October 13, 2016
So, last month I participated in my very first arts & crafts show. An event in Hyattsville, MD where I was able to feature and sell my art in a day-long event.
There are literally DOZENS of websites that tell you what to bring and what to expect. However, if you are loo...
June 23, 2016
Selling art is hard.
No-brainer... any of these responses will do:
"Art is personal."
"The economy is bad."
"I can't find my audience."
"My pieces are like my children."
These are all true and all valid. However, once you have decided to put yourself ou...
May 26, 2016
Four days ago I received an offer that I could not refuse. Someone offered to buy 3-5 of my pieces with a budget of $1000 to $7000.
Great news, right? Wrong!
It was a scam and I want to tell you about it because no artist should be caught unawares of people like thi...
April 18, 2016
Awesome piece of street art, no?
Great nod to Creation of Adam, we all know it, right?
Here's the thing... that image knows not what it does and says more than we might realize at first glance.
That lovely piece of street art is one step in the process of gentrificatio...
April 11, 2016
Do me a favor. Google the term "Love Art." Look at the images. What do you see?
Here is what I found: There are the first dozen images I found...
Now, Google the term "Black Love Art." View the images. What do you see?
Again, here's what I found;
Art Scams - ARTISTS BEWARE
The Art of the Craft Show - Trick 1 - How to keep inventory low and sales high...
Her Story: Shunned...
June 27, 2016
Virtual Rooms, Virtual Frames - Artwork displays for REAL online sales
The Artist - Prince Rogers Nelson
May 11, 2016
Tutorial on a realistic eye...Tips and tricks I've learned along the way...
May 2, 2016
The Art of Gentrification
Cookie's Art Empire
April 14, 2016
"Black" Art and Sex
Nice to meet you, I'm Marin...
April 7, 2016