Artist sells painting for $25,000 after refusing to discount

Artist: Marie Bender; Ambler, Pennsylvania, USA QUESTION: What was your biggest challenge? Marie Bender: Just talking to people, period. Like if I was at a show and usually once I start talking you can’t shut me up, but it was different when I came to my work. QUESTION: What else was a challenge? Marie Bender: […]

How To Price My Art?

Many artists have the same quandaries worthy of addressing here. Although I wish I had simple pat answers to help bail artists out of their quandaries, sometimes I just don’t. What I can do is provide is a fresh perspective.quandary:Hi Ann, Would you be willing to describe how you priced your paintings when you just started […]

Art Contests = A Losing Game

Join Us “Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.” – Andy Warhol Apply Now Artist: Sandrine Colson Ann Rea: I’m finding out to my dismay how much money my students have wasted and I’m gonna say wasted on art contests. And so, I am on a campaign […]

You May Receive Some Goofy Messages

I’m apologizing in advance; you may receive some goofy messages and errors in the next couple of weeks. Please. Bear with me. Why? Because I’ve launched an all new Artists Who THRIVE site, as you can see, and I’ve moved my on-line courses. Seem simple? I feel like I was run over by a steamroller. This […]