Our team is always on the hunt for the very best educational resources for emerging artists. We look for comprehensive advice covering all aspects of running your art business and navigating the art world as a professional. To that end, today we're excited to share 5 of our favorite blog posts from Artwork Archive.

1. Questions Artists Should Ask Before Starting a Gallery Partnership

How to get your art into galleries is a very popular topic in our community and we've addressed it on our own blog previously. That said, there are several considerations artists should take into account before taking the leap of submitting their work. This blog covers what you should know beforehand as well as how to tell which galleries would be the best match for you and your work.

2.  How to Properly and Professionally Light Your Artwork

One of the foundations of building your art career is having excellent images of your artwork to share with curators, galleries, press, and more - and the key to top-quality photos of your work is lighting. If you've struggled to get professional photographs of your artwork or want tips on how to improve the lighting in your images, this blog is for you.

3. How Artists Can Use Copyright Law to Protect Their Work and Build Their Legacy

With the rise of AI and not-so-creative copycats, there's no better time to read up on your rights. Learn tips and advice for protecting your artwork now and for years to come.

4. Sales Tax for Artists: You're Probably Doing it Wrong

You've got the basics set for your first studio sale: a website, an email list, an inventory of your available artwork, and a sales system in place. The one thing you don't want to forget? Sales tax. Read this blog to ensure you're abiding by the necessary regulations to avoid potentially costly mistakes.

5. How to Inventory Your Artwork

No surprise here! As Artwork Archive is a trusted tool for inventory management, it only makes sense that they'd have valuable tips for how to keep track of all of the artwork you've created during your career. Learn what information to track and how to stay organized.

Artwork Archive is a leading artwork inventory management system used by thousands of artists, collectors and organizations in over 130 countries around the world. If you are in need of tools to help you organize your studio inventory, take advantage of our affiliate offer and get 20% off when you sign up for Artwork Archive using our dedicated Create! Magazine link.