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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Science Fiction/Fantasy Convention Art Shows: A Guide for Artists

November 3, 2014 | Posted in ART, CONVENTIONS, CRAFTING BUSINESS | By

Star Wars Celebration V - the ACME Art Show area

Visual artists and crafters are always on the lookout for new markets for their work. One type of market which many may not have considered are science fiction and fantasy convention art shows. A long-standing part of many science-fiction conventions is the art show, where artists display their work for either direct sale or auction-style bidding…

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