How to be a Great Artist or Writer: 4 Secret Lessons from James Joyce

Would you like to be a great artist or great writer like James Joyce? Did you ever read Ulysses?  What about Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man? If you have ever studied James Joyce, you know that his writings are full of secret codes. He was a master of coding references into his […]

6 Important Things To Do Before You Approach an Art Gallery

Are you ready to approach an art gallery with your work?  Do you know what you will need if you decide to meet with a gallery director? If you have painted for some time and are serious about your career as an artist, then you might have thought about getting gallery representation. But you may […]

Gary Bolyer’s 5 Most Inspirational Art Blogs of All Time

Do you want to know the most inspirational art blogs? Okay, so you want to be inspired? You want to feel something don’t you? You want to feel it in your bones? Then you must read these 5 inspirational art blogs that I have written. If you don’t know what I’ve been writing about lately, […]

Gary Bolyer’s Top 5 Kick-Ass Art Blogs of All Time

Do you want your art career to totally kick-ass? Do you want to be an art star of the highest order? Then these 5 art blogs that I have written are totally must-reads. If you don’t know what I’ve been writing about lately, then you are just yesterday’s leftover tuna fish.  I’ll see you at […]

Do You Have a Bucket List?

All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.  ~Pablo Picasso As you grow older, you’ll find the only things you regret are the things you didn’t do. ~Zachary Scott To change one’s life: Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly. No exceptions.  ~William James A few years back, Jack […]

Beauty only comes by grace…

Someone once told me that beauty only comes by grace. So it came to be that I stood with my sister in the presence of grace in the form of beauty, in the form of art, in the form of paintings that hung in long hallways that echoed as we spoke. They were seascape paintings, images of […]

The best advice I ever got…

The best advice I ever got on how to live a life came from one of my English professors when I was a student at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. I don’t remember the professor’s name. I don’t remember what he looked like. I do remember that he was a seasoned man, a gifted […]

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