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How to Use and Create an Electronic Press Kit for Artists – EPISODE 120

How to Use and Create an Electronic Press Kit for Artists – EPISODE 120

In this episode, Sergio Gomez shares why you should have an Electronic Press Kit for Artists. He talks about how to use and how to make one. Listen to this episode and make a Press Kit to add to your arsenal of marketing tools. A Press Kit is a document that makes it really easyRead more about How to Use and Create an Electronic Press Kit for Artists – EPISODE 120[…]

115 From Attorney to full-time artist, Justin Vining on building a sustainable art career from the ground up.

115 From Attorney to full-time artist, Justin Vining on building a sustainable art career from the ground up.

There is not a one way to build an art career. In this episode, artist Justin Vining shares his story of going through Law School , becoming an attorney and building a sustainable art career from the ground up. Justin Vining is an Indianapolis-based artist, specializing in landscapes and cityscapes. Justin studied Art Education at Purdue UniversityRead more about 115 From Attorney to full-time artist, Justin Vining on building a sustainable art career from the ground up.[…]

109 Protecting Yourself from Online Art Scams. A Conversation with Renée LaVerné Rose

109 Protecting Yourself from Online Art Scams. A Conversation with Renée LaVerné Rose

Avoid becoming a victim of online art scams Are you protecting yourself from online art scams? In this episode Sergio talks to gallery owner Renée LaVerné Rose about identifying red flags and preventing possible scams to artists and galleries. Increasingly, scammers get more cleaver in their message and pursue of victims. Artists need to be savvy andRead more about 109 Protecting Yourself from Online Art Scams. A Conversation with Renée LaVerné Rose[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Ten Commandments for Your Art Career

Ten Commandments for Your Art Career

Ten Commandments for Your Art Career As an artist, curator, educator, and gallery owner, I like to see things from various perspectives. So, in 2013, I put together a list of ten “commandments”, if you will, that one should remember as a practicing artist. They are still valid today and worth reposting in this website. TheyRead more about Ten Commandments for Your Art Career[…]

Artist and Master Printer Thomas Lucas talks about the entrepreneurial life of the artist

Artist and Master Printer Thomas Lucas talks about the entrepreneurial life of the artist

Thomas Lucas, Artist Founder and Master Printer Hummingbird Press Editions hummingbirdpresseditions.com • MFA Merit Scholarship The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. • BFA Printmaking Tyler School of Art, Temple University in Phila. Pa. • Founder and Master Printer at Hummingbird Press Editions located on Chicago’s south side. • Thomas has published such artistsRead more about Artist and Master Printer Thomas Lucas talks about the entrepreneurial life of the artist[…]