Here at Artbiz I work with a lot of artists, pretty much all artists, all the time. Sometimes we get to talking about our unique world and share experiences. Over time I have conversed with a few artists that relayed stories about bad experiences with galleries.
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
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.
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?
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.
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!