Life is anything but textbook-simple, and our biggest breaks often come unscripted. That’s how it was when California artist Tom Everhart met Charles M. Schulz, whose works would become his biggest inspiration.
Malena Assing’s photographic explorations of color, light and emotion
A former art director and illustrator in magazine publishing and advertising, François Chartier now takes a theatrical approach to photorealism.
Here are some of our favorite blogs, with success as the goal and passion as the driving force, that cater to helping starving artists eat—or at least kill some time.
The line between fine art and illustration is blurrier than the art world acknowledged just a few decades ago. Find out what sets illustrators apart from fine artists, and what brings them together.
Despite today’s fast-paced world of social-media marketing and networking, there’s still no substitute for meeting customers and prospects in person. And there are few better places to accomplish just this goal than at a trade show.
Throughout the country, art colonies give artists the tools they need to create, sell and hone their craft and to network with other artists.
Richard Speer doesn’t spook easily. As art critic for Willamette Week, Portland’s highly regarded alternative weekly newspaper, Speer has strolled through galleries in and around the Oregon city for more than a decade. He’s seen unsettling creative work, including William Pope.L’s giant reverse image of the United States made out of 5,000 rotting hot dogs. He’s also seen an upscale-gallery show featuring the paintings of Rama—a 21-year-old Asian elephant at the Oregon Zoo. Still, when Speer walked into Breeze Block Art Gallery in Portland’s Chinatown arts district last March, he felt as if he’d entered a haunted house … albeit one from someone’s bland, colorless childhood.
A roundtable discussion of artists’ most-asked questions by Terrence Lynch “How do I get my work into an art gallery? What can a gallery do for me? What would a gallery ask of me?” There comes a point in most artist’s careers when he or she confronts the question: “Can I make a living at […]