Many artists are trying to find their inspiration, their "muse," their creative influence, or their USP (unique selling point, in marketing terms). No matter what you call it, it will be distinctly different from person to person. I was brought up in the London suburb of Bexleyheath and I hated it. I wanted the sea and fields and trees …

Mar 25, 2015 – When I matriculated at Boston University, graphic designers were in high-demand. Reports of top-talent receiving signing bonuses had dollar signs dancing in my head. Upon graduation, however, I entered a market reeling from the dot-com bust. A talent-heavy candidate pool rendered jobs scarce, making …

We asked eight accomplished artists what advice they have for finding success in the art world. While there are never any hard-and-fast rules when it comes to a creative career, and there are undoubtedly a thousand different ways to “make it,” these artists offer up some guidelines that have helped them along the way. 1.

In the market for some fresh art marketing ideas from successful working artists? We've got you … Randy is involved in different community groups and a business group and he shares “it's helped me tremendously. Because of … Her words of advice to other artists: “If you haven't already, set up your social media. Just start …

Jul 9, 2015 – There can be a lingering snobbery.ociated with the idea of commercialising art, possibly because some of the most revered artists were only discovered after they …. Sign up to become a member of the Guardian Small Business Network here for more advice, insight and best practice direct to your inbox.

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Everyone knows the cliché of the starving artist. Parents discourage their kids from becoming artists in fear that their kids will end up struggling to support themselves. In today's society, entrepreneurs are celebrated for creating successful businesses. But did you know that artists and entrepreneurs have a lot in common?

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