Visual Art Websites and Resources
Annuartweb - Categorized
directory, including links to galleries and museums.
The Art and Framing Headquarters - A directory
of businesses, including frame shops, galleries, artists, wholesale framing distributors,
manufacturers, equipment, supplies, and software.
Art Bridge - Directory
and searchable database of art resources on the Web. Covers artists, animation,
art galleries and museums, architecture guides, crafts, photography, and digital
Art Connection - Consists of a searchable,
image-based directory of dealers and galleries in the fine arts. Fee required for
Art Montana - An online directory of local
and some out-of-state artists, galleries, museums, art centers, and resources.
Art Today - Guide to interesting and striking
modern art online. Contains a thumbnail and description for each site.
ArtBeatStreet - Features interviews with
Mark Ryden, Shag, LoobyLu, Tim Biskup and other artists, as well as hundreds of
links loosely organized by topic.
art49.com - Offers detailed information for exhibitions,
artists, museums and galleries in Europe.
Artfair Sourcebook - Listings of shows for
artists looking to apply to art and craft fairs throughout the USA. Includes discussion
forums and comments about specific shows.
Artists On Exhibit - A comprehensive
directory of Art exhibitions in the United States.
ARTV Awards - Spotlights artists in America
for achievement and excellence. Award information such as nominations, sponsors,
and submissions. Organization information also available.
Association of Photographers Awards - Honors
talent within the professional, advertising, and editorial fields of photography.
Information, history, and past and present winners.
Art Dorks - An online community for
artists to share their work in personal galleries. The aim is to network, discuss,
and help each other grow artistically.
Cannibal Flower - Artists
that use private and public donated space to showcase their work and that of others.
They promote the venue location itself, and bring art, music, dance and performance
to the public eye.
Amber's Artistry - San Diego art
studio featuring various forms of body castings and ceramic installations. Offers
supplies and classes in mosaics and jewelry making.
The AnyOne Collective - A group of multimedia
British artists, displaying digital photography and manipulation, Flash and Real
Media projects, and Web based art.
ARC Gallery - Chicago, IL artist run gallery
with a focus on contemporary installation, video, mixed media, painting and sculpture.
ARC International - The Art Renewal Center
- Combines on-line international art news, reviews, articles, contemporary salon
and a research library of master paintings. This site is devoted to raising 'art'
standards and giving recognition to the rare quality paintings of today and the
multitude of yesteryear.
Art Department - Roanoke County VA Schools
- Features an online student art gallery, the Virginia Art Standards of Learning,
philosophy, goals and link collection.
Color Matters - The concept of color
can be approached from several disciplines: physiology, psychology, philosophy,
and art. Starting points for an exploration of color. Explore how color affects
appetite, vision, sexuality, energy conservation, and its relationship to architecture
and interior design.
Color Theory Overview and Tutorial - Essays
on a number of aspects of the theory of colors and the aesthetics of color combinations.
All About Artists - Short biographies,
image galleries, and timelines of a small selection of painters.
ARC International - The Art Renewal Center
- Offering biographical information and high-resolution images of many paintings
from the great masters of the 19th century.
Art and Civilization - Collection
of images of the famous artists from Giotto to Duchamp.
Art History at Loggia
- 'Artists at a Glance' features a select group of some of the most important
artists who have shaped the history of art.
Art-Platform.com - Offers images of the
works of famous painters.
Artquizz - Test your knowledge of all periods
of Art, painters and painting with quizzes, games and puzzles. Site aimed for all
levels of knowledge, including children pages. Visitors are invited to participate
in the making of new pages, in English and in French.
AskART.com American Artist Reference
- Information more than 52,000 American artists including biographies, bodies of
work, valuation and appraisal techniques, auction records, publications, and artists
representatives as well as literature and museum information for American painters
Brain-Juice - Well-written biographies
about 20th century art, film, history, literature, and music. All biographies are
written by students at the best U.S. universities, with the strongest concentration
from Brown, Harvard, Princeton, and Yale.
Distinguished Artists Series
- Distinguished artists, including an alphabetical index of over 2,000 deceased
American artists, as provided by Traditional Fine Arts Online organization.
Four American Painters:
Eakins, Homer, Hopper, Sargent - A survey of American painting, focusing
on the work of Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper, and John Singer Sargent.
Giorgio Vasari - The Lives of
the Artists - An illustrated companion to Vasari's Lives, with associated
The Grand Tour: Venice & Rome
in the 18th Century - Oglethorpe University Museum exhibition of 18th century
landscape & veduta paintings of Venice & Rome. This important exhibit included
works by Canaletto, Panini & Ricci.
Last Expression - Exploration
of the art created by the prisoners at the concentration camp Auschwitz.
Life of an Artist - Biographies and Galleries
- Includes the text of Giorgio Vasari's "The Lives of the Artists,"
indexed by artist with selected specific artist galleries.
Olga's Gallery - Large collection of
images of the works of many artists, with biographies and historical comments. Sorted
by alphabet, topic, movement, and nationality/country. Offers a newsletter, and
archives are available.
The Smart-Ass Guide to Art - Offers
humorous biographical notes on artists such as Giotto, Artemisia Gentileschi, Franz
States Senate Catalogue of Fine Art - Senate document detailing the portraits
and sculptures in the United States Senate.
Web Gallery of Art - A virtual museum and
searchable database of European painting and sculpture of the Gothic, Renaissance
and Baroque periods (1200-1700), currently containing over 6,500 reproductions.
Biographies, commentaries, and guided tours.
WetCanvas: Virtual Museum - A true
virtual museum, complete with images, stories, and biographical notes on the great
Women Artists in History -
Showcase of women artists down through the centuries.
CODA Gallery - Locations, profiles of artists,
pictures and show schedules. Located in New York City, Palm Desert California and
Park City, Utah.
Hoypoloi - Gallery of contemporary glass,
Judaica, clock art, and ceramics. Stores in Chicago, Walt Disney World and Disneyland.
Amelie Gallery, Beijing, China - Chinese
Contemporary Art Gallery in Beijing,China
Art Scene China - Gallery specialized
in Chinese contemporary art by both emerging and well-established artists. Three
locations in Shanghai and Beijing.
A. E. Backus Museum and Gallery - A public
visual arts facility with displays of landscape paintings. Biographical information
and directions, Located in Fort Pierce, Florida.
Allentown Art Museum - Offering
a full schedule of art exhibits, tours, galleries, lectures, workshops, and family
activities in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Armand Hammer Museum - Permanent collections
include the Armand Hammer Collection of Art which is primarily composed of Impressionist
and Post-Impressionist works.
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria - Featuring a collection
of over 15,000 objets d'art from Asia, Europe and North America with primary
emphasis on Canada and Japan.
The Art Institute of Chicago Museum - Museum
houses more than 300,000 works of art and includes among its treasures, American
Gothic by Grant Wood, Edward Hopper's Nighthawks and 33 works by Monet.
The Baltimore Museum of Art - Exhibits American
and international art, including the Cone Collection of over 40 paintings by Matisse,
Gauguin, Picasso, Van Gogh and other European artists.
Bermuda National Gallery -
Houses the national collection of European, African and Bermuda art. Exhibits include
the Bermuda Biennial exhibition and changing international exhibition.
The British Museum - Houses a vast
collection of world art and artefacts, highlights of which can be viewed online.
Includes visitor information, events and exhibitions programme, current research
projects, gallery guides and teaching resources.
Brooklyn Museum of Art - With one of
the finest collections of Egyptian art in the world, this museum also has within
its permanent collection classical and middle eastern art, art of Africa, the Americas
and the Pacific, as well as decorative arts and textiles.
Carnegie Museum of Art - Museum features a central
collection of international art and additional halls of architectural art and sculpture.
Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum
- Features world-renowned Arts and Crafts Movement collection, rare Chinese and
English ceramics, and 300 years of painting by Dutch and British artists.
Chrysler Museum of Art - Exhibits a collection
of art works from contemporary times to ancient Egypt, located in Norfolk, Virginia.
Cincinnati Art Museum - Founded
in 1881, the museum features 88 galleries and a permanent collection of over 80,000
works of international art.
ABS-Gallery International - Membership
consists of elite artists selected by a jury. Includes information on submitting
works, artist galleries, and event calendar.
The Amity Art Foundation - Non-profit
corporation created to promote the arts, with an emphasis on traditional graphic
art techniques. Sponsors exhibits, juried shows, educational programs and other
such activities as to increase awareness of and participation in the arts. Includes
online galleries and portfolios.
Art International - Exhibitions and fairs
of modern art. Includes newsletter, links, and sample artwork.
ArteUtile Project - The goal is to build
a network of artists who want to collaborate. Provides exhibition space and organizes
events. Artists are categorized by medium and genre.
ArtistMoms - An online community offering
practical and free promotional support for women artists with children. Includes
galleries, a discussion forum, and helpful tips.
Artists Without Borders - Chronicles
artists' support of international humanitarian activities. Includes member list
and related links. [English and Japanese]
Asia Art Archive - Documents contemporary Asian
art. Offers online database, newsletter, and worldwide listing of events.
Association of Lifecasters International
- Organization of lifecasting artists dedicated to promoting the art and public
awareness of lifecasting.
Fine Art Trade Guild - International trade
association established in 1910 with objectives to inform, promote and develop the
art and framing industry.
Abstract Art and Artists - Learn about
the artists and styles of the abstract art movement including Cubism, Neoplasticism,
and Abstract Expressionism.
ARC International - The Art Renewal Center
- Offering biographical information and high-resolution images of many paintings
from the great masters of the 19th century.
Art at the End
of the 20th Century - Article by Max Podstolski.
Anton Krajnc: True Frescoes
in a Castle - Pictures and story about the rediscovery and revitalization
of a chapel in an Austrian castle, the creation of true frescoes on ceiling and
walls. History and techniques of fresco-painting.
The Art and Nature of Fresco - The
fresco technique of Sr. Lucia Wiley (1906-1998), a WPA muralist and painter. Includes
the essays "Who Owns a Work of Art?" and "The Feminine and Fresco
Technique" as well as an associated fresco mailing list.
The Bogside Artists - A site
dedicated to three mural artists whose work details the "troubles" in
Derry, Northern Ireland since 1968
Ann Marie Campbell - Gallery of murals,
prints, note cards, and other works by the artist. Sacred and other subjects. Includes
Anne Kennedy Decorative Art - Samples
of decorative paint finishes for walls and furniture, acid based concrete stain
for floors and fine art.
Antonia's Fine Art - Hand Painted
Wall Murals & Original Paintings on Canvas by Antonia Edwards
- Contemporary fresco paintings, portraits, wall paintings, and trompe l'oeil
by Fabrizio Ruggiero. Samples and descriptions.
Art for All Hearts - Artist Melba Artea
specializes in wall murals, hand-painted furniture, original watercolor and acrylic
Art Magickal - American
artists William and Terra paint murals including trompe l'oeil. On-line gallery
of their work.
The Art of Life - An online Portfolio
of many Public and Private Commissions by Artists' Bonnie Lee Turner and Cliff
Art of Solitaire - Tampa, Florida.
Exquisite and detailed handpainted, Trompe L'oeil, murals, faux finishes and
fanciful children's rooms customized for home or business by Sue Solitaire.
Artistic Interiors - Adrian Higgins.
Experienced freelance artist specialising in murals, tromp l'oeil and faux-finishes.
Portfolio reflects a broard range of styles and techniques.
art2murals.com - Examples of previous work,
both in the field of murals and of other commissions; sets of paintings, portraits
and a few items for sale.
Beberman, Ken - Paintings murals interior design.
Beckmann Studio - Murals and fine art
paintings of the dramatic Nevada landscape: deserts, mountains and nuclear test
Boudreault Studios - Specializes
in hand painted murals, furniture, ornamental panels, and decorative finishes inspired
by European old masters.
Brenda Mauney Councill - Award-winning artist,
Brenda Councill, creates extraordinary "Roomscapes", scenic murals, trompe
l'oeil , ceiling domes, lavish faux finishes,and all manner of fine decorative
painting in "Classical styles," reminiscent of 18th and 19th century interiors.
Briggs Art Studio - Nashville artist
Bill Briggs specializes in murals, paintings and portraits. View samples of his
work in homes, businesses and even a movie.
A Brush with Art - Judy Brodell,
faux finisher in the northwest Atlanta metropolitan area, displays examples of her
murals and faux finishes. Also has tips on preparing surfaces for faux finishing.
Bush, Martin - Site includes modern murals,
paintings, hand painted sign design and interior concepts.
Caren Frost Olmsted Design - faux finish, murals,
hand-painted instruments, art - CFO Design specializes in custom art, murals,
faux finishes & hand-painted instruments. We teach painting and faux finish
techniques. Serving Bernardsville, Somerset County, Morris County, New York City,
Cerone Designs - Chicago-area based
decorative artist specializing in murals, painted screens and children's furniture,
as well as faux and other wall finishes and textures.
Childrens Murals - Children's
murals for the bedrooms, nursuries, daycares and doctors' offices. Disney, Looney
Toons and many other characters. Serving Hamton Roads, and will consider travel.
Sample images and contact information.
Chris Avey - Norwich based artist
displays examples of his trompe l'oeil murals. Described by 25 Beautiful Homes
magazine as 'stunning paint effects'
City of Arts - Catherine Feff's murals
are now part of cultural heritage of major cities in France and abroad. The site
also display's other works by this accomplished artist.
Colleen Gnos - An online gallery
of trompe l'oeil murals, faux finishing, theatrical art and surf art by Hawaii
Courtney+Monk Studios - Sydney
based artists Giselle Courtney and Rodney Monk's site contains images of public
art, private commissions, collaborative and exhibition work in media including glass,
murals, terrazzo, jewellery, paintings and sculpture.
Aesthetic Grounds - Blog
on public art and public space by writer, Glenn Weiss.
Aesthetic Hazard Project - Information
about this public art project by Michael Betancourt. .
Albuquerque Public Art Program
- Includes arts program information for the city and project opportunities.
Andrea Myklebust and Stanton G. Sears
- Portfolio of civic art work, an explanation of their process and a public art
Art in Partnership - Scotland's
public art commissions agency. Offers information about services, projects, news
Art in the Public Interest - Nonprofit organization
to serve the information needs of artists and organizations who are bringing the
arts together with community and social concerns. Contains newsletter and organization
The Art of Being in Danger - Art project
explores attitudes toward homelessness.
The Art of Life - An online portfolio
of many public and private commissions by artists' Bonnie Lee Turner and Cliff
Art-Public.com - Public art magazine and
database. Publishes a newsletter addressed to the professionals in the field of
art, architecture and urban design.
Juno Doran - Artwork from the British
contemporary artist. Includes paintings and photography.
Art of Stephen Kasner - In these works,
figures float in an air suddenly denser, peopled with spirits and thoughts, sensed
rather than seen.
Art of Ver Curtiss - Unique art with a Gothic flair: illustration, sculpture,
photography, & a few surprises.
Autumn, Darkness, Monsters (1996)
- a celebration of dark fantasy, Halloween 1996 at UVic Visual Arts
Candy Apple Black - Preview of upcoming
comic about a fallen angel with information about movie prospects and artwork.
- It has articles on gothic arts, paranormality and legends, an image gallery, a
horror tales section, many related links and a newsletter.
Dark Maiden - The lair of dark eroticist
and horrorslut, Duana. Features deviant creations like photography, art, filmworks,
fiction, poetry, articles, essays.
Dark Pictures - Gothic Art work by Marcel
de Jong (Amsterdam 1967). Comic books, comic art, photography, and sculpture.
Dark's Art Parlour - Specializing
in the beautiful and disturbing.
The Daughter of Darkness
- Dark sensual artwork, photography and writing by duana r. anderson featuring goth-erotic
Dia de los Muertos - Day of the Dead
- Dia de los muertos artwork. A brief history of the celebration and a link to a
site to purchase Dia de los Muertos, Day of the Dead, art directly from the artist.
Dying Sun dot Net - An eclectic collection
of dark art of all kinds. A definitive starting place for art of a darker vein.
The Anti-Robot Inundation Army (Mail Art Project)
- A mail art project blog that has been raging against the robot (and other things)
Art by the Yard - Descriptions
of mail art techniques, methods and materials to transform ordinary correspondence
into art and faux postage.
Art Cover Exchange - A place to exchange
hand-decorated covers with other members. The concept is to send a cover with a
hand-made cachet to a member and receive one in return.
Art Mail at Kiyotei's Den
- Galleries, interviews, mail art calls and essential art links. Graphics, art,
collaborations and mail art.
Arte y Correo - Mail art, collage
and poetry by Irene Ronchetti
Artistamps of Azubia
- This is a collection of faux postage from the postal authority of Azubia created
by Karen Winters.
Boek 861: Mail Art y Poesía Visual - Visual
poetry and mail art workshop from Spain (in English and Spanish)
Book - Collaborative exhibition of a sketchbook
shared by four artists from both sides of the Atlantic.
The Compost Mail Art Gallery - A
German mail artists group with several postal art exhibits.
Denis Charmot Art - Mailart, collage
and resources in French and English.
El Taller de Zenon - Mail art site
in Sevilla-Spain, with galleries of received works, plastic arts and communication
about postal art.
The Envelope Collective - An ongoing
collaborative experiment in art that uses the transportation of mail as a medium.
The website serves as an online gallery for the pieces received.
Fan Mail - Extensive galleries, information
on artists, and worldwide mail art calls.
Fiona Thorning Design - The
art of Fiona Thorning and documentation for several mail art calls.
Footeprints Mailart - Examples of
work by the mail artist Gary Foote with links postal art information and art calls.
Graceful Envelope Contest
- The National Postal Museum's Graceful Envelope Contest, sponsored by the Washington
Guy Bleus - Art and writings from Belgian mail
artist Guy Bleus.
Honoria Starbuck's Mail Art Blog
- Examples of mail art sent and received, portraits of mail artists, haiku reflections
on teaching art and being a mail artist.
Antonishak, Tom - Sculpture and paintings
3ArtStudios.com - Features watercolor,
oil, pastel, and scratchboards by Northwest artists Judy Fairley, Carmalita Nedrow
and Cindy Lee Oleson
Berglund, Björn - Oil paintings,
water colors and water based oil paintings. Information regarding exhibitions, contact
information, and digital presentation of fine arts.
Bryson Shelledy, Dollores - Miniature
and lifesize animal sculptures by Dolores Bryson Shelledy.
Butler, Murrell - Nature and wildlife
artist exhibiting some of his art for sale online. Includes duck stamps, wildlife
landscapes, and regional scenes.
Galerie Sublimatio - The
Transfigurative and Esoteric Art of A. Andrew Gonzalez
Art of Joan Bredin Price - A gallery of
paintings and prints of the Twenty One Taras paintings accompanied by corresponding
verses of traditional prayers. Includes samples of the book and Lotus and Rose Tarot
Dan Aug - Artist from Uruguay combining Egyptian
mysticism with the lore of our alien ancestors.
Enlightenment or Salvation?
- A site dedicated to the iconic image of Buddha and Jesus Christ. Travel from the
original deity to the complex symbolism, that make up orthodox iconography.
Invocation: Hands to God - A multimedia
presentation by Jim Vecchi with the human serving as subject, symbol, and metaphor
for the mystical experience of merging with the divine. Shockwave required.
Meditation Space - Project on
meditating self and identity with religious, spiritual, and philosophical concepts,
and empirical experience. A forum and research resources are provided.
Religious Art Gallery
- Images of art works covering Christianity, Hinduism, Buddhism and other faiths.
SurreaList.org - Drawings, watercolors, oil
paintings, and water sculptures including abstract surrealism by Nori Muster. Also
features affirmation writings, and information on I Ching, as well as general information
on the Hare Krishna movement, and book recommendations with links to ordering.
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