BLOG*February 23, 2012

In July 2010 I met a young artist name Ray Sumser selling a poster of his art in front of the San Diego convention center during Comic Con. I included him in an article I wrote about street artists called Artist As Brand Grassroots. At the end of last year...

BLOG*January 13, 2012

2012 will be year of the artist entrepreneur ______________ Arnie and Cathy Fenner, the organizers of Spectrum Fantastic Art Live to be held in Kansas City this May sent me this email “Looks like we are all ahead of the curve on what we’re doing.” I am presenting an Artist...

BLOG*December 7, 2011

Art by Roxana Villa I am huge fan of out of the box solutions for selling art and promoting it. One of my suggestions is to start an Art Block Party. Gather all your neighbors who have some talent to share (artists, musicians, chefs, etc.), go to the city to...

BLOG*November 1, 2011

Sign Up deadline is May 6th. Spectrum Fantastic Art Live! and Artist As Brand are aligning to bring creative empowerment and prosperity to artists in Kansas City, May, 2012. Spectrum Fantastic Art Live! is a natural extension of the eighteen-year success of the award-winning Spectrum: The Best In Contemporary Fantastic...

BLOG*October 27, 2011

Kendall Students I presented an Artist As Brand workshop at Kendall College of Art and Design this past weekend and wow, these students were on fire! They were already formulating ideas for a multimedia community art event to be held at the school next year. I was impressed with the...

BLOG*September 27, 2011

REGISTRATION CLOSED I am honored to be presenting a workshop at the historic Westbeth in NYC. Located in West Greenwich Village, Westbeth has provided affordable living and working spaces for artists and their families since 1970. The workshop is open to all artists. I guarantee that any participant that faithfully...

BLOG*September 17, 2011

I am presenting a three day workshop May 15 (Tues), 16 (Wed.), 17 (Thurs), before the May 18-20 Spectrum Live event in Kansas City, MO. This is a great opportunity for all artists to learn the Artist As Brand principles and then see how it applies at an event like...

BLOG*September 15, 2011

The Facebook Machine Lori Taylor has a philosophy based on 3 simple principles when it comes to social marketing- 1. Popularity is vanity, sales are sanity. 2. If content is King, then context is Queen; you must be relevant and extraordinary to go viral. 3. Going viral is not an...

BLOG*August 25, 2011

JAMMING FOR 38 YEARS! Phil Yeh has been making comics for a long time. He has written and illustrated over 80 published books. Phil founded Cartoonists Across America & The World to do something about the literacy crisis on the planet. His group of artists have painted more than 1700...

BLOG*August 17, 2011

I am honored to be presenting a workshop at the historic Westbeth in NYC. Located in West Greenwich Village, Westbeth has provided affordable living and working spaces for artists and their families since 1970. The workshop is open to all artists. I guarantee that any participant that faithfully applies the...