Art Marketing 101: A Handbook for the Fine Artist

Art Marketing 101: A Handbook for the Fine Artist


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Artists need help with the business side of their career, and this 302-page, twenty-one-chapter volume answers all the questions they could have. Ultimately, it guides artists to create both a long- and short-term marketing plan so they can become independent businesspeople. It educates them to gain a competitive edge in the marketplace, honing their business skills and knowledge of their legal rights.

Artists will learn about: overcoming roadblocks, the secrets of successful artists, alternative avenues for selling art, building name recognition, sales and publicity tactics, pricing artwork, planning an exhibition, creating a beautiful portfolio, photographing artwork, the proper way to contact a gallery, succeeding without a rep, promotion, maximizing value, and much more.

Constance Smith began her career as an art rep in California. She has been assisting artists nationwide for over twenty years. She is co-author of Art Office and Internet 101.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780940899322
Publisher: ArtNetwork
Publication date: 07/15/1998
Edition description: 2ND
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 7.96(w) x 9.93(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Constance Smith, owner and founder of ArtNetwork Press, has been assisting fine artists nationwide in their marketing needs for more than 23 years. Professional netowrking has made her familiar with all facets of the art world.

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