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Three top tips for artists tackling applications for funding, awards and exhibitions It’s that time of year when there are lots of funding, exhibition and award opportunities open for applications. Knuckling down to start filling out the forms can feel daunting and it is easier not to do it but doing it is much better […]

art business, art world demystified, career advice, creative careers

Sheelah Moloney

Apply Yourself

While it might seem impossible, given the strong focus put on social media in the current marketing and communications climate, you can sell art without social media. In fact, you should actively engage in the practice. Building a proactive strategy for marketing your art outside of the realms of social media is not just smart, […]

art business, career advice, creative careers, digital marketing, marketing, selling art, small business

Sheelah Moloney

How to Sell Art Without Social Media

Having a successful art business is the aim of all artists selling their work. Success is a subjective word though. It’s definition is determined by the goals you’ve set and your overall objectives. That’s why taking a measurement is an important part of running your art business. Here’s why… Benefit of Hindsight Only by taking […]

art business, art world demystified, career advice, professional development, selling art

Sheelah Moloney

Measuring Success

measuring tools

Art sales are hard. If sales aren’t rolling in and you’re doing all you can to generate them, don’t be too hard on yourself. There are a lot of factors involved in closing an art sale. It’s possible that you could make some changes to your approach though. Here are three things that may be […]

art business, art world demystified, career advice, creative careers, professional development, selling art

Sheelah Moloney

Why Your Art Isn’t Selling

selling art

3 tips for keeping simple and effective records for creatives plus a free monthly review template download

art, artists, career advice, creative careers, education, professional development, selling art

Sheelah Moloney

Get The Record Straight

The biggest year yet for 2020 is upon us. This is a look at the road we’ve traveled to get here and the path we’ll take in 2020

About, art, Art Owners, art world demystified, artists, buying art, career advice, Christmas, community, creative careers

Sheelah Moloney

A Tale Of Two 2020s

Experience gifts are the ones that make memories as well as being unique. Here are some ideas for the creative people on your Christmas list

art, Art Owners, artists, buying art, career advice, Christmas, creative careers, holidays, interior design, professional development

Sheelah Moloney

Gift Experience

Find out which 20th Century artist are you? Take the quiz With the exciting announcement this week that the National Gallery will be hosting the very first Mondrian exhibition in Ireland next year and with #20daysofseeing in full swing. this week’s post is a fun one. Have you ever wondered which great 20th century artist […]

art, art world demystified, artists, career advice, creative careers, quiz

Sheelah Moloney

Who DO You Think You Are?

Three tips for applying your strongest artist super power to navigating the commercial art world …

artists, career advice, creative careers, professional development

Sheelah Moloney

The power of you