Friday’s Featured Quote

“Art is literacy of the heart”

~ Elliot Eisner


April 18, 2014 No comments

Weekly smARTips: Opportunity

Bridge the gap between making art and making a living,

… one tip at a time

smARTips opportunity

Your smARTip for the week:


One of the things I miss most, after stopping the smARTist Telesummits, is the revelation so many artists had about opportunities for their work that they had never before considered.

I remember one year in particular, there was a painter from Boston who had never considered Art Fairs. They just weren’t on his radar.

Until Connie Mettler’s presentation on Art Fairs.

Suddenly, he heard information that dismantled his limited view of Art Fairs—a view that had, in turn,

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April 16, 2014 No comments

Change she Is a comin’ ‘round the Mountain


Months and months ago (I refuse to get nailed down here because I’m hiding out from how long it’s really been!), I hinted that things were changing over here at smARTist.

I hinted because, honestly, I didn’t know what else to do at the time.

Things were changing – I was changing – but those changes were in a state of fluid transition and so elusive I didn’t know how to articulate what was happening.

And for those of you who have been following me for years now, you

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April 13, 2014 2 Comments

Free Coaching Call With Ariane

The Offer:
Come to a 90-min, free “The Artist Life” coaching call with me.

Thursday, April 17 (taxes done; now it’s your time!)

7 – 8:30 pm EDT (I reserve the option to go two hours if needed)
(6 – 7:30 pm CDT / 5 – 6:30 pm MDT / 4 – 5:3o pm PDT)

Click here to reserve your spot: Sign up Below!!
(To support the quality of our conversation, only the first 8 artists are in.)

Free Coaching Call With Ariane 

April 13, 2014 No comments