Category Archives: Creative Resources

How to use your website as a submission tool

The procedure for submitting via your website is really no different than what you would do normally. You still need to do your homework, write your words and take your pictures. Perseverance Furthers!

Here’s 10 tips on how to use your website as a submission tool and 3 thing never to do

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Let’s Talk Image Quality

Since the art world is moving more and more toward website submissions it is very important – no it is paramount – that your images are high quality. That does not mean that they are large file size and 300dpi. That would take forever to load and your visitors will leave your site before the image finally gets there.

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Shameless Self Promotion For Artists

Here are some ideas for self promotion for artists to increase the traffic to your website

If you don’t promote your website who will?

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Writing Resources for Artists

Do you absolutely hate, detest and despise writing artist statements, submission letters or proposals? I get anxious and break out into a cold sweat (well not really but I still don’t like it).

To help in this daunting task I have compiled some writing resources for artists to people and sites that actually have some useful tips.

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Art Shippers

Artbiz has compiled this short list of art shippers. I have only had the experience of using Art Packed; which was a good one and can not vouch for the others on the list. If you have some experiences or know of a good shipper and want to share them with others please provide your comments below, share and share alike!

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Shipping art and getting it back again

Shipping art to the U.S. and getting it back again. It’s the getting it back that’s the tough part. I had 5 pieces in an exhibition in New York last year. After the show was over and the gallery shipped it back, the work was stopped at the border.

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