Cybersecurity & Websites for Artists

Cybersecurity & Websites for Artists

Twice this week I’ve seen friends and fellow artists get hacked on their social media accounts. Over a year ago, the Art School Blog was also hacked. The world of artist websites can be tricky for those of us who aren’t computer savvy or web…

5 Art Scams to Look Out For

5 Art Scams to Look Out For

There are a number of scam art opportunities that show up, usually in your inbox, that you need to be aware of. Some of these “opportunities” have definitely got me before. Here are 5 art scams that you can often find in your email inbox…

Studio Safety and Security

Studio Safety and Security

Open buildings are a security risk. Many art buildings have open access with limited security or surveillance. While this is great for getting the pubic in on First Thursdays or other open studio events, it also leaves the door open for some sketchy folks to…

Studio Security: How Safe is Your Space

Studio Security: How Safe is Your Space

Receiving that email in your inbox from the property management company that a suspicious man was found lurking through your building trying to find unlocked doors raises many concerns. This email showed up in my inbox which ironically paired with some experiences I had traveling…

Art Email Scams: Eight Red Flags to Look For

Art Email Scams: Eight Red Flags to Look For

Art buying email scams are happening and if you are using the internet to promote yourself and your work, then its likely that you will be contacted by a scammer to “purchase” your work. I have been contacted multiple times by scammers and there are some common…