The Audience for your Art

The Audience for your Art

I meet so many artists who throw open their studio doors or plan exhibitions but overlook some critical factors for the success of their art careers.  Here I cover a long term view on creating and keeping an audience for your art. Build an audience Long before you...
Celebrating female creative leaders

Celebrating female creative leaders

I’m delighted to have been invited to speak at the panel for Female Creative Leaders at London South Bank University on Wednesday 16th November.  Organised by Anna Sexton of Open to Create, the event is part of Global Entrepeneurship Week at LSBU and you will...
Selling – Options for an artist

Selling – Options for an artist

I’m often asked about the options for an artist who wants to start selling their art. In this post we go through some of the choices available to them. 1. Selling online – Selling art online through your own website is rarely as straightforward as many...
What would Van Gogh do in the digital age?

What would Van Gogh do in the digital age?

I got to thinking about artists and posthumous fame, and naturally Van Gogh came to mind.  I asked what would he do if he were living in Arles in the social media age. By my reckoning Twitter would have been his social media platform of choice; it’s immediate...
Make 2017 even better, with ‘Dream Plan Do’

Make 2017 even better, with ‘Dream Plan Do’

Two of the key differences between the people who move their creative business forward and those who are still stuck thinking about it is clarity and action. Having a clear vision of what you want your artist practice to look like whether that be the places you want...
Go pro with your artist’s email address

Go pro with your artist’s email address

I’ve been advising artists and festival organisers for quite some time that using Hotmail and Gmail addresses doesn’t look professional.  In the small-business world it is still prevalent but even more so in the creative sector. You might think it quick to...
Offer – Shouting Quietly by Pete Mosley

Offer – Shouting Quietly by Pete Mosley

Pete Mosley’s latest book, Shouting Quietly – self promotion for introverts is available to our subscribers at a reduced price of £11.99 including P&P until the end of April 2016. Pete recently ran a workshop for us at Camberwell Library which was a...
Social Media for Artists Workshop

Social Media for Artists Workshop

This workshop is a beginner’s guide to social media and aimed at artists who want to share their art and ideas through the various social media platforms.  This is an introduction to the various platforms, their differences and similarities. The workshop is...
Selling Art – A workshop for artists

Selling Art – A workshop for artists

Anis from Mindful Sales Training will be leading our next professional development workshop for artists on 12th April 2016. This workshop is focussed around selling and is particularly useful for artists ahead of their open studios this Summer. This workshop will...
Your Art Life – Creative Goal Setting

Your Art Life – Creative Goal Setting

As part of World Creativity & Innovation week we’re delighted to present this workshop for artists and designer makers to get you on track with setting goals for your art life. If you are Tired of ‘trying’ to move your creative projects forward?...