Tips For the Art Appreciator

I think you can learn a lot about someone based on the art they display in their home. For me, the more personal a piece of art is to its owner, the better. Art collectors are familiar with the phenomenon of being spoken to by a piece of art. And it is completely true. Art can relay a sense of comfort with in the parameters of its encasing, it can send a message that makes the viewer long to be a part of the picture or transported to a fond location, time or event. If you don’t have the time to peruse art galleries, online searches are your best bet.


A few years back, a new online art matchmaker site called popped onto the cultural scene allowing artists and art seekers a worldwide a place to connect. Now, the company has spun off an innovative online “social platform” for artists worldwide that is designed to help connect artists and their works with the ideal consumers who want them. It is called and it is free to join and just being launched to the market this month.

“We see the online marketplace changing from the old guard of big one-stop shops like eBay and Amazon, to a new order where the actual site you buy from matters less than finding the perfect product,” says President Luke Terpstra. “We exist to support original artists online.”

The truth is most artists use multiple online venues to promote their work and a site like helps support artists’ success wherever they can find it. Instead of trying to fight against all the options artists have and use, helps embrace all of them and provides very useful hub where artists can send potential customers to all of their sites.

It is a simple and easy site to bridge the gap between all of an artist’s web locations and can be used to synchronize All of that together for free. On, members are allowed to list all their online stores where their works are listed, as well as their social network profiles. This allows artists to take all their links from all the art sites they may have their works posted; Boundless, Esty, Yessy, etc. And all their social network profiles like MySpace and Facebook, and now replace them with just one link to a new hub:

Art lovers looking to find that perfect art piece are able to browse the sites for free as well linking to multiple art sales venues. Artists are able to list their works for sale and simply pay a percentage commission when works are sold through either the or sites.

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  1. i love art. i buy art a lot too, to my husbands dismay. i bought myself a signed kurt vonnegut silk screen last year – its my pride and joy

  2. Remember to always buy art because you love it! Not because you think it’s a great investment. Art from the heart, people.
    Thanks NIcole for the info.

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