News and Articles About Artists

From Gum to the Grammys: How Artist-Entrepreneur Kenna Bulldozed the Status Quo
Entrepreneurs

From Gum to the Grammys: How Artist-Entrepreneur Kenna Bulldozed the Status Quo

Kenna Zemedkun has launched television shows, carved out his own music genre, created new ways of raising money for the issues he cares about and helped overhaul a social networking site.
Catherine Clifford
Why Companies Are Hiring Artists for Their Meetings
Growth Strategies

Why Companies Are Hiring Artists for Their Meetings

Creative agencies like Scriberia and Innovation Arts are offering 'scribing' services to companies who want an illustrated record of their meetings and events.
Katrina Bishop
Would You Buy a $39,700 Bottle of Wine? Someone Did.
Entrepreneurs

Would You Buy a $39,700 Bottle of Wine? Someone Did.

A case of 1978 Romanée-Conti Grand Cru sold for $476,280 -- or about $39,700 a bottle -- on Saturday, making it one of the most expensive cases ever auctioned.
Robert Frank
Artists Are Job-Creating Entrepreneurs, Too.
Starting a Business

Artists Are Job-Creating Entrepreneurs, Too.

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Kauffman Foundation released a report today on how cities can encourage cultural entrepreneurs.
Catherine Clifford
Why Every Entrepreneur Should Unleash Their Inner Artist
Starting a Business

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Unleash Their Inner Artist

Here are five ways to let your creative side shine to be a better entrepreneur.
Sharí Alexander
What Salvador Dali and Jeff Bezos Have in Common
Starting a Business

What Salvador Dali and Jeff Bezos Have in Common

Think more like an artist and you'll unleash the kind of creativity and forward thinking that makes the greatest entrepreneurs thrive.
Duane Edwards
Marc Ecko on Entrepreneurship as an Art Form
Leadership

Marc Ecko on Entrepreneurship as an Art Form

The fashion pioneer talks about bridging the gap between entrepreneurship and creativity.
9 Iconic Motivational Posters
Growth Strategies

9 Iconic Motivational Posters

Successories posters were office icons of the 1980s and 1990s. From 'teamwork' to 'commitment,' we've gathered some of our favorite inspirational artwork.
Kathleen Davis
A Winning Business Idea: Wine & Paint
Franchises

A Winning Business Idea: Wine & Paint

So-called "paint and sip" franchises promise an evening of cheap entertainment -- and the satisfaction of creating your own work of art.
Sarah Max
Art Entrepreneur Wins $100,000 Pittsburgh Prize
Entrepreneurs

Art Entrepreneur Wins $100,000 Pittsburgh Prize

Artist Tess Lojacono talks about winning the "Experienced Dreamers" contest designed to lure middle-aged entrepreneurs to Pittsburgh.
How One Business Is Expanding Beyond Its Local Market
Marketing

How One Business Is Expanding Beyond Its Local Market

What is your company doing that takes you outside the comfort zone?
Erika Napoletano
Portable Design With Poketo
Starting a Business

Portable Design With Poketo

A startup founded by two artists puts art in people's pockets (and on their backs).
Carolyn Horwitz
Artopolis: The State of the Creative Nation
Starting a Business

Artopolis: The State of the Creative Nation

Arts entrepreneurs won't save the day for every city, but in some spots, they're the new oil (paint) barons.
New York Startup Brings Art to the Online Masses
Entrepreneurs

New York Startup Brings Art to the Online Masses

Entrepreneur Jen Bekman envisions--and is creating--a world that puts art in reach of the masses.
Caroline Tiger