Renée Phillips is the founder and director of Manhattan Arts International ( Known as “The Artrepreneur Coach,” she offers art marketing advice and coaching to artists worldwide. She is the author of several books and the Artist Success Package. She has organized more than 50 exhibitions including 7 annual “Celebrate The Healing Power of ART”. She invites you to join her group Manhattan Arts International on LinkedIn, follow her on Twitter @reneephillipsny, and join her at

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Enjoy Selling Your Art by Turning Your Passion Into P.O.W.E.R.

When viewed from this positive perspective selling art becomes enjoyable, rewarding and powerful. Turn your creative passion into P.O.W.E.R. with these five easy to remember selling points

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10 Facts You May Wish You Learned in Art School

I have learned important business principles through counseling thousands of artists. It’s never too late to integrate these empowering lessons.

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Turning Website Visitors into Art Buyers

Renée Phillips, The Artrepreneur Coach, Shares Advice from Carolyn Edlund

Carolyn Edlund, founder of Artsy Shark, helps artists build sound, sustainable businesses. Here are a few of her many useful tips for improving your website.

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Meet 5 Organizations Promoting Women Artists

Here are five organizations that offer special opportunities to advance the professional art careers of women artists in different ways.

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Do You Think Titles Matter?

I believe the artist who cares to take time selecting an appropriate title has considered the viewer’s total experience.

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The Healing Power of Art

I learned firsthand how creative self-expression had the potential to make a powerful impact on those inflicted with mental illness.

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How to Find Collectors

For your purposes, you should define “collectors” as any individuals or companies that may be interested in your work and are willing to pay the price you ask.

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Art that Lifts Our Spirits: 5 Winning Artists

Although the visceral response when viewing many of these works of art may be a warm fuzzy feeling that makes you smile, they also provide insight into the enormous power of human potential.

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What Inspires an Artist?

Having interviewed thousands of artists over the years I have always enjoyed asking them, “When did you first realize you wanted to be an artist?”

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Handling Rejection with the Right Perspective

Criticism and rejection can serve as sources of powerful transformation. Examine your reactions to rejection and you’ll find the tools to expand your education, personal growth and humility.

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