Looking for resources to get your work online, get financial assistance or just to keep you motivated? We’re rounding up the best resources we can find, and putting them all in one place, to help you narrow the search and, hopefully, get you the information you need the most!
A variety of resources and opportunities for financial relief
Websites and Blogs
A list of websites and blogs that provide information on how to improve your art business, art practice or simply keep you up to date on all that is going on in the art world. This list is by no means exhaustive but it is certainly enough to get you started. If you have any favorite websites or blogs that you do not see here, but feel should be added to the list, let us know and we’ll be happy to add your recommendations!
The Abundant Artist – theabundantartist.com
The Artsy Shark – theartsyshark.com
Tara Leaver – taraleaver.com/blog
Mindful Art Studio – mindfulartstudio.com/blog
The Art League – theartleague.org/blog
Gurney Journey – gurney journey.blogspot.com
The Painter’s Table – painters-table.com/blog
Canvas: A Blog by Saatchi Art – canvas.saatchiart.com
Art News – artnews.com
The Jealous Curator – thejealouscurator.com/blog
Hyperallergic – hyperallergic.com
Hi-Fructose – hifructose.com
Brown Paper Bag – brwnpaperbag.com
Plein Air Magazine – outdoorpainter.com
Artwork Archive – artworkarchive.com/blog
Learn a New Skill
Why not take this time to add a new skill to your repertoire? Below you’ll find a list of websites where you can take online classes for free or for a fee. You’ll also find links to tools to help expand current skillsets.
Wherever you are on your path as an artist there is a book for you. Each one of these books has something wonderful to offer. We’ve linked to reviews of each book so you can make up your own mind as to whether to pursue the book further. Don’t see your favorite “art-help” book on this list? Send us your recommendation!
Read an interview with Jerry Saltz and a review of his book here.
Read an interview with Jackie Battenfield here.
Read a review of Cory Huff’s book here.
Read a review of Lisa Congdon’s book here.
If you’ve been following Arts On Main on social media, you’ll have been introduced to one of the podcasts on this list but we thought we’d share a few more with you. Again, if you have a favorite that you feel is missing from this list, let us know!
Beyond the Studio – www.beyondthe.studio
Art for Your Ears Podcast – thejealouscurator.com/blog/art-for-your-ear-podcast/
The Thriving Artist Podcast – clarkhulingsfund.org/chfpodcast/
The Savvy Painter – savvypainter.com/?post_type=podcast
Plein Air Podcast – www.outdoorpainter.com/podcast/
Creative Pep Talk – soundcloud.com/creativepeptalk
A Piece of Work – www.moma.org/calendar/exhibitions/3860
The Lonely Palette – www.thelonelypalette.com/episodes
The Abundant Artist – theabundantartist.com/podcast-2/
Did we miss one of your favorite resources, recommendations or inspirations? Let us know!