Artist’s responses to major events can not only communicate with the viewer, they can also help the artist by allowing an outlet.
In brief: make a checklist, get ready now, and be present and available during the Holiday Season, which is already upon us. So… on your mark, get set, go!
How do you present your work? How have you changed your art presentation through the years? If you appreciate or collect artwork, how does the presentation of the piece affect you?
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.
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.
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.