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?

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 […]

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.

Display Tips for Your Next Art Show

An overcrowded display is confusing, and can make your work look like commodity items, cheapening them.

How to Deal with Difficult Customers

You may have had a tough day and the last thing you need is a complaint from a customer who is short-tempered, unhappy or unreasonable.

Artist Success: How Painters Sell Their Work

We spoke with three women who have different approaches to marketing and selling their work.

The Business of Fiber Art

We spoke with three fiber artists who use very different techniques, and asked them: What do you do? How do you earn money with your art?

Marketing to Wholesale Customers

Marketing is an activity that never ends. It prepares you for future sales by publicizing and promoting your line to buyers on an ongoing basis.

How Artists Can Add Multiple Streams of Income

One reason for cultivating more than one method of earning is to keep your income steady throughout the year.

Art Sales Strategy: Create Urgency

These selling strategies help to create a sense of urgency, encouraging buyers to pull out their wallets and make the commitment to buy now.