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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How To Write An Artist’s Statement That Doesn’t Suck

Are you updating your artist’s statement/resume? Gearing up for the upcoming Solo Artist Jurying? Check out this post from the Abundant Artist for some helpful tips on improving your artist’s statement! Read more →

Gallery Talk: How to Start A Blog with Solo Artist Megan Coyle

Thursday night in the Art League Gallery, 17 League members gathered to glean some insight into the world of blogging. This month’s solo artist, Megan Coyle, began her discussion with the basics of blogging for artists: reasons for starting a blog and what to actually blog about. A blog is a great (FREE!) way Read more →

“The Artrepreneur Coach”: Hedging Against Rejection

Check out this great informational post about dealing with rejection as an artist! Renee Phillips “The Artrepreneur Coach”: Hedging Against Rejection Read more →

For Earth Day: Safe Disposal of Artist Materials

Kim Hall writing for Art Calendar magazine said it best: “Paints, solvents, or any art materials, for that matter, are not inherently dangerous. The dangers come from improper management of the materials. As artists, we often become complacent to the dangers of our studios because of deadlines, lack of safety equipment and resources, and Read more →

Copyright and Contracts for Artists

Washington Project for the Arts presents John D. Mason of Washington Lawyers for the Arts Sat., Oct 24 from 2-4 pm at Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201 Read more →

How to Approach Galleries for Artists

Kate Fraser of Fraser Gallery in Bethesda, MD will offer this talk on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 7 pm in The Art League Gallery, 105 N Union St, Alexandria, VA 22314. No need to register. FREE Contact roseo@theartleague.org for more information. Read more →