I’m curious about that spark of recognition we feel when there’s some truth we connect to in art. Sometimes I start with a photo or a thing and I learn about it as I go; sometimes I start with a concept and figure out how to find it in the world.
We are so excited to share that My Art Resources is sponsoring an artist studio residency in the Local Color pop up space. The studio residency was awarded to artist Francisco Ramirez.
We are happy to announce two new sections on the My Art Resources website. We have just launched our Alternative Spaces section and a bookshelf page. We hope you enjoy them.
My Art Resources is excited to collaborate with Content Magazine to bring you a new monthly blog post Content – From the Archives. We will be looking back and featuring some of the best artist interviews and stories from past issues of Content Magazine. Donna Orme From Content Magazine Issue 4.2 Written by Shannon Amidon Photography by Daniel […]
Do you need to rebrand or maybe refresh your brand? Have you been following this series, but thinking it only applies to someone just starting out? Or you’ve been running your business/making art for a long time and think you’ve done it all wrong? Changing direction? Don’t panic! It’s all doing to be okay. It may be time to shake things up a bit.
Most cities have some kind of open studio event for artists. In my city (San Jose) we have Silicon Valley Open Studios (SVOS) which is always the first 3 weekends of May. SVOS has been around for 31 years and covers about 39 different cities. The deadline to apply is December 31st. check out their website for more info and an application to participate.
Artist’s responses to major events can not only communicate with the viewer, they can also help the artist by allowing an outlet.
I am fascinated by the universality of human emotions and subconscious urges across the infinitely varied collections of unique existences. These distinctly human experiences are what make humankind a single entity, what gives us the ability to be a compassionate species, and frankly, gives me hope for human kind*.
At first glance, Kori Thompson looks like someone you’d hang out with on a Friday night at a bar or local show. His large stature and booming voice make you pay attention when he steps into a room. But his physical presence isn’t the only thing that will catch your eye: Thompson’s paintings will, too. Thompson has been drawing for most of his life, but he is a relatively new artist on the local art scene.
Want to learn more about building a successful art career, but don’t have the time? If you’re anything like me, you’d rather be making art than studying up on the business of art. Now, with podcasts, we can do both at the same time. These 10 essential podcasts will teach you how internationally recognized artists are managing their marketing, sales, and relationships with galleries.