The Inevitability of Artistic Anxiety

This week we start a five-week series looking at artistic anxiety. The creative process, the creative personality, and living the artist’s life all generate a substantial amount of anxiety. The sources of all this anxiety are many: the need to go into the unknown to...

6 Obstacles to Marketplace Relating

Maybe your artwork is piling up and you just know that you have to make some connections in the art marketplace. Still, you feel paralyzed. Let’s consider the following six obstacles to marketplace relating that may be stopping you—and what you can do to handle them....

Art Marketplace Relationship Basics, Part 3

Over the past two weeks we’ve looked at ten rules for effective marketplace relating. Below are five more—that completes the list! 11. Negotiate. It is part of our repertoire of relationship skills to negotiate but we tend not to use that skill with marketplace...