If you're looking for the best place to sell your art online, then look no further. We've been reviewing the best (and worst) art-selling websites on the internet since 2007, as well as sharing tips and techniques specifically for artists selling art on the web.
We've also just updated our own line of artist websites to help you sell art online by combining powerful art-selling tools with sleek, professional designs. So whether you're looking for a simple marketing solution or a full-featured website to display your art, make sure to check those out, too!
Now, here are a few must-read articles on selling art
NOTE: Each of these articles focuses on art-selling techniques for the internet. For additional marketing tips, check out EmptyEasel's section on marketing art.
And here are some of EE's most popular reviews
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From the most recent article to the very first, here's everything EmptyEasel's ever published relating to selling art on the internet. Enjoy!
Last month, along with group of about 30 other EmptyEasel artists, I launched a new online gallery for contemporary art. I chose. . . read more
It’s no secret that the Internet offers significant opportunities for artists who want to gain exposure, network with. . . read more
Anytime I talk to artists, I almost ALWAYS hear the following question: “How do you get high-res images of artwork? I have. . . read more
I’ll be the first to confess that I enjoy seeking out new places to post my art online. It doesn't matter if it's an online gallery, forum, blog, or marketplace, I'm always tempted to join.
But here's the problem: I already display my work on my professional portfolio site, my blog, Pinterest, three online marketplaces for original paintings, an Etsy store, a POD portfolio,. . . read more
When artists first began promoting their work on the internet, many opted for professional, personally designed websites, which. . . read more
OK, folks, let’s brainstorm for a bit. :) So far this year we’ve launched Artwork Reveal—a new artwork discovery. . . read more
Artists like to feel that their work is out in the world, in homes and offices, being looked at, being enjoyed—being criticized. . . read more
Wouldn't it be great if your next big art project was paid for—all your materials, all associated costs—before you even started it? Hatchfund.org is a non-profit organization that aims to do just that, and more. It's a crowdfunding website (similar to Kickstarter, or IndieGoGo) but with a twist: it's ONLY for artists.
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The path that many artists dare to walk—from just making art to actually selling it—is fraught with stumbling blocks.. . . read more
As many of you may already know, I’m a big fan of Chris Guillebeau and his Unconventional Guides franchise. Not only did I. . . read more
Etsy is one of the biggest marketplaces on the internet for artists to sell and share their work. It not only has a great. . . read more
Have you checked out Foliotwist’s artist websites? If so, you probably know that it’s a website service for. . . read more
In my line of work, I look at a lot of artwork. I’m lucky enough to see pieces from emerging artists, established artists,. . . read more
Not everyone wants original art for his or her wall. Many people love to support artists, but don’t have the money, the. . . read more
Not so long ago, artists were asking me if they really needed a website. But in a very short period of time, everything has changed—art is no longer confined to brick and mortar galleries, and online galleries are now as common as computers.
As a result, artists are more frequently asking me how many websites they should be on. Here's a recent question I received, and my. . . read more
Even if you’ve been a diehard gallery artist your entire life, this is the year to put your art online. Here’s why:. . . read more
As promised, today I’ll be sharing the results of last month’s “Choose Your Own Price” promotion over at Foliotwist.com.. . . read more
Not surprisingly, things have been pretty hectic over at Foliotwist HQ ever since we launched our “Choose Your own Price”. . . read more