Shipping is always at best problematic. This is the best information I have found for shipping acrylic paintings. Nancy Reyner is a colleague of mine, both of us working for Golden Artist Colors in different capacities. She is the author of many acrylic books for North Light Book Club in which I am also featured. […]
When I decided to go to Santa Fe to ask for gallery representation, I quickly realized that Canyon Road was mostly a mecca for Abstract and Contemporary art. My paintings fall in the cracks between semi-abstract and realistic so I approached all of the galleries on Canyon Road, the Railyard District and the Downtown core […]
Santa Fe Art Galleries Assessment Santa Fe, New Mexico has a row of galleries one mile long. It is named Canyon Road. There are over 100 galleries in this area. This is a high price district where rents are incredibly high. In the summer of 2014, I visited all the galleries on Canyon Road, those […]
Soft Or Hard Approach For Gallery Representation In the summer of 2014 I decided to visit Santa Fe, New Mexico to ask for gallery representation. I spent two days going through 110 galleries and assessing how I was treated as a potential buyer. I wound up approaching 75 galleries for representation. I asked questions and […]
Teyjah describes human figures petroglyph in Boca Negra Canyon.
This summer I went to Santa Fe to find gallery representation for my artwork. If you are an abstract artist this place is a haven for you. I visited approximately 110 galleries and approached 75 of them. So what did I learn from this experience? Let me count the ways: Do your due diligence and […]
Have you tried quilting? There are colours and textures ready to be explored.
All of us experience days when things don’t go according to our plan. In personal life and business. But if you press on, and don’t let this stop you, there may be a discovery, a surprise that otherwise wouldn’t happen.
One of the most interesting artistic processes for me to do is to work intuitively. Recreating the look and feel of a petroglyphic cave wall is very liberating and fun for me. “Automatism”, the performance of actions without conscious thought or intention, is how I like to proceed in this circumstance. This recognized Surrealist style […]
What is success in art? How do you define artistic success? I often get asked about my art sales as a measure of my success. This question somewhat confounds me. In a job that produces a product that is not a necessity in life how do you put a monetary value to it? Society at […]