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Artist Support Sites:


An Art Education Guide for Kids and Adults
A great resource page on the elements and principles of art as well as other art concepts.

Art Source
is a gathering point for networked resources on Art and Architecture. The content is diverse and includes pointers to resources around the net as well as original materials submitted by librarians, artists, and art historians, etc.

Artfacts.Net
is an international online gallery and museum Guide for modern, contemporary and emerging art.

Artist Help Network
A free information service designed to help artists take control of their careers. The network assists artists in locating information, resources, guidance, and advice on a comprehensive range of career-related topics. The network focuses primarily on subjects of interest to fine artists.

ArtPromote.com
Fine art galleries, museums and artists sites from around the world. Browse by subject, medium, movement, nationality and more. This site also gives information on how an artist can promote their websites as well as themselves and is an excellent resource for all artists.

ArtsEdge
hosted by the Kennedy Center, provides an overview of the structure and content of the Internet. It's mission is to help artists, teachers, and students gain access to and /or share information, resources, and ideas that support the arts.

Drawing and Sketching
A great resource for drawing and sketching related websites and information. Weekly features and newsletters, and a chat and BBS for discussion are available.

e-eAsel
Provides free, open-source applications for artists. They also host an e-eAsel wiki for artists that is quite useful as well.

Foto Search Stock Photography
Search over one million images including photographs, photos of fine art, illustrations, and clip art. Browsing through the archive is free and there are no access charges, registration requirements, or usage limits.

GEN ART
is a not-for-profit arts organization with offices in New York and Los Angeles. They are dedicated to helping connect young artists with audiences and opportunities through exhibitions, on-line programs, and community outreach.

Ideadom - Where Ideas Are Born!
Ideadom is a non-for-profit resource for people with ideas. Create, share, and discover. Everyone welcome.

Kala Art Institute
is a multicultural, non-profit organization that functions as an international communication center for artists. Kala strives to make its facilities available to Bay Area and visiting artists as a continuing service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. They also provide a variety of programs and services to the northen California region which include exhibitions, classes, lectures, tours, fellowships and low cost residences.

Manitoba Visual Arts Network
(MBVAN) serves about 20 Manitoba public galleries, artist-run centers, production facililities (video, printmaking photograpy, multipmedia), and support groups, and plans to run exhibitions of work speicific to the internet as an art form.

National Enodwment for the Arts
now has a site up on the web which is extensive and really classy looking. A must see.

NYFA
The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) now has a new resource for artists and others on the Web. NYFA is one of the largest funders of artists in all disciplines in the country and provides a host of other funding, management and information services for artists and their organizations in New York State and across the nation. Arts Wire, the national on-line network for the arts, is just one of the Foundation's many programs. Learn about the fellowships and residencies available for artists, discover how your project could be sponsored by the Foundation and what fiscal, management and information services are available.

Online Art Center
"Your source for online art information and links to artists, art museums, galleries, art books, arts and craft supplies, free art education and online art instruction info."

Portraity
A visual portrait artists and photographers directory.

The Pauper
a web portal for starving artists to promote and sell their work, network with others, and get the resources they need to succeed.

Photo.Net
The largest general photography community on the Web. Founded by Philip Greenspun, a well known writer and MIT instructor on the development of community web sites, founded photo.net in the early 90's. This is a great resource for all photgraphers.

Plugged In
is a place in East Palo Alto, CA that offers the local community a place to go where they can surf the net. It is also a space that is available to people (of all ages) who want to participate in various projects that involve the creation of stories and art, and a whole lot more. Definately a place for budding artists.

Queer Arts Resource
a nonprofit Internet-based forum for the display and discussion of queer content in the visual arts.

RankMyArt.com
Want to know what people really think of your art? Post up to five images of your work and then hold your breath!! Include a profile of yourself and a link back to your web site, send private messages to others, post public comments and, of course, rate other artists' paintings to your hearts content.

The Santa Cruz Visual Arts Index
contains art information for Santa Cruz County for both the artist and the art enthusiast. The index contains a listing of local art spaces (museums, art galleries, restaurants, and other exhibition space) in the Santa Cruz area.

Starving Artists
A site that offers the opportunity for emerging artists of all abilities to present their work to the world.

Wikipedia.Org
is a public made encyclopedia site filled with all sorts of useful information. Since it is a wiki, anyone can contribute to the site.

Wwar.com
Also known as World Wide Arts Resources, this is one of the largest sites for contemporary art, art news, art history, contemporary artist and gallery portfolios, online since 1995.




Art Appraisals:


American Art Appraisers.Net
Offers a listing of Art Appraisers by state and city. Also gives background information on how to select an art appraiser.

Art Business.Com
ArtBusiness.com provides complete art services, art appraisals, art price data, news, articles, and market research and information to art collectors, artists, and fine arts professionals.

Art Services 2000 Ltd.
Offers professional fine art appraisals for insurance, estates, wills and trusts.

AppraisingArt.Com
Offers information on the methods of appraising art.

Bonhams and Butterfields
Offers art appraisals and opens its doors once a month so that they can assist you in appraising your property. Is it treasure or trash? They can provide an auction value estimate free of charge.

Chicago Appraisers Association
Hosts an encyclopedia of information on art and antique appraisals.

Find Art Info.Com
Contains price information on all kinds of fine art oil paintings, etchings, engravings, watercolors, drawings, and sculptures ranging from Old Masters to Contemporary Art. With their free art appraisal tool you can value your fine art by comparing it with recent auction prices of similar pieces. FindArtInfo.com gives you the latest hammer prices on art from auction houses worldwide.

Picture Valuation
Art valuation and art appraisal. Painting valuations, watercolour valuations, drawing valuations and print valuations.

Value My Stuff.Com
Value your art and antiques online. Expert valuations within 48 hours.




Art Forums:


ArtConversations.Com
A art forum that hosts discussions involving art news, art exhibitions, online art, my art, art questions, and much more. This site is hosted by ArtCyclopedia.Com, a guide to fine art on the Internet.

ARTForum.com.au
A place where you can chat about Australian fine art.

ArtistsNetwork.Com
Your interactive artists' community... this forum hosts many topics like show & tell, introductions, inspiration corner, beginner studios, events & competitions, art business and much more.

AsianArt.Com
This Asian Arts Forum is dedicated to questions and discussions of Chinese and Japanese art and inscriptions, South Asian Art, and Asian Art in general.

ConceptArt.Org
A forum that hosts discussions concerning artwork, art activities, events, education and learning, and employment for artists.

deviantART.Com Forums
A forum devoted to a community of artists who work in Digital art, skin art, themes, wallpaper art, traditional art, photography, poetry / prose.

MailArt Forums
Hosts message boards about ongoing projects, shows and exchanging ideas and the art itself. This forum is hosted by Crosses.Net.

Ozzu.Com Webmaster Forum
Hosts many forums including one on drawing, digital art, and photography.

Steel Dolphin Creative Art Design Forums
A forum devoted to graphic design and art. Included are announcements, a design showroom, help and the lounge.

WetCanvas.Com Forums
A forum that hosts many discussions related to the arts. Included is a Town Center, a think tank, gallery, and art business center. This forum is free and is open to all artists.




Art Listings:


Art Deadlines List
Art contests and competitions, art jobs and internships, art scholarships and grants and fellowships, art festivals, call for entries/proposals/projects, and other opportunities, in all disciplines, for art students, art teachers, and artists of all ages.

Art & Education
An e-mail press release service announcing significant cultural events at universities worldwide as well as academic employment positions available in the visual arts.

Art-Agenda
Offers an announcement service that provides information about exhibitions at some of the world's leading art galleries. Art-Agenda reaches more then 50,000 critics, curators, collectors and artists, and is thus a powerful tool for getting directly to this influential audience with information about exhibition programs and other events.

ArtCrawl.Com
Hosts artists on their site and also links to external art sites.

TheArtGuide.Com
The source for artists exhibitions, artists, galleries and museums. Offers an extensive listing of current calls for art. State by State searches are available. Very helpful site.

ArtResources.Com
Your gateway to art and artists, galleries and exhibitions. Up-to-date information on current and future art shows, emerging artists and world-renowned masters in the fine arts as well as modern artisans working in every imaginable medium, including wood, glass, metal and stone.

ArtResources.co.uk
Promotes the work of students, amateur & professional artists and art galleries. They encourage the appreciation and interest in visual arts through a network of sites offering promotional tools, reference information and resource services to the art community.

ART-SEARCH - USA Art Directory
Lists 1000's of fine art & entertainment arts related businesses. Includes art galleries and art services. Part of the International www.art-search.com network.

ArtWebLinks.com
A directory of artists and art related websites organised by subject. Offers free linking services to other art sites. Reciprocal links requested upon link acceptance.

ArtistResource.Org
Hosts a complete listing of events, jobs, competitions and resources for artists in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Artist Eye Gallery is also hosted here.

Artsopolis.Com
Silicon Valley's Ultimate Guide to Arts & Culture. Member of the Artsopolis Network, a network that promotes Arts and Culture in various communities.

Australian Art Competitions Directory
Australia's most extensive Art Awards, Competitions, Grants and Gallery Directory. For all visual artists including fine artists, photographers, textile artists, film-makers, sculptors, animators, designers, metal & wood workers, aboriginal artists and much more.

Betterfly.Com
Find arts and crafts teachers and classes in your neighborhood. Hosts free listings of arts and crafts teachers and classes. Betterfly is one of the largest arts and crafts teacher sites on the web.

e-artnow
An electronic information service distributing world-wide selected information related to contemporary visual arts. Artists, free-lance curators, all kinds of art institutions (museums, art centers, art schools), magazines, non-profit organizations as well as commercial galleries can use this service to announce, report, criticize and initiate new projects. This service does have a fee for postings. All postings are in English.

e-flux
An international network which reaches more then 50,000 visual art professionals on daily bases through its website, e-mail list and special projects. Its news digest (e-flux announcements) distributes information on some of the world's most important contemporary art exhibitions, publications and symposia.

L'Officiel des Spectacles
Created in 1946, "L'Officiel des Spectacles" is the main cultural weekly from Paris (France). Each week, this guide presents current exhibitions, theater, concerts, films and live performance.

Paintings-directory.com
10000 Paintings on the Web... This site is a listing service that provides a directory of paintings.

PublicBoard.Com
Their Virtual Exhibition Center is 3D dynamic arts gallery that revolves and shows art works with beautiful background music. People can sit in front of a computer, appreciate paintings and enjoy music at the same time. If one likes a painting, he/she can click it and buy. Artists are incouraged to submit their works for viewing.




Art Reproductions:


Art Find
Art Find offers high quality art prints of paintings and photography, custom framing services, and canvas transfers.

Angel Art House - Oil Paintings Gallery
Offers fineart reproductions of oil paintings from the World's most famous paintings from artists such as Van Gogh, Monet, Klimt, Dali, Renoir, Rembrandt, and more. Everything from the classical era through impressionism, up to today's modern art. They also accept commissions to create portrait oil paintings from photographs, entirely hand painted by talented artists in museum quality. Worldwide free shipping!

Art Oil Paintings for Sale
Shop for oil painting reproductions and oil paintings of original, abstract, landscape, flower, and modern art. Large framed oil paintings for sale online. Cheap prices, museum quality, and available in many sizes.

Artylicious
Online gallery of digital and original art that is available to buy online. Includes Abstract, Flowers, and Pop Art reproduced on canvas and on printed blinds.

Aspect Art | Hand Made Oil Painting Reproductions
You tell us what fine art and other media you want painted and we employ our artists to make that dream a reality. 100% Guaranteed, 100% Hand-painted, 100% Quality.

G Paintings | Oil Reproductions
Oil paintings for sale. Online store offering high quality painting reproductions, handmade artwork, painted with oil on canvas.

HK Art | oilpaintinghk.com
We offer oil painting reproduction masterpieces of all categories. These paintings will be 100% hand-painted on canvas. Museum quality is guaranteed for all of our oil paintings.

iCanvas.Com
iCanvas.Com offers some of the most outstanding limited-edition Giclee canvas art prints for sale. Giclee canvas wall art is made with 100% canvas material that is a great alternative to hanging up posters. We specialize in art prints and reproductions.

MyPicturePainter: Oil Painting Portraits
Oil paintings for family, baby or child and even pets. Canvas paintings are custom made. Offers original family oil paintings and photo to canvas oil portrait service.

Oil Painting by Canvaz
Canvaz offers quality oil painting reproductions of famous artists works. All oil paintings are of the highest quality and standards. Custom oil painting portraits are also available.

Photo To Sketch
Service that turns your digital photo into an interesting, frameable sketch.

Wall Art For Less
Retail website for oil painting reproduction and decorative paintings.

Wholesale Oil Painting From China
J&M Artwork (Xiamen) Co. Ltd, China's leading art manufacturer, offers reproduction oil paintings of many famous art works. They also create paintings from photographs upon request. All art is available for sale and framing is offered.



Art Schools, Classes & Workshops:


2d Digital Art Guide
This is a practical roadmap to 2d digital art paintings for the motivated beginner. The free online drawing and painting lessons here will help you build a strong artistic foundation in no time!

911 Media Arts Center
is Washington's only non-profit media center supporting film, video and multimedia artists with new technology tools, workshops and screenings.

All Art Schools
All Art Schools is a complete online guide to art education and careers. We strive to be the finest resource available, allowing students to compare schools, contact them, read common questions and answers, and ask questions.

The Art Institutes
Visit The Art Institutes for design, fashion, media arts & culinary programs.

Center for Research in Electronic Art Technology (CREATE)
CREATE serves as a productive environment available to students, researchers, and media artists for the realization of music and multimedia works. We present several concerts per year of electroacoustic music. Courses are offered at the undergraduate and graduate levels in collaboration with several departments. The Center also serves as a laboratory for research and development of a new generation of software and hardware tools to aid in media-based composition.

Design Training
A complete guide to art and design education across the US. Includes a design news section which is updated daily and a database of art and design education resources.

Find Your Art School
A place where art and design students can find the tools to research art schools by program, degree, location, online and more with no cost. Students search for interesting sites about art schools or other important content about their education and professional development.

The Irish School of Landscape Paainting
teaches courses in Landscape Painting in some of Ireland's most breathtaking locations. Classes are located in Connemara, Wicklow, and Dublin. Master Painter classes are also available.

Paros Art Workshops
All that Greece has to offer combined with expert instruction. Work shops in oil and watercolour in the sun and atmosphere of a Greek isle.

Silicon Valley Art Museum (SVAM)
The Silicon Valley Art Museum's mission is to provide a virtual online art gallery, resources for artists, and a free source of educational art programs for emerging artists. SVAM provides online art education that includes free art lessons for children and others who may be confined or have limited mobility. SVAM is a non profit 501c organization.

Visual Arts Education Canada (VAEC)
is currently an informally run resource by a Canadian teacher. It intends to assist anyone interested in visual arts related learning/teaching.




Selling Art:


Allen's Creations, Inc.
is a frame and art gallery in Clemson, South Carolina (USA). They specialize in selling prints and framing works of art.

Art.Com
is a leading online print and poster retailer provides framing, mounting and laminating services, posters, art prints, paintings, canvas prints, vintage original posters, fine art prints, inspirational posters, giclee prints, art reproductions and original art & photography.

artmole
A state-of-the-art portal for students and professional artists that supports the sale of reproduction limited art.

Barewalls.com
A comprehensive retail art print index. You can purchase art posters here.

CafePress.Com
Shop, sell or create what's on your mind. This is a wonderful resource for artists who would like to sell reproductions of their art. Art images can be sold on mugs, t-shirts, and cards / prints and much more, all with no upfront costs and no inventory to manage.

Corporate Art Connections
This site offers companies a chance to exhibit works of art by many Southeastern artists. The works are original pieces of art worthy of any corporate art collection. They also have a network of artists who offer commissioned works as well. This company is based in Atlanta, GA.

Escrow
Impartial third party that provides tangible as well as intangible escrow services. Escrow is a defined process whereby a buyer puts money into the custody of a trusted third party with a guarantee that funds are available for payment to the seller after a specified set of conditions has been met.

Zazzle
Offers a way to sell your original art. They have a "Name-Your-Royalty" system that lets you set the royalty from 10% to %99 of the retail price. Offers online product design tools so that you can create t-shirts and other apparel, fine art prints, drinkware and much more. Accounts are free. Hosts community forums and a seller blog that has helpful tips on marketing your art.




Tools and Supplies:


Accent Arts
A wonderful art supply store that meets the artist community's needs for Northern California's Bay Area.

Affordable Office Supplies
AOS online is an online supplier of office stationery and office supplies to businesses and home users throughout the UK and Ireland. We supply over 20,000 products with the majority being available for delivery the next working day.

Art Frames
Offers quality picture frames at discount prices.

Ars Logo Design
Provides businesses all over the world with logo design services. Customer support in English, German and Spanish.

Artway - Art Supplies and Sketchbooks
Artway has 20 years experience in providing high quality art supplies and sketchbooks. Our own brand products are available along with other brands.

BlueCotton
BlueCotton.com allows users to design custom t-shirts and order online through a unique interface. BlueCotton offers free shipping and a variety of rush options. BlueCotton has a great reputation for quality and value.

Blurb
An online service that helps you create and publish your own book. You can sell your original books in their onsite bookstore. They also provide software (BookSmart) which enables you easily create content for a book. This site also hosts a Forum for questions and answers.

Brushes Manufacturers & Exporters
Manufacturers and exporters of paint brushes, artist brushes, cosmetic brush, school brushes, hobby and craft brushes.

Can Stock Photo: Stock Photography
Can Stock Photo offers professional royalty free stock photography at affordable prices. The site's high-quality images start at $1. Whether you need an image for advertising, presentations, brochures or just decoration, Can Stock Photo has you covered with its database of more than 1 million images! This is a commercial stock photography site. Users can also register to upload their own photos for sale.

CD Duplication at DupeCoop.Net
I own a CD Duplication service in New York called DupeCoop. We have been in business since 1983 and serve musicians and record labels. Our speciality is quick short run jobs of 300 or less CDs, although we are capable of larger runs.

Classroom Creativity and Art Resources
Information and lesson plan ideas for educators and parents to help spark artistic creativity and inspire children to express themselves through art.

Cooper Sewing Machines
An online sewing machine store that offers machines from leading brands such as Toyota, Brother, Elna, Janome, Silver and Singer and has an extensive range of sewing accessories and tools.

Custom Neon and LED Signs
Buy Factory Direct Neon & LED Signs. We'll beat all Neon Sign or LED Sign prices. Guaranteed! Shop for Custom Neon Signs, Open Neon Signs and Custom Neon Lights.

My Art and Craft Supplies
An online store designed for creative people of all ages - a large selection of art and craft and hobby materials, as well as scrapbooking supplies.

Daniel Smith
A wonderful place to find art supplies at reasonable prices. Located in Seattle, Washington, this company has great products such as paint, canvas, frames and what ever else an artist might need.

favicon.cc
Offers a tool that lets you create a "favicon.ico" image for your website. This image is normally displayed in the URL field of a web browser. This site also allows you to publish your image on their site as well.

Faviconer.com
With this online tool you can generate favicon.ICO for your website. You can draw it from scratch or convert any .gif, .png or .jpg image to .ICO file format.

Home-Museum.com
Storage & display solutions for the artist & collector.

Homecrafts.co.uk
We believe that when you make something, that thing becomes ingrained with personal significance and value. You remember what inspired you, exactly how you made it; what materials and equipment that you used and how you felt during it's creation. This site offers craft and art supples for any project you may have in mind.

Impact Custom Signs and Lettering
We design, produce and install custom business and corporate signs, dimensional metal lettering, and bronze and stainless steel plaques - nationwide.

Lewis Color Lithographers
creates prints of fine art.

Macbeth Art Insurance
All risks cover for fine art collectors, galleries, dealers and exhibitors.

MatCutter.Com
Mr. Bing offers many suggestions for matting art. They also sell precut mats for your art.

MOO Business Cards
With MOO you can design and print business cards using your own photos and designs to make each card unique.

Office Shopping
Office Shopping is the UK's leading online office stationery supplier. We stock over 20,000 office stationery essentials to homes and businesses across the UK.

OnWineTime
Your source for joyful innovative gifts & ultimate entertainment tools for your home, office, restaurant, catering & all special occasions. Get everything you need to indulge the WINO in you: Decanters, Riedel wine glasses and more.

pbSmartPostage Online Postage Service
An online postage service that lets sellers buy and print postage from home. Track art shipments online, verify addresses for free and get discounted rates on certain USPS services.

Ribbons.Com
An instructional and authoritative source on ribbon crafts. Includes videos, articles, photo galleries, ribbon spotlights and more.

Safety Glasses USA . Com
We have your Protection in Sight. A veteran-owned small business that offers assorted glasses, eyeware and much more.

Sinopia
is a store based in San Francisco which offers the finest quality of pigments and materials for restoration, interior design and fine arts. Their site also has an on-line pigment and raw artist materials catalog and hosts forums for artists dicussions.

StickleMe
We are a kid engagement group that makes restickable creations. We donate at least 25% of our proceeds back into the community and mentor students. We have a new artist section where art can sold with 100% of the proceeds go back to the artists.

WestCoastSignWorks.Com
is a full service sign and banner company also providing Acrylic Letters for Commercial Signage among all its other services.

Winsor & Newton
is a manufacturer of fine art materials based in England and the United States. They provide comprehensive information and dynamic ideas for artists and all creative-types. Their site features a complete encyclopedia of art supplies and materials, illustrated art tips and techniques, a 'Learn to Paint' section, and a contributor's library of new creative applications.

Woodworking Clamps - Tools for Expert Woodworkers from Woodline USA
Woodline USA offers a wide selection of woodworking tools to allow artist to do their best work. From router bits to clamps, Woodline has everything you need.




HTML Help & Web Design:


A List Apart
is for people who make websites. This site explores the design, development, and meaning of web content, with a special focus on web standards and best practices.

Fatwax 3D
Passionate, focused and innovative, Fatwax 3D Design is a leading creative design company which specialises in 3D architecture and 3D Design using the latest 3D software. They offer 3D Architectural CGIs, 3D Interior Design, 3D Exterior Design, and Walkthrough/Fly-through Animation at unbeatable prices.

EchoEcho.Com: HTML Tutorial
A complete introduction to HTML and A-Z reference guide for HTML.

HTML Code Tutorial
An online tutorial teaching basic HTML writing skills. This site also hosts a Forum where help can be found with Web Design issues.

HTML Dog: HTML Beginner Tutorial
An online tutorial teaching basic HTML writing skills.

Netrics Communications: HTML Tutorial
An online tutorial teaching HTML writing skills.

quackit.com: HTML Tutorial
An online tutorial teaching HTML writing skills.

Roughneck Graphics
San Antonio, Texas based Web and graphics design company.

tizag.com: HTML Tutorial
Here you will learn how the basics of the Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML), so that you may make your own web pages.

W3C: Getting started with HTML
A short introduction to writing HTML.

W3C: Html Markup Validation Service
Lets you check the HTML of any webpage located on the WWWeb.

w3schools: HTML Tutorial
An interative tutorial that teaches you how to write HTML.





Web Hosting:


ArtBreak
A service that hosts a global community of artists. The service is free though art sold via their site is subject to a small commission fee payable by the seller. This site also allows artists to friend other artists who are already on their site which helps to build communities among artists.

Art Chatter
Supporting local artist and galleries in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Including articles, events, exhibitions, links, bios, portfolios and more.

The Art Source
An art agency and online art directory based in London, representing established contemporary artists, with a quarter of the profits being donated to Medecins Sans Frontieres (UK), a non-profit, independent humanitarian medical aid agency . There is no Joining or Memberships fee for the hosting of artists' works. Instead a percentage of all art sales is given to The Art Source in exchange for this service offered to artists. Art is presented in a gallery like setting by artist members.

Art.Net (Art on the Net)
has various studios and gallery rooms that are curated by artists who are showing their works. This site is dedicated to helping artists come up on the Internet and helping them to share their art via the World Wide Web.

Artabus.Com
This is a virtual gallery site hosting contemporary artists from all over the world. The goal of this site is to build an efficient tool allowing artists to exhibit their works, and allow art lovers to browse through thousands of paintings and sculptures.

Artifolio
Artist Portfolio and Art Blog Community.

Artist Rising
Offers web hosting for artists and is owned by Art.Com.

Artspan.Com
Offers web hosting for the artist, artisan or photographer. For a low monthly fee, you can have your own website and URL with the tools to manage the website and sell your artworks.

ArtWanted.Com
Offers free web hosting for artists of all ages and skill levels. With a free basic membership, artists receive their own portfolio page, detailed statistics reports, ability to upload up to 3 images each month and access to other member features. Premium accounts which allow for unlimited uploads are also available for a fee. This site also offers an Artist Forum for discussions. Only members can post though posts can be viewed by the general public. The art and list postings on this site are censored by the staff.

Blue Zeppelin
A free online art gallery where many artists display their work for free.

CultureInside - Connecting artists
Luxembourg based Culture Portal dedicated to worldwide promotion of artists and art students. Free e-space for artists. Free culture and art related information.

deviantART.Com
A web hosting site where artists can show their work. Offers a store through which the member artists can also sell prints of their art. One member artist shared the following recommendation, "I have found the staff quick to respond, very helpful and overall an excellent choice." The art on this site is censored by the staff.

DRPUDomains.Com
A domain registration and web hosting site. Offers freeware domain name registration services tool. Also gives a user advanced facilities to speed up the performance of their website.

FolioLink
Webhosting service that allows you to create and update a website. Includes online tools to make it easy for you to manage your own website.

M E S A R T
This is a site that allows artists to showcase, advertise, promote and sell their artwork over the Internet. It is a place at the crossroads of a gallery, a store, a marketplace, a community and a global network. MesArt is created and designed by artists for artists and is the home of quality fine art, design and handmade original crafts.

Namecheap.Com
Namecheap offers affordable and reliable web hosting with one click installs of image and video galleries as well as portfolio sites. E-commerce features are also available for people who wish to start selling their art work over the Internet.

Private Art Collection . Net
A worldwide unique database of private art collections of highest art-historical importance. Comprehensive information on the artistic and historical background of the works of art complete the unique graphical material.

smallGod webHosting
We provide easy, professional, and affordable website hosting for photographers, designers and other visual artists. We offer a one click installer for Indexhibit (a popular artist centric CMS), auto installers for over 150 other applications, a SiteBuilder WYSIWYG website creation tool and more. Great personal support!

WebHostingBuzz
WebHostingBuzz offers affordable web hosting with one click installs of WordPress Portfolio websites. Show off your art and allow others to provide feedback via comments.




Web Linkage:


Access Arts @ ArtDeadline.Com
The art world's source for income and exhibition opportunities. A searchable database and magazine that lists local and national juried artist competitions, grants, call for submissions, art jobs, art festivals, residencies, fellowships, & more... Also see comprehensive artist support services...

Art Link Index
is a comprehensive site containing a diverse collection of art website links, many of which are individual artists' sites. Prints, lithographs, serigraphs, posters, originals and sculptures are featured on this unique site.

Art.Net (Art on the Net)
has various studios and gallery rooms that are curated by artists who are showing their works. This site is dedicated to helping artists come up on the Internet and helping them to share their art via the World Wide Web. This site also offers linkage to other art related sites upon request. Voluntary donations for this link service are welcomed.

ArtQuest
Since 1996, ArtQuest has been connecting buyers and sellers of art by email who are located all over the world. Special features include thousands of art works for sale, Links Library, Bulletin Board, Treasure Showcase and many free services. You'll see art listed by artists, galleries and dealers as well as those collectors who are looking to buy and sell paintings, sculpture, prints and more.

Delicious: Social bookmarking
A Social Bookmarking service that enables you to save all your bookmarks online, share them with other people, and see what other people are bookmarking. It also means that we can show you the most popular bookmarks being saved right now across many areas of interest.

The Internet Art Database
is a art listing service on the Internet. It contains thousands of art pieces and receives over 200,000 vistors every month. There is a fee to be listed on this site.

the-artists.org
A database of 20th Century and contemporary visual artists, this site is a portal for research on visual arts. The masters since 1900 are represented with their portrait, dates and places of birth -and death-, with links to webresources to find anything you want to know about them, with images of their work, comprehensive biographies and articles, and if it exists, the artist's personal website.

World Artist Directory
A place where artists can list information about themselves and their works.




Blog Resources:


Blogger.Com
Google's free blogging service. This service is fast and easy to use, offering unlimited text and 500 megabyte for photos. Bloggers can also sell ads on their sites through Google Adsense or other ad services to help support themselves.

Blogsteam
A free blog hosting site. Blogstream is one of the most powerful, easy to use blog sites on the web. Create a free blog in less than 5 minutes... even post images in your free blog gallery!

Global Voices Online . Org
Global Voices Online is a non-profit global citizens media project. It hosts weblogs, wikis, podcasts, tags, aggregators and online chats - to call attention to conversations and points of view that enable understanding of our inter-connected world.

Kinetic Knowledge
Designs brand specific search optimized blog solutions. We host & manage the technology, provide ongoing marketing/ advertising education, offer content options and are committed to a reliable human service. In all, we offer a comprehensive affordable business blogging value proposition. We help people become better online marketers and we help them build sustainable online brands!

LiveJournal.Com
An independent blogging service offered by Six Apart. It targets community minded young adults and offers unlimited text plus 1 gigabyte for photo storage with ad supported version. One can pay extra for no ads and 2 gigabytes of storage. All ads support Live Journal.

MSN's Spaces (Windows Live)
MSN's free online blogging service that hosts an international crowd. Bloggers are offered unlimited text storage and 500 megabytes for photos. Advertising is sold by Microsoft to support MSN Spaces.

MySpace.Com
News Corp's free blogging service that is favored by teens and young adults. Storage is unlimited and advertising is sold by MySpace to support the site. Bloggers cannot host ads on their blogs.

OurStory.Com
A free hosting site that goes beyond just blogging. Here you can create a meaningful, organized and beautiful record of your thoughts. This site enables you to collect your thoughts, memories, photos, videos and more. Your content can be shared and even made up into a published book.

SquareSpace.Com
A fee based web hosting site that offers blogging features. Squarespace is a great way to publish and manage a web site online.

TypePad.Com
A fee based blog hosting site that offers a 30 day free trial. A TypePad blog is an easy way to have a great-looking, up-to-date, search-engine friendly presence on the web. This site is geared towards professionals with particular expertise.

WordPress.Com
Free independent blogging service based on Open Source software. Their identiry gears towords the hip, tech-savvy folks. This service offers unlimited storage and is non-commercial (no ads).

Xanga.Com
Free independent blogging service based in New York City. Originally targeted at creative writers and teens, this site offers bloggers unlimited text and 200 megabytes for photos. Addiditional storage is available for a small fee.

Yahoo! 360
Yahoo's free blogging service for Yahoo users. Offers unlimited storage for text and photos. All ads support Yahoo.