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How Soo Kim Uses Heat and Ink to Create Flowing Artworks
Using a heat gun to manipulate layers of ink on canvas, Featured Artist Soo Kim creates compositions that speak to a sense of play and being in the moment.
The Best Artist Grants & Opportunities in October 2022
The best artist grants, artist residencies, and open calls for artists—all with deadlines coming up this October!
Artist Ryan Jones Uses His Silver-Screen Skills to Tell New Stories on Canvas
Known for his fractured storyboard-like compositions, contemporary painter Ryan Jones uses his background as a Hollywood painter to explore new narratives on canvas.
7 Myths of the Successful Artist, Debunked
When it comes to "making it" as an artist, don't believe the hype.
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15 Things They Don't Teach You at Art School (and Where to Learn Them)
Art school shouldn't be limited to the fundamentals of color, form, and composition. Here are fifteen things missing in the art school curriculum and how to learn them.
Artist Spotlight: Petra Schott's Journey from Judge to Abstract Painter
Featured Artist Petra Schott's abstract paintings create colorful conversations about ordinary life and human relationships.
[Checklist] 25 Tasks for a Successful Art Exhibition
A list of tasks that artists can use to prepare for a successful show that will attract new clients, increase visibility, and enhance your overall experience in the art world.
5 Ways to Use Catalog Pages to Accelerate Your Art Career
Artwork Archive makes it easy to create polished and professional catalog pages for your art.
6 Things to Stop Saying in Your Artist Statement
Steer clear of these six things to avoid saying in your artist statement so that you can connect with your audience in a meaningful way.
Artist Spotlight: Chanell Angeli Investigates the Veil Between the Physical and Spiritual World
Using a variety of natural materials, Featured Artist Chanell Angeli connects the physical and spiritual world while exploring the Divine Feminine.
Artist Spotlight: Jeanette Innala's Visions of Color
For Jeanette Innala, art is the language to explore the deeper meaning of life. Her work is an expression of intuition— where she translates her meditations into colors on the canvas.
The Best Artist Grants & Opportunities in September 2022
The best artist grants, artist residencies, and open calls for artists—all with deadlines coming up this September!
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21 Reasons Why Public Art Programs Use Artwork Archive
As a public art manager, you're juggling a lot—RFQs, selection panels, community engagement, collection management, conservation, etc. Discover how you can simplify it all.
Ways to Use Your Museum's Collection for Cultural Exchange
Learn how Yume Japanese Gardens of Tucson is bringing the spirit of Japan to the snowbirds of Arizona.
The Case Studies of Three Famous Artist-Estate Debacles
What can we learn from Rothko, Indiana, and Judd's debacles? These studies in estate planning reveal the challenges that can disrupt an artist's legacy—and how to avoid them.
Why Performance Artists Need an Inventory System
Archiving isn't just for visual artists. Dancers, poets, choreographers and other performers also need to document and inventory their work—here's why and how Artwork Archive can help.
5 Surprising Ways to Make Your Artwork More Attractive to Buyers Online and IRL
Make sure your art marketing strategy includes these five best practices.
Artist Spotlight: Rebecca Rath Captures the Essence of the Land
Featured Artist Rebecca Rath finds that being immersed in the Australian bush feeds her hunger to create.
Art Collecting 101: How to Collect Sculpture
We outline the materials, history, notable names, and conservation considerations you should know before buying your first sculpture.
Artist Spotlight: Linn Meyers Embraces the “Unplanned Imperfect”
Featured Artist Linn Meyers' meticulous paintings point to the space between chaos and organization where beauty often lives.
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