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Secrets to Success in the Art World.
I am often asked by some of my friends who are artists my secret to success. I do not have any secret formula for success I only follow my heart and listen to my mentors whose years of experience and the lessons they learned would take me more then a lifetime to gain on my own. Below I will list a few and I hope that it will help the Artists that are reading this Blog become more successful.
1) Persistence - Keep on going no matter what. 2) Belief - Believe in yourself and the art you are creating. 3) Dream - Dream big and always follow your heart. 4) Prepare - Be prepared to act on opportunities when they come your way. 5) Network - The people you meet in the art world and other events will be most helpful. 6) Share - Help out other artists and art organizations as it the right thing to do. 7) Exhibit - Show your art as much as you can. 8) Sales - Be willing to be flexible in price and payment terms in order to get sales completed. 9) Attitude - Have a can do attitude and make things happen. 10) Appreciate - Show your appreciation to all those that help you with your art career. 11) Collectors - Treat them with respect they deserve it as they are supporting artists. 12) Galleries - Make sure you give them support and praise for the work they do for you. 13) Art Dealers - Give them your support and appreciate all they do for you. 14) Enjoy - Creating art should bring you great pleasure. 15) Create - You need to create lots of art to be better prepared for exhibition opportunities. 16) Press - Let the press know about your events, exhibitions and success. 17) On-Line - Very important to show your art on-line. 18) Marketing - Try to market your art as much as possible. 19) Advertising - If your finances allow try to advertise your exhibitions, work etc. 20) Contact - Try to make new contacts in the art world whenever possible. 21) Goals - Set Goals and set and follow the path that will help you reach them. 22) Time - Make time for yourself to enjoy your family and friends. 23) Genuine - Do not be a phony as they can be spotted from a mile away. 24) People - Treat everyone you meet the way that you would like to be treated. 25) Humility - Do not let success or fame go to you head, remain humble. 26) Money - When you make sales remember to save some money for those rainy days.
I wish all artists that read this blog much success and lots of health and happiness. Cuban American Artist Jose Acosta.