February 2012 (print)
Learn how to dream big and accomplish your goals through having an optimistic attitude, focusing, and surrounding yourself with a strong artist support system.
ON THE COVER:
Reflection – Sugar, 2008 By Yeqiang Wang
Oil on canvas, 39″ x 26″ (see page 14).
04 The Value of Paper Versus Canvas
by Jodi Walsh
06 Use Optimism to Empower Your Art Practice
by Elena Parashko
08 10 Ways to Stay on Message at Art Shows and Fairs
by Paul Grecian
14 Windows of Perception: The Art of Yeqiang Wang
by Louise Buyo
18 Camraderie Among Colleagues: The Importance of an Artist Support Group
by Renée Phillips, The Artrepreneur Coach
22 Life and Work at The Brewery: Inside America’s Largest Artist Colony
by Robert Moskowitz
24 Find Your Dream Studio: Excerpt from the book The Art Studio/Loft Manual
by Eric Rudd
30 Desks as Portraits: An Inside Look at the DC Art World
by E. Brady Robinson
12 The Photo Guy: No Flash Photography
by Steve Meltzer
17 Coaching the Artist Within: Choosing Your Next Productive Obsession
By Eric Maisel, Ph.D.
32 Heart to Heart: Find the Courage to Sell Your Art
By Jack White
02 From the Editor
By Kim Hall
33 The Listings: Compiled by the Professional Artist Team
Your best source for art opportunities. Find awards, galleries reviewing portfolios, grants, fellowships, juried shows, festivals, residencies, conferences and professional development courses.
40 Artist Spotlight: Cynthia Ligeros
by Louise Buyo