Post Archive for March 2010
Upcoming Workshops at Fidelis
Get Inspired, Build Your Business, Join Your Community at the Next Fidelis Event
Bookmark this section and check with us often to learn about Fidelis’s up-in-coming webinars, Roundtable Studio discussions, workshops and special “Open Studio” events. Topics covered will range from artist marketing, portfolio workshops, planned group shows, printmaking production, guest speaker events and much more.
Surf through the Calendar of Events, save the date and plan to attend. Be sure to reserve your seat! …Read more
Art Marketing Survey
What are the challenges you face marketing your artwork?
The more focused you can define your problem(s), the better we hope to provide you with a solution. It’s our goal to tailor our research, future posts and articles to meet our industries needs—your needs. …Read more
4 Profitable Fundraising Ideas Using Art
Fundraising using limited edition artworks nets huge returns with low risk.
Selling or auctioning limited edition reproductions from a specific exhibition or from top-artists is a cost-effective and attractive fundraising option for non-profit groups, public galleries art groups, schools, corporations and individual artists.
Art fundraisers can promote green initiatives, enhance public relations, create community spirit and provide an enjoyable and sophisticated social event that recognizes the donors, establishes a sophisticated image and creates positive exposure for your organization and/or cause. …Read more
Colour Trends for 2010/2011
As a graphic designer and art publisher, I am always on the look out for hints of upcoming colour trends for new projects. I recently read an article about Pantone and how they are expanding their colour expertise to serve the home decor market.
I dove into their website and was pleasantly surprised to find it full of great colour tools for the decor market. In particular, Pantone released the 2010/2011 edition of the PANTONE VIEW Colour Planner entitled ‘Mosaic’ featuring eight colour palettes for artists to use as inspiration. …Read more
Finding a Gallery to Exhibit Your Art
In answer to our number one most asked question “ How do I find an art gallery to exhibit my art?”
With several types art galleries out there, how do you know which gallery will be the best fit for exhibiting your art? Before you start approaching galleries, you need to first understand which type of gallery is best suited to your art, what type/style of art they represent and whether the gallery services meet your business goals. In this article, I’m going to talk about the three main types of galleries.
Every gallery has its own policies regarding submissions, I’ve outlined the basis approach, however, you will need to research each gallery to learn about their individual policies. The internet is a handy tool for this research and will save you lots of energy and long distance phone expenses.
How to Find an Art Publisher
Is your dream to see your art “everywhere”—from Home Depot, Target, Costco, gift boutiques in your home town and all over the world? If so, you’ll need to have your art represented by a fine art publisher. In this post learn how to submit your art and what to expect when working with an art publisher. …Read more