Monthly Archives: December 2015

Holiday Vacation

The blog will be taking a brief vacation for the Holidays.  Our next post will be on Wednesday, January 6 – yes, in the new year. We wish all of you the best – eat, drink and be merry! If … Continue reading

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How To Exhibit Your Art: Part 4 – PR Materials

Exhibiting your artwork should be one of your professional goals. But it’s not always an easy thing to accomplish. In previous blog posts we have discussed exhibition possibilities at museums, art centers and galleries. In this post we will focus … Continue reading

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Resources: Free Images – Photos, Maps, Illustrations

When we were writing our book Design: A Beginner’s Handbook we knew we wanted to illustrate every page with real world examples of design. We started off using our own photographs but quickly realized we needed an additional source for … Continue reading

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How To Exhibit Your Art: Part 3 Galleries

At some point in their career nearly every artist/designer wants to exhibit their artwork. It’s a way to get feedback on what you’re doing. It also has the potential to enhance your career, professionally and financially. Exhibiting your work is … Continue reading

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A Story of Discovery: The Art of Judy Pfaff

I’ve spent the last few weeks going through piles of old art magazines. I’ve saved them for years. They’ve moved across country with me, been boxed and carted from house to house but rarely reread. I’m in a stage of … Continue reading

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How To Exhibit Your Art: Part 2 Art Centers

Most artists and designers want to exhibit their artwork in a prestigious, high quality venue. If that’s your goal, figuring out how to make it happen can be a daunting task. To help you with this challenge we are presenting … Continue reading

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A Different Perspective: The Art of Regina Silveira

I recently came across the work of the Brazilian artist Regina Silveira. Looking at her art I found myself thinking about presence and absence, and  how we perceive and understand the world. Dreamlike, her installations and sculptures transport the viewer … Continue reading

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