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 […]
The site has officially launched and we have received lots of positive feedback and input. We have already added several new resources thanks to your suggestions. Since this a completely volunteer run site we are counting on our friends, fans and supporters to help us make this site great. So if you have any ideas […]
We are thrilled to officially announce our new website project My Art Resources. This site is a comprehensive source of information for artists living in Santa Clara County and nearby cities. It provides information about art venues, local art events, arts education, opportunities, resources and more in a convenient centralized hub. This site is a […]