Are You Ready to Start An Art Business?

Posted on May 22, 2017 by Rebecca Sciullo. Categories: Planning.

Are you thinking of starting an art business?  If you’ve been working at a creative practice and think you want to turn it into a business,  some of the following thoughts may have crossed your mind: Am I ready to sell my work? Is my work good enough to sell? Do I have time to […]

Pittsburgh Area Art Marketing Round Table

Are you struggling to write an artist statement? Do you need an artist statement, but are unsure where to begin writing one? Pittsburgh and surrounding area artists are invited to participate in an Art Marketing Round Table Discussion, hosted by Gilberti Fine Art Studio and Gallery in Coraopolis, PA.   Art marketing consultant Becky Sciullo and artist/gallery […]

Take a Break!

Do you take breaks during your work day?  It’s proven that sitting is not good for our health.   As an artist, you might work on your feet, which is a good start in not being sedentary all day…but even if you’re standing, it’s good to take mental breaks during your day. I work at a […]

Your Artist Statement and Bio

If I asked you for a copy of your artist statement and bio, could you send me a copy of both today?  If not, why not?  Maybe you have one, but not the other.  Maybe you have them, but they are outdated by several years.  If you need to write or update them, here are some […]

Get Organized in 15 Minutes a Day

Posted on March 27, 2017 by Rebecca Sciullo. Categories: Productivity.

Need to get your business or studio in order?  You might be better off working in small blocks of time versus investing a great deal of time and effort, such as a whole weekend, at once.  Try carving out fifteen minutes a day to get things in shape. Here are some tasks you can take […]

A Resource for Art Fairs and Festivals

Does your business plan including selling at art fairs and festivals? If so, you need to join the online community at Art Fair Insiders.  Art Fair Insiders serves art fair artists. Within this site,  you will find reviews and tips for most major art shows around the country by artists who have participated in them.   […]

Make 2017 Your Best Art Business Year Ever

Posted on January 11, 2017 by Rebecca Sciullo. Categories: Planning.

It’s January! What are you going to do to make 2017 your best year ever?  Read on for… 5 Tips to Make 2017 Your Best Art Business Year Ever 1.) If you didn’t do it in December, it’s time to get organized. Get your paperwork for 2016 taxes together, set up your calendar, organize your studio or clean […]

Tell a Better Story

I’m not a natural born story teller and often sound like the friend in this story “rambling endlessly”. If you know your story and want to share it with the people you meet, here some tips from the Daily Muse on how to tell it better.  This one helps me. Maybe it will help you.

Holiday Retail Trends

Are you prepared to benefit from this year’s holiday retail trend? According to this report from Deloitte, U.S. retail sales will grow about 4% this coming year.  Niche retailers, versus big box shopping experiences, are poised to gain this year. Retail competition won’t come from the big box down the street or major e-commerce players,” […]

9 Smart Ways to Protect Your Studio Time

The most important part of your visual art business, creating, can easily fall off your to do list when you’re faced with other pressing tasks in your business and life.   Yet, making art regularly is the lifeblood of your business.   While I’m not a visual artist,  I am trying to set aside consistent time for […]