It’s Just Paint and Canvas

"Perihelion" by Rick Delanty, 24x24

What is the true “market value” of a painting? How does a potential collector know that a fair price is being offered? After all, the price can be negotiated... It’s not like a car, a stereo system, or a suit jacket that contains technical ... Read More...

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The Art of Survival in the Survival of Art

Bill Farnsworth - Dawns Early Light

Since the Great Recession hit, most artists have been impacted. Collectors cut back on luxury items and art is at the top of the list. Workshop enrollment is down as well, and if you teach a lot of workshops that can be a big impact. Some ... Read More...

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The Price of Success

"Red Roses And Wedgewood" by Kathy Anderson OPA

We all define success differently but I think there is one common element that tells us that we have achieved something, and at the same time can easily becomes a burden that starts to interfere with our art.  To define it in one word, it ... Read More...

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When the Money Doesn’t Follow

"Two Pears" by M Kathryn Massey OPA

Back in the 90’s there was a popular idea, "do what you love - the money will follow." That seemed plausible, and for many of us in the world of art, this has become a reality. Many painters are sitting on lucrative art careers either ... Read More...

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