We hope you are all well, and that working on your art is helping you to find some respite from the troubling news in the world at large.
We have read that online art sales are expected to rise, but we realize that at this moment the financial forecast is uncertain. As a gesture of support, we will be changing the Artspan Marketplace so that our members will pay no commission on any sales through their Artspan site. Previously, we charged commission on sales to buyers who find their work through the Marketplace--the shops on Artspan's home page. Going forward, it will be the same as buyers going directly to the member site--no commission at all.
Wishing peace of mind and good health to every member of the Artspan community. Please continue to check in with us on Facebook and Instagram let us know if there's anything we can do to help you improve your site and boost your online sales. Our online artist community is now more important than ever, and we can continue to support, encourage, and inspire each other.
RESOURCES FOR ARTISTS DURING COVID-19
Here's a list of resources for artists during these trying times. Some silly, some edifying, some serious. We'll continue to add to the list as the situation continues, so please let us know if you have resources you'd like to add to the list.
10 ways to stay creative during times of stress. Advice to help you channel your energy towards your art and not towards your worries.
Are you taking this extra time to work on your artist website...
...Or to get your work out there?
You're stuck inside and you have time to learn something new?
You need a creative way to pass the time, or you need a distraction?
If you're suffering financially because of the Quarantine.
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