Austin Art Business Summit Announced

During the weekend program, presentations will be made on business topics of interest to visual artists and makers.

Artist Profile: Barbara Taylor-Harris

I am passionate about the future for the 3d pen as a tool for designers and artists and as a new way to teach creative thinking, develop imagination and invention for everyone’s enjoyment

Artist Profile: Lisa Farrell

I absolutely love silver…Silver is soft, polishes brilliantly and takes a patina beautifully. I add accents to my pieces with new gold (red brass) and I use thin gold sheet which I apply to the silver using a technique called keum boo.

How to Use Product Descriptions to Sell More of Your Handmade Work

Written descriptions add greatly to the shopping experience and are also vital to increasing your sales.

Artist Profile: Nadia Fairlamb

I make functional and decorative mirrors, many of them with plays on blending universal symbols that are about the inherent connection of all things, which I experience regularly in meditation and dance.

Are Consignment Galleries the Answer?

Going into a consignment arrangement with a plan and an informed mindset will help you get the most out of the experience.

Artist Profile: Mardell Rampton

Every painting is composed of hundreds of organically shaped thin rectangles…Each artwork comes to life, rectangle by rectangle, stitch by stitch, row by row until the surface layer is completed.

How to Choose the Right Art Festival

Exhibiting at fairs and festivals has long been a primary way for artists and makers to get out in front of the public and sell their work.

Artist Profile: Scooter Morris

Through an evolution of style, the paintings became a depiction of abstract landscape, where the viewer feels a certain familiarity of place.

How to Build an Effective Email Opt-In Form

A monthly email sent to your list is a great way to follow up after in-person meetings, and also to reach out to people who have visited your art website.