A great way to attract traffic to your Artspan site is to submit your work to various design blogs and online galleries. Submission takes only a few minutes, and you can submit an image and a link to your Artspan site. Here’s a list of eleven sites that feature various types of art in different mediums, but there are many others. Find one that’s right for your work!
Colossal, an Art Design and Visual Culture Blog
Hailed as the “Tate Modern of the Internet,” Colossal features the work of both established and emerging artists with a myriad of talents. Founded in 2010 by artists, Colossal, with their free digital resource, strives to make art accessible to all. Thisiscolossal.com has one million monthly visitors and 2.5 million monthly page views. Among the many accolades they have received, The National Endowment for the Arts called the website a “must read” and PBS’ Art:21 says Colossal brings recognition to under-represented artists.
To submit your work to Colossal, please email: [email protected]
Inspiring creativity since 2007, Eat Sleep Draw showcases various works of amateur artists. The site uses the Tumblr platform, and approximately 850,000 followers will have access to your work. Eat Sleep Draw publishes art every hour on the hour, 24 hours a day.
To submit art to Eat Sleep Draw, visit here
Often described as influential and trend-setting, Hi Fructose is an online art gallery of sorts, as well as a quarterly print magazine. Their print magazine has approximately 162,000 readers per issue and is sold in high profile stores such as Barnes and Noble. Their homepage receives 6 million visitors, and their Facebook and Instagram pages have 705,000 and 875,000 followers respectively. Founded by artists in 2005, Hi Fructose features the work of new and emerging artists, as well as work from those who have made their mark in the art world. Hi Fructose readers have the opportunity to view truly cutting edge and genre-bending art.
To submit your work, please visit here.
Bold. Phantasmagoric. Alternative. Boasting membership of over 26 million, DeviantArt.com has an extremely large international art community, with over 251 million dynamic works of art on display. DeviantArt is the hub for both artists and art admirers alike to creatively interact. Artists have the ability to promote, educate and even sell their art on Deviantart.com by becoming a member. Their cutting edge web-based community steps entirely out of the box, resulting in unique ways for artists to profit from their art.
Artist a Day
Visually sleek and sharp, the Artist a Day site caters to emerging artists. They feel that artists are under-appreciated, and want to bring new and fresh art to the masses.
To submit art, please visit here.
Architecture and design enthusiasts rejoice, Materialicious is for you!
An online gem featuring decor design, fashion, architecture, travel, cars...the list is endless. Founded in 2008, Materialicious is the source for lifestyle trends across the globe. Their content is consumed by millions of online users around the world.
To submit work, first become a member by clicking here.
A trendsetter in the design space, Notcot is the place to be for creatives and design lovers. Founded in 2005, Notcot boasts 5 million pageviews a month. Notcot Inc is a collection of design sites aimed at unique offerings in fashion, as well as spotlighting artists, products and technology.
To submit a post to Notcot, please visit here.
Lines and Colors
Eye candy for sure, Lines and Colors is just that-a place for art in all forms. As the founder states “if it has lines and colors, it’s fair game”. Founded by a Philadelphia based plein air painter, Lines and Colors is a blog featuring a plethora of art in its many styles.
To submit work for consideration, please email: [email protected]
Artists Inspire Artists
From the beautiful to bizarre, Artists Inspire Artists is an artist driven site where you, the artist, use your art to uplift and influence other artists. You will have the opportunity to have your art viewed and critiqued by peers in the art world, with the end goal being mutual inspiration.
Curating the Unseen
Quirky and whimsical, Curating the Unseen is an online photography publication that showcases the work of new and emerging artists. Spearheaded by female photographers and artists, they’ve been featured in Fluster Magazine and other publications. Their roster includes hundreds of cutting edge photographers, reaching their thousands of subscribed members via their Facebook page and site.
To submit your work to Curating the Unseen, visit the site here.
Introspective and diverse, Booooooom was launched in 2008 and is Canada’s highest-traffic art platform, one of the largest on the internet. Booooooom showcases art, design, film and music from emerging artists around the world.
To submit your work to Booooooom, please visit here.
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