This article is by Carolyn Henderson, the managing half of Steve Henderson Fine Art. She is a Regular contributing writer for FineArtViews and her freelance writing appears in regional newspapers, online magazines, and her humor blog, Middle-Aged Plague.
So, for all practical purposes, this is the end of the year. Yup, you could still make a sale, but by the time you get the check or PayPal payment (if the sale is through a gallery), then you’ll be posting that transaction in 2012.
Was it a good year?
It was a rough one, I’m sure; it’s been a rough year for a lot of people who aren’t artists, but for those who depend upon other people’s sense of security in their jobs and bank accounts to move inventory, then any year with the word “recession” in it, as in “lingering recession,” “long dr…