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.

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.

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.

Make the Best Ever Artist About Page

Why should the website visitor be interested in you as an artist or maker? Because the story of your inspiration, your concept, and your technique are fascinating.

Art on Silk

We recently interviewed two painters who sell their work in a different format: silk scarves as fashion accessories. They share their stories and strategies on building their small businesses.     Artist Elena Avanesova approaches her business like a seasoned entrepreneur. She explains her inspiration, presentation and marketing, saying,  “When I first created a design inspired by […]

Should You Sell Your Work on Third-Party Sites?

The benefits of third-party sites are that you have a place where your images are easy to upload, and you don’t have to start from scratch or reinvent the wheel.

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.

ABI Offers Online Learning for Artists & Makers

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