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Five Tips for Artists to Avoid Copyright, Trademark, and Related Legal Problems

October 19, 2017

Here are five suggestions on how visual artists can avoid creating work that has legal problems. Be Aware of the Most Significant Art-Related Laws You need not become a legal scholar. However, a general acquaintance with the substantive laws most relevant to your work is helpful. While copyright law is often the area of law…

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10 Things You Need to Make a Successful Art Business

June 29, 2017

by Barney Davey How to Make a Successful Art Business Ask 12 people what artists need to create a sustainable business model based on selling their art, you will get a dozen different answers. Here’s what I have learned in 30 years of helping artists find the most efficient ways to get their work to…

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Discover easy cheap ways to promote your art business here.

January 6, 2017

Reprinted with permission from our colleague and friend- Barney Davey. Learn more at: http://artmarketingnews.com/ Here are some useful suggestions for you to promote your art career. You will find links to other Art Print Issues posts in the list. I mention this to emphasize the amount of free art marketing and art business information and ideas…

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Tips for Hanging Artwork

August 22, 2016

Hang your pictures like a professional! Once you have your artwork professionally framed, the next step is to hang it properly. Even the most beautifully framed artwork can be a distraction if it is hung too high, too low or next to the wrong size picture. A single picture or group of pictures should hang…

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Attention ALL ARTISTS! You NEED this book!

August 2, 2016

From our friend and colleague, Barney Davey Who Doesn’t Want Straight Advice?  We are long past the point where any artist or nearly any small business that needs to find new customers can avoid marketing online. It’s a way of life. Smartphones have made many physical retail locations live demonstration spots rather than sales spots.…

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Top 5 Wrong Assumptions About Selling Art on Facebook

January 26, 2016

Assumptions about selling art on Facebook, why they are wrong, and how to get started with a Facebook Strategy. If you are selling art online you are going to need traffic to your website. As you look at ways to generate that traffic a great place to start is Facebook. You need to be on Facebook and you…

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January 9, 2016

  We all want  to display our work to best advantage. Though we’d like to have an unlimited budget for custom framing, most of us have to be more creative (and prudent) about our framing and displaying investment. The first decision concerns archival vs. non-archival framing materials. Why is this important? Non-archival materials contain acid…

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Super Tips for How to Sell More Art Online

October 25, 2015

By BARNEY DAVEY Our thanks to Barney allowing us to repost his valuable advice! Barney is an art marketing consulting and has written multiple best selling art marketing books. For more information on Barney, check out ArtMarketingNews.com

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The Truth about What Kind of Art Sells Best

August 11, 2015

Another excellent article from our friend and consultant, Barney Davey. Be sure you go to artmarketingnews.com and sign up for Barney’s newsletters!. Stop worrying and wondering about what kind of art sells best. By BARNEY DAVEY Researching to discover what the best selling art subjects are wastes your time. More importantly, if you are using…

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Learn How the Most Successful Artists Make Online Art Sales

June 4, 2015

The interest in how to make art sales online from artists is growing. Originally posted 5/31/2015 by Barney Davey and reposted with permission. Read on to discover tips from top selling from artists. A few weeks ago, Freddy Grant contacted me. He is the Marketing Coordinator for Bluethumb.com.au. It is an Australian online gallery specializing in making…

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