These days, many artists are moving into onlline marketplaces and figuring out how to sell art online. When getting started, it could be hard to get a presence online therefore making it harder to make money from your artwork.
In this article I will be showing you the 25 best places to sell art online. These art marketplaces are targeting more specific art buyers and have a lower level of selling competition compared to sites like Etsy. They are worth a try.
Where to sell art online?
This site has tasteful art advisers that are standing by to help you find the right art for your home. It’s loaded with tons of easy-to-digest information too, so going from novice to enthusiast just by browsing is likely.
This online store is focused on gorgeous large-format photography with a brilliant twist — only one striking image at a time is available, and it’s only available for a single week. Once it’s gone, it’s gone, and it’ll never be available again.
Not only is Artsy a beautiful encyclopedia of the world’s greatest art, but it’s also an outstanding place to find the perfect piece for your pad. The process is a little more involved than hitting “add to cart” and typing in your shipping address, but the personal and white-glove experience via its partnered galleries makes any purchase through the site all the more special.
The sunny and stunning work of Gray Malin, one of the greatest fine-art photographers living today, has some serious Slim Aarons vibes. His store is loaded with jet-set-focused large-format photography that will make any room feel like a postcard.
Acting as a middleman and curator for the world’s most beautiful things, 1stdibs is a great resource and catalog of some of the coolest furniture, jewelry, watches and fine art money can buy. It’s all killer, no killer — it does a great job filtering out the boring.
Considered to be the world’s largest online gallery, Saatchi Art has a little bit of everything, but most interestingly, has a wide range of prices. So whether your budget is three figures or six, there’s art for you.
Artists can open a shop on ArtFire within minutes. Vintage items, handmade goods and craft supplies can be sold on Artfire. The site has different plans in which artists can list items for just a few cents each or stock a shop with thousands of items and make bigger savings.
Minted allows artists to submit their artwork and use the site as a testing ground for new ideas. People then comment and vote on submissions. Winning designs are sold on Minted and the artists receive a portion of the sale. Winners also earn a Store on the site where they can launch and sell designs.
This site celebrates Prophetic and Christian fine art. It has over 70 Christian and Prophetic artists listed on the site from 13 different countries, including the USA. Artists sell originals on the Prophetics Gallery, which takes 50% of the sales price.
Our West Virginia is unique as it celebrates Appalachian artists. Artisans that catch the spirit of Appalachia can sell items on Our West Virginia. The site takes a 7% commission off the sale price.
Paintings and prints, photography, drawings and illustration, digital art, sculptures and carvings and more can be sold on ArtPal. Artists don’t have to pay a membership fee and receive 95% – 100% when they sell their art.
There are over 353 million unique pieces of art listed on Deviant Art. Artists can exhibit, promote and share their art with art enthusiasts and fellow artists. Artists signed up to the site can sell prints and digital downloads of their work.
Paintings, sculpture and photographs can be listed and sold on AbsoluteArts. The site offers various ways for artists to promote their work. They also have a choice of paying 35% in commission at a free level, or 20 – 25% at a paid level, plus a 5% fee.
Direct2Artist is a platform that supports independent artists and provides them with a place to bring their artwork out of the studio and into the public domain. Charges on Direct2Artist range from being free to $49 a month.
Riot Art describes itself as being for the “next generation collector.” Emerging artists can list original artwork on the site. Riot Art doesn’t charge a listing fee but takes 35% in commission.
If you’re a sculpture, you may want to think about using SculptSite to sell your creations. This sculpture-only site allows buyers to purchase directly for the artist. A subscription of $0 – 99 per year is charged but no commission is taken when sculptures sell.
NewBloodArt is specifically designed for ‘outstanding emerging artists’. Artists can sell originals on the site. Sellers set their prices themselves and NewBloodArt takes a commission.
Artists can sell original art or reproductions on this gallery website. Users are promoted through Galleryfy’s gallery page and on social media. Artists do not pay a fee to sell their work but the site takes 25% in commission.
If you produce abstract art, Ideel Art might be the right site for you. The artists represented on Ideel Art are typically mid-career and already established. The site pays for the shipping costs of the artwork and takes a commission of the price.
Artists can sell original work as well as reproductions on Got Artwork. Artists can list paintings, photography, drawings, digital art, sculpture and mixed media on Got Artwork. The site offers a range of monthly plans, from free to several hundred dollars.
Artists, photographers and graphic designers can sell their work on Zazzle. This free marketplace allows artists to set their own royalty rates and sell their products. Artists simple upload their artwork to the site, a customer buys it, Zazzle processes the transaction, prints the art and ships it to the customer. Zazzle then sends the artist payment for a percentage of the sale.
Gallery Today is a great site for artists to list their paintings and sell original artwork around the world. The site guarantees that each piece of art will arrive in perfect condition. Gallery Today takes a 30% commission on each sold piece.
Yessy allows artists to sell paintings and prints, sculptures and carvings, drawings and illustration, photography and more on its site. Simply upload artwork and an unlimited number of photos onto Yessy. The site charges a $59 annual fee, as well as 10% transaction fee for each sale.
My Best Canvas is an online art gallery which specializes in selling original paintings signed by the artist. The site offers free worldwide shipping to customers. The site charges an annual fee of $50 to artists and no commission is taken when a painting sells.
Camdy is a marketplace ideal for artisans looking to sell custom designed and personalised gift products. If you’re looking to tap into the South East Asian market, Camdy is the place to be. Until you’ve reached a sales threshold of $75, there are no commission fees incurred.
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