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VIDEO: Selling Art - Pro Tips for Artists (video 8 of 10) Post

In advance of our forthcoming online course Making It As An Artist in the 21st Century (starting September 19th!), BSAA Founder Susan Mumford is presenting a 10-part video series. These 10 tips for professional artists form 10 key elements to not only surviving, but thriving, in a changing art world. After all, we're here to help you thrive in a ...

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How climbing rocks is akin to taking calculated risks Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) You know how some things that have been said play in your mind time and time again? One such instance was a conversation between my other half Chris and myself, when he made a comment about something being a risk. I made a quick retort, which keeps coming to mind. The response ...

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VIDEO: Engaging Your Growing Audience - Pro Tips for Artists (video 7 of 10) Post

In advance of our forthcoming online course Making It As An Artist in the 21st Century (starting September 19th!), BSAA Founder Susan Mumford is presenting a 10-part video series. These 10 tips for professional artists form 10 key elements to not only surviving, but thriving, in a changing art world. After all, we're here to help you thrive in a ...

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Storytelling: Tales of First Art Sales Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) [Image above: Susan in days of yore!] Several weeks ago while in the midst of an online mentoring session, with me on one side of the Atlantic and a start-up art dealer on the other, she declared her current goal: to make her first art sale. This shot me back, not to the ...

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VIDEO: Exhibiting Your Art - Pro Tips for Artists (video 6 of 10) Post

In advance of our forthcoming online course Making It As An Artist in the 21st Century (starting September 19th!), BSAA Founder Susan Mumford is presenting a 10-part video series. These 10 tips for professional artists form 10 key elements to not only surviving, but thriving, in a changing art world. After all, we're here to help you thrive in a ...

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How getting press is like getting a gallery is like... Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) Some long-term followers of Be Smart About Art will know about a piece of research we conducted to find the top ways that artists get representation by galleries. That survey was done in advance of the first time I gave the the talk, 'DOs and DON'Ts of attaining representation.' The topic ...

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VIDEO: Income Stream Insights and Identifying Your Audience - Top Tips for Professional Artists (video 5 of 10) Post

In advance of our forthcoming online course Making It As An Artist in the 21st Century (starting September 19th!), BSAA Founder Susan Mumford is presenting a 10-part video series. These 10 tips for professional artists form 10 key elements to not only surviving, but thriving, in a changing art world. After all, we're here to help you thrive in a ...

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Seaside University (with a lesson on selling specialised items and services, such as art + commissions) Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) Buying something is easy. Or, perhaps not. Sometimes, understanding (and thus, education) is required. I have been made keenly aware of this on a recent trip to the South coast, where I gained a better understanding of a previously obscure (to me) bit of British seaside culture.What am I talking about? ...

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VIDEO: Pricing Art, for Professional Artists - Top Tips for Professional Artists (video 4 of 10) Post

In advance of our forthcoming online course Making It As An Artist in the 21st Century (starting September 19th!), BSAA Founder Susan Mumford is presenting a 10-part video series. These 10 tips for professional artists form 10 key elements to not only surviving, but thriving, in a changing art world. After all, we're here to help you thrive in a ...

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Launch events, business birthdays and avocados Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) London is a city made of many villages. The one where I live has a thriving assortment of independent shops and cafes, with only a few places belonging to large chains. As a gung-ho supporter of small, local business, I was delighted to see that an individual street-facing retail unit that's ...

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