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.

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.

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.

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.

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 […]

Art & Humor

Selling work can be a tough gig. You need to be all over social media and try every online gallery going, taking quality photos of your pieces from various angles.

Are You Disorganized? It Could be Hurting Your Art Business

You can have all the creativity in the world, but if you can’t remember which gallery has which piece or find the contact info for that interested buyer, you could be missing out on a potential sale.

Adapt a Sales Mindset and Sell More Art

Your inspired state of mind in the studio helps you design, innovate and create amazing art. Making sales, however, involves someone else’s mindset – that of your customer.

ABI Offers Online Learning for Artists & Makers

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