Always have a Plan B

My first foray into exhibiting at an art fair was not just an induction by fire, it was an invaluable lesson that can be applied to all art events. In a few words it is: have a Plan B. Sounds simple, right? It is not. It’s a real challenge for small art...

How social media helps art get out of the studio

Historically when an artist finished a new work of art, the piece  generally remained hidden in the studio until it was included in an  exhibition. That could be immediately – or in months to years  later.Engagement with an audience is so important to makers...

Turning Commission Disasters Into Done Deals

 I once lined up an art commission that was a near catastrophe. The story highlights how having someone in between a commissioner and artist  can make all the difference. Thanks to some early-morning networking I was doing at the time, my expertise as an art...