What Do Galleries Want?

What you may not realize is that many of these retailers got their start in the business as working artists themselves. They understand your challenges.

A Gallery Paradise

We are located in beautiful St. Petersburg, Florida, which has been named “The Top Arts Destination in the US” (mid-sized cities) for the past two years in American Style magazine’s reader’s poll. Along with being a part of a thriving arts community, we also have the draw of warm weather & beautiful beaches.

New Year’s Resolutions for Artists

The end of the year is almost upon us; a good time to review what happened in 2011 and what we plan for our businesses in 2012. Some artist friends share their New Year’s resolutions.

How One Artist Used Companion Marketing to Grow Her Business

Patti Dowse is the owner of Erda Leather in Cambridge, Maine, which produces leather and fabric purses and accessories for women. With forty years in the business, she has a knack for marketing and has used several creative techniques to open many new wholesale accounts.

So You Want to Open an Art Gallery?

It may sound counterintuitive in a tough economy, but now may be the perfect time to jump in and open an art gallery.     The recession has taken its toll on some of the best retail locations in the country, and landlords are ready to grab any rental opportunity that will fill space and […]

How to Live with Retail Exclusivity Policies

Giving an “exclusive” means that you agree not to sell your work to competing retailers within a certain area, so as to let your existing account be the destination where local customers seek out your work.