One of the most important components of your success as an artist is going to lie in how effectively you promote your work. These days, simply having an exhibition is not enough; you need to get art collectors and enthusiasts in the door as well. The art market can be quite competitive, and so it’s … Read more
One of the best and most popular ways to get your art taken seriously, and to start building up a reputation as an artist, is to exhibit your work. Depending on your art, your goals and your collector base, you may consider exhibiting in a variety of locations – from galleries, to ‘at homes,’ to local venues.
The important thing is to be clear about what you want to gain from the experience, and where you are heading as an artist. You also need to be realistic about these things. Doing research, talking to other artists and being honest with yourself are the best ways to get yourself in a good position.
There are many factors to consider when arranging an exhibition – remember to take into account the time before, during and after the actual show. Depending on the kind of exhibition you go for, you may or may not have aid from others with various aspects of the process. We can help with certain elements, such as writing text and printing promotional materials.
Good luck, and have fun!
“It’s not our art, but our heart that’s on display,” said Gary Holland, and that is very true. You have put your heart and soul into your art, and now you want to share it with the world. But how do you go about it? How do you reach the right galleries? Here are some of … Read more
Pricing your artwork for an exhibition can be quite a complex endeavor. Today’s collectors and art buyers are more price conscious than ever, and the competition can be quite stiff, making proper pricing all the more important. Emotion-based pricing isn’t a good strategy, as subjective qualities such as emotive value and originality can vary from … Read more
Visiting an exhibition and seeing the artist’s work first-hand can be crucial in “falling for” a work of art and/or deciding to buy it. For that reason, getting the space your work will be seen in right is crucial to the success of the exhibition itself. First of all, you have to consider the type … Read more
Art galleries are, of course, a strong option when reviewing possible exhibition venues. But not every gallery is the same: aside from individual differences, there are a few different types of galleries, each with its own business model and mode of operation. Let’s take a look at a few central types and their comparative benefits … Read more