Artists

Reflections on Balancing Family Life While Pursuing A Career in the Arts
Work-Life Balance

Reflections on Balancing Family Life While Pursuing A Career in the Arts

Striking a balance between an active career and pursuuing artistic dreams is an achievable goal.
Warren Adler
Kickstarter Makes First Acquisition, Saves Independent Music Community Drip From Closing
Kickstarter

Kickstarter Makes First Acquisition, Saves Independent Music Community Drip From Closing

Terms of the deal weren't disclosed, but it was a lifesaver for Drip, which just a few weeks back announced it had to shut its doors.
Catherine Clifford
Kickstarter Wants to Be More Than a Crowdfunding Platform
Kickstarter

Kickstarter Wants to Be More Than a Crowdfunding Platform

'Our mission statement does not contain the word crowdfunding,' says Yancey Strickler, a co-founder and CEO of the company.
Catherine Clifford
Ray Kurzweil: Computers Will Not Rob Us of Our Humanity. They Will Make Us More Profoundly Human.
Artificial Intelligence

Ray Kurzweil: Computers Will Not Rob Us of Our Humanity. They Will Make Us More Profoundly Human.

The futurist sat down with Neil deGrasse Tyson to discuss what it means to think and create in a near-future where knowledge and expertise are downloadable.
Catherine Clifford
How This Man Made the Leap From Artist to Entrepreneur
Artists

How This Man Made the Leap From Artist to Entrepreneur

'The entrepreneurial spirit of defining, of iterating on a vision is what artists are fundamentally all about,' says Monegraph founder Kevin McCoy.
Your Recipe for Entrepreneurial Success: Creativity, Beliefs and Purpose
Artists

Your Recipe for Entrepreneurial Success: Creativity, Beliefs and Purpose

Artists Taylor Hanson and Kevin McCoy talk about artistry and entrepreneurship.
Hanson Could Have Disappeared. Here's Why They Didn't.
Artists

Hanson Could Have Disappeared. Here's Why They Didn't.

The blond-haired music makers have some serious business skills in their repertoire.
Jason Feifer
Embrace the Imperfect Picture Beneath Your Masterpiece
Make More Happen

Embrace the Imperfect Picture Beneath Your Masterpiece

There is a secret picture underneath Mona Lisa's smile. There's one under yours, too.
Ray Hennessey
What a Famous Artist Taught Me About Business
Wisdom

What a Famous Artist Taught Me About Business

Here's how I applied the wisdom of Giovanni DeCunto to grow as an entrepreneur.
Stacey Alcorn
Painting By Alibaba's Unconventional Chairman Jack Ma Fetches $5.4 Million at Auction
Artists

Painting By Alibaba's Unconventional Chairman Jack Ma Fetches $5.4 Million at Auction

Proceeds are going to an environmental non-profit founded by Ma and fellow Chinese philanthropists.
Geoff Weiss
Art and Design Get a New Launchpad Opportunity with New Inc Incubator
Make More Happen

Art and Design Get a New Launchpad Opportunity with New Inc Incubator

Technology incubators have traditionally underserved artists and designers, but New Inc is changing that, 100 members at a time.
Michelle Goodman
This New App Lets Everybody Edit Photos Like the Pros
Apps

This New App Lets Everybody Edit Photos Like the Pros

Astropad Mini turns your iPhone into a professional-grade graphics tablet.
Lisa Eadicicco
Yes, You Can Be Creative in Franchising
Franchises

Yes, You Can Be Creative in Franchising

A Detroit couple decided to take a different approach when they opened their art-instruction franchise. Last year, they were the chain's highest-grossing franchisees.
Tracy Stapp Herold
For This Artist-Entrepreneur, 3-D Printing Expands Opportunities for Creativity and Professional Exposure
3-D Printing

For This Artist-Entrepreneur, 3-D Printing Expands Opportunities for Creativity and Professional Exposure

New York artist Rachel Goldsmith launched her professional career working with water-based and permanent inks but her recent work with the 3Doodler pen has opened up new horizons for her.
Catherine Clifford