Sites listed in this category are for retailers of products related to the traditional fine visual arts.

Visual Arts refers to the class of art forms, including painting, sculpture, photography and others, that focus on the creation of art works which are primarily visual in nature. The visual arts are distinguished from other classes such as performing arts, language arts, and culinary arts. The definition is not strict, and many art forms have aspects of the visual arts as well other types of art. Quoted from: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Please be sure that the site meets the requirements for the Shopping category prior to suggesting it here. An incorrect submission will only delay the editing process. Shopping FAQ

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Sites listed in this category are for retailers of products related to the traditional fine visual arts. This includes original works of art, reproductions, commissioned works, and supplies used in creation and conservation. Gift items that directly relate to fine art can also be found in this category.

  • Review the many subcategories available and find the one most appropriate for your product.
  • Use the site's actual title. (Exceptions are for Individual Artist categories that require titles to be formatted as LastName, FirstName).
  • The description should briefly and accurately describe the site's content. Do not include marketing hype and keywords.
  • Sites which are mainly advertising for a business, individual artist or group and that do not offer prices and a method of purchase should be suggested to the appropriate Regional and/or Arts category.
  • Non-English sites should be suggested to the appropriate World category.

Please be sure the site belongs in Shopping before suggesting it here.

This category contains sites which specialize in selling artist created prints produced with a printmaking technique. Methods include Intaglio, Monoprints, Lithograph, and Serigraphy. Artists selling original works as well as producing prints, should submit to the category for the medium the works are first produced in.

Most printmaking processes allow the artist to create multiple images (an edition), each print (impression) in an edition is printed (pulled) by the artist (or by a print studio or atelier under the artist's supervision) and is considered an original fine print.

Submission Notice for Shopping: Visual Arts: Artist Created Prints:

Sites listed here will specialize in selling artist created fine art prints produced using various printmaking techniques. If your site focuses on a particular technique, please suggest it to the most appropriate subcategory. The art must be for sale, with prices and a provide a method of remotely purchasing the artwork. If the focus of the site is informational and/or to provide a gallery display, please suggest to the most appropriate category of Arts/Visual_Arts/Printmaking.

Sites listed here will be for individual artists skilled in printmaking techniques and producing their own prints, or for those working with Ateliers to offer high quality artwork prints. Gallery or multiple artist sites will generally belong in Shopping/Visual_Arts/Posters_and_Prints

Please be sure the site belongs in Shopping before suggesting here.

Calligraphy is the art of Beautiful Writing. It encompasses alphabetic and pictographic languages. Examples of alphabetic languages include Latin, Hebrew, Arabic, and Sanskrit. Principle pictographic languages include Chinese and Japanese.
Please suggest only calligraphic sites offering products for sale. If your site primarily displays artwork or offers general information about the art form, please suggest it to Arts/Visual_Arts/Calligraphy/. If your site primarily offers calligraphy services please suggest it to Business/Arts_and_Entertainment/Visual_Arts/Calligraphy
This category is for sites which offer an online classified ad service specifically geared to visual arts.
Collage is an artwork comprised of portions of various existing images and or materials arranged so that they join, overlap or blend to create a new image.
Sites listed here will offer collage artworks for sale.
For sites selling artistic works created using digital technology.
This category lists sites which are directories of art shopping sites.
Sites in this category sell ethnic and regional fine arts. Subcategories are divided by continent, then by ethnicity.
Following these guidelines will allow us to add your site to the directory as quickly as possible.
  • Before submitting any sites to this category, please take the time to browse through the subcategories to make sure your site is included in the appropriate category.
  • If your site is not in English, please submit it to the proper category in World/.
Galleries selling the work of more than one artist and which include works in more than one medium are listed in this category. Galleries specializing in only one medium, such as painting, are listed under that medium. Galleries are defined as retailers exhibiting original works. If your site is primarily for the display of your works and enjoyment by others, there is a very comprehensive category at Arts/Visual_Arts/Galleries.
Please give consideration to the content of your site, and, if applicable, find the appropriate subcategory that applies to the majority of the works featured on your site.

  • If your site is not in English, please submit it to the proper category in World/.
  • Sites displaying solely the work of an individual artist should be submitted to Shopping/Visual_Arts/Artists.

Drawing is the act of creating a representation of any subject by the use of lines and/or value. Artist will work in a variety of mediums including charcoal, colored pencil, graphite or pen and ink. An Illustration is generally used as a visual representation of something described in the text of a story, poem, or newspaper article.


Sites listed in Illustration and Drawing will display works of art for sale from Illustrators and/or artists working primarily in mediums such as charcoal, colored pencil, graphite or pen and ink. Sites must be in English and must offer pricing information and a method to purchase prints or original artwork.

Please be sure your site belongs in Shopping before suggesting it here. At minimum:

  • The primary focus of the site must be the selling of your artwork.
  • Prices must be available on the site.
  • The site must provide a way for a customer to purchase the items.

If the main purpose of the site is to display artwork or portfolios, please suggest the site to the most appropriate category in Arts/Illustration or Arts/Visual_Arts/Drawing.

If the site has a specific theme i.e. pet portraits or cartoons, please locate the most appropriate subcategory.

This category is for artists and galleries which specialize in works that are of mixed media. Mixed media works are those which include more than one type of construction material to build up a final image.
Individual artists selling work in a variety of media are listed in this category. Artists working in only one medium, such as painting, are listed under that medium.
Following these guidelines will allow us to add your site to the directory as quickly as possible.

  • Please submit your site to the appropriate letter category of the alphabet bar.
  • Individual artists are listed by their last name, handle or screen name.
  • If your site is not in English, please submit it to the proper category in World/.
Contains sites which represent retail fund raising stores and shops for actual museums. These sites generate funds which directly benefit the museum only and are not-for-profit in nature.
Sites not directly associated with actual museums should not be submitted here.
Works of art made with paint on a surface. Web sites with a focus on selling original paintings, not limited to a specific genre or a certain region.
Following these guidelines will allow us to add your site to the directory as quickly as possible.

  • Before submitting any sites to this category, please take the time to browse through the categories to make sure your site is included in the appropriate category.
  • If your site is not in English, please submit it to the proper category in World/.

Shopping/Visual Arts/Photography is for photographers (amateurs, semi-professionals, and professionals), photography studios and galleries selling prints online.

Please read these guidelines carefully. Following them and the specific subcategory guidelines will allow us to review your site as quickly as possible. Please find the single most appropriate category for your site, following the instructions given below.

The primary focus of your site must be the sale of Photography. Please be sure your site belongs in Shopping before suggesting it here. At minimum:

  • The primary focus of the site must be the selling of your artwork.
  • Prices must be available on the site.
  • The site must provide a way for a customer to purchase the items online.

Please review Shopping FAQ''s for further details.

If you are selling photographic equipment or products, please submit your site to Shopping/Photography.

Please submit all for-hire services i.e. wedding, portrait, commercial-advertising, aerial, architectural or fashion photography sites to the proper subcategory of Business/Arts_and_Entertainment/Photography.

If the primary focus of your site is selling licensed or royalty free photographs from your archives, please submit to Business/Arts_and_Entertainment/Photography/Stock.

All sites featuring photographic services which are available online such as retouching, image manipulation, restoration, custom printing, scanning, and photo finishing are listed in Shopping/Photography/Services.

If the text on your site is not in English, please submit your link to the photography category in the proper language in World.

Some photography sites may qualify for a second listing in the Regional branch of the ODP.

A work of art made from a photograph, that represents a specific person, a group of people, or an animal.
Following these guidelines will allow us to add your site to the directory as quickly as possible.

  • Before submitting any sites to this category, please take the time to browse through the subcategories to make sure your site is included in the appropriate category.
  • If your site is not in English, please submit it to the proper category in World/.

This category contains sites which specialize in selling Posters and Prints in a variety of genres and categories. Artists selling original works as well as producing prints, should submit to the category for the medium the works are first produced in.

A Poster is an advertisement, generally printed on a large piece of paper, which is posted on a wall in a public place. This art medium comes from the ancient practice of "posting" messages in public places. used for advertising or other communication needs, posters were designed to communicate quickly and graphically. Posters are still used for that purpose today-movies, concerts, plays, and other public events, are all promoted with posters.

A Print, for the purposes of this category will include digitally, manual or mass produced copies from paintings or other artworks. Included here are artists who are selling their work as prints, rather than in the orignal format. (Unless the artist is a trained printmaker or has the prints created under the supervison of an Atelier). Those sites should be suggested to Artist Created Prints.

Submission Notice for Shopping: Visual Arts: Posters and Prints:

Sites listed in Posters and Prints will focus on selling a variety of poster and prints in a variety of genres and categories. Site must be available in English. If the site sells only Posters please suggest it to Posters and Prints/Posters. For site selling only prints it would belong in Posters and Prints/Prints. For sites focusing on a particular theme please look for an appropriate thematic subcategory.

Please be sure your site belongs in Shopping before suggesting it here. At minimum:

  • The primary focus of the site must be the selling of your artwork.
  • Prices must be available on the site.
  • The site must provide a way for a customer to purchase the items.

If the main purpose of the site is to display artwork or portfolios, please suggest the site in Arts/Visual_Arts/Galleries/Virtual/Posters_and_Prints

Please be sure the site belongs in Shopping before suggesting here.

Reproductions, forgeries (legal), or copies of any fine artwork: painting, sculpture, architectural, or historic works.
  • If your site is not in English, please submit it to the proper category in World/.
A three-dimensional work of art, or the art of making it. Such works may be carved, modeled, constructed, or cast. Sculptures can also be described as assemblage, in the round, and relief, and made in a huge variety of media.
Following these guidelines will allow us to add your site to the directory as quickly as possible.

Before submitting any sites to this category, please take the time to browse through the subcategories to make sure your site is included in the appropriate category.

If your site is not in English, please submit it to the proper category in "/World" .

This category is for sellers of materials and supplies related to the visual arts. These include not only items used in the creation of art, but also those used for display, storage, and conservation.
When submitting a site to this category please read the category description, and the descriptions of the sub-categories. Please try to find the sub-category that best fits the products offered. Sites listed under the Shopping heading include items for sale with prices, shipping information, and contact information.
This category is for sites selling art characterized by a particular style, form, or content.
Following these guidelines will allow us to add your site to the directory as quickly as possible.
  • Before submitting any sites to this category, please take the time to browse through the subcategories to make sure your site is included in the appropriate category.
  • If your site is not in English, please submit it to the proper category in World/.