So you’ve applied to an art show and been accepted. Congrats! Now it’s time to take your art on the road and make a splash. How do you get going? Here are a few things I wish I’d known […]
I’m sure there are plenty of you out there who, like me, struggle to find anniversary gifts that are unique yet meaningful to your lasting love and relationship. Traditionally, the 8th wedding anniversary is commemorated by gifts of bronze or pottery. Who knew?
The 8th may not get as much […]
With hundreds of art shows across the country each year, I thought it would he helpful to artists and art collectors to give my take on the top art shows that I have exhibited at. Not only do I believe any artist looking to expand their brand and vision should be doing art shows, I think […]
Having been an artist for awhile, I tend to network on and offline with artists that exhibit at art shows across the country. What I tend to forget is that for every artists that does a show, there’s probably hundreds that are considering it.
My intention is to […]
As a lover of Scottish Terriers, I wanted to give my list of sites, products and accounts to follow for all things Scottish Terrier!
Dogtime.com – This is just an amazing site with very in-depth information on over 100 breeds. They have resources for dog health, training, how-to’s, product […]
I’ve been back for a few (ok, six) weeks now and have finally settled down enough to bang out a few thoughts on the Art on the Square show in Belleville, Illinois.
Art on the Square is in their 14th year, and boasts the #2 ranking in the nation […]
Lately I’ve felt the urge to share thoughts and reflections on art shows I’ve participated in. Not only to increase awareness of art and art shows in general, but to give prospective artists and customers a feel for what specific events are like from the artist’s perspective.
I’ve noticed there isn’t a whole lot of blogging and reviewing in the online art world, so hopefully these musings […]
As we are in the thick of art show season, I wanted to drop a quick line to let you Coloradans know some exciting news. I’ve just been accepted in to the “Wild Colorado” Art Show at the Audubon Nature Center!
This is a very cool local art show featuring two and three-dimensional work from Colorado artists. The show is sponsored […]
I’ve been very fortunate throughout my art career to interact with and get feedback from my collectors, both at shows and via email. Occasionally, someone really touches me by expressing how they connect with one of my sculptures.
The above note came from Linda and Brian, who purchased a Pause for Reflection, one […]
In an earlier post I talked a little bit about what juried art shows are and how they work. In this post I’d like to share a little acquired wisdom and tips related to applying to art shows. This information is geared primarily to new artists, but the rest of the human race with an interest in the arts might […]