Find Your Audience on Instagram

Instagram is popular with artists and collectors alike because it’s quick, simple to use, mobile and does not require a lot of writing when posting.

Professional Artist seeks Assistant Editor

The position has a focus on copy editing/proofreading, occasional writing/gathering of content for articles and coordinator role to the publisher.

Professional Artist voted best trade/technical magazine in Florida

Professional Artist took home three statewide awards, including two first-place Charlie Awards for Best Overall Magazine and Best Cover.

The Artist/Gallery Relationship: Two Perspectives, One Vantage Point

For the past 17 years I have been a member of gallery management by day and a studio artist by night. Wearing both hats has given me invaluable insight.

Portrait Pick, Runners-up Announced

We loved getting a glimpse into the images that resonate with you and serve as metaphors to your hectic, multitasked, wonderful and creative lives. Our top entry was…

Enter Our Blank Canvas Art Contest

Professional Artist presents its Third Annual Blank Canvas Art Contest. Enter by Oct. 1 for a chance to be published in the magazine!

Create an Engaging Website

On your own website, you have complete control. You create your visitor’s experience with your images, the writing, the sequence and the design.

The 'Big Break' is a Myth

The myth of the big break is the idea that someone or something is going to suddenly come into our lives and launch our careers into orbit. … These are four methods I use to keep from getting sucked into the myth of the big break.

New Column: State of the Art

As artists, we live in this same tech-laden world, yet many of us face additional challenges to the ones the rest of the culture is dealing with.

Mentor of the Year Announced

Out of about 200 entries, we selected Pat Witt as the 2014 Mentor of the Year, along with Jim Garrison and Philip Barlow as honorable mentions.

Submission Guidelines

Interested in writing for Professional Artist magazine? Read our guidelines here to see what you can do to get your name on our site or in print.

How to Make Your Mailing List More Useful

Each artist has his or her own unique circumstances that should be considered when segmenting a list. Here are five to consider:

Portrait of a Professional Artist Finalists Posted

We loved getting a glimpse into the images that resonate with you and serve as metaphors to your hectic, multitasked, wonderful and creative lives. Our top entry was…

Professional Artist 2014 Survey

We want to hear what you think! We want to gain a better understanding about you, your preferences, your art business and how you use Professional Artist and its products.

Muse Madness Finalists Posted!

We loved getting a personal tour of the people, places and things that inspire our readers. Out of about 300 entries, here is our top pick!

Branding Your Art Business

I’ve been teaching basic tenets of branding for years, but, boy, I had no idea about everything that goes into creating a memorable brand.

Going Small: Warren Wayne Kessler

The Professional Artist competition called for artists to create an original piece of art in a 2.5-by-3.5 inch space, and more than 100 readers took the challenge.

Your Big Talent, One Small Space finalists

We asked you to create a masterpiece in a 3.5-inch-by-2.5-inch space for Professional Artist magazine's second annual "Your Big Talent. One Small Space."

Professional Artist Takes Home Four FMA Awards

Florida-based Magazine Professional Artist was honored Aug. 2 for publishing excellence by the Florida Magazine Association, including a first-place award for best cover.

Preview the Pocket Guide to Self-Publishing

Preview several of the chapters appearing in the Pocket Guide to Self-Publishing for Artists, on sale now.

Video: A Chronicle Of Gratitude

Professional Artist contributor Brenda Hope Zappitell discusses her process as an abstract painter and why she's thankful. For more on Zappitell, visit

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