Posts filed under: The Business of Art

There are a lot of factors that go into the pricing of an artist’s work, including his or her exhibition history, previous sales, and what people are paying for other comparable artworks. Fortunately the range in price allows you to...
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I have donated an original monotype, “Pride,” to HRC Utah, and it will be for sale at the silent auction at this year’s Annual HRC Dinner in Salt Lake City on June 11. The piece is beautifully framed and will...
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Last fall I created a new body of work featuring the tuxedo as a symbol of celebration and acceptance. I was inspired by illustrations of men in tuxedos from the 1920’s that glamorize new found cultural freedoms. These new fine...
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Calloused Knees, 22×14 monotype (2010) What a week! Last week was very exciting for me. I went to two different openings for juried exhibitions I was in. I got to meet and visit with so many people at both receptions....
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I made several updates to the website today! Check it out at www.dembree.com. In addition to uploading new images, I reorganized my most recent work into two galleries, uploaded artist statements, updated my resume, and changed the image on the...
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The professor who taught my Business Practices class in the Art Program at BYU told me the first thing I should do to start my art career was subscribe to Art in America. I need to understand what is going...
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I sold three paintings this week–a total five this month. It’s exciting that people like my work and that they want to invest in me. To really get things going, I need to increase the value of my work and...
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Creating a career as an artist is scary. It is also a lot of work. I am just now beginning to realize what it is going to take to start and maintain a career as a fine artist. I’m writing...
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Check out the new website: dembree.com...
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