How do I find local paintings?

That’s why we’ve encompassed 7 easy ways to find local art no matter where you are.

  1. Find art online. Browsing the internet is always a good way to start.
  2. Gallery Tours.
  3. Open Studios.
  4. Art Meet-Ups.
  5. Collectors Clubs.
  6. Local Art Universities.
  7. Local Art Fairs.

How do I sell my paintings locally?

Going Local: 5 Ways to Market Your Art in Your Community

  1. Hold Local Exhibits.
  2. Network with the Local Arts Community.
  3. Get in Touch With Businesses.
  4. Schmooze with the Press.
  5. Team Up with a Local Charity.
  6. How do you promote your artwork locally?

How do you price art by time?

Pay yourself a reasonable hourly wage, add the cost of materials and make that your asking price. For example, if materials cost $50, you take 20 hours to make the art, and you pay yourself $20 an hour to make it, then you price the art at $450 ($20 X 20 hours + $50 cost of materials).

How do I invest in paintings?


  1. Remember – Investing in art is a long-term return investment option. Keep patience and it will pay off.
  2. Do your research well. Make sure you verify the origin of the painting/work of art.
  3. Feel free to ask as many questions as you want to the dealer/auction house about the painting/work of art.

How do you get into the local art scene?

How to get involved in your local art scene

  1. Art shows and festivals. Fees for those are usually low unless it’s a bigger show.
  2. Arts councils and other art organizations.
  3. Local shops.
  4. Facebook and other social media.
  5. Volunteer.
  6. Benefits:

Who will buy my paintings?

The best places to sell your artwork online to support your creative business.

  • Etsy.
  • Amazon.
  • FineArtAmerica.
  • Saatchi Art.
  • UGallery.
  • Shopify.
  • TurningArt.
  • Society6.

How much should an 8×10 painting cost?

Don’t jack the price of your 8×10″ paintings from $200 to $2000 overnight. Pros recommend a 10% rise in price to begin with. You can always consider going higher later, but if you go too high, you likely won’t get those lost customers back. Keep it real.

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