The Problem with Donating Artwork

There are options other than simply handing over more of your art for yet another event.

Art and the Corporate Market

Art consultants make it their business to work with companies to locate, purchase and install art, and that may be a good place to begin your entry into this sales channel.

What You Can Learn from Your Competition

Other artists and makers who are in the same “space” in the market have run into similar problems, and many have found solutions and ways to grow.

Austin Art Business Summit Scholarship Available

One full tuition scholarship is available for our upcoming Austin Art Business Summit taking place in October, 2017. Applications are currently being accepted.

How Direct Mail Marketing Can Boost Your Art Business

Direct mail, in the form of letters, invitations, postcards and other pieces, can help you stand out to your prospective customers, especially since it varies from the standard forms of marketing most often used today.

Staying Focused? Or Chasing Money?

Chasing grant money may require you to change the direction of your work to meet the goals of the grantmaker instead.

Artist Profile: Ashley Gauntt

Each time I changed course, I couldn’t stay away from the studio after learning how to throw on the potter’s wheel in 2006 and working as a studio assistant.

Sell Your Handmade Work to High-End Clientele

If you use beautiful high-end packaging, and plan for a premium unboxing experience, it will go a long way to justify the value of your handmade work.

How to Improve Your Art Website About Page

These six essentials will help your website visitors get more out of their visit – and know you better.

Artist Profile: Leila Labelle

Artist Leila Labelle presents her portfolio of mixed media artworks, inspired by cultures around the world. We spoke with her about that inspiration, and her work beyond the studio.     ABI:  How did you become intrigued with kimonos and portraying them in your art? LL:  As a child, I dreamed of faraway lands. I […]