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Art Blog for Professional Artists

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In a continuing effort to help new and emerging artists with the branding, marketing and sales of their artwork we have created this Art Blog to serve that end.

From time to time, it is our intent to create and post articles of interest to serious artists in this section of our website. Hopefully, these articles will provide artists with information and materials which can help the artist further their artistic aspirations and their professional art careers. 

This Art Blog is intended to help artists in the general business of art, with emphasis on art marketing, social networking and art branding of the artist’s artwork.  If there are any articles or subject matter that you would like to see addressed or covered in the Art Blog section, please contact the art gallery through the website Contact Page here.

What Makes an Artist Professional?

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By Aletta de Wal, Guest Blogger – There is still a lot of debate among artists about using the word “professional” to describe themselves. For artists who consider themselves “pure artists,” that word often implies commercialism and “selling out.” That’s not how I see it. I think that there is room for a range of […]

Think of the Business of Art as an Art Competition!

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The definition of the word competition is “the act of competing; rivalry for supremacy, a prize, etc”.  Every month Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery receives hundreds of entries for our online art competitions. After five years, we still receive a large number of sloppy or incomplete entries from artists.  If that happens to […]

Spend Money to Make Money…

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How much of a financial investment are you making in your art business? By Carolyn Edlund, Guest Blogger –  There are so many free ways to share your art today, especially online. That’s great. You shouldn’t have to break the bank to get exposure for your artwork – but there are places where money is well […]

Mallory Whitfield Named the Judge of “SeaScapes”

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Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that Mallory Whitfield, has been named as the gallery’s Guest Judge for the gallery’s 5th Annual “SeaScapes” Online Art Competition. Mallory Whitfield began her journey as a creative entrepreneur in 2004, selling her handmade creations at local craft shows. She has written an e-book […]

5 Ways to Impress Buyers with Professionalism

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By John Feustel, Guest Blogger – Want to attract buyers and set yourself apart as a serious artist? Professionalism is crucial if you want to stand out. And while important, it goes beyond polite and prompt communication. Buyers are more likely to trust and purchase from an artist who runs a professional business. Whether it’s providing […]

Art Gallery Representation – 8 Questions to Ask!

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By Lori McNee, Guest Blogger – Many aspiring artists are intimidated by the idea of finding art gallery representation.  These hopeful artists are not sure when it is the right time to take that leap of faith. But, leaping from aspiring to professional artist takes more than just faith.  It takes hard work, professionalism, and […]

Jeffrey Shonkwiler is Named “Open” Guest Judge

Carolyn Edlund Named Judge for “CityScapes” Art Competition

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that Jeffrey Shonkwiler, the founder of Florida Artists Registry has been named as the gallery’s Guest Judge for the gallery’s 5th Annual “Open” (No Theme) Online Art Competition. Jeffrey Shonkwiler is the founder of Florida Artists Registry, a member supported arts organization, created in […]

Successful Linkedin Networking for Artists

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Linkedin affords professionals, especially artists, to reach, meet and network with other art professionals, that in the past, under normal circumstances, you would never be able to meet and get to know.  Artists on Linkedin can meet gallery owners, corporate art reps, interior designers and many other successful art professionals that may eventually help an […]

10 Common Mistakes Artists Make at Art Fairs

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By Aletta de Wal, Guest Blogger  – Summer art fair season is here in the northern hemisphere bringing art, wine and traffic to a neighborhood near you.   Lots of tents, lots of artists, lots of people browsing and lots of people at the food trucks paying $5 for a latte.  I go to a […]

Light Space Time Adds SSL Certificate to Website

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We are pleased to announce to our gallery artists and site visitors that Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery has recently redesigned our website and added an SSL Certificate to our web server.  This provides secure browsing sessions for anyone visiting our site.  You will see that the extension HTTP has changed to a […]

Mary Kee of Art Guide Named Judge for Figurative

Carolyn Edlund Named Judge for “CityScapes” Art Competition

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that Mary Kee of The Art Guide has been named as the gallery’s Guest Judge for the gallery’s 5th Annual “Figurative” Online Art Competition. Mary Kee is Principal of The Art Guide, located in Trumbull, Connecticut. The Art Guide combines many of the country’s […]

ArtsyShark & LST Create “Signature Artists Gallery”

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Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that they have entered into a joint effort with www.ArtsyShark.com to create and maintain a “For Sale” online art gallery for their best artists in order to help them sell their art.  The gallery is named the “Signature Artists Gallery” and it can be […]

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