In the last two installments, I’ve been making the case for why having a brand as an artist is important. Now that you’re on board comes the more difficult part – how does one create a brand anyway? I’m not talking about the name – usually your name, or whatever moniker you choose – but […]
To be honest, I never thought much about chalk art…until I was invited to do a piece for the Taste of Orleans festival at California’s Great America in July. I was surprised by how much fun I had trying this temporary, yet satisfying, art form for the first time.
Recently I was invited to a private behind the scenes networking and info event for artists and designers at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles. It was a really wonderful event that I thoroughly enjoyed. I think there are some really cool things that people may not know about this wonderful space so I thought I would share a few of them.
We are so excited to share that we have our first interview printed in Content Magazine. My Art Resources will be contributing new interviews and artist profiles for the print version of magazine.
Holly Van Hart is an award-winning artist who creates beautiful large scale abstract nature paintings. Her work surprises with uncommon colors, brush strokes and textures; and ignites excitement about a particular slice of nature.
It is our goal to continually add new sections and content to the site. We want to make sure that we provide as many resources and information for artists as possible. With that being said we are thrilled to share that we have recently added two new sections.
Josh Marcotte creator of Lost San Jose, a popular photojournalistic blog which documents his wandering spirit and explores his profound connection with the city his family has called home for four generations. Part urban explorer, part night photographer, as well as writer and historian, he seamlessly blends his poetic view into his art form, creating profound images that cause even a local to pause and think: “Where is this?”
Say what? There’s a difference between branding and marketing? Yes, indeed.
To put is simply, marketing is straight up saying, “Look here, I have this product, and you should buy it from me for X, Y, or Z reason.” It’s a pitch, and there are many ways to approach how to do it.*
Branding, on the other hand, is an invitation for people to come along for the ride
We would love to share and maybe even feature your visual art or arts related event on our social media or blog.
Even the most commercially successful artists with occasional impressive sales figures will still have irregular income. As a solo businessperson, it’s up to you to design and structure your business in a way that will support you. Many artists turn to taking on art students for this reason.