Katapult is proud sponsor of MvVO's Art Ad Show at the Southampton Arts Center

Katapult is proud sponsor of MvVO's Art Ad Show at the Southampton Arts Center

MvVO ART, an innovative art venture dedicated to Creating Opportunities for Artists, announced the launch of its newest art venture AD ART. “The goal of AD ART SHOW is to reveal and celebrate Contemporary Art created by Advertising professionals and those who have evolved out of an Advertising heritage.

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What to Look for in Your Art Inventory Software

What to Look for in Your Art Inventory Software

Being disorganized is one of the biggest complaints artists have about trying to run a studio and a career. It's grueling to run an art business when you are constantly losing track of where your artwork is or what price you’ve set for each piece. You know you are a professional artist. Make sure it appears that way to clients.

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The care of prints and drawings

The care of prints and drawings

The 2nd edition of The Care of Prints and Drawings provides practical, straightforward advice to those responsible for the preservation of works on paper, ranging from curators, facility managers, conservators, registrars, collection care specialists, private collectors, artists, or students of museum studies, visual arts, art history, or conservation.

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Did you read the Hiscox Online Art Report yet?

Did you read the Hiscox Online Art Report yet?

One of the key findings: despite individual examples and anecdotal evidence that works are increasingly being bought online at higher price points, the future battleground for the online art market is likely to remain in the lower price range. According to the latest survey, 79% of online art buyers spend less than $5,000 per piece when buying art online, up from 78% in 2016 and 67% in 2015.

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Katapult Q&A: How to use my achievements to further my art career?

Katapult Q&A: How to use my achievements to further my art career?

Q: I’ve recently had my work curated into several group shows and was awarded a purchase award by a prestigious arts association. Other than continuing to make my work in the studio, how can I most efficiently and effectively use these recent successes to further build my career momentum specifically to have a solo show with a gallery that I admire, and to increase my collector base so that my sales are more steady and predictable? Caetlynn Booth, Artist

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Congrats to Mike Kraus - winner of the Katapult Contest !!

Congrats to Mike Kraus - winner of the Katapult Contest !!

We are really pleased to announce that artist Mike Kraus has won the Lifetime Subscription to Artwork Archive! Mike's name was randomly drawn from the pool of participants. We will post his question and our answer to the Katapult blog next week. Of course we will post answers to the questions of the other contestants too. Thank you all for participating!!

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Four Tips to Effectively Managing your Social Media

Four Tips to Effectively Managing your Social Media

Being active on social media can be advantageous if done well: in addition to your website, it is a great way to curate your online presence. That said, it is not always clear how to do this in the most effective way. Katapult compiled four tips so that you can make the best out of your social media presence. Happy posting!

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Why do artists need marketing as well as sales?

Why do artists need marketing as well as sales?

Sales are what keeps you in business so they should be your Nr 1 goal. That said, even if you are the best salesperson in the world, you need to keep your pipeline flowing in order to get those new sales opportunities. You need marketing to achieve that: expanding your audiences to reach new potential collectors, galleries and curators but also to make sure that your existing collectors know they spent their money wisely when they bought your art.

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