The Most Common Misconceptions About Art Galleries

Amid the bottomless champagne flutes and infinite small talk, one may be quick to believe the art galleries’ somewhat stuffy reputation. But there’s so much more to it than meets the eye. Drawing hefty conclusions about art galleries and their owners – especially if they are based on misinformation – only keeps people from enjoying them thoroughly. Today, we’ll separate fact from fiction and clears up some of the most common misconceptions about art galleries.

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Many myths surround the art world and, specifically, art galleries. It’s essential to separate the

When Do I Need a Model Release Form? (Plus a free sample!)

One of the most frequently asked questions intellectual property lawyers hear from members of the art community is, “When should I use a model release form, and what should it say?” That’s understandable since the answer can vary from state to state! For example, California has special laws designed to limit paparazzi photographs, thanks to its high number of celebrity residents.

However, regardless of where you live and work, there are some general guidelines to keep in mind that can help artists know when to use a model release form and what information should be included in one. Read on

Need Advice on Landing the Perfect Artist Residency?

An artist residency is a great opportunity in a creative’s career to spend dedicated time on artwork as well as to meet new artists. There is a lot to consider before and during the application process, such as working spaces, finances, and how to catch the attention of application reviewers.

It is important to look into the details of each residency you’re considering, as many variations in length, focus, and commitment. There can be a lot to learn about residencies before you begin applying, so take some time to read about the key factors that can help you find the

Artexpo Dallas Spotlight Recipient: Ephraim Urevbu, Urevbu

Artexpo Dallas is happening September 16-18, 2022 at the Dallas Market Center. Here at Art Business News, we will be showcasing this year’s Spotlight Artists. The Spotlight Artists are handpicked by Redwood’s curated group of art industry experts.

Urevbu is a contemporary gallery owner, painter, and published writer. While the Urevbu Contemporary Gallery in Memphis’ South Main Arts District showcases a dynamic collection of artists from Africa and the African diaspora, their Artexpo Dallas booth will focus on Ephraim Urevbu’s work.

Art served as a bridge from his past in Nigeria to his present in Memphis – the poverty and

Artexpo Dallas Spotlight Gallery Recipient: End to End

Artexpo Dallas is happening September 16-18, 2022 at the Dallas Market Center. Here at Art Business News, we will be showcasing this year’s Spotlight Artists. The Spotlight Artists are handpicked by Redwood’s curated group of art industry experts.

One of the top urban art galleries in the nation, End to End, E2E is a Graffiti & Street Art term that refers to a huge graffiti piece that covers a wall from one end to the other. On a subway train, it refers to a piece that covers the entire train, end to end. The street abbreviation is E2E.

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Artexpo Dallas Spotlight Gallery Recipient: Rodney Asikhia

Tribes Art Africa Gallery (TAAG) was founded in 2001 by Rodney Asikhia and is now recognized as the Rodney Asikhia Gallery. The gallery is driven by a passion for beauty and quality in art. This quality is reflected in the works selected and in their handling and presentation. As its name indicates, one of its driving philosophies and missions is the promotion of art from Africa and the African diaspora. To this end, it has represented well over a hundred African artists in the 20 years since its founding. Rodney Asikhia, the gallery founder, believes that African artists and all

Artexpo Dallas Spotlight Artist Recipient: Leticia Herrera

Artexpo Dallas is happening September 16-18, 2022 at the Dallas Market Center. Here at Art Business News, we will be showcasing this year’s Spotlight Artists. The Spotlight Artists are handpicked by Redwood’s curated group of art industry experts.

Leticia Herrera is a prize-winning and published Mexican-American artist who seeks to explore what it means to be human in her art. She was born in Mexico City and immigrated to the USA in 2007. Painting mostly with oils, she masterfully captures perspective in her pieces. Leticia refers to the three dimensional oil impastos figures as “walkers”.

Herrera is an experienced artist