A website is a sales tool: part sales collateral, part sales fulfillment engine. There’s no one-size-fits-all. It’s specific to your art business.
Confidence is Key
Confidence is Key. Three pieces provide insights into why confidence is key: providing inspiration, expertise, and advice from our Fellows.
What is an “Artpreneur”?
What is an Artpreneur? Three pieces provide insights into what an artpreneur is, give some inspiration, and showcase advice that could come straight from Clark Hulings’ playbook.
Clark Hulings—Archetype of the Independent Artist
Writer James D. Balestrieri: “An artist really shouldn’t care about being in the canon. They should do what they do, which is what Clark Hulings did: work at their work.”
Community Matters. Clark Hulings understood the value of connecting with his peers. Here some words you might have missed. Inspiration, motivation, and a path to connect with your community.
Proactive Security: Best Practices for Counteracting Phishing
Facing the challenge of online fraud ideally involves increasing awareness of phishing and of best practices for counteracting it.
Go Against the Grain.
Going Against the Grain. Clark Hulings knew how and did it. Here some words you might have missed. Inspiration, motivation, and tools to make your dreams a reality.
Elizabeth Hulings on Women Founders
Elizabeth Hulings shows her business chops and talks about sharing a car seat with her father’s drying plein air paintings.
Fracreation is creative healing arising out of adversity—making a new world from the fragments of the old.
Art is a tough business. We know it.
Art is a tough business. We know it. Here is some help you might have missed. Inspiration, motivation and tools to make your dreams a reality.
Art Promotion and Sale…All in One Stroke
What if one day Starbucks called you for a licensed reproduction for a store wall in your hometown? That’s what happened to artist Tony Abeyta.
Celebrating Email Mastermind Success
Topics covered by Carolyn Edlund included building an email subscriber list, understanding the anatomy of a successful email, building personal email campaigns, and using analytics to measure results and create new strategies.
Selling Art in a Digital Age
When an artist is filmed by CIYL, you have a marketing tool that simply never goes away. We’re now teaching artists how to create their own video content.
The Thriving Artist™ podcast is now on Amazon & Audible!
Whitaker shares insights into evolving branding and advertising strategies: companies are collaborating with artists to put more personality into their marketing to rise above the competition.
Stock Art Can Go to Hell: Corporate Art Without Compromise—Melissa Whitaker
“I try to put everything, all of me, into the art.” Melissa Whitaker’s work—even for collaborations with corporate clients—is always her own.