I recently partook of a teleseminar facilitated by Alyson B. Stanfield and Debby Williams. This hour was replete with information about pricing your art, some savvy guidelines, conducting your own market research and all presented by two women who have been in the “art” business for a reputable amount of time, and they are both fun and sophisticated. Here is a link to Alyson’s blog: http://www.artbizblog.com/2012/04/upandup.html
I have read for years about relationships with galleries, what is expected and required of both parties (artist and gallery personnel). There is wonderful responsibility required when you network with anyone, or have relationship with anyone, either personal or business. Morality and ethics are so light-filled when authentic and thoughtful and the underscore of your relationships. Don’t just give in order to ‘get,’ but remain aware of yourself and why you function. With this in mind, I say, “Never be desperate with your art.” You created something, hopefully full of integrity and heart. This means someone wants to view it. Stay active with your networking and becoming visible with your joyous creations.