The 6 Habits of Highly Effective Artists

Do you want to be a great and highly effective artist? I do. I might be getting a bit obsessed with it, actually. Ideas pop into my head unexpectedly. I keep a long running list of ideas for improving my work. I also study how the most successful artists got where they are, and I […]

Top 3 Ways to Boost Creativity

Do you need to boost creativity? Have you ever been in a creative slump? Writers, of course, call this writer’s block.  But painters and artists of all kinds can find themselves in a creative void, needing to boost creativity. How many times have you stood in front of a blank white canvas and not been […]

Pricing Your Oil Paintings: Stay Out of the Bargain Basement

How do you decide what your oil paintings are worth? How do you price your precious one-of-a-kind original works of art? Every artist throughout history has struggled with these questions.  And they are difficult questions to answer. Over the last fifteen years, I have sold my oil paintings for very high prices and I have also settled […]

More Secrets to Understanding the NYC Art World: Beware the Vanity Gallery

If you are like most artists who take their career seriously, you are willing to give almost anything a try. And if you are like me, you put a lot of care not only into creating your art but into the business side of your art. You love to create, right? And, of course, you want […]

3 Secrets to Artist Success in the NYC Art World

Would you like to know the 3 secrets to artist success in the NYC art world? Would you like to know how to have artist success in your career? For many artists, the New York City art world is a complete mystery.  Even for the artists that have been born and raised here, the frustrations […]

Secrets to Understanding the NYC Art World

Have you ever wanted to break into the New York City art world and become an established mainstream professional artist?  Have you ever really given much thought to how the mainstream gallery system works, how it is set up? I’ve lived in NYC for almost a decade.  I’ve been represented by galleries in Soho and in […]

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