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Art Gallery Representation Basics

Art Gallery Representation Basics

Art Gallery Representation Basics Important Factors to Know When Searching for Art Gallery Relationships and Sales Guest Post written by EC Business Member & Empower Partner, Leah Cohen, Director – Galerie Camille, Detroit, Mi Galerie Camille represents Artists, locally and nationally and I’m always asked what gallery representation entails. It’s a REALLY important question because […]

10 Ways Creatives Can Get Involved in Their Community

10 Ways Creatives Can Get Involved in Their Community

10 Ways Creatives Can Get Involved in Their Community and Why It’s Important Guest Post written by Stephanie Hazzard, Exhibition Manager – Anton Art Center, Mount Clemens, Mi There is something special about sharing art with others. Whether your interest is in dance, poetry, architecture, ceramics, music, film, cuisine, poetry, photography, theatre, prose, painting, design, […]

Ask a Creative Business Advisor: How Much Commission Do Galleries Deserve?

Ask a Creative Business Advisor: How Much Commission Do Galleries Deserve?

Just how much DO galleries deserve for exhibiting an artist’s work? Author: Andrea Rosenfeld of Detroit Art & Business Institute Article re-published by permission Recently I spoke at an art business event in Detroit and during the Q & A this important and often-asked question came up. The guest posed, “What gallery commission is typical […]

Think Tank: Clients

Think Tank: Clients

Embrace Creatives Think Tank – Let’s Talk: Clients Our premier Think Tank in Detroit, MI on January 2018 was purposefully used to brainstorm about how to find our best clients. Andrea lead the important topic as her guests networked and discussed their type of client and where they can find them. A very successful Think Tank that was […]

Supreme Court Rules States Can Collect Sales Tax From Online Retailers: How Will This Affect Your Art Business?  

Supreme Court Rules States Can Collect Sales Tax From Online Retailers: How Will This Affect Your Art Business?  

Supreme Court Rules States Can Collect Sales Tax From Online Retailers: How Will This Affect Your Art Business? As Professional Artists and Businesses, we know that collecting and paying sales tax is unavoidable. A jeweler sells a bracelet at a Michigan retail show for $100. She collects the $6.00 (6%) MI sales tax from the customer and sends it in to help pay for vital public services […]

Think Tank Creative Documentation: Take Better Images of Your Artwork For Greater Marketing and Sales

Think Tank Creative Documentation: Take Better Images of Your Artwork For Greater Marketing and Sales

Published by TEAM EC We Creatives know that if we can’t take excellent photographs of our artwork, it’s more difficult to get into exhibits, trunks shows and build professional portfolios. Are you having a REALLY hard time photographing your work? Are you unsure how to light your 3D pieces? What about silver jewelry or taking […]

Building an Engaging Artist Biography for your Embrace Creatives’ Profile

Building an Engaging Artist Biography for your Embrace Creatives’ Profile

Published by TEAM EC Working with artists to further their careers we know that documenting and expressing our business path effectively can be frustrating and confusing, and this includes an artist biography. When potential commercial art buyers view your Embrace Creatives’ profile it’s important to have your professionalism in full view but don’t worry if […]

From Embrace Creatives’ Founder

From Embrace Creatives’ Founder

Welcome to my big vision! My name is Andrea Bogart, Founder of Embrace Creatives and I’m THRILLED you’re here inside my professional artist network. Growing up in the 80’s I would periodically see wacky, Reeses Peanut Butter Cup commercials where, in some stupid fashion, someone holding a bar of chocolate and someone holding jar of […]