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Facebook is a great tool for artists - PART 2: Tips and tricks I have learned

When I started using facebook I quickly realized that my effort and time spent on facebook was not rewarding and effective. I paid a local marketing expert that specializes in social media to teach me individually about all the tricks of the trade (her name is Lynn Martin from… 1,109 more words

Art As A Profession

Why I Turned Down A Louvre Exhibition

Sometimes seemingly good opportunities can be guaranteed disappointment in disguise.

I first heard about this Louvre exhibition because a local artist was invited by an agent to Paris with her art. 685 more words

Art As A Profession

I am an artist and my husband is not a dentist

I am shocked at how often I am asked “what does your husband do?” It’s like they think even though I am very serious and ambitious with my art, this couldn’t be the whole deal. 521 more words

Artist Journey

From little sketches to gallery walls… and dreaming big!

Ten years ago my art was just little sketches on restaurant napkins and pieces of scrap paper. What does it take to transform ideas into a big dream? 683 more words

Artist Journey

How to marry business and art?

My good friend Tristan once told me one day that I inherited from the business mind of my dad and the artistic sense of my mom. 466 more words

Art Profession

"Do the art that you want to do"

I was at a local art show and an older lady beside me was selling her artwork as well. She is a very talented artist and her subject matter was Canadian landscape and wildlife that she painted on wooden objects like canoe paddles, boxes, candle holders etc. 643 more words

Artist Journey