Carmen Hathaway, From Smoke To Cyber Signals at the Ashukan Cultural Space

Intermedia artist Carmen Hathaway‘s commissioned solo exhibit, From Smoke To Cyber Signals, is being presented August 3 – September 1, 2017, at the Ashukan Cultural Space, 431 Place Jacques-Cartier, Montreal, Quebec, as part of the Montreal First Peoples’ Festival. The creation of this work was made possible thanks to the financial support of the Conseil des arts et des lettres…

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What happens when an artist discovers how to finally make more sales?

German based artist Matthias Hauser loves to create art, but he always struggled with marketing his work online. He had lots of likes and nice comments on social media, but very few people bought something. This started to change after he found out how to use a site he neglected until June 2016: Pinterest. As his sales in the holiday…

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Art Marketing Plan part 3: Video preparation for artist demonstration

horse drawing video

Going to extremes while making artist tutorial videos is a great way to prepare for a painting demonstration. We’ve previously discussed some of the benefits of giving artist painting demonstrations and how to go about making a poster for your talk. Today, we’re looking at making an artist video as a way to prepare for your artist demonstration. Filming yourself paint or draw is a great way…

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Art Marketing Plan part 2: Making a poster for an artist demonstration

artist demonstration

Making a poster to advertise an art exhibition is normal practice and doing the same for an artist demonstration is also worthwhile as it will both advertise and bring focus to your efforts. I previously wrote about some of the benefits of giving an artist demonstration as a means to market your work. In the next few articles I’m going to…

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All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances, And one man in his time plays many parts, His acts being seven ages. William Shakespeare Monologue from ‘As You Like It’ As a Drama teacher and lover of Shakespearian plays using this part of one of the bards monologues…

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Art Marketing Plan: Artist painting demonstration of a Belted Galloway Cow

There are lots of articles on the web that focus on ways to promote your work and develop an art marketing plan, but I haven’t come across too many that mention “giving an artist demonstration” as a possibility. So, I thought I’d discuss some of the benefits of this very enjoyable activity (see below). Giving a demo at an art society…

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