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Increase Your Exhibition Opportunities by Creating Smart Strategies

Increase Your Exhibition Opportunities by Creating Smart Strategies

  Get More Exposure It is no secret that EXPOSURE is essential to get more attention, recognition and increase sales. But how do you create exhibition opportunities for your art career? Isn’t it just making the work enough? Unfortunately, that is not enough. You can wait for opportunities to knock at your door or youRead more about Increase Your Exhibition Opportunities by Creating Smart Strategies[…]

5 Lessons Learned by Working with Two of the Most Successful Artists in the World

5 Lessons Learned by Working with Two of the Most Successful Artists in the World

5 Lessons Learned by Working with Two of the Most Successful Artists in the World by Sergio Gomez Over the last ten years, I have had the pleasure to work along side with two of the most successful artists in the world. Although I have learned many lessons from this experience, I would like toRead more about 5 Lessons Learned by Working with Two of the Most Successful Artists in the World[…]

5 Ways You May Be Sabotaging Your Art Career

5 Ways You May Be Sabotaging Your Art Career

It is quite true that, sometimes, the enemy of our success lies within ourselves. Often, it is us who have been sabotaging our own career all along. The other day, I found this quote: “Beware of no man [individual] more than of yourself; we carry our worst enemies within us.” Charles Spurgeon As artists, we sometimes feel that we have it all figured out, especially when things seem to beRead more about 5 Ways You May Be Sabotaging Your Art Career[…]

How to Maximize Your Artistic Momentum

How to Maximize Your Artistic Momentum

I used to think that when preparing for a solo exhibition all my energy and focus had to be geared to that one opening night and, after that night, I could just sit back and relax. After all, I had spend so many days working in my studio preparing for the “big” night. Soon afterRead more about How to Maximize Your Artistic Momentum[…]

128 Artists Share the Best Advice They Ever Received

128 Artists Share the Best Advice They Ever Received

What’s the best advice you ever received? Advice comes in all shapes and forms. Sometimes it comes by professors, friends, family members or others. The true is that we all need advice for our art career. Nobody knows it all or has all the answers. On March 10th, 2015, I asked this simple question on myRead more about 128 Artists Share the Best Advice They Ever Received[…]

4 Mistakes to Avoid When Setting Goals for Your Art Career

4 Mistakes to Avoid When Setting Goals for Your Art Career

As 2017 approaches, it is a new opportunity to plan and think about goals for the new year. Personally, I don’t do New Year’s resolutions. I prefer to plan much earlier and start the year ready to roll. Throughout the years, I have noticed a few common mistakes people often make that we should avoid as we set our goals for the newRead more about 4 Mistakes to Avoid When Setting Goals for Your Art Career[…]

4 Traits ARTrepreneurs Must Have. Do you have them?

4 Traits ARTrepreneurs Must Have. Do you have them?

What is an artrepreneur exactly? Well since it is a made up word everyone may define it a little different. For me, an “artrepreneur” is an artist who has made the choice to pursue his/her art career with a business mindset. An entrepreneur is someone who starts a business with an innovative idea, considerable initiativeRead more about 4 Traits ARTrepreneurs Must Have. Do you have them?[…]

Six practices that will increase your opportunities in the art world

Six practices that will increase your opportunities in the art world

by Sergio Gomez If you want to increase your opportunities in the art world, here are five things you can do that go a long way. As artist, curator and gallery owner I see these tips playing in favor of artists all the time. Try them and see what they can do for you overtime.Read more about Six practices that will increase your opportunities in the art world[…]

Getting Smart with Relational Capital

Getting Smart with Relational Capital

Today, I was facilitating an art talk to a crowd of students, faculty and guests at the University of Evansville when I realized the number of opportunities that have come my way as a result of building relational capital for more than ten years. Relational capital is fostering authentic relationships with like-minded individuals. Many ofRead more about Getting Smart with Relational Capital[…]

5 Ways to Prepare Your Art Career for the New Year

5 Ways to Prepare Your Art Career for the New Year

5 Ways to Prepare Your Art Career for the New Year It is never too early to start planning for the upcoming year. However it can be late if you start on January 1st. Personally, I like to start in October making more solid plans for the upcoming year. In fact, I recommend the artistsRead more about 5 Ways to Prepare Your Art Career for the New Year[…]