Archives for October 2012

How to Super Charge Your Art Career With Momentum

Do you feel like you are stuck in your art career?  Do you feel that life is “against” you, that your “luck” is bad, that someone is standing in the way of your art career? Not long ago an artist came to me for help in growing his art career.  His name was Rick and […]

Artists – Let Your Life Speak

“Preach the gospel at all times. If necessary, use words.” – Francis of Assisi There is an old story about Quaker relief workers in Europe after World War II.  After receiving help from the workers, a refugee asked what Quakers believe. When a few of the Quakers explained that they believed helping people with their […]

Letter of Desperation from an Artist Circling the Drain

In early 2008, just before the market crash, I received a desperate letter from Eli Sein, a 27 year old artist who was “circling the drain,” pleading for help. I took it to my mastermind group of art professionals and read everyone the letter, omitting his personal details. During 2008-2010, almost EVERYONE I knew in […]

Secrets of New York City Art Galleries: Chelsea Arts District

The Chelsea Arts District in Manhattan is one of the most vital and vibrant art districts in the world. There are around 1,500 art galleries in New York City operating at any given time. In Manhattan you find them in Soho, Tribecca, Chelsea, The Village, the Lower East Side, and on 57th Street. There are […]

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (often referred to as “The Guggenheim”) is a well-known art museum located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City. It is the permanent home of a renowned and continuously expanding collection of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, early Modern and contemporary art and also features […]

Can You Do Me and My Art Blog A Favor?

Are you enjoying reading my art blog.  Do you benefit from the information that you find in my art blog? Would you like to help supports the arts? If so, I would like to ask that you do me a small favor.  Could you link one of my articles or my home page to your […]

How to Write an Art Blog Even if You Hate to Write

Are you thinking about starting an art blog or email newsletter? But are you hesitant to start because you hate to write? Or are you afraid you don’t have time to write? Let’s face it, this is at the heart of why we put off getting that art blog or email newsletter going in the […]

Starting an Art Blog: What If You’re a Terrible Writer?

Are you thinking about starting an art blog or email newsletter?  Are you worried that your writing skills may not be good enough? Let’s face it, this is at the heart of why we put off getting that art blog or email newsletter going in the first place, isn’t it? Or if we did get […]

Are You Failing Enough in Your Art Career?

“The way to succeed is to double your rate of failure.” – Tom Watson, Founder of IBM Are you failing enough in your art career?  Have you made enough mistakes this week? Those are funny-sounding questions, I admit. Nobody likes to fail or make mistakes.  But the truth is unless you are failing, and failing […]

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