Despite the stigma surrounding commercial artists, these creators prove that making a living doing what you love is worth the trade-off.
These five creative residency programs are focusing on STEAM initiatives as demand increases for creatives in the tech marketplace.
Experiencing rejection as an artist is a part of the job. Here, we talk to five artists and creatives on how they power through rejection and self-doubt.
Artists and graphic designers are breaking into fashion graphic design by collaborating with independent designers and fast fashion brands. We talk to two designers on these increasingly prevalent partnerships.
Last week we tackled 8 essential creative apps to simplify your creative business. Here, we’ll be diving into the best mobile apps to keep you constantly inspired.
Struggling to develop the skills necessary to thrive as an art entrepreneur? Educators at the Society for Arts Entrepreneurship Education conference may have some solutions.
While obtaining an MFA is the pathway some artists take to further pursue their career, it’s not always a crucial part of developing a distinct and successful artistic practice.
Experiential event photographer Vincent Roazzi Jr. shares how he fell into a niche that fuels constant travel and photographic contracts with high-profile brands and event spaces.
As virtual reality takes hold of the film industry, artists, galleries, and cultural institutions are incorporating VR art as a component of their program or practice. We take a look at this growing trend in the art world.
In recent years, contemporary Asian artists are finding greater recognition in the eyes of the Western art market. We review the emerging Asian artists to watch, including Phi Phi Oanh, Donna Ong, and more.
NYU's Kimmel Galleries is undergoing a transformation. With an active exhibition schedule and plans to ramp up fundraising, director Pamela Jean Tinnen details her plans to bring the organization into its next phase.
Metropolitan growth across the United States is often fueled by access to arts and culture. Artists play a pivotal role in this phenomenon, known as creative placemaking. Here, we discuss creative placemaking as a way to engage residents locally...
The savvy tattoo artist uses brand recognition to launch a multimedia business. These four artists have leveraged their underground celebrity status to build a brand empire, complete with product lines, book deals, and TV contracts.
The advent of technology is re-shaping the practice of art. These educational institutions, artists, and startups are exploring art and technology's convergence in today's increasingly digital world.
Some of the world's most successful artists weren't always so revered. Meet five artists who failed to develop their art careers during their lifetime.
As Facebook's online content moderation policies come under fire, we review creative platform Orangenius' policy on nudity in art.
In this ongoing series, we explore the creative roles available in the most unlikely of corporations. Our first installment talks to Patricia Hanna, the Art Director of Related Group.
While working at companies like Nike and The Gap, Lydia Hummel noticed a need for a shift toward design led business that allows creative designers to predict consumer trends.
The TEFAF report illustrates the challenges facing today's art market. These are the top five findings affecting artists and gallery owners.
Find out why Sotheby's Institute grads are uniquely positioned to excel in the art business.
The sixth annual Frieze New York art fair welcomed over 200 galleries to Randall's Island Park.
This week in art news: Sotheby's takes a hit, a muralist is caught red-handed, and Christie's makes a shift in their art business strategy.
Nastya Varlamova and Luliian Melian tell Artrepreneur that emerging Russian artists still struggle to gain international acclaim.
This week in art news: A new platform launches exclusively for creatives, and some question whether political art has any business in the art business.
The launch of creative platform Orangenius drew creatives eager to launch their art business or find rewarding art careers.
Houben R.T.'s 'money images' are turning the artist into a Wall Street sensation. Artepreneur sits down with the artist and art entrepreneur.
This week in art news: copyright infringement claims abound, gallery scandals were settled, and industry giants made some big announcements. Here's what your art business may have missed.
For most Californians, walking yields to driving as the main mode of transportation. Driving is such a driving force for the state’s residents that “Saturday Night Live” created a recurring sketch about soap opera characters discussing driving directions and...
According to a new report by the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP) the old adage of the struggling artist may officially be a myth. SNAAP’s special report, “Career Skills and Entrepreneurship Training for Artists,” surveyed over 30,000 arts alumni...
Natalia Nakazawa is a visual artist who works in mixed media to create paintings, tapestries, and collages. Her latest installation was displayed in a window of the iconic art deco Clocktower Building in Brooklyn’s DUMBO neighborhood.
Check out seasonal exhibits from some of the country’s top art museums.
Dying to tackle Art Basel Miami Beach, but not sure where to start? You won't want to miss these stunning displays of the best of contemporary art.
Miami Art Week is the perfect time for artists to network and gather contacts to keep building an art business. Check out five events primed to bring new opportunities.
The Garment District Alliance has worked hard to evolve the area from a faded industrial center to a revitalized business district committed to bringing art to the streets.
A cross-country road trip provides plenty of opportunities to create art.
The term “starving artist” has long been part of our lexicon, signifying the significant struggle artists face bringing their creative work to market. For the lucky few that survive until they have paid their dues, the career can be...
Technology and art are intersecting in more ways than ever, and today’s art startups are revolutionizing the way art is consumed and collected. Entrepreneurs have been intersecting art and technology since the start of the .com boom. Portfolio sites,...
I talked with Steve Konick, Director of Public Relations and Marketing for the Currier Museum of Art, in Manchester, New Hampshire, to understand why art museums are still relevant
Chris ReedOn February 20, The U.S. Copyright Office will alter the way it accepts applications for copyright registration of photographs. Here's what you'll need to know moving forward. […]
Louis SmollerWhile the end result of an art consignment relationship is mutually beneficial to both parties, it is imperative that an artist and gallery each formalize their art consignment agreement in writing. […]
Chris ReedThe FCC is considering revoking net neutrality rules, which guarantee fair and free access to content on the internet. Here's what artists need to know about the current net neutrality framework. […]
Nicole MartinezA new court ruling illustrates how artists can defend themselves against right of publicity claims as copyright holders of their work. […]
Nicole MartinezFind out how the Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA) protects public works, like street art, from being altered or destroyed by private land owners. […]
Nicole MartinezMost art galleries participate in art fairs throughout the year. Many of those fairs are international, such as Art Basel Switzerland or the Hong International Art Fair. International art fairs are an excellent way to position your gallery in front of an international audience and capture a new clientele. They are also an incredibly costly endeavor, […]
Steve SchlackmanWhile forgeries in the online art market are prevalent, art forgeries in the general art market are hardly rare. Art Law Journal reviews what collectors should watch out for, including provenance and appropriate documentation. […]
Chris ReedRecently, Google warned of new methods to remove watermarks online. However, those that do so face larger consequences under DMCA laws. Art Law Journal breaks it down. […]
Steve SchlackmanTake these two commonly heard phrases: “I need to copyright my slogan,” or “I want to patent my new idea.” Do you know why they are wrong? We break down the differences between IP laws. […]