Artist & Maker Pricing Strategies

At every workshop presented by The Arts Business Institute, we teach pricing strategies. This topic is one of the most challenging and confusing for artists, and is essential to the health of your small business.

Artist Profile: Linden Hills Pottery

Linden Hills Pottery is a popular studio in Wisconsin that creates functional and decorative ware. We spoke with co-owner William Kaufmann about their origins and success.     ABI:  Tell us about your pottery studio and the work that you produce. WK:  Simple acts can have profound outcomes. It was a coming home gift for my wife […]

Top Published Articles of 2016

Here’s our annual recap of the most popular business articles published during 2016.

Artist Profile: Raven Skye McDonough

My current inspirations are drawn from my nightly dreams, the over development of natural habitat for wild life to live and prosper, the vanishing middle class in America, challenges facing women, minorities and the homeless to name a few.

Artist Profile: Rozlyn de Bussey

I was initially traditionally trained in Architectural Glass using a pencil, fine line pens and graph paper.

Art Festival Tips: Your Booth Display

Use your space to highlight each piece, giving a bit of breathing room to each one.

American Craft Week Coming Up in October

Participants in all 50 states will be hosting events ranging from exhibitions, studio visits and tours, craft classes and demonstrations, as well as invitations to meet artists in galleries and at festivals.

Apply to the 2017 NICHE Awards

Are you a student or a professional craft artist interested in receiving recognition for your excellent work?

Who Is Your Customer?

Be observant, and ask questions of prospective customers you are meeting face-to-face.

Make Your Studio More Efficient

Rather than trying to do everything yourself, it makes good financial sense to hand over some of the work to others.