Oftentimes, artists are told that they can’t make money with what they do. They’d often say, who would get money from ridiculous paintings and art exhibitions?
Well, here’s where they got it all wrong. Artists can actually make a lot of money from their artworks. Truth is, a lot of artists go through a lot of struggle. From simply generating creativity and become their own version of painters, or just by going through art school, or meeting ends to still live life while doing art.
Indeed, they create art and sell it to make a good living to supplement their income. What could go better than doing what you love and actually make money out of it? Plus, you also get to be recognized for the amazing work you have done. And who knows? 2 to 5 years, or a year the earliest, from now you would become the most renowned artist next in line to the world’s best artists?
Being an artist is a viable career option. That is what you need to tell yourself. Take our tips today to know how to become better at being an artist and making money out of it.
It’s useful for artists to think about how they’ll make money a few years before they actually graduate. One of the easiest ways to make connections in the art world is to take an art internship, as you get to work alongside established artists and representatives.
START A NETWORK
To make money as an artist, you will have to network and make connections. Networking gives you the opportunity to talk to established artists, representatives, and buyers of art. They will give you insights into buying and selling art, and they may be willing to help you with exposure.