety of challenges facing today’s art entrepreneur, but they don’t have to sidetrack an art business.