The Art of Selling Out: The Most Famous Artist

Artist you need to know: Eddie Schrieffer

Artist Spotlight, The Latest By October 21, 2017 Tags: , , , No Comments

Born in New Orleans and currently living in South Carolina, Eddie Schrieffer’s work is visually diverse and references a wide range of influences. Be it slightly sinister yet intriguing portraits, relaxed beachscapes, or spiritual, allegorical paintings, Eddie’s work reflects the experience of falling headlong into inspiration, with Eddie painting whatever captures his imagination at any given moment. In fact, you…

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World Art Series: 7 Contemporary African Artists To Know About

The Latest, World Art Series By October 12, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , 1 Comment

With a rich and diverse culture spanning thousands of years, art from Africa has inspired art around the world for centuries. More recently, Africa has become home to a rapidly growing contemporary arts scene. This year in particular has been huge for the arts landscape there, with a string of exciting events occurring: Africa’s Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa…

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6 Creative Apps for Artists

The Latest By October 5, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

  Inspiration strikes when you least expect it, and while physical sketchbooks are great for jotting down ideas, they aren’t always the most convenient things to have on hand. Now, with apps that allow you to sketch and design on the go, all you need is your phone or tablet to bring a stroke of inspiration to life. The apps…

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Artist You Need To Know: Jonathan Rozo

Artist Spotlight, The Latest By September 29, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

  With its clean, razor sharp aesthetic, Jonathan Rozo’s work exemplifies the beauty of simplicity. What lies behind this effect of simplicity, however, is a great deal of effort. Jonathan uses painstaking detail and materials like high gloss resin to create the sleek, minimalistic aesthetic you see in his paintings.  While undeniably modern, there is also something organic about Jonathan’s work…

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World Art Series: 8 Modern Artists from Southeast Asia that you should know about

The Latest, World Art Series By September 27, 2017 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

  Much of art history is dominated by the Western tradition, with the art that we are most frequently exposed to coming from the Western World. And while the West has an undeniably rich and diverse history of art worth delving into, we often don’t get to see enough of art from different parts of the world. In an effort…

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The Best Art Materials Out There (according to artists)

The Latest By September 21, 2017 Tags: , , , , 2 Comments

It can be hard to know what art materials to use and even harder to discover what materials work best for you. To gain insight into the best art materials out there, we asked a few of our artists what their go-to’s were for paint brushes, paints, canvas, sketchbooks and packaging materials, and why. When it comes down to it,…

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Artist You Need To Know: Stephanie Jeanne Hardy

Artist Spotlight, The Latest By September 19, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

    Combining her love of art with a love of animals, Stephanie Hardy’s paintings capture the joyful and innocent spirit of her subjects. An avid equestrian nearly all her life, Stephanie’s journey with painting began with portraits of horses, which later evolved into portraits of all kinds of animals. With its bold, eye-catching patterns and unique color combinations, Stephanie’s…

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Introducing Vango Studio’s Video Content Playbook

The Latest, Video By September 12, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Given the visual nature of art, it is surprising that artists and the art world in general haven’t yet dominated the video medium. In Vango’s survey on what collectors want from artists, a majority of collectors said that they would like to see video bios. Another thing we’ve found is that artists who do have video bios are 18% more…

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