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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Creating a CD for Submission

Last month we shared tips from Art League member John Burgess’s lecture on Photoshop. Today, we dropped in on a brief tutorial on saving images to CD for submission to juried shows. Assistant Gallery Director Megan Fox gave the lesson. Here’s her walkthrough: Retrieve images from your hard drive, camera, USB drive, or CD. Read more →

Hamiltonian Artists Present: Taxes for Artists

Hamiltonian Artists Professional Development Speaker Series Tuesday, November 16, 2010, 7pm, at Hamiltonian GalleryTaxes for Artists Guess what? That time of year will be here again faster than you know!One of the biggest hurdles artists have to wrestle with every single year is filing their taxes. Between choosing which Schedule to fill out, how Read more →

Legal Issues for Creative Entrepreneurs

Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts Legal Issues for Creative EntrepreneursMondays, October 25 – November 22, 2010, 6 – 8 pm Dome @ Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22209 | 703-875-1100 http://www.thewala.org Click here for more info Read more →

Weekend Art Links

Some art world stories from around the web:An apartment in Paris went uninhabited for over 70 years, a time capsule of nineteenth century treasures, including an uncatalogued painting by the Italian portraitist, Giovanni Boldini.In celebration of 10/10/10, Mental Floss has Ten Facts about The Ten, a group of American painters who seceded from the Read more →

Critique with Art League Instructor Fred Markham

 Fred Markham. November Landscape. from ‘Scapes at the Art League Gallery, August 2010. Thursday, August 19, 7:00-9:00pm in the Art League Gallery. Participants may bring in two to three pieces for a group critique with Fred Markham, landscape artist, Professor of Art at NOVA, and Art League instructor. Space is limited, so please call Read more →

Art Around the Web

Have you heard of the Treasure Project? It’s an online collaborative effort to de-clutter and find inspiration in daily objects at the same time. Planning a trip to Boston in the near future? NPR has an interesting story about the Museum of Bad Art. Test your color acuity with this hue order challenge. Prodigious Read more →