Why Artists Fail

The hidden sun. Image courtesy of MorgueFile.com
The hidden sun. Image courtesy of MorgueFile.com

Jack White, the master painter, has some great advice for artists about what to do to avoid failing to sell your art. One of the first things is so obvious, but true: No one can buy your art if it is not out there in the world for them to see.

I’m taking this article to heart. I’ve just listed my oil painting, “Fishing Buddies,” for sale on my brand-new shop. Just click on the Buy My Art link at the top of this blog. I’ll be adding more art in the weeks and months to come.

In the meantime, here’s Jack’s article:

How Artists Fail
by Jack White

If you don’t take control of your marketing then blame no one but yourself when you get old and can’t move through the studio because of stacks of unsold art. You must change your attitude or fail. […]

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Which art gallery is right for me?

Choosing the right gallery to represent your art can be an exhaustive, time-consuming experience, but one that pays dividends in the end. Here are tips from gallery owners to help you navigate the gallery waters:

Art Gallery Representation: Some factors to consider. Part 4 – Experience

by Brian Sherwin

I have covered several factors with this series: distance, art pricing and materials. In this edition I will tackle another important factor – that being, experience. […]

Read the rest of this article at: http://faso.com/fineartviews/48406/art-gallery-representation-some-factors-to-consider-part-4-experience

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For a complimentary subscription, visit: http://www.faso.com/art-marketing-newsletter