Museum Store Association
Description: Provides members with a mailing list of museum shops nationwide and abroad.


Title: The Art of Buying Art: An Insider’s Guide to Collecting Contemporary Art 
Author: Paige West
Description: Although the book is written for the novice art collector, it provides artists a good reality check regarding advice that collectors
are given on a wide range of subjects – from discounts and prices for artwork– to artist/gallery relations and studio visits.
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: 2007
Title: The ASMP Guide to New Markets in Photography
Author: by Susan Carr
Description: Photographers learn how to navigate this changing landscape that guides them through a strategic analysis of their strengths and weaknesses and provides advice on building a business plan, marketing, and selling.
Publisher: Allworth Press
Publication Date: 2012

Title: How Photographs are Sold: Stories and Examples of How Fine Art Photographers Sell Their Work
Author: Alain Briot
Description: Provides examples of how several successful photographers market and sell their work. Features information from photographers
who earn a living from their artwork, as well as from others who sell their artwork to further
their passion rather than as their main source of income.
Publisher: Rocky Nook
Publication Date: 2014

Title: How to Sell Art: A Guide for Galleries, Art Dealers, Consultants, and Agents
Author: Nina Pratt
Description: Although geared primarily to art gallery owners, artists,will find this book full of helpful advice.
Publisher: Succotash Press
Publication Date: 1994

Title: How to Sell Art: A Systematic Approach to Creating Relationships with Collectors and Closing the Sale
Author: Jason Horejs 
Description: Written by a gallery owner who addresses the entire selling process he and his staff employ when making a sale. Provides concrete, step-by step instructions that will help you tap and develop your inner salesperson. For gallery owners and artists.
Publisher: RedDot Press
Publication Date: 2011

Title: How to Sell Your Art Online: Live a Successful Creative Life on Your Own Terms
Author: Cory Huff
Description: Covers use of an effective business strategies, including email, blogging, social media, and paid advertising.
Publisher: Harper Design
Publication Date: 2016

Title: How to Sell Art to Interior Designers: Learn New Ways to Get Your Work into the Interior Design Market and Sell More Art
Authors: Barney Davey & Dick Harrison
Description: The authors have nearly 50 years of art sales and marketing experience. Includes information, ideas and advice for selling their artwork to interior design professionals.
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing
Publication Date: 2014 

Title: How to Show & Sell Your Crafts: How to Build Your Craft Business at Home, Online, and in the Marketplace
Author: Torie Jayne
Description: Provides advice on the best ways to merchandise and sell crafts.
Publisher: St. Martins Griffith
Publication Date: 2014

Title: How to Start a Faux Painting or Mural Business. A Guide to Making Money in the Decorative Arts
Author: Rebecca Pittman
Description: Culled from the author’s many years in the business, provides information on a variety of subjects, including securing work through referrals,
building contacts, project planning, portfolio development, contracts and forms, startup supplies, and the growing pains of a successful business.
Publisher: Allworth Press
Publication Date: Revised 2010

Title: How to Start and Run a Commercial Art Gallery
Author: Edward Winkleman.
Description: Although written for the art gallery world and those considering opening a gallery, many aspects the book will be of interest to those artists who want to sell work primarily out of their studio. Written by a New York art dealer.
Publisher: Allworth Press
Publication Date: 2009

Title: How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist: Selling Yourself without Selling Your Soul, New edition
Author: Caroll Michels
Description: See chapter “Exhibition and Sales Opportunities: Using Those That Exist and Creating Your Own.” The author is the founder of the Artist Help Network and a career coach and artist-advocate.
Publisher: Allworth Press
Publication date: Revised 2018
Title New Markets for Artists: How to Sell, Fund Projects, and Exhibit Using Social Media, DIY Pop-Ups, eBay, Kickstarter, and Much More
Author: Brainard Carey
Description: Focuses on new models for obtaining exhibitions and sales.
Publisher: Allworth Press
Publication Date: 2012
Title: The Photographer’s Market
Editor: Mary Burzlaff Bostic.
Description: Provides more than 1,500 contacts for selling photographs, finding marketing resources, finding buyers, and more.
Publisher: North Light Books
Publication Date: Revised annually

Title: Selling Art Online: The Creative Guide to Turning Your Artistic Work into Cash
Author: Dave Conrey Tiger
Description: Focuses online marketing tips for commercial and fine artists.
Publisher: Hero Media
Publication Date: Revised 2013

Title: Selling Art 101. The Art of Creative Selling
Author: Robert Regis Dvorak
Description: Provides information and advice on selling artwork.
Publisher: Artnetwork Press
Publication Date: Revised 2009

Title: Selling Art Without Galleries: Toward Making a Living from Your Art
Author: Daniel Grant
Description: Directed at artists who are looking to explore success outside of the gallery system.
Publisher: Allworth Press
Publication date: Revised 2017

Title: Selling Contemporary Art: How to Navigate the Evolving Market
Author: Edward Winkleman.
Description: Written by a New York art dealer, examines today’s contemporary art market from a dealer’s point of view. Covers the rise of the art fair, the rise of the mega gallery, online competition, and the new movement of dealer collaboration: galleries collaborating with each other. Artists take note!
Publisher: Allworth Press
Publication Date: 2015

Corporate Art Consultants/Art Advisors List
Description: Compiled by Caroll Michels, career coach and artist-advocate. Updated several times a year. An annotated list of art consultants and art advisors that sell work to corporate markets and individuals. Includes email and snail mail addresses, telephone and fax numbers, websites, and other information. Available via Dropbox, on a CD-ROM, and as a paper printout.


Title: The Artful Home
Description: A commission-based juried online gallery. Supports selected artists with active, direct marketing through catalogs, email marketing campaigns, and advertising. There is a jury fee  each time you apply, and if an artist’s work is accepted, there is a one-time membership fee.  

Title: Breaking Into the Auctions: Make Sure You do it Right”
Description: Article published in ArtBusiness

Title: CODAworx (Collaboration of Design + Art)
Description: A website devoted to commissioned artwork. It includes artists, designers, architects, art consultants, fabricators, foundries, lighting designers, engineers, contractors, and landscape architects. Membership for those wishing to submit projects is free. Fee charged to be listed on the website and receive other membership services.

Title: “15 Essential Tips for Selling to Museum Stores”
Description: Article published in Abi, Art Business Institute

Title: “Fundraising & Art Auction Guidelines” Philadelphia/Tristate Artists Equity Association, Inc.
Description: A set of guidelines for artist-participation in charity auctions.

Title: “Sell Your Art in Museum Stores” Professional Artist Magazine
Description: Article by by Thea Fiore Bloom, August 17, 2016.

Title: “Selling art online and reaching new markets: 5 tips for artists”
Description: Penned by Chris Grant-Peterkin, The Guardian

Title: “Selling Art Online: Information on Where (and How) to Sell Art on the Internet”
Description: An article from The Empty Easel

Title: “Selling Arts and Crafts at Museum Gift Shops” 
Description: Penned by Maire Loughran.About Money.

Title: “Who Do Benefit Auctions Really Benefit?”
Description: Article by Jason Andrew, Hyperallergic. Discusses whether artists really benefit from charity auctions.
November 26, 2011.