Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Royal Food Mart #1

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Size: 6x9 up to about 18 x 27
Medium: Digital Painting
Dated: 9/23/2010

The research, marketing, showing and online listings-side of art mean time away from actual painting.  But it seems to be necessary if one hopes to earn an income from art.  This week though, I finally got in some good painting time and spent it all on today's post, Royal Food Mart, a mid-century modern bit of architecture in Banker's Hill that caught my fancy.  

Tuesday I sent off my paperwork to the mega art resource and artist-listing company,, in Saint-Romain au Mont d'Or, France.   Becoming listed can increase an artist's marketability.  In fact, many galleries and collectors work exclusively with listed artists.  Of course, submitting materials is no guarantee of becoming listed, but it is a step in the right direction.    If you are an artist, this link to Help 2 Succeed may interest you.  It contains information on how to become a listed artist and on how to complete the paperwork for