Thousands of unrecognized artists work late nights and weekends in their studios, basements and dorm rooms pursuing their creative calling. They will burn through their personal finances in this endeavor and tap their friends and family to be patrons or first time buyers. They will network at galleries and other artist events in the hope of getting noticed, getting a group or a solo show (getting their "product launch"). The "grind" of an artist is very similar to that of a startup entrepreneur.
Few will be successful, and most will ... Read More