With every passing year, more and more art is being sold online as opposed to standard settings. Even galleries themselves, traditionally a haven of in-person sales, are seeing more and more online business. In fact, some young galleries report that more than half their sales come online, meaning they’ve never met most of their collectors. From high priced fine art to niche crafts, more and more art lovers are getting used to purchasing art online.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “the number of unemployed persons rose by 1.4 million to 7.
More than ever, our definition of the workplace is changing.
Worldwide, the economy is taking a hit due to the coronavirus. As people stay indoors and non-essential services grind to a halt, many business owners are finding themselves in uncharted territory. For creative freelancers this is especially true. With people under lockdown, weddings have been canceled and publicity campaigns put on hold. This impact trickles down to all the creatives who scheduled were to work on these shoots and that includes Canadian photographer Neil Ta.
For many creatives, this is a time of enormous change.
Photographer Albert Dros likes to stay busy. Whether he’s traveling to Antarctica or exploring Kyrgyzstan, he’s constantly on the move.
A reality of modern life for any working artist is diversification. If you want to make a full-time living as a photographer or fine artist, sometimes it’s not always enough to rely on gallery representation or freelance clients. Luckily, as the world has changed, the opportunities for artists to make money from their creativity have also expanded.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, life is changing for people around the globe.
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