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Give a Gift to Your Art Career
Your Art Career Deserves the Best! It’s the time of year for giving gifts. You’ve probably checked off a list[...]
Arts and Numbers | How to Make Your Art Pay
Artists Have a Hard Time Balancing Arts and Numbers [This post was first published in December 2015. The content remains[...]
Why I’m Thankful and Hopeful – Heaven’s in Our Heart
With My Heart Full of Gratitude and Thankfulness, Well Wishes and Warm Thoughts to You If we have faith in[...]
How to Sell Your Art Using Buyer Social Styles
There are four primary buyer social styles. You can learn to improve your art sales and your people skills. Learning[...]
Best Ways to Sell Art. How Do You Do It?
Selling Art Is a Challenge... Then and Now! What are the best ways to sell art sounds like a loaded[...]
Changes | How Learning to Let Go Creates Opportunities
If this post feels familiar it might be because it's an update with substantial changes to the original from several[...]
Art Prints Defined | The Definition of Art Prints
About the Featured Image a Classic among Art Prints Sacred Ground by Bev Doolittle, sold out at the publisher for[...]
How to Sell Art to the Affluent Market
Tips on How to Sell Art to People Who Can Afford to Buy It Let me tell you about the[...]
Top 10 Reasons Why Artists Should Blog for Success
The answer to why artists should blog is simple. It is the best way to grow an email list and[...]
Discover How to Sell More Art Using These Seven Sizzling Tips
Learning How to Sell More Art Is a Critical Skill. Since you are reading this post, I’m sure you are[...]
Artists! How to Lock Down Your Website Legally to Avoid Trouble
Congratulations! You have taken your art online. Perhaps you have set it up to sell your work online, too. Good[...]
You Must Obey the First Rule of the Art Business or Risk Failure
You must understand and obey the first rule of the art business. Rule #1 establishes the ironclad premise that on[...]
Art Trends | What’s Your Take? Should You Care About Them?
Will Following Art Trends Help or Hurt Your Art Career? Looking for art trends is actually just looking for inspiration,[...]
Leaving a Legacy | Your Beautiful Gift to the World
We All Leave a Legacy We each leave a legacy. Our lives are like chapters in a book — a[...]
Does Your Authentic Self Include Making Art for Money?
Many artists dance around the subject of making art for money. There is among some, in and outside the art[...]
How to Use Lead Magnets & Sales Funnels for Artists to Get More Buyers
Using effective lead magnets is how to get more high-quality subscribers Who doesn't wish they didn't have work to find[...]
See the Reasons Why You Can’t Be Afraid to Always Carry Your Water for Yourself
LOOM LARGE AND TAKE CHARGE There is debate over the origin of the terms "carry your water" and "carrying your[...]
15 Reasons Why Now Is the Best Time to Be An Artist
To Be An Artist Is A Gift! It Is a Unique Thing to Be an Artist. Learn to Celebrate, Enjoy,[...]
Look and Listen. What Are the Life and Business Lessons You Can Learn from Andy Warhol?
When You Study the Life of Andy Warhol, You're Sure to Come Away Impressed and Inspired Whatever you feel, think,[...]


Barney Davey
Barney Davey
Art Marketing News

About the Author

Barney Davey has an extensive background in the art business and is an ardent encourager and enabler of the direct patronage movement. He began teaching artists new ways how to find art buyers and how to sell art in 1988. 


He shares insights and experiences with artists. They use his insider knowledge to help them find collectors, sell more art and create abundance and prosperity in their businesses.


Davey is the author of six bestselling books on art marketing. He's presented workshops and published articles for The Artist's Magazine, Art Business News, Art World News, Professional Artist, Picture Framing Magazine, Artists Network  and more. The online courses and workshops he produces at MyMarketingCourses.com include the most comprehensive art marketing training available for artists. 

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“Thank you for the excellent instruction you provided for us sculptors at the 2017 Loveland, Colorado Sculpture in the Park artist's seminar. Because of your presentation, I was able to sell 60% of the sculpture that I brought to sell at the show.”

J. Richard White
Jane Smith

“I've been an artist in two different mediums for over 25 years. I had some modicum of success. However, since  I've been reading Barney Davey’s books and joined the Art Marketing Mastery Workshop Facebook group I've learned more about art marketing and found tools that consistently work…Each time I utilize your training, I learn something, and go on to make art sales. I'm very grateful.”

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