April Artist of the Month – Constance Pappalardo

Artist Statement It is interesting that right now, I am working out of two places. I have two separate approaches to painting and I move from one to the other like I would move between two adjoining rooms.  I think that one would be able to recognize “me” in both but only with some sincere effort. At a glance,…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 01/04/2011

Krylon Clear Choice Art Scholarship

Supporting the Fine Arts.  Believing in You. For over 60 years, Krylon® has been the choice of fine artists for the preservation of priceless artwork.  We’re proud to be their choice.  Now it’s our turn to make a choice.  A choice to ensure the future of fine arts remains strong.  And for that, we choose…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 31/03/2011

2 Tips for Online Art Sales on Your Website! by M Theresa Brown

You know that marketing phrase “Make money while you sleep?” Well it IS possible for artists to do just that with their art product IF they make it convenient and  easy for shoppers to see and buy their art 24/7. You can offer your art and an easy way to purchase it at any time…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 22/03/2011

Accepting Credit Cards by M Theresa Brown

Credit and debit cards. As a marketing artist (www.ArtCareerExperts.com) , I am asked all the time by artists about what and how to accept credit cards.  “I can’t afford the fees!” says one artist.“They’ll take a big bite out of the final figure!” complains another.“My bank won’t give me one-they say I’m not a business…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 14/03/2011

Getting Ready for the Summer Art Shows by M Theresa Brown

If you are like us, by the end of February, beginning of March, you are interested in the arrival of Spring. Mother Nature may yet  throw a curve ball at us and dump a few last winter storms but we remain, in North Carolina, hopeful that all the signs around us point to spring at…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 11/03/2011

March 2011 Artist of the Month – Sabrina Michaels

Sabrina Michaels strives to convey her thoughts and deepest emotions through her paintings. She frequently paints from her own wildlife photographs, but also paints from life and imagination. Although her work is most commonly nature themed, it is inspired by mythology, fantasy, science fiction, music, politics, spirituality and love. Sabrina’s paintings sometimes reflect her affection for…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 03/03/2011

Why You May Not Be Ready to Turn Your Art Into a Business by M Theresa Brown

Although I am considered a successful marketing artist, where every bill that I pay comes from money that I earn through my art sales, I am fully aware that what I do for a living, creating and selling my art as a business, is not for everyone! Self employment is hard work! But recently a…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 28/02/2011

Spotlighting Your Work by M Theresa Brown

Participating in both indoor and outdoor shows is a great way to connect with prospects and show your work.  In reality, you are  your own portable Art Gallery, bringing your work to people who often only see “live art” at such an event. If you are at an outdoor show and it’s a beautiful, sunny…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 16/02/2011

WELCOME to the 2011 edition of Plein Air magazine

WELCOME to the 2011 edition of Plein Air magazine, the magazine artists, suppliers, schools, and collectors have been anticipating for years. The new version of this popular quarterly magazine is back in both a print and digital form, and it is supported by an active website because …♣    The number of artists, organizations, workshops, events,…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 11/02/2011

Realist Revolution and Critical Relevance by Alexey Steele

The most Memborable Panel Discussion at PSOA After enormously intense and exciting Spring of our fantastic PSOA adventure in DC and the “Hottest Summer” on record with three concurrent shows and quite a bit of painting it’s great to come back and to reflect on most fascinating intellectual exchange and sharing of ideas we had…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 09/02/2011