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Artist About Page Examples

Horrifying Artist About Pages (Just in Time for Halloween)

To wake the artist from the dead of tedious facts that tell us nothing about his or her art, I suggest weaving in a bit of story.

Music as metaphor for fine art: input, output, talent, brand story

Anyone Can Build an Art Business: Raw Talent vs. Hard Work

You’ll tinker with and refine your brand story until you die or get rich, whichever comes first. First, talk about why you’re doing what you’re doing.

What website is right for you and your art business?

How Does Your Artist Website Stack Up?

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.

Best practices for counteracting phishing.

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.

The Mexican Ploughman, by Clark Hulings

The Dignity of Work

My father celebrated work and workers. His 42 hr work week included anything relevant to his art business—from painting, to taking collectors to dinner.

Our Future Rests on How we Teach the Young,” by CHF Business Accelerator Fellow, Robin Holder

Creativity is Leading the Way

We hope that art and artists will unleash the power of creative expression to make bold statements with new work to replace or contextualize the symbols of hatred, racism, and war.

CHF Emeritus Fellow Vanessa Diaz at work

It’s Time To Use Your Creative Intelligence

We’re in a new reality now. As we rebuild the ways we live and work, the people best positioned to do that are those who “admit” to being creative.

Nadia Fairlamb with sander

An Economic Powerhouse Hiding In Plain Sight: The Creative Sector

Innovation and creativity will ensure our survival through our current crises, and are fundamental to human success—yet many hold onto the false belief that artists are incapable of leading us.

Transparency is Transforming the Art Market

Transparency is Transforming the Art Market—CHF Interviews Bill Fine

A new openness about prices has changed the way art is bought and sold. The president of artnet details the impacts of this shift.

Rosa Bonheur by Anna Klumpke

Hook—Hack—Health: A Successful Art Business is a Balancing Act

Professional artists must simultaneously articulate a unique message, maintain the health of their art business, and set themselves apart from the pack.

Blue Fin XXX by Elinore Schnurr

Sales Conversations: Don’t Fix Everything

We often refuse to let other people sit with something that’s been said and just breathe in it for a few moments. We fix it. Before it’s even broken.

How to Sell More Art

How to Sell More Art? An Unexpected Answer

Art isn’t a job like making widgets, where you’re content to do the same thing over and over again for the rest of your life.

Writers Learn from Visual Artists

What Literary Artists Can Learn from Visual Artists

Visual artists cut a little straighter to the bone. They don’t have to obsess about the small stuff because if they can’t buy something they need, they’ll probably make it.

Empty Professionalism

Professionals Need Not Apply—Originals Only

No one remembers “professionals” built according to the factory model, with its cattle call for generic, processed types. The rest of us want to meet originals.

Being My Own CEO: How I Modified My Mentality, Conversations, and Cultur

Being My Own CEO: How I Modified My Mentality, Conversations, and Culture

CEO thinking—and being an artist-CEO in particular—requires extending ourselves, growing into it, moving up from our inner VP, which was probably an upgrade from our inner manager and inner shift supervisor.

Rocket To Space Laurent Newman

Boosting Artists, Our Non-Obsolete Workforce

Whether you work as a city planner or a nurse or a school administrator, environments that feed your spirit help you work smarter, better, and more efficiently.