Month: March 2013



The Business of Art: Creating an Artist Website, or, The Art of Storytelling

One of the most common misunderstandings artists have about websites is the idea that an online virtual gallery or portfolio can function as a comprehensive marketing strategy. I often read articles encouraging artists to simply develop an online portfolio to drive audiences (and potential buyers) toward their works. Unfortunately, the internet is so saturated with…

Meet a NYFA Artist: Joseph Burwell

Joseph Burwell NYFA talks to Joseph Burwell (2011 Printmaking/Drawing/Artists Books Fellow) about his influences, creative process and current exhibit, A Survey of Nonexistence at a Glance, on view through April 13, 2013 at Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery in Chelsea. NYFA: You studied architecture and studio arts before pursuing an MFA in sculpture. It is clear that…

Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter, Issue No. 43

Special Report: With a Professional-Development Seminar in Guatemala, NYFA Goes International This month’s Immigrant Artist newsletter focuses on a special event in NYFA’s 42-year history with our first International Professional Development Program taking place in Central America, Guatemala. From February 28, 2013 through March 3, 2013, the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), Instituto Guatemalteco Americano (IGA), Universidad…

The Business of Art: A Conversation with Maxwell Anderson, Eugene McDermott Director, Dallas Museum of Art

Maxwell Anderson is The Eugene McDermott Director of the Dallas Museum of Art. Prior to joining the DMA in January 2012, he was The Melvin & Bren Simon Director and CEO of the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Alice Pratt Brown Director of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the director of the Art Gallery…

The Business of Art: Website Resources

Below are a few services you can use to build your own artist website. However, there are many other options to choose from. We recommended researching different website services before deciding on one. Many offer a free trial period so you can test out the service first. Easy, fast, and free website servicesThese online services…