Artful Resources

Links, articles, and other useful information for Art League artists. Topics include how to build an online presence for your art, how to craft an artist statement or photograph your work, online resources, and other helpful tips where we find them.

Popular posts in this category: How to Photograph Artwork, How to Create an Artist Website, Starting an Artist Blog, and What Are Jurors Looking For?.

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Free Lectures: Photoshop for Artists & Inkjet Prints

Join photographer John Burgess in The Art League Gallery on Thursday, May 23 for two free lectures for artists: one on creating inkjet prints at home, and one on editing and saving images of artwork for digital submission. See below for details, and RSVP to gallery@theartleague.org to reserve your seat! Read more →

Free Legal & Financial Workshop for Artists

If you can make the trek to Maryland’s Eastern Shore on Monday, May 6, this free workshop will be of interest: PNC Bank, Maryland Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, Maryland Citizens for the Arts, and the Avalon Theatre present an afternoon symposium to help the state’s creative class better navigate copyright law, liability insurance, business entities, merchant services Read more →

13 Art Blogs to Follow

In our quest to bring you the most interesting and useful Artful Links, we find ourselves turning often to the same sources. Check out below for some of the best local and national art blogs around — and you can follow all the blogs below (along with The Art League Blog) in your RSS Read more →

Five Reasons to Buy Art

Art collectors at the 2013 Patrons’ Show. A visitor to The Art League Gallery once said something we knew we had to write down: “When I walk in the gallery I feel like I’m a millionaire — like any of these wonderful paintings could be mine.” And it’s true. All the artwork in the Read more →

Springtime Links: Art Outdoors

In fits and starts, warmer weather is on its way to the DC region, and our thoughts are turning to sunny days to come. For this edition of Artful Links, we’re sharing some artful ways to take advantage of the great outdoors: The Purkinje Effect: If the longer daylight hours have you thinking of Read more →

How to Create an Artist Website

If you're an artist and you don't have a website yet — or if you want to change the one you have now — it's never too late! Read more →