Artist Resources

Artist Resources

Advice for artists on creating and selling artwork through galleries. These blog posts give you the best hints and tips for success in creating, marketing and selling your artwork.
  • GREEN ART: An introduction | Part II
    In Part II, environmental artist Janet Botes explores 'Green Art' in the context of Found Object Assemblage, Installation Art, Land Art and New Media Art.
  • GREEN ART: An introduction | Part I
    Janet Botes is an artist who aims to inspire change and respect towards all living things and Mother Earth - preserving biodiversity and a heritage for future generations. In the first of a two-part series, Janet introduces us to environmental art and the materials used to create 'green art'.
  • Tips for writing a successful Artist Statement
    Helpful tips and things to think about when writing your Artist Statement for entry into the StateoftheART Gallery Award.
  • Advice from the JUDGES
    With just under a month left to enter the StateoftheART Gallery Award, we asked the Judges what they are looking for in this year's entries...
  • How to Photograph your Art using your Phone
    Helpful tips and things to remember when photographing your artworks for entry into the StateoftheART Gallery Award.
  • Jo Roets: Winner of the StateoftheART Gallery Award 2018
    Read Jo Roets' account of entering and winning the StateoftheART Gallery Award in 2018.
  • How to Enter the StateoftheART Gallery Award
    Find some helpful tips here to assist you when filling out your entry form to the Gallery Award.
  • How to Package Your Art with CORNÉ EKSTEEN
    StateoftheART presents 'How to Package Your Art' with CORNÉ EKSTEEN, a series of video tutorials in which Corné demonstrates every step of the packaging process.
  • How To Pick The Perfect Picture
    RETAIL therapy is all too common, but have you ever felt the same need to splash out on art? StateoftheART shares some invaluable tips on choosing your perfect artwork ....