Do You Make These 5 Costly Mistakes Selling Your Art?

Have you made mistakes selling your art? Do you wish you could make better decisions when selling your art? Have you ever sold a painting for too low a price and wished you hadn’t done it? Or have you ever sold a painting to a friend or family member and then was remorseful or even […]

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 […]

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 […]

Review of David LaChapelle’s From Darkness to Light at Lever House, NYC

By its very nature, the work of American photographer David LaChapelle invites controversy. One observer at New York magazine called David LaChapelle “the Fellini of photography,” while another of the same periodical’s writers suggested, “David LaChapelle should have his artistic license suspended.” If asked to describe his efforts, one might begin by calling them manic. […]

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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