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Life Is Beautiful and I Have Proof

All is right with the world. I have proof. I'm at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art to see the Matisse/Diebenkorn exhibition. I arrive early with Rob, my trooper of a husband. He’s agreed to be my companion through the permanent collection galleries before our afternoon ticket time. Show More Summary

Why? Questions for Self-Motivation

Most weeks I write as if I have all of the answers. I don’t. Far from it. I write about what I’ve experienced or witnessed. When I don’t know an answer, I know the best way to find it: Ask. Questions can help us think more comprehensively...Show More Summary

Bodleian Treasures and Painting by Numbers

If you're ever in Oxford, as I was on Friday, I urge you to go to the Weston Library on Broad Street Oxford (opposite the Sheldonian Theatre). There are two displays of note involving natural history... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

"Sketch" 2017 - sketchbook exhibition opens at Rabley Drawing Centre

The 2017 SKETCH Open Sketchbook Drawing Prize aims to promote diversity and the importance to contemporary creative practice of both: drawing and  he role of the sketchbook 100 artists’... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Pandora Sellars (1936-2017)

Pandora Sellars, whose paintings played a key role in the resurgence of botanical art in the UK - and across the world - died last week in her home county of Herefordshire. Pandora Sellars - Blue... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Adele Block Bauer and 'Woman in Gold'

I've just watched the film Woman In Gold on BBC - about the portrait of Adele Block-Bauer by Gustav Klimt - and had to keep restraining myself from reaching for my iPhone to check what the outcome... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

How to Leverage an Article About Your Art

Congratulations! You had an article written about your art. [caption id="attachment_24349" align="alignright" width="350"] ©Juliet R. Harrison, Coming Into the Frame. Photograph. Used with permission.[/caption] Whether it is in a newspaper...Show More Summary

Pink Floyd's Fabulous Mortal Remains at the V&A

You might wonder why I'm reviewing an exhibition about a band on art an art blog. There again you might wonder why a band like Pink Floyd is having a major retrospective exhibition at the Victoria... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Review: Annual Exhibition of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters 2017

The 2017 Annual Exhibition of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters struck me as being very different this year. To me, it seemed as if: here are fewer portraits of celebrities - or maybe the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Do You Know the Worst, Good, Better, Best Ways to Sell Art?

Here are four ways to categorize how you sell your art. There are the worst, good, better and best ways to sell art. We’ll cover them all here. Let’s talk about the first way, which is the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

5 Ways to Make Your List Posts Much More Readable

1. Skip the introduction. A lot of content marketers write, like, five paragraphs introducing a listicle before they get to their first list item. But people just want the list. I get it, you wanna have that SEO meat. But you really don’t need to introduce the list with extra copy. Show More Summary

Do This Today to be Happy One Year From Now

Your exhibition/class/event was a smash hit, and now it’s over. You can breath a sigh of relief. Your calendar is empty. The breathing room feels good for a few days, until you realize that you have no thoughts about what to do next....Show More Summary

Prizewinners at the 126th Annual Exhibition of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters

This is a post about the people who were given awards at the Annual Exhibition of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters on Wednesday at its very well attended Private View at the Mall... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

New BBC Series - An Art Lovers Guide to three cities

"An Art Lovers Guide" is a new three part series on BBC Four about discovering a city through key aspects of its art and design. An Art Lovers Guide - a new short BBC4 series I watched the first... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

See Ed Sheeran in the National Portrait Gallery tomorrow

Tomorrow morning you can walk into the National Portrait Gallery and see Ed Sheeran with a big head. NPG 7035: Edward Christopher (Ed) Sheeran (b.1991-) by Colin Davidson (b.1968-) Oil on linen,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth - an exhibition at the Bodleian

Next year Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth will be on display in the Weston Library of The Bodleian Libraries in Oxford between 1 June-28 October 2018. This exhibition will explore the full breadth of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

How to Boost Your Career with Influencer Marketing

If you haven’t heard of influencer marketing, you’re not alone. It is relatively new, but growing trend in the marketplace for businesses both large and small. The idea is to use those who have... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Discerning Eye (1990-2016) - which artists have shown the most?

In 2016, the Discerning Eye Exhibition of small works celebrated its 25th anniversary. (see my review of the 2016 exhibition ING Discerning Eye 2016 - award winners and review) The DE people have... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

42 Ways to Improve Marketing Results

If marketing is everything you do to build your reputation and sell your art, there are a lot of areas in which you could improve. In which we could all improve. I share this list with some hesitation. It’s intended as a checklist to work through, not to tackle at once. Show More Summary

A list of recommended picture framers

All artists appreciate a recommendation about a framer.  You know how this works: if you want a recommendation you need to share who you recommend! if you want the good framers to stay in business,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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