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.
Lorraine Lawson creates abstract paintings that are full of texture, life and movement. An accomplished artist with almost 25 years of experience she currently has the honor of having a solo exhibition at the Triton Museum of Art in Santa Clara.
We are thrilled to share that we have acquired the popular local interview blog San Jose Creatives. We are proud to carry on their mission of interviewing the diverse and abundant creative community of Santa Clara County.
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. Michael Borja From Content Magazine Issue 4.2 Vacation Written by Shannon Amidon Photography […]
So what does branding have to do with being an artist? Everything, as it turns out. Branding is your way to stand out from the crowd and to share your unique vision with the world.
Tessie BarreraScharaga is an artist who makes connections: connections between language and culture, art and communities, the past and the present, and, most importantly, between people. Walking into her studio space, curious viewers quickly realize that this is one artist who is not limited to the canvas. Her work tables hold glass plates, ink, clay, brushes, and an assortment of paper, while books line the shelves and carefully placed pieces hang from the walls.
In April 2015 I successfully funded my art book project at 111% and raised $8,875.00. My aim in writing this article is to help every one of you learn from my experiences. Even though I have many warnings in my advice, I want to encourage those of you who might have some project to raise money for — to just go ahead and try it.
We are happy to announce the launch of the artist directory section on the My Art Resources website. The artist directory is designed to connect patrons, professionals and businesses directly with artists for potential commissions, exhibition, sales, special events, and more. The artist directory lists artists living and or working in Santa Clara County and […]
We’d love your help getting the word out about our new artist resource website. Right now there are only two of us running the site (in addition to our other projects). We would really love to get you and the local arts community involved in making this an amazing resource for everyone. The more people […]
There are a lot of great books out there for artists. Here are some that we have found useful. Do you have a favorite art book that is not on this list? Let us know about it in the comments. Art Business Books I’d Rather Be in the Studio!: The Artist’s No-Excuse Guide to Self-Promotion The […]