April/May 2018 (print)




The Professional Artist April/May 2018 issue is here!


• Tell Your Story on Instagram
• Leap into Art Full Time
• Weatherproof Your Art
• Meet Your Four Inner Guides
• And More!


LISTEN XIII.IV, 2009, by Cameron Schmitz. Oil on canvas, 30″ x 36″. Copyright 2009 Cameron Schmitz. Used by permission of the artist.


14 Mapping the Creative Process
By John Roman

22 Transitioning into being a Full-Time Artist
By Gigi Rosenberg

30 8 Ways to get the Most of Your Email List
By Jenn Virškus

38 Pick a Title to Help Your Marketing
By Daniel Grant

44 Visual Storytelling with Instagram
By Miriam Schulman

52 Surviving the Storm
By Gregory William Frux

56 Dismantling Common Excuses for Not Marketing
By Cory Huff

62 Reframing Retirement for Artists
By Elaine Grogan Luttrull

70 Don’t Work Networking
By Barney Davey


4 Editor’s Letter
By Gigi Rosenberg

6 Headlines & Details
By Gigi Rosenberg

12 Artist Spotlight: Jeannett Sirois
By Adrian Alexander

74 Calls to Artists


5 Your Business Mentor: Foster Your Entrepreneurial Mindset
By Jannett Roberts

29 The Artist’s Advocate: Choose a Good Trademark
By Katie Lane

37 Coaching the Artist: Learn to be a Better Marketer
By Eric Maisel

51 Planning Your Art Business: Your Retirement Readiness
By Robert Reed

80 Artrepreneur Coach: Cross-Promotion Marketing
By Renée Phillips

Additional information

Weight 1.5 lbs