A note on navigating ATA’s blog: The list of Topics in the right hand margin of each page (for computers) and below (for phones and tablets), is a menu that gives you direct access to all the posts. The posts are organized in sections, e.g. Mastering the Art of Self Promotion and the 2018 Blog Tour.



About Mastering Self Promotion

Photo by Michael Wilson


The purpose of this blog is to give you, the artist,* the tools you need to  promote your work in a professional manner. I don’t presume to know all the answers, but I …

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Sarah Warren on Craft Shows

Sarah Warren is an accomplished tapestry weaver and has been showing and selling her work in craft shows for over 10 years. I had the pleasure of interviewing her in my studio this fall. In this video interview Sarah shares …

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Websites: Why you need one

And what you need to know.

By Rebecca Mezoff

Why you need a website.

Anyone who wants to have a public platform these days has to have a website. I believe that applies to artists as well. If you have …

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Craft Shows: The Nuts and Bolts

Donna at Expo New Mexico NM Arts & Craft Show

Donna Loraine Contractor is an award winning tapestry artist. Her work is exemplified by strong colors, gradations, geometrics and hand dyed yarns. She sells her work in galleries, art and

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On Being A Member of a Cooperative Gallery

Priscilla Alden working at her loom.

Priscilla Alden is a tapestry weaver in Boothbay, Maine, USA. I had the pleasure to interview Cilla in her beautiful studio last spring. She spoke about her experience as a long time member of …

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Social Media: Has It Been Worth It?

I thought it would be interesting to have a place to write about my personal experiences with marketing and promoting my work. I’ll add to this as time goes by so you can follow along with my progress. trying to …

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