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!

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.


7 Tips for Selling Art Online (Getting Buyers to Find your Artwork)

How Building an Authority Art Website Can Help Me Sell My Art Online

10 Things Every Online Artist Needs to be Successful

Want more art selling help? It's all below.

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Maybe you’ve always thought you needed gallery representation to sell your artwork and be successful . . but in today’s digital world, that’s no longer true....
As many of you know, EmptyEasel creates simple, easy-to-use websites just for artists over at Foliotwist.com. I’ve talked about how we build your site for you and show you how to use it, all within 3-4 business days. However, we ALSO recently completed a truly mammoth update, and unlocked a ton of new features. :) We’ll go in-depth some other day, but for now, I’ll...
So you’ve decided that your brand as an artist needs to be on social media. . . but maybe you have have no idea how to get started! That’s OK. The social media landscape can be confusing for an entrepreneur, let alone a seasoned veteran, but fear not! We’re going to dive in and sort through the most important things you need to get going....
In 2016, art insurance group Hiscox stated that online art sales jumped 24% from the previous year, totalling $3.27 billion in artist earnings. E-commerce has certainly evened out the playing field for artists at different career levels, but a huge problem remains: in a vast sea of online platforms, how can individual artists stand out from the pack to forge meaningful connections and boost their...
NOTE: In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series on using Facebook to sell your art, Facebook specialist and oil painter Nial Adams wrote about how to get started with Facebook and how to create great Facebook posts in order to promote and sell your art online. If you haven’t yet read those two posts, we recommend you click the links above and do...
Having enjoyed some solid success with marketing my own art through Facebook I thought it was about time to share the tips and tricks that have...
“When will people be able to find my art online?” an artist asks. “I’ve been typing in keywords that relate to my artwork, even some of my specific artwork titles, but Google isn’t showing my website anywhere!” This is a question I get asked about once a week. . . and perhaps it’s the exact question on your mind right now. If so, you’re in...
Last month, along with group of about 30 other EmptyEasel artists, I launched a new online gallery for contemporary art. I chose to use Shopify for this project (for all the reasons I’ll explain below) and throughout the process of setting up our online gallery, I realized that other artists would probably be interested in using Shopify as well. Keep in mind, everything you read...
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, and...