“My passion is helping artists achieve their fullest potential.”
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About Me & My Career
I live and work in New York, NY, and I counsel artists and art businesses and organizations from around the world. My mission is to help them achieve their fullest potential by providing career advice, coaching, writing services and promotion.
As Founder, Director and Curator of Manhattan Arts International www.ManhattanArts.com, I provide under-recognized artists with exposure on the website and in social media. We promote international artists working in all styles and mediums.
Known internationally as “The Artrepreneur Coach” I identify my clients’ greatest assets and help them emphasize their strengths. I provide art marketing consulting advice on the phone. Find out more about my career coaching services and consulting services.
I write Artist’s Biographies and Art Reviews for artists and I edit Artist’s Statements. Find out more about my writing services for artists. I have been a member of the prestigious International Association of Art Critics for more than 10 years and my articles appear in leading art magazines and websites.
Author of E-Books
I have written several published books and e-Books. They include:
Sell Your Art in The Healthcare Art Market
How to Write Your Artist’s Biography
How to Write Your Artist’s Statement
How to Create Successful Art Events
A Resource Guide For Women Artists
As a staunch artist’s advocate I have served on the advisory boards of several non-profit arts organizations including the UNCF “The Art of Giving Back” and New York Artists Equity Association. I’m proud to have organized the only art political debate in the history of NYC among art leaders. I also served on one of the NYC mayor’s Excellence in the Arts advisory boards.
It’s been a pleasure to have curated more than 70 exhibitions in galleries, corporate venues and online galleries. In the past, my highly publicized multi-media events were attended by government officials, celebrities, and art leaders. As curator of “The Healing Power of Art” exhibitions for Manhattan Arts International we have helped artists receive worldwide recognition.
Founder & Director The Healing Power of ART
In 2015 I established the Healing Power of ART & ARTISTS website. It features articles and an online artist membership gallery. The mission of the website is to raise awareness about art as a catalyst for well-being and bringing positive change to all aspects of our society.
I have presented seminars and keynote speeches in many leading art institutions including the Art Institute of Chicago, Heckscher Museum, Columbia University, National Arts Club, New York University, Artists Talk on Art, and New York Foundation For The Arts, among others. As an adjunct professor at Marymount Manhattan College, I designed and presented a series of art business courses.
Previous Business and Art Education
I was the Editor-in-Chief of Manhattan Arts International magazine for 17 years which I launched to promote under-recognized artists and continued publishing it until 2000 when I created an online presence at Manhattan Arts International.
Earlier in my career I was a successful professional full-time artist and founder of Artopia before I decided to help other artists as “The Artrepreneur Coach”. I studied art at the acclaimed Art Student’s League, Fashion Institute of Technology, American Art School, and the New York School of Interior Design. My work was sold to hundreds of private collectors and corporations including Merrill Lynch and Chase bank. My art has been featured in many publications and in Nancy Reyner’s book Acrylic Innovation: Styles & Techniques Featuring 64 Visionary Artists.
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