The Art Marketing Book for Artists Who Want to Sell More Art

Is your art getting the attention it deserves?

Are you getting the recognition you have worked so hard for?


Self-Promotion book for artists


ORDER your copy of I’d Rather Be in the Studio from this site and get the bonus gift below.


E-book only. We have no plans to print another paperback edition.

NEW 2015 edition!


READ ABOUT THE 2015 EDITION (note: e-reader platforms should be available by the end of 2014)







If you’re ready to get past the excuses you’ve been making for your lack of success . . .

If you’re ready to get out of the studio and take charge . . .

I’d Rather Be in the Studio: The Artist’s No-Excuse Guide to Self-Promotion offers practical advice to help you sell more art and build an art career that lasts.

I’d Rather Be in the Studio will help you . . .

  • Introduce yourself as an artist so people want to know more
  • Nail your artist statement and use it as the foundation for your marketing
  • Expand your mailing list and use it to cultivate collectors
  • Create marketing materials that outshine the competition
  • Learn what you need to do to become a media magnet
  • Take advantage of your website and blog to build a bigger audience
If you’re ready to stop making excuses and start taking action, this book is for you.


  • 33 Ideas for when you need something to write about
  • 31 Types of photographs you can use to promote your art online
  • 19 Categories for your art inventory records
  • 15+ Stories from artists who implemented creative promotional ideas (NEW: Crowdfunding successes)
  • 12 Tips for dealing with the media
  • 11 Rules for your marketing material
  • 10 Steps for a more effective artist statement

This book is the result of more than a decade coaching artists and listening to their needs.

I wrote it for every artist who wants more recognition.

Yes, you may have heard of some of this before, but you have never had
all of this information in a single resource. I promise.

Bonus when you order from this site !

Buy your e-copy of I’d Rather Be in the Studio from this site and receive:

Bonus Recording

A thick book on self-promotion can be overwhelming. In this bonus audio program (MP3 instant download), I point out the most critical actions for your art business in the book, while introducing you to my business and how I got to this point.

I’ve always found it helpful to hear my coaches’ voices and hope that this audio will get you off to a quick start with the book.

E-Book Download

The e-book (PDF) download is 230 pages.

It’s a 1.9 MB file that you can download instantly. You will not receive a hard copy of anything.


2015 PDF edition






There are no plans to print another paperback edition.