All posts tagged "Art Business"

  • Featured
    The Educators Molding the Modern-Day Art Entrepreneur

    Struggling to develop the skills necessary to thrive as an art entrepreneur? Educators at the Society for Arts Entrepreneurship Education conference may have some solutions.

  • Featured
    The Artist’s Guide to Creating a Media Kit

    An artist media kit is a useful tool for getting journalists and art critics to your exhibitions. We review what you should include when creating a media kit.

  • Featured
    You Don’t Need an MFA to Make It as An Artist

    While obtaining an MFA is the pathway some artists take to further pursue their career, it’s not always a crucial part of developing a distinct and successful artistic practice.

  • Featured
    When [and Where] to Participate in an Art Exhibition

    Until an artist’s studio has significant resources, it may be difficult to participate in every single art exhibition. Artrepreneur outlines the benefits and drawbacks to consider when weighing local, regional, and international shows.

  • Featured
    How Do We Calculate the Value of Art?

    Many working artists struggle to price their work. From considering costs and materials to the artist's standing in the marketplace, how does the art world calculate the value of art?

  • Featured
    The Art of Juggling: Mastering Time Management for Artists

    From designing to pitching, reporting to researching, creatives helming their own practice know that perfecting time management in their workflow produces real results.

  • Operating an Art Business
    Nic Bothma on Photojournalism in a Post-Digital Age

    Award-winning photojournalist Nic Bothma rose to acclaim photographing South African news stories in the 1990s. Here, he discusses how aspiring photographers should approach their business with the rise of camera phones and social media.

  • The Basics
    Five Art World Headliners on Developing Their Creative Careers

    What are some of the most critical challenges facing emerging artists today? Artrepreneur talks to five art world wunderkinds on what it takes to develop rewarding creative careers.

  • Featured
    The End of Advertising? Tribeca Film Festival’s Andrew Essex Weighs In

    In the third installment of the Business of Art radio series, Tribeca Enterprises CEO Andrew Essex discusses the evolution of advertising and storytelling within the creative industries.

  • Operating an Art Business
    An Experiental Event Photographer on Developing Your Niche

    Experiential event photographer Vincent Roazzi Jr. shares how he fell into a niche that fuels constant travel and photographic contracts with high-profile brands and event spaces.

  • Financial Resources
    Why Isn’t My Artwork Selling?

    Whether or not you manage to sell your artwork is driven not by the product, but what you do with the product. Artepreneur reviews some of the most crucial factors involved in selling artwork.

  • Financial Resources
    Helping Artists Combat the Rising Costs of Real Estate

    In this installment of the Business of Art radio series, chashama founder Anita Durst and Minnesota Street Project CEO Andy Rappaport discuss challenges facing artists working in costly metro areas.

  • Marketing for Artists
    No Gallery? No Problem. Mount a DIY Art Exhibition Instead

    Artrepreneur outlines some of the key facets of planning for and mounting a DIY art exhibition with mixed-use and non-traditional spaces and lay out the groundwork for a successful showing.

  • The Basics
    Building [A Career] on Set: An Interview with Michael Wylie

    Emmy award-winning production designer Michael Wylie talks to Artrepreneur about climbing the ranks in the TV business, working with agents, and why aspiring set designers should focus on their work ethic.

  • Financial Resources
    A Creative’s Guide to Setting Freelance Rates and Pricing Work

    Determining how to value creative work is often an unclear equation with a complex set of variables. Artrepreneur offers guidance on setting your own competitive freelance rates.

  • Marketing for Artists
    How to Land Media Influence as a Working Artist

    Desperate to see your work appear in leading art journals and magazines, but can't afford to hire a public relations firm? We review how the working artist can gain media influence through targeted outreach efforts.

  • Operating an Art Business
    Hiring for Your Art Business? Seven Steps for Success

    Hiring the right creative people for your art business is no easy feat, but following our formulaic approach to hiring can make the process simpler.

  • Operating an Art Business
    Making Sense of An Artist Engagement Contract

    Whether you are a painter doing a commission or a musician hired for a performance, your artist engagement contract will determine the role of each party involved. Get to know the standard terms to look out for when...

  • Operating an Art Business
    The Working Artist’s Guide to Mastering Art Inventory Management

    Art inventory management is not just for the gallery business. Along with recommendations on the best available art inventory software tools, Artrepreneur reviews the basics of developing a successful inventory management system.

  • The Basics
    How Should I Structure My Freelance Resume?

    Struggling to determine how you should structure your freelance resume? Two resume experts give their advice for designing a creative resume that lands you the gig.

  • Operating an Art Business
    Do I Need a Contingency Plan for My Art Business?

    Presented by Orangenius and [email protected], the first installment of the SiriusXM 'Business of Art' radio series interviews Jenifer Simon, Program Director at CERF+, a non-profit organization dedicated to artists disaster relief. The program focuses on the importance of...

  • Marketing for Artists
    A Photographer Proves Why Persistence is Key for Artists

    Unfazed by rejection, emerging photographer JP Kadzinski was persistent in his quest for finding gallery representation. Here, he shares why emerging artists should consistently market their work to potential partners.

  • Marketing for Artists
    Mastering SEO for Artists: A Primer for Drawing New Audiences

    Every creative professional with an online presence should employ an SEO strategy to reach a broader audience. Here, we outline SEO for artists, and offer some tactical advice for getting your work discovered online.

  • Operating an Art Business
    How Does the Art Gallery Business Work?

    The art market represents a $45 billion-dollar global industry that is driven by a quickly evolving art gallery business model. We explore the everyday operations and challenges of running an art gallery business.

  • Marketing for Artists
    The Advantages of Joining an Artist Collective

    An artist collective functions as a platform for its members and can bring increased exposure for individual artists. Artrepreneur investigates the benefits of forming your own.

  • The Basics
    Follow This Foolproof Approach to Curating Your Creative Portfolio

    Hiring managers pay more attention to the contents of your creative portfolio than your work experience. Artrepreneur reviews proven strategies for curating a creative portfolio that lands you that coveted gig.

  • The Basics
    The Essential Guide to Writing Your Artist Statement

    Used in combination with your artist CV, your artist statement is an opportunity to hook the reader and get them interested in exploring your work. Follow this step-by-step guide to craft your professional artist statement.

  • Marketing for Artists
    Show-and-Sell: Six Alternative Representation Strategies for Artists

    Artists don’t need gallery representation to make sales and gain followers. Artrepreneur investigates six alternative representation strategies for artists looking to expand their audience.

  • Marketing for Artists
    How to Build An Artist Network to Kickstart Your Career

    To develop their careers, art students should build an artist network that leverages their talent and skill set with opportunities to show their work. Follow these strategic tips to build a meaningful network.

  • The Basics
    How Should I Structure My Artist CV Layout?

    The artist CV is an essential tool when dealing with galleries and potential collectors determining whether to invest in your work. Artrepreneur explains how to structure an attention-grabbing artist CV layout.

  • Financial Resources
    The ‘Shared Economy’ Artist Collective: Should Artists Pay for Exhibition Space?

    The artist collective is evolving in the shared economy. In exchange for a membership or exhibition fee, artists have the opportunity to present their work in a 'shared' exhibition space. Artrepreneur investigates whether this model makes sense for emerging...

  • Financial Resources
    How Can I Fund Art Exhibitions and Other Projects? [Part II]

    Aside from more traditional financing models such as arts grants or crowdfunding, pairing up with art partners is an excellent way to fund art exhibitions and other projects. Artrepreneur takes a look at the various partnership arrangements available to...

  • Marketing for Artists
    Launching a Creative Business? Design A Logo That Hooks

    Designing an impactful logo for your creative business involves a careful reflection of your brand strategy. Whether you're designing your own logo or working with a professional, these two art directors offer their best advice for designing a logo...

  • The Basics
    Ten Creative Internships for Aspiring Designers

    Creative internships will help you build the foundation you need for a career in the art world. Whether you're interested in design or web development, these are some of the most coveted – and most rewarding – creative internships...

  • The Basics
    Why Storytelling is Crucial for Artists

    Artists who identify and satisfy our ongoing search for meaning by describing art they create have already discovered this crucial truth: artists that engage in storytelling create a compelling reason for collectors and admirers to invest in their work.

  • Trends
    Is Virtual Reality the Future of Art?

    As virtual reality takes hold of the film industry, artists, galleries, and cultural institutions are incorporating VR art as a component of their program or practice. We take a look at this growing trend in the art world.

  • The Basics
    Craft An Art Director Portfolio That Gets You Booked

    A well-curated art director portfolio is what potential clients and hiring managers are really paying attention to when looking for new talent. Creative Circle recruiter Gabriela Williams offers her insight for putting your best work forward.

  • Marketing for Artists
    Four Artist Open Calls to Apply to This Summer

    Artists seeking to get their work in front of gallerists and collectors might consider applying to an open call this summer. From London to Miami, find out what curators are looking for in these four artist open calls and...

  • The Basics
    Four Communication Skills Every Art Student Should Master

    As an art student, you are quickly learning that effectively communicating your artistic vision is key to your success. Here, we review the four communication skills every artist should master, from interpersonal and writing skills to becoming a better...

  • Operating an Art Business
    How [and Where] Can I License Artwork?

    Licensing art is a common practice among artists seeking additional revenue streams. Here, we discuss the details of a typical artist licensing agreement and offer suggestions for companies you may want to approach with your work.

  • Financial Resources
    Aerial Photographer Antoine Rose on Self-Funding, Selling Work

    Producing work is arduous, expensive and often challenging for Antoine Rose, a fine art aerial photographer that's shot aerial images of some of the world's most bustling landscapes. Here, he goes into detail about how he finances each project,...

  • Marketing for Artists
    How to Develop a Buzzworthy Artist Branding Strategy

    Apart from talent, artists require a certain level of “buzz” in order to progress to new levels of recognition in their art careers. Creating an artist branding strategy can elevate your work to a wider audience, and generate new...

  • Operating an Art Business
    This Service Connects the Emerging Photographer With New Clients

    If you're an emerging photographer looking for steady work, Wonderful Machine can help you get your work in front of thousands of potential clients. Find out how this monthly subscription service can help you streamline your art business.

  • Operating an Art Business
    An Animation Artist’s Journey from College to Career

    Animation artist Mack O'Conor used his time at art school to hone his technical skills and develop his professional goals. Here, he shares his advice for navigating the college experience, from developing a solid portfolio to choosing the right...