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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 ArtworkHow to Create an Artist WebsiteStarting an Artist Blog, and What Are Jurors Looking For?.

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Our blogger, George, entered his first exhibit at The Art League today, submitting two photos for ’Scapes. Here’s his experience: When last we checked…
What with all the heat waves and thunderstorms, no one can blame you if your summer reading happens inside instead of on the beach….
Interested in guest blogging for The Art League? Click here to learn more. Sarah Dale is an emerging Alexandria artist who uses upcycled materials…
Back in December, we wrote about Using Flickr to Share Your Art — the popular photo-sharing site, most used by photographers, also makes an…
A photo posted by Paul Octavious (@pauloctavious) on May 25, 2013 at 6:50am PDT In this edition of Artful Links: summer reading suggestions, art…
Nothing tells your artwork’s story better than seeing it in person — but for your website or a show submission, the next best thing…
In our Artful Links feature, we share articles on the arts we think you’ll find interesting or useful. This time around, the reading includes…
Join photographer John Burgess in The Art League Gallery on Thursday, May 23 for two free lectures for artists: one on creating inkjet prints…
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…
In our quest to bring you the most interesting and useful Artful Links, we find ourselves turning often to the same sources. Check out…
Art collectors at the 2013 Patrons’ Show. A visitor to The Art League Gallery once said something we knew we had to write down:…
In fits and starts, warmer weather is on its way to the DC region, and our thoughts are turning to sunny days to come….
If you’re an artist and you don’t have a website yet — or if you want to change the one you have now —…
There is often a common thread that runs through many of the works that are selected for Art League exhibits. While our jurors come…
Shows that ask you to submit images of your artwork online or on CD will also usually have strict rules about how to size…
As promised, here is part 2 of this Artful Links post, with videos 7 through 13. (Find part 1 here.) Any videos, photos, or…
If you resolved to try something new this year, we want to help you with some inspiration in this edition of Artful Links. Get…
Have you dusted your paintings recently? Do you know what materials to use to keep your creations bright and colorful, year after year? In…
This is a sequel to our recent post, “Artful Resources: Using Flickr to Share Your Art.” If you’re on Facebook, Flickr, or a blog…
Happy New Year from The Art League Blog! If you’ve resolved to be more creative this year, or you’re just looking to be inspired,…
Previously in this space, we’ve encouraged artists to start a blog to share their artwork and reach new audiences. What if you don’t have…
Once again, we’ve been saving useful and interesting links to share with our artists. See below for this edition’s links, and click away! P.S….
Happy Thanksgiving from The Art League Blog! Today, we’re thankful for our readers — to repay you, we’ve put together another edition of useful…
Yesterday, Americans for the Arts Action Fund released its newly compiled analysis of the presidential candidates’ arts policy positions. This new report is one…