10 Tips for Farmers Market Success

Tis the season for fresh fruits and vegetables …and local handmade works! If you’re participating in a local weekly market here are some great tips to increase your sales for the coming season. Select the Right Market. Visit the market before you apply, and take notes. How many people are making purchases? What types of […]

He doesn’t do this for fun… It’s for survival!

This chameleon has learned to survive by adapting. In this global marketplace adaptation is critical to your survival. You might not need to change your color… but there are dozens of ways to alter your brand just a little so that you can step into new markets and channels. You began your business with selling […]

Artist Profile: Heather Davis

My work springs from my love of architecture and history, and also reflects my curiosity about the future.

Artist Profile: Chris Dei

Through long and disciplined practice of meditation, when the state of Śhūnya is reached, the activities of the mind, intellect and emotions come to a total standstill, and consciousness is experienced in its purest form

Artist Profile: Amy Webster

Artwork and drawing have been a part of my life since I can remember, so painting is my latest endeavor.

Artist Profile: Gail Bean

Whatever my activity, whether I am working with my students, in my studio, taking a walk, or traveling, the creative process is always with me.

Artist Profile: Lindsay Kokoska

Yoga philosophy, travel, nature and culture have really inspired my art as well helped it develop over the years.

Artist Profile: Judy Taylor

I specialize in custom work, designing rugs for people, or even designing rug kits to suit the customer’s taste in color and style.

Artist Profile: Diane Beem

What I connected with on a very gut level was the confidence, the boldness, and the “wild beast” – throw caution to the wind kind of painting that I saw in the Fauves.

Artist Profile: Karlie Carpentier Rosin

Canadian illustrator and painter Karlie Carpentier Rosin shares her colorful portfolio and her artist story.     ABI:  How has your illustration work evolved over time? KCR:  My illustration work has evolved in a few ways. My techniques have matured from fully traditional to mixing those techniques with digital software such as Photoshop. The way […]