Artist Profile: Kharisma Sommers

Artist Kharisma Sommers describes what inspires her unique line of mixed metal jewelry and her goals for her creative business.     ABI: What has inspired you to make such unusual jewelry? KS: Since I was little it was rather apparent that I liked uncommon things. I didn’t want to be like other kids. As […]

Artist Profile: Connie Mae Moeller

Painting the beauty of the scenery around her with a focus on capturing the subtle nuances of light and shadow, artist Connie Mae Moeller describes her process.     ABI: What draws you to focus on landscape painting? CMM: When I’m outdoors and observing what is around me, it balances my being and I feel […]

Artist Profile: Richard De Wolfe

My goal is to create art that people will cherish and pass down through many future generations.

Checklist for a Successful Open Studio

Ready to open your studio to the public? Use these tactics to connect with fans and sell more of your work.

Artist Profile: Rhonda Scott

As a lifetime Alaskan, I am known for my colorful Alaskan renditions of Trees, Flowers and Landscapes.

The Business of Illustration

Illustration is everywhere, and limited only by the imagination.

Sell Your Handmade Work to High-End Clientele

If you use beautiful high-end packaging, and plan for a premium unboxing experience, it will go a long way to justify the value of your handmade work.

How to Close More Art Sales

If a shopper is seriously considering your art, but doesn’t commit to the purchase, are you letting them get away?

Artist Profile: Mary Ann Loo

Everything about my artist’s journey so far has been based on learning from my life experiences and through interactions with other visual artists in my community.

Artist Profile: Rachel Olynuk

The sights and sounds of nature from the forest around me to my flower gardens filled with bright and vibrant colors and delightful fragrances.