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How I Became an Art Collector

April 9th, 2018 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

Growing up, most of us participate in some type of art, whether visual art, theatre, or dance. Despite not being an art-school kid, I became an art collector with the help of music.

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The Intersection of Art in Retail, Stores As Galleries

April 3rd, 2018 Posted by Featured No Comment yet

This trend of art in retail stores partnering with museums is on the rise. Learn more about the intersection of art in retail in our latest post.

Interview: Everywhere Man Ethan D’Ercole Talks Xerox Art, Screen Prints, and Live Music

March 30th, 2018 Posted by Art, Featured, Interviews No Comment yet

Ethan D’Ercole has circled the creative wagons, conjured art in various mediums, and toured the country playing in bands like Watchers, Mannequin Men, and Bedfellows. He’s one of these people that can’t help themselves when it comes to making new things, and the Chicago art scene is better for it.

Boost Corporate Image With Art

March 19th, 2018 Posted by Art No Comment yet

A recent trend in the corporate world sees large organizations curating art in their lobbies, hallways, and conference rooms and workspaces. Corporate art has come to serve a similar purpose as personal art, namely to focus, to soothe, and to evoke the emotions and thoughts of a calm and inspired mind.

How Retail Spaces Are Using Art to Make An Impression

March 12th, 2018 Posted by Art No Comment yet

That’s what a number of ambitious in-store designers around the world are betting on. Stores are increasingly borrowing curation techniques from gallery spaces, using art in retail build-outs, and displaying products in innovative ways.

The Systematic Defunding of Arts Education Programs In Chicago Public Schools

March 5th, 2018 Posted by Art No Comment yet

The story of arts education in Chicago is a fascinating example of a school system is trying to rescue and revive its arts curriculum from decades of budget cuts, sequestration, and layoffs. IPMM is proud to play our part in that revival.

How To Sell Your Artwork Online

February 26th, 2018 Posted by Tips for Artists No Comment yet

Today artists and art buyers meet online in a marketplace that is both global and convenient. So how should you sell your art online? We unpack the best platforms for selling your art.

5 actions artists can take to gain traction

5 Actions Artists Can Take To Gain Traction

February 22nd, 2018 Posted by Art, Tips for Artists No Comment yet

The more traction that you have as an artist, the bigger fan base you can build. See our top 5 tips for how to gain more traction in our latest post!

More Than A Keg In The Kitchen: A 7 Step Guide On Building Great Company Culture

February 19th, 2018 Posted by Art No Comment yet

Popular strategies to creating company culture include providing workers with game rooms, free massages, and limitless vacation days. Perks rarely work. A great culture rather requires a shared vision, values, and behaviors.

4 Studies on the Importance of Art in Education

February 5th, 2018 Posted by Art Resources for Teachers, Featured No Comment yet

Critics of arts education point to a lack of skilled American workers in critical industries and ask, ‘why is art education important in schools when all the good jobs are in math and science?’ Ahead, we unpack that misconception.