What is Arts Spark?

We are all about helping artists with the business of being an artist.  We provide marketing information and help, communities where you can share information and best practices, articles on a variety of topics, and easy to setup, affordable website space and eCommerce solutions.


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Accessories for Smartphone Video Recording

With how amazing smartphones are today it is no wonder that individuals are using these incredible pocket sized machines to create almost-professional quality videos. In addition to the amazing power these devices have on their own, we are starting to see a number of...

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Search Engine Optimization: Site Maps

A site map is a file that lists all of the pages and posts on your website. You can also include more specific information about each page or post such as, when it was last updated. This information is used for search engines and allows them to crawl your website more...

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How to Get the Gig

For most artists getting the gig is the thing they most desire. Whether it be a gallery showing, music performance, or job offer, finding and securing that position can potentially be tricky. In order to get your foot in the door you have to understand that sometimes...

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Artist Statement vs Artist Bio

It is extremely important to not confuse an artist statement and an artist biography. Each contain different types and amounts of information, while serving different purposes. Although they are different, both should evolve and change with your career. The following...

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Components of a Successful Art Show Opening

Whether you are setting up a temporary art show, or a permanent art gallery, your opening is your chance to show yourself off and gain exposure to potential buyers and clientele. A successful art show or gallery creates conversation within the arts community. The...

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How To Get Past a Creative Block

A creative block can be your worst enemy. It can come from anywhere at anytime and can cause major issues when you want to get your creative ideas flowing. For a creative professional this block is not only frustrating but can also be harmful on your career. When you...

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Artists of Arts Spark

Pete Weise

Pete Weise is a professional guitarist and educator based in Dallas,TX. In addition to club dates and session work, Mr. Weise’s credits include the Rebel Alliance Jazz Ensemble, the Texas Tenors, the Plano Symphony, the Lone Star Jazz Orchestra, the Denton Arts and...
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Ballston Spa Community Band

The Ballston Spa Community band was formed on February 1st 2006 as a course within the Continuing Education program of the Ballston Spa School District.  Not knowing what level of “expertise” to expect, director Tracy DeRagon, selected a mix of pieces which were...
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Raj Kang

Rajinder Kang and was born in Punjab India and has been interested in fine arts, music, poetry, and theatre from day one. Her formal education in fine arts ended in the 8th grade, but has followed her throughout her life.

About Arts Spark Staff

Arts Spark staff members are all either artists themselves or friends of the arts. They have taken the time to research topics we feel are important to artists. If you have an article idea, please contact us. We are always looking for guest bloggers or would be happy to research your topic suggestion for future Arts Spark articles.
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Mabel Dean

Mabel Dean is the “Wild Sage”! She is a person with diverse interests and eclectic taste. Living in Tucson, Arizona, she pursues her creative journey with a focus on writing, art-making, photography, and travel.

About Arts Spark Staff

Arts Spark staff members are all either artists themselves or friends of the arts. They have taken the time to research topics we feel are important to artists. If you have an article idea, please contact us. We are always looking for guest bloggers or would be happy to research your topic suggestion for future Arts Spark articles.
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Barbara Downs

Barbara Downs works in multiple mediums with little allegiance to specific subject matter, though my bodies of work are conceptually and aesthetically connected. While disassembling and reorganizing the visual information and materials at hand, she investigates themes...
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