Artist Profile: Arrowyn Craban Lauer

I really love folk art, but I also love modern clean lines and simplicity, so I have endeavored to combine those things to create something which has a folk heart but the spirit of modern design.

How to Close More Art Sales

If a shopper is seriously considering your art, but doesn’t commit to the purchase, are you letting them get away?

Artist Profile: Lin Bentley Keeling

As my designs became more improvisational, I began to experience a deeper emotional, spiritual dimension within my artwork.

An Interview with Victoria Price

Without art collectors who invest in their own passionate eye and the adventure of an creative interchange with the makers of art, the world would be a vastly more limited and less true place.

Artist Profile: Kelly Stewart

My process is spontaneous which leads to an evolution of line, texture and form.

ABI Offers Online Learning for Artists & Makers

Don’t miss our professional development courses for artists and makers, offered as self-paced e-courses.

Artist Profile: Lori Alexander

The realistic cat portraits are my serious art projects. The whimsical cats are just for fun and to make people smile.

It’s Who You Know…Right?

Talent and ability alone do not determine success. Building a network is essential to growing a creative business.     You’ve probably seen this scenario before: you know an artist who is incredibly talented and creates wonderful art, but doesn’t end up making a lot of sales. Sometimes this happens because the artist does not take an active […]

Artist Profile: Jean Ferlesch

I sell silk pillows with original embroidery designs to high end stores in New York City and direct to the customer on my website.

Insights from a Gallery Owner

The more clearly artists understand the needs and practices of wholesale buyers, the better they can anticipate and work closely with them for mutual benefit.