Fine artists will always face the challenge of generating income in a more sustained fashion. The commercial sector presents viable alternative income streams, offering fine artists with the opportunity to develop art commissions for high profile clients. The retail sector in particular provides regular opportunities thanks to its seasonal nature and continuous requirements for updated sales collateral on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. Here follows a list of possible avenues fine artists may explore when pitching for art commissions projects within the retail sector;
Creating art commissions that inspire a wide range of customers is the key to success for all fine artists and diversifying skills that meet the needs of wider industry sectors such as the retail sector can add considerable value to an artist’s skill set and portfolio.