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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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 →

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 →