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.

**This contest is now closed** Enter Our Blank Canvas Art Contest

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

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.

NEW! Pocket Guide to Self-Publishing for Artists

Get started with self-publishing your art in print and online with this easy-to-use and informative 40-page pocket-sized guide authored by Professional Artist contributor E. Brady Robinson.

Happy Professional Artist Month

Professional Artist is taking its mission of empowering artists to the next level with the first-ever Professional Artist Month.

Preview the June/July 2013 Issue

Preview several of the articles appearing in the June/July issue of Professional Artist, on sale now.

Professional Artist | June-July 13 (Volume 27 · Number 3)

This issue covers the ins and outs of publishing in print and digital markets. Learn how to get press coverage, publish your own book of your work, submit works to blogs, and more.

Preview the April/May 2013 Issue

Preview several of the articles appearing in the April/May issue of Professional Artist, on sale now.

Preview the February/March 2013 Issue

Preview several of the articles appearing in the February/March issue of Professional Artist, on sale now.

Preview the December 2012 / January 2013 Issue

Preview several of the articles appearing in the December/January issue of Professional Artist, on sale now.

Preview the November 2012 Issue

Preview several of the articles appearing in the November issue of Professional Artist, on sale now.

Find us in stores

Find Professional Artist at your local bookstore. (Additional locations are added regularly):

Enter the 2012 Professional Artist Portrait Cover Contest

The Professional Artist Annual Portrait Cover Contest features an open-ended interpretation of the term “portraiture.” The contest is open to artists 18 and up working in any media or style. Portraits may be literal or nonliteral representations (i.e. collage, digital collage, abstract works, etc. also accepted).

Applying for Grants, Residencies, Funding and Other Assistance

Generating income from art in the form of either cash or cash equivalents is always challenging, especially for artists who have unconventional ideas or create art that may not be commercially viable. The good news is that the art world is one place where anyone who shows talent and promise — marketable or otherwise — can get help in a variety of ways...

Introducing Productive Obsessions

In the face of competing ideas, creative projects, and everyday tasks and responsibilities, artists can become blocked...

2010 Back Issue CD Now Available

Get all of the 2010 issues of Art Calendar Magazine in digital format on one convenient CD-rom.

Artists Helping Artists

The following article is based on an excerpt from Renée Phillips’ upcoming book Vision, Passion & Purpose: Artists as World Changers.

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 ProfessionalArtistMag.com

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