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The Gallery Model is Changing – Here’s How Artists Benefit

Albuquerque-based gallery owner Nancy Zastudil emailed with CHF about the changes contemporary galleries are undergoing. Here, she explains the shifting face of gallery representation, how these changes empower artists, and …

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The Love Letter by Samuel Fildes

Ten Tips for Acing Your Next Grant Proposal

It’s the night before the grant application is due and you’re feeling hopeful and confident. You followed the instructions to the letter. You enlisted a colleague to read and critique …

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Ron Whitmore

On Selling Tools of the (Art) Trade – Ron Whitmore

“An artist recently said this to me about success: ‘You really just keep doing what you feel you need to be doing and if you do it long enough people believe it too’.”

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Control How Your Art Business is Perceived – Maria Brophy

“When you’re younger, it’s fun to get that pat on the back, but you learn quickly that a pat on the back doesn’t pay the mortgage.”

Windows to the Divine

Anyone Can Be a Collector of Original Works – Shannon Robinson

“There’s no substitute for seeing it live, looking at the texture, looking at the brush strokes, being able to really examine the work.”

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The Enviable Lifestyle of the Working Artist – Carolyn Edlund

Carolyn’s emphasis on the lifestyle of the artist as one of glamour and freedom is insightful and balanced by the call for creating a skill set to further one’s deepest professional aspirations.