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dan mackerman
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  • Saint Paul, MN
  • United States
  • oil paint, giclee, sculpture
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How can we measure art markets?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michelle Sholund Jul 4, 2009. 6 Replies

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Sep 30, 2009
Michelle Sholund replied to dan mackerman's discussion How can we measure art markets?
Jul 4, 2009
dan mackerman replied to dan mackerman's discussion How can we measure art markets?
"Please give me the link to CODA's website where they mention "singers, visual art". I tried to find any listing of these categories but couldn't. In their survey, under media categories, "Enamel" was the closest thing…"
Jul 4, 2009
Michelle Sholund replied to dan mackerman's discussion How can we measure art markets?
"Not so - it isn't all about "craft". They define craft as much more - singers, visual art, show promoters, small craft businesses, etc. spanning the whole idea of art. This is needed to then dive deeper into micro "art"…"
Jul 2, 2009
Christine Hauber replied to dan mackerman's discussion How can we measure art markets?
"Good question. I don't know either. But I often hear that there are areas of the country where art is more highly regarded. But visits to museums or the number of art galleries/art museums does not necessarily mean that the sales are…"
Jul 2, 2009
dan mackerman replied to dan mackerman's discussion How can we measure art markets?
"Thanks Michelle. The Coda survey is great...but it focuses only on craft. It leaves out "fine art" , painting sculpture, etc. (I've always hated the distinction between "fine art" and "craft". How good can fine art…"
Jul 1, 2009
Michelle Sholund replied to dan mackerman's discussion How can we measure art markets?
"YES! CODA Craft is. Check out www.codacraft.org. They did a big survey - which will soon be updated in about 2 years or so - that found artists (from art organizations, galleries, individual art/craft businesses, etc.) make about $10 Billion a year…"
Jun 30, 2009
dan mackerman posted a discussion

how can we measure art markets?

I am an artist who works nationally. Many of my friends also work nationally. When we compare our local art market to places of equal size and demographics in other parts of the country we all agree that it often sucks by comparison. Unfortunately our only evidence is anecdotal. QUESTION: Anybody have any ideas on how to quantify art markets? I'm talking private customer purchases, NOT GRANTS TO NON-PROFITS. Too many state and city arts boards measure the health of thier art markets by the size…See More
Jun 29, 2009
Chuck Solberg left a comment for dan mackerman
"wow~ nice BIG painting. and arn't you fancy with your slide show. wonder why chuck doesn't have a slide show? tee hee."
Feb 19, 2009

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Your Medium
oil paint, giclee, sculpture
Years in the Art Fair Business
4
First show ever
Uptown...my only one so far!
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http://www.danmackerman.com

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At 5:14pm on February 3, 2009, Chuck Solberg said…
Howdy Dan~
Are you doing Cherry Creek this year? You & Chuck should request to have our booths neer each other. I LOVE cherry Creek. It will be fun if Vickie & I can hang out while you & Chuck sell art. We always stay at Lowes ~ great room service.
Margaret
At 12:02pm on February 4, 2009, Chuck Solberg said…
ummm... the bio. i left favorite show blank. i see some promoters are getting on the site. i don't want to hurt his chances to get in any show. i want every promoter to think their show is chuck's favorite. i realize i am overly cautious.
margaret
At 12:03pm on February 4, 2009, Chuck Solberg said…
hey ~ add an image! or are you not wanting your work on the site?
At 12:53pm on February 19, 2009, Chuck Solberg said…
wow~ nice BIG painting. and arn't you fancy with your slide show. wonder why chuck doesn't have a slide show? tee hee.

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