Marie Kazalia’s Contently Writer’s Portfolio: https://mariekazalia.contently.com
Ever since our Artist Marketing Resources blog launched on February 3, 2009, it has been our goal to provide our artist-readers with news and information they can use to enhance their art careers and develop their entrepreneurial spirits!
Read one success story of an artist we worked with, here.
In addition, we own and operate the Transmedia Artist Amazon Pro Store where we sell art work by several artists.
Find Recent Feedback From Artists About Artist Marketing Resources here and other unsolicited artist testimonials below.
Artist Marketing Resources features artists in article that includes one or more links to your website, your logo, jpeg images of artwork. (Blog articles are better than paid ads, because articles become permanent part of Google search results.) Find out about options for artist features and art professional feature articles here. All Artist Marketing Resources articles go out to blog followers in a email, shared across several Twitter accounts, shared on Facebook pages, LinkedIN group, Tumblr, Google+, Pinterest and more platforms.
Artist Marketing Resources for visual artists–
The Transmedia Artist Guide to Making Artist Submissions ebook, by Marie Kazalia–buy it here.
The Transmedia Artist Guide to Making Artist Submissions ebook is also available on the Smashwords site downloadable to Amazon Kindle, Sony Reader and in other formats such as Text file, Word—get it here.
Other Artist Marketing Resources created for artists:
Art Licensing companies, artist agents and artist representatives E-list —get it here.
1,100+ Places to Sell your Art E-list —get it here.
Art Magazines, art blogs, publishers and more for #artists to submit to — get it here.
Here is a selection of unsolicited and spontaneous artist testimonials:
The same day that she purchased the International Art Gallery Directory, November 2016, an artist wrote to me:
“Marie, and I had a quick look in the iCloud version – this is a wonderful resource, very, very impressive.” Marilyn Green, artist
The day after Raven Deel purchased the Directory of Art Consultants e-list she wrote in an email:
It did come through and I have already received 1 client in Texas from sending emails from this file. Thank you. You have done great work in the time and research in building this resource for artists. And you can quote me as saving that.
Best wishes, Raven
(Love hearing from artists I’ve worked with and also finding out what artists need–as Agent X suggested a USA/Canada Gallery e-list)
Hey Marie 🙂
This is the note I received from Metrov after publishing his art in sidebar gallery + feature article: Metrov: POP Renaissance — New Look at an Old Master http://wp.me/pqZQo-7B7
Marie, thank you for these posts! I’m deeply moved. Keep up the awesome work. Let me know what I can do. Cheers
Santa Barbara, CA 93117
I recieved this note from Hildy Maze after featuring her in an article: Hildy Maze: Abstract Contemplative Drawing, Painting, Collage http://wp.me/pqZQo-7Bx
Many thanks Marie, The posting is wonderful. Most appreciated.
Posted it this morning on FB and will tweet, etc. as well.
Thanks so much,
“Wow! I sound like a rock star..haha 🙂 Very well written!” Anders Lonnfeldt, about my article featuring his photography published in Xposy Multimedia Magazine
“Marie’s Pinterest boards are one of many important aids to artists that I’ve discovered through her Artist Marketing RESOURCES blog. Kudos! .. and thanks for all you do.” artist Leon Sarantos
“The ‘As soon as I saw the painting, I knew I had to have it’ article (here) is top notch. You really make me look good, and my hat is off to you. I really admire someone who is good at their work, and you are that.” Artist Randall Marmet’
I just wanted to thank you for sending the daily art marketing news. Last October I shared the opportunity of having artwork published in ARTiculAction
With my class, and this month they published my interview. This is a great example of going the extra distance to find a larger audience. Your help in this New media mix is essential!
Here is the link:
Re: the Artist Marketing Resources International Art Galleries Directory:
“A very decent price for such an art directory. Paid $100 years ago for Italian version. I forget the name of publisher.” artist Joyce Dade
“About two months ago, I stumbled upon your websıte and bought both the Transmedıa Artıst Guıde to Makıng Artıst Submıssıons and the Internatıonal Art Gallery Dırectory Share Lıst. I found them very professıonal, well wrıtten, ınformatıve and eye openıng, especıally when ıt comes to untanglıng the mysterıes and meshes of the art world.” excerpt from long email from artist Alexis Avlamis, an artist curated into the Drawing Center New York City
Artist Beth Surdut wrote: “I initially learned of Talenthouse through this post–thank you, Marie Kazalia– and am participating in a current competition to design a shawl for Stevie Nicks, who will choose the winner. You can see and add your own VOTE here https://www.talenthouse.com/item/1304754/62d2a97a ” We featured her success story in a blog post here.
“I think your organization and generosity to artists is wonderful. As an independent artist this information is extremely useful to me and I am very grateful. Thank you so much, Marie!” Joyce Dade
Many thanks for the posting this morning. I sent in a few images for them to consider. Good luck to us!!
Thank you so much Marie.
Marie, thank you for your post about the Eastman Radio Project. I submitted and Marinella is including a podcast of my recent interview with Brainard Carey on Yale radio WYBC.
I can’t say it enough. I deeply appreciate your ongoing efforts to help artists!
Marie, thank you for your post about The Corner Magazine. Robert is going to publish some of my work.
Hope you had a good couple of days away from it all! We all should take computer breaks, but it’s getting tougher all the time.
Barbara Rachko, NYC artist
“YOUR THE BEST!
Hi Marie, … I sold a painting to a hotel based on one of your leads……… New York Artist, Michael Krasowitz www.thedailykrasowitz.blogspot.com
I went through my hotmail account and found the International Art Gallery list and I am so delighted with this wonderful resource. You are amazing!
Once again, you are a wealth of talent and experience Marie and I wish you much continued success in all you do!
International professional painter
Vancouver, B.C. Canada
|Dear Marie, a huge thank you for your generosity in sharing. Artist Marketing Resources has been, and it still is, a key tool for opportunities and networking. Thanks to your information, I applied and was selected for a group at the Tate Modern. It can’t get any better than that! Lorenzo Belenguer|
hi marie…i read your e-book and thus far it has helped me tremendously. (just recently got my work in an online magazine after YEARS of no publicity) I believe the issue will be released to the public and when it does, i’ll be sure to alert you. Thanks so much! now, I’m hoping to connect with curators in my area and ask that you “introduce” me to (name omitted) etc… artist, candace pryor
Wonderful! I already received several book orders this morning, which are most likely a result of your post. Vicki Krohn Amoroso https://artistmarketingresources.com/2013/06/29/new-book-art-write-the-writing-guide-for-visual-artists/
|Hello And Thank You for this blog. ( my 1st that i follow) Congrats on the scholarship. that’s great. I have sold 2 paintings to Xanadu Gallery in Scotsdale Az. because of your link and have posted art on several sites that I would NEVER have heard of. Again Thank You and God bless. Love and Peace Vernon Kilby / Grandaddeo|
“Marie, I am very impressed by your persistently professional presence. I have visited a number of art marketing site and yours is the most transparent, responsive, and ‘cutting edge.’ It establishes a sense of trustworthiness that should be a key component of such a venture, but seems to be lacking in most. Thank you for your support of all us artists out here trying to find our way through the inundation of technological babble.” Artist, Susan Spaniol http://susanspaniolstudios.com/
Testimonial from William Montgomery (I worked with William in August and September and then he had a family emergency and took 6 months off after which we resumed working together:):”Before working with Marie Kazalia I had tried working with a few consultants costing thousands of dollars with absolutely no results. Of course I tried marketing my work personally as well, with no results either. Last Fall 2011 Marie was able to introduce me to a company in the UK who licensed 15 of my images for print on Canvas and archival paper. They are Art Consultants working globally. A week ago she was able to get me a deal with a New York company which licensed eleven of my latest pieces for distribution on canvas in two sizes in Australia, Italy and the US and they are working to establish a company in Great Britain as well. I modified the files so that I am able to continue marketing the originals without competition. She has sent out a little over 100 letters of introduction to art consultants and interior design companies here in the US and other countries. I know Marie works very hard at this for me because I find emails at all hours of the early morning to late evening with questions, check this or that, what do you think, etc. We maintain very close contact online and we are now starting to converse on the phone occasionally which really helps to clarify any issues at hand. All in all, I have found Marie to be extremely knowledgeable and is building new alliances all the time. She excels at web networking, so if you need marketing assistance I highly recommend her company.”
Artist Marketing Resources got a digital artist his first art licensing contract initially with the licensing of 12 of his image for fine art prints. Right away the artist had several sales from that contract. Just two months after signing his first ever art licensing contract with this fine art publisher, the artist wrote to me: “G. just called. He wants to license approximately 50-60 images from me now. He is working with about 5-6 other companies including Fab.com. He is going to print on bamboo and aluminum too. You did it!” Digital Artist, William Phelps Montgomery
Hi, Marie,I’ve gotten a lot of helpful information from your blog, which recently led me to join Artsia and Xanadu, along with lots of other helpful posts. So I am glad to support your web site and receive some promotion for my art as well. Chicago artist, Leon Sarantos http://www.leonsarantosartist.com
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Marie Kazalia’s Writer’s Portfolio: https://mariekazalia.contently.com
Read selected feature artist articles written by Marie Kazalia via the links below:
Photorealist Paintings of Doug Bloodworth: Comicbooks, Candies, Coke Bottles: https://artistmarketingresources.com/2015/05/11/photorealist-paintings-of-comic-books-coke-bottles-and-candies/
Barbara Rachko’s Chromogenic Gods and Monsters (published on Xposy) http://www.xposy.com/visual-arts/photography/barbara-rachkos-chromogenic-gods-monsters/
Dil Hildebrand: Exploring Parallels Between Creating Structures and Building Images 2014 article here.
Pittsburgh: R. WEIS – Compositions of Manipulated Sound article here.
Artist Who Uses Sound article click here.
Summary of Marie Kazalia’s relevant education and professional experience:
-A Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the California College of Arts, 2 years of graduate school in Museum Studies
-three years experience in the museum profession as a museum registrar / arts collection manager in a major US city.
-Completed business and entrepreneurial courses and workshops, art licensing course, arts journalism course
-Success obtaining print contracts, corporate contracts, gallery representation, solo exhibits, feature articles and more, for artists internationally.
-Marie Kazalia has entered into art licensing contracts for her own art, and obtained several art licensing contracts internationally for other artists.
-Sales of her own art, and instrumentally in art sales for other artists
-owner of Amazon store with sales of original paintings, and limited edition posters and prints
–she is a recipient of a writers grant
her own art images published in print magazines internationally, included in museum collections–read her artist CV here: http://mariekazalia.com/this-is-a-test/
-You will find artist-client recommendations on my LinkedIN profile page.
-More than 15 years experience as ongoing widely published author of poetry, short fiction, reviews, articles–in print, books, anthologies, magazines, literary journals, online blogs and e-zines, doing bookstore readings, cafe readings, coffee house readings and a performance series at a Performing Arts center in San Francisco, and a 2 year long series on public access cable TV, including training in use of video and sound equipment.
-contributing writer for Technorati news, Yahoo! and VASA project blog
-Since Feb 3, 2009, interacting in the online arts community via my blog/providing and sharing free information with other artists. Since Sept 2010 interaction with nearly 300 artist members of my LinkedIN group, Artist Marketing Resources.
-My own personal experiences as an exhibiting artist, and published artist, plus my –international teaching and travels including four expatriate years in Hong Kong, China/ Tokyo, Japan/ and India, gives me a unique inside view for representing and promoting artists internationally.
Best wishes for a productive day!