Artist Profile: Tim Carlburg

Assortment of Growlers by Tim Carlburg

When I first began making growlers in 2008, there was only one other potter in the country (that I know of) that was creating anything similar.

Making the Difference

Collage 200

The Arts Business Institute focuses on teaching workshop courses and providing mentoring on these topics and more.

Naples, Florida: A Destination for Arts and Artists

Random Acts of Art Gallery

Today, support for the arts is stronger than ever for the 61 arts and cultural organizations that make Naples such a draw for tourist and great place to live.

Artist Profile: Claudia True

Claudia True Calendars

My early art was primarily funky landscapes and florals – now I’m doing a lot of “critter” and food art to illustrate recipes.

Should Art Schools Teach Business?

brushes and pencils

Basic business courses during undergraduate years can help students choose wisely when selecting the studio courses they will take.

Sell More Work through Word of Mouth


Studies show that customers trust word of mouth recommendations far more than advertisements.

Artist Profile: Lara Ginzburg


I am combining my enameling with metal clay and traditional metalsmithing techniques.

Promoting Craft to the National Stage

Jonathan Simons

Our life as makers and entrepreneurs is a fantasy to people who work 9 to 5.

Prepare for Fourth Quarter Success

Jewelry artist Lisa Cottone with a wholesale buyer

Even though many retailers have ordered for fall and holiday, there is still time to get back to those buyers who have shown interest but haven’t yet pulled the trigger.

Artist Profile: Susan Elliot

Artwork by Susan Elliot

I read somewhere several years ago that the true soul of an artist is revealed when they draw or paint what they KNOW.