An artist recently asked if I thought it *worth it* for her to do art festivals.
Of course that depends on the venue, the artwork to be shown, and the goals or expectations of the artist, plus that artist’s willingness to expend the time and energy at the fair. If the artist has two-dimensional artwork such as framed photographs or…
I’ve noticed that when artists and others discuss the virtue of online art sales, that much is assumed. Seldom is a distinction made between venues that clearly appeal to the home decor shopper and venues that actual collectors of contemporary fine art may frequent looking for new artwork to add their collections.
Artsy Homeis clearly a home decor online sale site. Beside having *home* in their…
Some artists and art galleries have a Tumblr blog exclusively, while others may have a Tumblr blog in addition to their main websites. Either way, there are a lot of artists and art galleries using Tumblr to post images and news, as well as millions of other users with a wide variety of interests.
According to Blk Dot, “Tumblr’s audience includes more than 10 million teens, 12 million 19-24 year…
Want a super low-cost marketing option?
Amsterdam based ArtWorld has launched their IndieGoGo campaign with a $1 / 1 Euro option that will get your link tweeted to many thousands on Twitter. Click here to support Indiegogo and get your perk. Included in the tweet will be one or more appropriate hashtag, such as #ArtMarket #SellArtOnline #ArtCollectors #BuyArtOnline and others.
The Artworld has increased the cash prize of their print competition from €1,000 to €1,500., and additionally, updated the competition terms to cover payment for postage and packing for distribution of prints.
Nancy Noles, of the Alexandria Museum of Art, asked me to share—
Call for Artists for 27th September Competition
27th September Competition
September 5–November 22, 2014
Opening Reception & Award Ceremony: Friday, September 5, 6-8pm
The 27th September Competition presented by the Alexandria Museum of Art is an annual juried exhibition selected from national and international…
Rohizan Wahab, at IMGembed, wrote to update me on what’s happening there.They released a whitepaper that reports on the current state of online image use – http://petapixel.com/2014/04/10/imgembed-white-paper-claims-85-of-images-shared-online-go-unsourced/Besides providing the solution to online image credits by providing embedded images, as well as income for artist for use of their images,…
Artworld is delighted to announce our collaboration with the well-known Artist Marketing Resources run by the redoubtable Marie Kazalia.
ARTristic easel Mark 4 with canvas in horizontal position, April 2014
For the past four years, Tony Barber, Australian artist, critic, teacher, and member of the 1960′s rock band Billy Thorpe and the Aztecs, has been working on a new easel design. Encouraged by his fellow artists and students to develop this new easel, Tony Barber has been specifically designing it to eradicate the…