Resources for Artists

Need a Creative Boost? Start here

My blog post: Good Books for Creative People is a list of books for inspiration or a creative boost

My blog post: 11 Things athletes do that will make you a better artist

My manifesto. I’m writing about painting here, but this is applicable to anyone working creatively.

Brian Rutenberg: Rutenberg is a contemporary artist living in NYC who makes wonderful videos full of insights of the artistic practice. This is his YouTube channel.

Keri Smith’s Artist’s Survival Kit

How to Find Your Purpose and Do What You Love: from Brain Pickings

Career Development

Artists U: Open source and free information for changing the working conditions of artists.

Creative Capital: Funding, counsel, and career development services for artists

The Abundant Artist Blog: free blog posts, podcast episodes, and instructional videos on selling art online

Call for Entry: Online application system for applying to exhibitions and other artist opportunities

Art Deadline: Links to artist exhibitions and other opportunities

College Art Association: Careers in Academia, Resumé help, calls for entry

Artwork Archive: Online software to inventory your artwork. This is what I use and I love it.

How to Finally Land that Artist Grant: a helpful blog post

Art News and Art History

Art 21 Library: all of Art 21’s documentaries are available to watch for free here

Hyperallergic: Art news, criticism, and other random bits

The Art Assignment: A weekly PBS Digital Studios production hosted by curator Sarah Urist Green. The YouTube channel explores art and art history through the lens of things happening today.

Technique, Skills, etc…

How to photograph your artwork without breaking the bank

How to make a pochade box for plein air painting

How to stretch a big canvas

How to inventory your artwork using Excel

How to Substitute Colors That You Don’t Have

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