Relationships with TRUSTWORTHY artists is necessary for a really rewarding experience in the art world.
Be responsible and dependable in your business: do more than expected, be on time, do what you said you'd do, have good customer service.
Study a little each day: visit a museum, read about a favorite artist, sketch.
Work hard. I've put in 12 hours a day, maybe more, for 15 years. Make the phone a nonentity. A few hours of no interruption are better than a half day with .
Here is an entry into Grapevine Art Project Show: