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Sell your Art, Make $$

How to Sell Your Art Like a Pro
by Jason Horejs
How Artists Are Making $$ Right Now
by Lori Woodward
Art Licensing: How to Get Paid Multiple Times for the Same Artwork
by Tara Reed
Learn…

  • Why the first 5 seconds makes all the difference in a sale
  • Which three things you absolutely must say during the course of a conversation with a potential art buyer
  • Which three things you should never say to a potential buyer if you want them to stick around for a purchase
  • How to close a sale… credit card in hand

As a gallery owner, writer, and the son of a successful artist, Jason Horejs has art and the business of art flowing through his veins.

Learn…

  • How 2 galleries increased sales during an economic downturn
  • How 2 Artists had their best sales year ever – and their surprising strategy
  • How a physicist, turned Daily Painter, sold 100% of his small works, and then quit his day job
  • How Artist Groups banded together and reaped 100% of the profits from successful exhibitions
  • How real life artists, maintained or increased income during the recession — while working with galleries

As an artist and freelance writer for art publications, Lori Woodward has written more than 60 published articles, alongside features of her paintings in American Artist, Watercolor Magazine, Workshop, and International Artist Magazines. Woodward is a member of the Putney Painters, a small by-invitation-only group of painters mentored by Richard Schmid and Nancy Guzik.

Learn…

  • 7 key mindsets for success in art licensing
  • How you make money licensing your work
  • How to create art collections that can’t be turned down
  • What’s the right lingo to use with the people who count
  • 5 ways to find manufacturers who license art (and what to do once you find them)
  • How to decide if you want to find an agent or go it alone

Tara Reed has been licensing art since 2004 with designs found worldwide on a wide variety of products in stores and online—from dishes to kitchen textiles, quilting fabric, rubber stamps, garden flags and more.

Once she learned the ropes, Reed has been writing and teaching about the art licensing industry for artists at all stages of their careers.

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Travel With Your Talent - Giving Workshops Abroad
by Sharon Pitts
Learn… 

  • How to find the perfect location
  • What mistakes to avoid when traveling overseas
  • Which materials you’ll need, and why
  • How to organize the entire event from soup to nuts

With artwork in numerous private and corporate collections, Sharon Pitts has also taught watercolor for over 15 years at The Montclair Art Museum as well as being the Exhibition Chair for Allied Artists of America before accepting a current position as Director of Watercolor for Allied, a national arts organization.

With a background in watercolor workshops from Prince Edward Island, to NM, FL, and MD, Sharon expanded her PT Art Tours to include painting holidays in southern France since 2006.

 

 
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Success Strategies

How to Find the Right Market For Your Art
by Molly Gordon MCC
Learn How Your Passion Yields Success in Art and Business
by Jonathan Talbot
5 Money Dramas That Keep You Broke
by Molly Gordon MCC
Learn…

  • How to do the inner work of finding a market that fits you and your art “just right”
  • How to develop a plan to find markets that fit “just right”
  • How to get the attention of a gallery when you’re an unknown artist
  • How to create a successful relationship with a commercial gallery
  • How to find happiness with a commercial gallery—even if you never thought you could 

Molly Gordon—creator of Authentic Promotion, and Grow Your BusinessFeed Your Soul—is a Master Certified Coach using a mind-body-spirit approach to help “Accidental Entrepreneurs” learn how to embody prosperity based on service, purpose, and lifelong learning.

Learn…

  • How to see your art the way others see it
  • How to find role models for a successful career as an artist
  • To understand your relationship with the wider artistic community and how it can help you build a career
  • Why artists have a special advantage in adverse economic times
  • How to avoid burnout and recharge your creative energies
  • What’s the Big Deal about celebrating your achievements

Jonathan Talbot is a knowledgeable, exciting, and inspirational speaker, demonstrator, and workshop presenter. Author of Collage: A New Approach and The Artist’s Marketing and Action Plan Workbook, Talbot brings 38 years of experience as a full-time artist to each of his programs.

Learn…

  • How money hooks us into engaging with conflict and resentment (and what to do about it!)
  • How to stop repeating the same money mistakes over and over again
  • Why holding onto an impossible dream paralyzes our natural intelligence around money
  • Why high drama over money keeps seducing us
  • How genteel poverty sucks the air out of your dreams
  • What’s the real difference between art as communication and art as self-exploration

Molly Gordon—creator of Authentic Promotion, and Grow Your Business, Feed Your Soul—is a Master Certified Coach using a mind-body-spirit approach to help “Accidental Entrepreneurs” learn how to embody prosperity based on service, purpose, and lifelong learning.

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How to Go From Amateur to Professional
by Michael Bungay Stanier
How to Keep Greif, Illness, and Loss From Derailing Your Art
by Guillermo Cuellar, Ed.D.
10,000 Ways to Kiss your Creativity Into Life
by Jennifer Louden
Learn…

  • How to set up a business “model” that works for artists (different from a business plan)
  • How to shift your mindset from “artist” to “entrepreneur” and why this is a critical step
  • Why being good at making art is just the beginning (and what to do next)
  • What headboard art and Canadian wine have in common (and why you should care)

Michael Bungay Stanier is the founder and Principal of BoxofCrayons.biz, Get Unstuck & Get Going on the stuff that matters—a company that works with organizations and teams around the world to coach them on how to do less Good Work and more Great Work.

Michael was the 2006 Canadian Coach of the Year.  He was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, and holds a Masters of Philosophy from Oxford, and law and arts degrees with highest honors from the Australian National University.

Learn…

  • Why major life events often paralyze your creativity
  • How to use your art to move though difficult times, with difficult feelings, to a spade of clarity and freedom
  • How to uncover what’s going on behind the Big Picture
  • How to use your art to bring people together and strengthen connections
  • How your art can become a celebration of life—even when life brings grief or loss.

Besides Guillermo Cuellar’s psychotherapy practice of 33 years, he also co-directs the Center for Creative Consciousness, a non-profit organization working with groups, and individuals interested in using creativity and the arts as a way to communicate and develop long lasting, sustainable change. Originally a native of Bogota Colombia, Guillermo has lived for the past thirty years in the Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts.

Learn…

  • The principles of intuitive organizing to harness the real power of your creativity
  • How to invoke curiosity, relaxation, and an open mind even in the most taxing circumstances
  • Which mindful questions open up possibilities you might otherwise miss
  • How to identfy your basic needs so the really good stuff can happen
  • 12 Comfort Tips that keep you balanced and healthy down to the tips of your toes
  • How to identify what’s out of balance in your life (and what to do about it)

Jennifer Louden is a bestselling author of The Woman’s Comfort Book and The Life Organizer: A Woman’s Guide to A Mindful Year. She’s a certified coach, monthly columnist for Body+Soul magazine, a mom, and creator of learning events and retreats around the country.  Her work has been featured US Today, O Magazine, Yoga Journal and her media appearances include Oprah.

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What Every Artist Needs to Know About the Law
by Leonard D. DuBoff
Learn…

  • The legal requirements for a valid artist’s contract
  • How to effectively negotiate contracts
  • The basic elements of valid contracts for sales and consignments
  • Terms you should always include in every contract
  • Important disclosures to make when selling art

Leonard D. DuBoff specializing in intellectual property and corporate law in Portland, Oregon. As one of the world’s leading authorities on art law, he has pioneered the field, written extensively on the subject, and lectured all over the world. His two-volume text entitled “The Desk Book of Art Law” is considered the most authoritative and important book on the subject.

 
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More Visibility

How to Transform your Website
by Daniel Tardent
The New Rules of Press Releases - How to Write Then for Art Buyers and Collectors
by Joan Stewart
How to Blog So You Connect With Art Collectors
by Denise Wakeman
Learn…

  • A proven website marketing formula that attracts new visitors, build relationships, and sells your art
  • How to be successful with search engines
  • Which critical design factors make the most difference for your website
  • How your website can support stronger relationships with potential collectors and buyers
  • Why repetition is the key to consistent sales online

Daniel Tardent is the Co-founder and COO of Beautiful Artist Websites and Espresso Artist Websites, which are focused on the development of online marketing systems for artists. Daniel is also a regular contributor for Art Marketing Secrets, and is the author of The Artist SEO Success System

Learn…

  • How to pitch a journalist successfully
  • Which 5 questions you must ask yourself before you start writing
  • The 7 parts of a press release, and how to organize them
  • The 3 basic types of press releases
  • How to incorporate key words into your release for the search engines

As a publicity expert, a media relations consultant, and professional speaker, Ms. Stewart teaches  her PublicityHounds.com how to catch the attention of frazzled news directors, busy reporters and grumpy editors.

Learn…

  • Why you must have an “authority” blog for your art business
  • A 3-step formula for creating quality content that builds trust with collectors so they want to do business with you
  • 6 efficient ways to consistently produce content
  • 3 ways to enlist your audience to help you spread your message and get more traffic

Denise Wakeman is an Online Visibility Expert and Founder of The Blog Squad. She works with entrepreneurs and business professionals to leverage blogs and social media tools to boost their online visibility to get more traffic, leads, customers and opportunities. Denise has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, Newsday, Canada’s National Post, FastCompany Online, and was recently featured in the documentary film, Women in Business 2.0. 

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Galleries, Museums, & Collectors

How to Snag Museum Exhibitions
by Alyson Stanfield
9 Things You Never Say To A Gallery Owner
by Geoffrey Gorman
Making and Keeping Collectors for a Lifetime
by Jack White
Learn…

  • What makes you “museum worthy”
  • How, and why, you need to keep your name in front of museum curators
  • How to approach a museum
  • Why understanding the museum’s mission is a critical first step
  • What the main difference is between showing work in a gallery and showing in a museum

Ms. Stanfield, a former art museum curator, is now the founder of ArtBizCoach.com and the author if I’d Rather Be in the Studio: The Artist’s No-Excuse Guide to Self-Promotion.

Learn…

  • How to prepare yourself for the frustrations of working with galleries
  • What you should look for, and ask, when researching a gallery you want
  • What 9 sentences will get you the amateur boot out of a gallery
  • What, besides your art, is most important to a gallery owner
  • When to speak to a gallery owner, and when to be quiet
  • What single element will make or break a review of your work

A graduate of the Maryland Institute of Art, the Boston Museum School, and the Franklin College in Switzerland, Gorman’s popular “mind altering” sculptures, which he calls “Creatures of Curiosity,” is evidence that he has taken his own artist coaching advice to heart.

Learn…

  • How to get the right information from potential collectors at all art events
  • How to make art people will want to collect
  • What’s the real difference between ordinary and extraordinary service
  • How to turn clients into collectors
  • How often, and what methods work best when contacting collectors over the long haul
  • Ideas for engaging your collectors that will keep them coming back for more

Jack White was worth a million dollars by the time he was 36, before he reached his 38th birthday he was flat broke. After selling his gold Rolex watch, bowling ball and hocking his wedding ring he visited an art gallery. Within two hours Jack decided to become an artist. He sold his first painting for $10 on Valentine’s Day 1970. By the year’s end, he had earned $43,000.  By 1976 Jack was named the Official Artist of Texas and was earning a half million dollars a year selling his art. The man, as they say, is an original!

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7 keys Lessons From Dead Artists
by Corinne Cain
Learn…

  • When you should destroy your artwork
  • What are the consequences of unsigned art
  • What is the safest material to use when framing your art
  • What you can expect from collectors when times are tough
  • How the age of your collector affects what you make
  • What happens when you fail to control the style and content of a commissioned piece

As a Certified Appraiser of Personal Property through the International Society of Appraisers, with a specialty in Limited Edition Prints, Corrine Cane is a consultant on Fine Art and Native American Art. She has served on the International Board of Examiners of the American Society of Appraisers. With an extensive education in art history, painting, drawing, arts administration and arts marketing (a B.A., M.A. and post graduate work), Ms. Cane currently provides professional appraisal and consultation to individuals and corporations.

   
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