The Rudest Thing that I Have Ever Experienced as an Artist

June 19, 2015 | Posted in ART BUSINESS, CONVENTIONS | By

Portrait of Jack and Daniel from Stargate SG-1.

Artists quickly learn that they need to develop a thick skin in order to make it in their chosen field. Teachers and mentors—at least the good ones—will give their students honest, if sometimes brutal, feedback on their artwork. Critics can be merciless…and the general public even more so…

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Why Artists Should Avoid Vanity Galleries

April 2, 2015 | Posted in ART BUSINESS | By

Photograph by BurnAway at Flickr, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

I am a visual artist as well as a freelance writer, and some time ago received an email which piqued my curiosity…

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