The 7 Deadly Sins of Artists

Did you know that there are 7 deadly sins of artists? Are you committing one or more of the 7 deadly sins of artists and don’t even know it? If you are an artist, the bad news is you have millions of competitors. The good news is most of them suck. The same problems come […]

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 […]

6 Color Schemes for the Serious Oil Painter

Have you ever started a painting and then hours into it found yourself muddling around with the colors unsure which direction to go? Have you ever wanted a simple way to think about your color compositions? Are you still unsure about how to design color into the total concept of your oil painting? Here are 6 color schemes […]

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 […]

Top 3 Ways to Meet NYC Art Dealers

Are you an artist and would like to meet NYC art dealers? If you are an artist living in Anywhere, USA, you have probably considered taking a stab at The Big Apple.  New York City is, after all, the center of the art universe. Who wouldn’t want at least one chance to see if they have […]

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