The Internet has become a popular platform to sell art and designer items. We thought it might be useful for you to see where you can sell your art online. Of course we cannot guarantee that you sell but at least you can try to find your selling niche. We feature more than 20 websites that are popular where artists sell art online.
Where Artists Sell Art Online
- Artfire – As the name says, it is a place for artistic items. It is similiar to Etsy. ArtFire is established since a while and is a big community for sellers and buyers from around the world.
- Artist Rising (Subsidiary of Art.com) – This is a global online community of independent and emerging artists who can become members. They offer free and premium membership options, and other ways how you can connect with other artists. Right now there are 411,139 art works from 75,379 member artists – so it’s huge! Their website is not mobile friendly which is a minus point.
- ArtPal – Already listed with 74k artists from all around the world! Artists can make their free gallery with up to 30 items. Large galleries are $29/year with up to 7000 items. No membership fees which is nice. Artists receive between 95-percent and 100-percent of the sale price when they sell your art. You can sell originals too, and also use their free Print-on-Demand service.
- Artplode – On Artplode galleries, dealers, artists, and collectors can list art for a low one-off fee of $60 per artwork for advertising. They don’t charge any commissions neither to buyers or sellers. The listings stays as long as seller removes it.
- Artsy – A massive, venture-funded online gallery that sells art from thousands of artists from all over the world. “Artsy’s mission is to make all the world’s art accessible to anyone with an Internet connection. We are a resource for art collecting and education.”
- Big Cartel – Platform to sell your art by running your own online shop. Chose from different plans, eg up to 25 products is $9.95/month
- CafePress – Artists and designers upload their art designs and Cafepress prints it on different items of your choice plus ships the items. Similar to Zazzle.com.
- Craigslist – If you know Craigslist then you know it can be good or bad. It is a classified ad website which can be good for art but honestly, we don’t recommend it.
- Ebay – They started the online auction business and are still popular. It is a place for everything and some artists supposedly sell their art on Ebay quite successfully.
- Etsy – Meanwhile the most popular place for arts and crafts and vintage items. Keep in mind: Etsy is huge, and has sellers from all countries of this planet!
- FineArtAmerica.com – Probably the most popular online place to sell art and probably the biggest one for art (all genres). Artists upload their art which can be printed then on different materials for the price you choose. Fine Art America does the rest and handles logistics of fulfilling each order. Limited amount of items for the free version.
- I Am Attitude – Nice online place for fashion and clothing designers and brands. If you are into designing fashion you should check this alternative clothing marketplace out.
- Imagekind – Another online marketplace offering artists a place to sell their art with print-on-demand, high-quality printing and framing options. Their website is not mobile friendly though.
- Live Abstract – Fairly new website where artists can sell their abstract art.
- Paddle8 – Offers works by renowned artists and designers in dozens of auctions each month. Here you can sell your art in an auction.
- Printful – Based inCalifornia, this print-on-demand company make sit easy to integrate with with online shops such as Shopify, Magento, and WooCommerce (Worpress).
- RedBubble.com – Australian based website that creates art prints, art cards, and t-shirts from artwork uploaded by its member artists.
- Shopify – It is a platform where you can make your own online shop. Shopify became very popular in the Indie community and has some interesting shop models that are affordable. Their admin is easy to use but you need to be somewhat web savvy.
- Spreesy – Artists can use social media to sell their art which is pretty cool. Also others can sell your art from artists who allow this option which is also pretty cool we think.
- Zatista – Free to sign up. They charge 18% of the art work. No upgrade options or premium memberships which you often see on other sites.
- Zazzle.com – International online print on demand website with a huge variety of items to have your design printed. Artists and Designers can have as many shops as they like.
If you want us to get your online shop set up – we are here to do this with affordable rates for emerging artists.
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