America Creates

America Creates

Two refugees from the corporate world have started up America Creates, a new artists site with some interesting features.  The website is unique for a number of reasons, and stands out among the crowd of wannabe art destination sites. For starters, its...

Flick! Reviewed

I’d recommend Flick! as a good starting database if you don’t already have a better solution. It handles artwork tracking and contacts, and is capable of generating a mail merge list. For $29.95, it gives you a good interface and a way to catalog your...

Artist Software

You can never underestimate the value of good business records. And since the work I create is my livelihood, it’s important to me to keep track of each print throughout its life – from the first proof in an edition to the last print pulled. When...

On Twitter and staying in touch

I read a post on Havi Brook’s site (The Fluent Life) recently about her email hiatus. Briefly, she’s not answering any email anymore. Now, whoa, before you say, “How can that happen?” you might want to read her thoughts. She makes a lot of...

1000 Words on Finding Nirvana

A recent comment spurred me to write a bit about how I go about selecting shows. It used to be much more of an arcane science than it is now, with the help of the internet, several printed publications and lots of other artists to rely on. Finding shows is pretty...