I currently have put three paintings in the RAL Art Center where I rent a little wall space. RAL Art Center on Main Street in Kilmarnock, VA is one of those special places that supports local artists by allowing us to have the option to display our work for sale.\ Locally, there are almost no… Continue reading RAL Art Center now…
Mr. & Mrs. Bluebird now have a new home and are flying off to Yuma, Arizona tomorrow!
I’m taking an on-line course that (if I do the work necessary) should result in finding additional venues from which to market my art. The first week was about setting some goals and figuring out how I view my art. I really do see it as an extra source of income to supplement my retirement… Continue reading Learning and Stretching
I love doing my volunteer time as the Day Manager at the RAL Art Center. I really do. It gives me a unique opportunity to interact with folks who come in off the street who want to see quality art. I enjoy the interaction and trying to help art lovers find just the right piece… Continue reading When Folks Love the Painting But Don’t Take it Home…
After giving it a bit of thought, I realized I need to find ways to reach out to new art patrons without being completely dependent on individual gallery owners. I like the idea of selling via the internet with Facebook, Instagram and other options; but unless one is pretty well known as an artist, most… Continue reading Northern Neck Artisan Trail
I’m working my way through a book on my Kindle entitled: Art Money Success by Maria Brophy who became a manager for her artist husband. On her website one can find the worksheets after you purchase the book. The author provides the worksheets (along wtih text) to help the artist figure out a number of… Continue reading Art and Money
I’ve come to realize (again) that I’m not very good at planning ahead. I always assume I’m going to get more done than I do and I tend to take on more activities than can be accomplished. So, for the months of January, Feb and March, I’m planning (there is that evil word again) in… Continue reading Looking Forward