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I've nominated Charles Rennie Mackintosh for the £20 note

Pinks by Charles Rennie Mackintosh This is my nomination for the visual artist to appear on the £20 note.  Have you done yours yet? Glasgow School of Art. Architect: Charles Rennie... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Who's made a mark? #265

Hey ho up she rises @TCMargate pic.twitter.com/NIBmw9xO83— Grayson Perry (@Alan_Measles) May 19, 2015 Art CompetitionsCall for EntriesThe deadline for The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition 2015 -... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Paul Riley and the magic of watercolour flowers

A NEW book - The Magic of Watercolour Flowers by Paul Riley I'm a huge fan of all artists who paint flowers - and they certainly don't have to be strictly botanical! A very long time ago one of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Hogarth and Henry Hudson

crop of the first plate Leaving China New Hopecopyright Henry Hudson The other day I went to see a quite remarkable show called The Rise and Fall of Young Sen by a young artist called Henry... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Society of Botanical Artists - Diploma Assignments

Students of the Society of Botanical Artists' Distance Learning Diploma Course come from all over the world. Over time, rather than being isolated in their studies and studios, they've come up with... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

34 Marketing Insights from the Authority Rainmaker Conference

It’s a Memorial Day tradition at Art Biz Coach to offer a list of reminders for your art business. This is a twist on that tradition. With inspiration from the stage of Copyblogger’s Authority Rainmaker conference, I opened up my notes and share my biggest takeaways with you. Show More Summary

Celebrate a visual artist on the next £20 note

The Bank of England is asking the public to make suggestions as to who should be on the next £20 note.  It must be somebody British and noteworthy in the field of visual arts. At the end of this... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Jerwood Drawing Prize: Call for Entries

The Call for Entries has gone out for the Jerwood Drawing Prize 2015.  This is the largest and longest running drawing prize in the UK. Also, I've now had confirmation that the Derwent Art Prize... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Grayson Perry - A House for Essex - tonight on Channel 4

Tonight on Channel 4 (9pm) there is a programme about "A House for Essex" - the dream house created by Grayson Perry CBE RA - artist and contemporary social anthropologist. The programme has been... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Brand new website raises design standard for art societies

Has your art society updated its website to cope with mobile devices and changes in the way Google ranks websites? Is it thinking about the need to make a change? If your art society has not... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

A major retrospective of Irish paintings and sculpture

This month The Art of a Nation - an exhibition of some 70 Irish paintings and sculptures can be viewed in the Mall Galleries. This is the biggest retrospective and survey of Irish art held in the UK... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

What’s The Point of Making Art When The World Is So Screwed Up?

If you’ve ever questioned the reason for making art, you’re not alone. After a particularly rough time, you might catch yourself asking, “What’s the point?” You might even begin to see your work as frivolous. With so much bad news being printed and broadcasted, it’s easy to overlook the bigger picture. Show More Summary

UKCPS Annual Exhibition 2015

Last week I attended the Private View of the Annual Exhibition of the UK Coloured Pencil Society. This continues at the Menier Gallery on the South Bank until 16th May. This is an exhibition of work... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

A major overhaul for the Royal Academy of Arts campus

In 2018 the Royal Academy of Arts will celebrate its 250th anniversary by opening up the campus of the Royal Academy between Piccadilly and Burlington Gardens. The overall aim is to create a place... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

8 of the Biggest Mistakes Artists Make in their Art Careers

You might be making mistakes in your art business that are holding you back from big growth. Mistakes aren’t bad, and I don’t want you to feel like you have to be perfect in everything you do because seeking perfection is a sure way to be paralyzed by fear. Show More Summary

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