Top Art Career Tips & Articles

Pursue your dream and learn how to sell your art with tips from our experts. If you want to take your hobby to the next level you must learn how to market through social media,
generate referrals
, build relationships with galleries and, apply for art grants. Becoming a professional artist or entering an artistic job can be exciting & challenging, so learn how to navigate the legal, technical and social elements with our art career columns and articles.

Desmond O'Hagan

Artist Spotlight | Desmond O’Hagan, How to Paint with Confidence

Looking for someone who could teach artists how to paint with confidence, editor-in-chief of the Pastel Journal, Anne Hevener, introduced me to Desmond O’Hagan. Known for his loose painting style, and bold, confident stroke work—and for instilling that skill and spirit in his students—Desmond visited the ArtistsNetwork studios to show us his pastel and...

Frame Your Art

Frame Your Art and Add Hanging Hardware

During my time working on videos for ArtistsNetwork.tv, I’ve had the chance to work with a lot of wonderful artists and because they’re also talented instructors, I’ve made a lot of artwork that I’m actually proud of! But when it comes to framing my artwork to hang, I’m lost. Or at least, I was....

Kristy Gordon, art business advice | ArtistsNetwork.com

How I Got Into An Art Gallery: Kristy Gordon

In this guest blog post about art business, artist Kristy Gordon shares her experience on how she got into an art gallery and became a professional artist. Her work is featured in the September 2015 issue of The Artist’s Magazine (get the issue here!) How I Got Into An Art Gallery by Kristy Gordon I...