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Emerging, emergent, emerged?

One of the best arts conferences I attend each year is only steps away from my office door. This is convenient, and also completely awesome. The Emerging Arts Leaders Symposium, which will be held on Sunday, March 6, is planned and presented entirely by American University’s Arts Management students. And it rocks. If you are […]

Artists and Illustrators - Artist of the Year 2015

The exhibition of artwork by the 50 artists shortlisted for the Artist of the Year 2015 Prize sponsored by Artists and Illustrators Magazine opened yesterday at the Mall Galleries and is on display... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Nelumbo nucifera plus reflections on drawing and painting

I'm busy finishing artwork and matting and framing drawings for hand-in submission to the annual exhibition of the Society of Botanical Artists tomorrow. I ended up doing something completely... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Is Your Career Crammed with Useless Stuff or Useful Actions?

Hi there. Guess what? You’re not perfect, and for sure, neither am I. I’m a work in progress, and I’m betting you are, too. It’s taken me years to figure some things out career-wise. Not All... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Must-Have Info To Get From Your Webmaster

You have a great relationship with your Web designer and hosting service right now, but you can’t predict what might happen in the future. I’ve witnessed so many artists stuck because they were abandoned by their webmaster and have no idea how to access their site. Show More Summary

Short Courses at Ruskin School of Art

If you've ever fancied improving your drawing knowledge and skills at a leading art school in the UK, I recommend you take a look at the 2016 Short Courses offered out of term time by the Ruskin... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Aesthetic attention

Arts organizations are in the business of aesthetic experience. I hope this isn’t a radical statement, but an obvious point. Whether the organization is fostering work by artists, connecting that work to audiences, or preserving that work for now and forever, the core of the matter is the aesthetic connection between an observer and an […]

The Great Vellum Scare - and what happened next

Some of you will have heard that Parliament was proposing to do away with printing laws on vellum. This raised all sorts of very understandable concerns amongst artists using vellum about whether the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

How to create a still life painting

Last night I discovered that I'd missed an excellent BBC programme called Apples, Pears and Paint: How To Make a Still Life Painting which was broadcast last month. It provides a history of what has... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Van Gogh's Bedrooms in Chicago

Van Gogh's Bedrooms is a very unusual exhibition opens in the Regenstein Hall of The Art Institute of Chicago today. It closes 10th May 2016. While most of us won't be able to see it in person, there... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Do You Have a Recipe to Make Your Art Career Amazing and Unsurpassed?

How to Make Your Art Career Amazing! Wow! That is a challenging question to consider how to make your art career amazing. I think so and I’m the one asking it. I will start with telling you not... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Review: The Columbia Threadneedle Prize 2016

The artwork selected for the Columbia Threadneedle Prize exhibition at the Mall Galleries is different from previous years - and I like it a lot better. Threadneedle Prize Exhibition: A view of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Four rules of money

Budgets and balance sheets and audited financials have a tendency to simultaneously over-simplify and over-complicate organizational life. The way they appear on a page suggests a linear, logical, orderly aggregation of resources in clean compartments, even when their categories are deeply inter-related. Show More Summary

How Your Art Makes People Feel

People don’t buy what you do or why you do it. They buy how it makes them feel. - Bernadette Jiwa When I heard Jiwa utter those words on a stage in Denver last year, I had an AHA! moment. I had previously been sucked in by Simon Sinek’s famous TED Talk, Start With Why. Show More Summary

Threadneedle Exhibition 2016 - my favourites

The Threadneedle Prize has a £10,000 Visitors' Choice Award which is voted for by people visiting the exhibition. Every time the Threadneedle exhibition is held I always do a post devoted to the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

What kind of art do people like to buy online?

Is the type of art that people buy online the same as the sort of art that people like to create? This post is going to look at: he similarities and differences between the type of art that... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

How to Make Pinterest for Artists Into a Powerful Marketing Platform

Some Users Find Pinterest Habit-forming The number of active Pinterest users around the world is over 100 million, according to venturebeat.com! Pinterest drives more referral traffic than YouTube;... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Lewis Hazelwood-Horner wins £20,000 Threadneedle Prize 2016

The winner of The Columbia Threadneedle Prize 2016 of £20,000 is Lewis Hazelwood-Horner. The competition is the leading open competition for figurative and representational art and the exhibitions... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

How to Promote Your Art Exhibition on Your Website

If you have an important exhibition coming up, give it the space it deserves. Create a special page on your website just for your show. You probably already have a page for all of your exhibitions, but I’m talking about a single page that features only your special show. Show More Summary

Awesome Tips | Best Ways How to Price Your Art

Learning How to Price Your Art Is Challenging! Here is a collection of blog posts and a video to help you sort through the process and learn how to price your art. The Psychology of Pricing Art The... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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