≡ Menu

Art Blog for Professional Artists

Art Blog for Professional Artists post image

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.

5 Simple Ideas for Artists to Kick Start 2017

kick-start-225-2017

If you have not done so yet, have you determined and set up your art marketing goals for the year 2017? If not, here are 5 relatively easy things that an artist can do to help improve their marketing and branding of their art in 2017. I believe that if an artist were to schedule […]

Sell Your Art With a Focus on Customer Service

Renée Phillips, The Artrepreneur Coach - Head Shot

By Renée Phillips, Guest Blogger -Have you ever wondered why some artists seem to attract loyal collectors that follow them everywhere and buy multiple works of art? When you take a closer look at their behavior you may discover it’s not that they were born to be salespeople. Instead, these artists may be amiable individuals […]

The Solo Art Series Expands its Award Prizes

Post Image - 225 SOLO ART SERIES BACKGROUND

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery (LST) is very pleased to announce the expansion of its popular Solo Art Series – “An Opportunity to Shine”.  Since September 2015 the gallery has conducted a total of 4 Solo Art Series Competitions which attracted a total of 225 artists.  Out of these 225 artists the gallery […]

The 8 C’s for a PROSPEROUS Art Career

Print

By Alyson B. Stanfield, Art Biz Coach – The artists I know and love are anything but linear, so how are they expected to work with a traditional business plan? I encourage you to nurture a holistic approach to your art career, which is why I developed The See Plan. I teach this at Art Biz […]

3 Distractions that can Derail Your Art Business

Carolyn headshot(2) - 225 - 2015

By Carolyn Edlund, Guest Blogger – Not long ago I had a conversation with a ceramic artist who had a terrific body of work that was highly appealing and saleable. She was in a good place, increasing sales and expanding into a new marketplace. During our talk, she revealed something very interesting. As her creative business […]

Should an Artist Title Their Artworks?

Title or Untitled 225

Every month we receive many “untitled” artworks for our online art competitions.  Because of this, we suggest that artists title all of their artworks.  As a judge, a title provides me with a better understanding of what the artist wanted me to see and feel.  When an artist titles their artwork, their title also helps […]

What Makes an Artist Professional?

aletta-headshot

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 […]

Make Your Gallery Relationships a Win/Win

Post Image - Saratoga Workshop sidebar

By Carolyn Edlund, Guest Blogger – Galleries can be of great assistance to artists. They are your representatives, who display, market and sell your work to collectors. They have contacts and existing customers to whom they can recommend your art. And, they may provide feedback and guidance to help you present a portfolio of artwork […]

Think of the Business of Art as an Art Competition!

ART BUSINESS 225 IS AN ART COMPETITION

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…

Carolyn headshot(2) - 225 - 2015

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”

mallory-whitfield-headshot

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

john-feustel-headshot

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 […]

Top