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Support the American Artist Economy

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it rough going for many Americans running a business. Fine Art South is no exception. Theoretically, online art sales should be thriving, but this economy has people holding on to their money more closely due to uncertainty. People are often looking for the “best deals” instead of collecting art they love. Now, supposedly, the economy is slowly coming back. Even if it is (which is dubious) many American artists, including me, have taken a big financial hit. And in turn, due to our economic hit, our suppliers, shippers and others have suffered down the chain. […]

July 21, 2020

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Unemployed Artists . . . are Everywhere

No More Art Walks

You may not realize it, but “unemployed” artists are all around you. Unemployment looks somewhat different for artists, because many of us don’t have “normal” or steady jobs to begin with. Many artists work part time doing other things, but when the economy has been slammed, as COVID19 is affecting the economy right,  artists may not be working anywhere at all. What unemployment means to other full-time artists is simply that the economy is bad and things are not selling as before. Since the coronavirus started, this is happening to many artists, including me. For visual artists,  it means all […]

July 10, 2020

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Fight Your Covid19 Sadness with Art

In this time of COVID-19, everything has changed. It’s easy to forget that we once went to art shows and galleries and never gave a second thought to shaking hands, rubbing shoulders, and hugging fellow artists and collectors. Some day those things may become normal again. Isolating ourselves is not easy at all, even if you’re an introverted artist. As for me, all my shows have been cancelled for the foreseeable future, and like everyone else, I am facing the unknown and the unknowable. Luckily my art shows can continue online, on this website and others, and the art continues. […]

April 26, 2020

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