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Why choose Artist Websites?

There are, literally, hundreds and hundreds of businesses on the internet that can help you build an artist website.   What makes Artist Websites so special?

It's very simple. offers features that do not exist anywhere else online (see below), and thanks to our partnership with, you're getting an unbeatable combination.   Everything that you upload to your Artist Website also gets uploaded to where it can be viewed, commented on, and purchased by millions of visitors who stop by FAA each month.   Your Artist Website is not an island in an enormous sea of lonely, rarely-visited websites.   It's part of the world's fastest growing online art community.

The power of the AW / FAA partnership is simply unbeatable...

Upload a new image to your Artist Website... and there are tens of thousands of artists on FAA who will instantly see it and begin giving you feedback.

Post an event on your events calendar... and it will automatically be e-mailed to tens of thousands of art collectors who subscribe to the weekly FAA newsletter.

Complete a sale on your website... and hundreds of thousands of people will read about it on FAA.

The list goes on and on... and no other artist websites can do these things... period.

Feature Comparison

The chart, below, compares the features that you get with your Artist Website to the features that you get from other well-known portfolio websites.   For an in-depth tour of individual features, click here.


Yearly Fee













Image Limit



1,500 Images




Maximum File Size

25 MB

24 MB

Not Specified

24 MB

Not Specified

Not Specified

Acceptable File Types





Not Specified

Not Specified

Your Own URL


of colors, menus, themes, etc.

Partnership with FineArtAmerica

or Other Popular Art Site

Sell Prints

and Keep 100% of Your Asking Price

Earn Extra Commissions

on Frames, Mats, and Accessories

Single Source Order Fulfillment

(i.e. no outsourcing)

3D Image Rendering

and Product Visualization

Integrated Search Engine

with 3D Product Visualization

HTML E-Mail Marketing

with Advanced Tracking



FaceBook Synchronization

FaceBook Shopping Cart

Artwork Ordering Catalogs

Licensing for Television

Visitor Location Detection

Online Events Calendar

Online Press Releases

Blogging Software

Website Features

Activate Your Website

When you open an account with Artist Websites, the first thing we do is instantly activate your website!

You get to choose the URL of your website (e.g., and as soon as you press submit on our sign up form, your website is instantly up-and-running on the internet.   Yes - we can really do that!

Customize Your Website

Want to change the appearance of your navigation menu?   No problem.   Want to upload images, blogs, events, and press releases?   No problem.

Your website is fully customizable and requires absolutely no experience to make changes.   You can make changes and create beautiful webpages in seconds using your online control panel.

Create Beautiful Webpages

Upload your digital photos and instantly create beautiful artwork pages which are meticulously designed to encourage sales and attract high search engine rankings.

Earn Income from Your Art

You can start selling prints of your artwork immediately - yes, immediately!

Simply set your prices for all of the available print sizes, and you're instantly in business.   Your website is powered by, the world's largest, most-respected giclee printing and framing company.   We take care of processing all your orders for you.   It's really that simple.

Create and Send Graphical E-Mails

Create HTML e-mails in seconds, send the e-mails to everyone on your e-mail list, and then track to see who opens the e-mails!   Each e-mail can be customized to include your headshot, samples of your artwork, images from other websites, and more!

Render Your Images in 3D

In order to sell prints online, you need your webpages to be visually appealing... user friendly... optimized for search engines... and designed to draw in your visitors and encourage them to place an order.

Your Own Search Engine

Each Artist Website has its own built-in search engine that allows your visitors to quickly search for images by keywords.   Your search engine is the exact same search engine that has transformed into the world's fastest growing art website.

Unlimited Images and Galleries

You can upload as many images to your website as you want to... and you can group your images into an unlimited number of galleries in order to make it easier for visitors to browse by common themes.

There are absolutely no limits whatsoever.

Preview at Full Resolution

Allow visitors to view full-resolution previews of your artwork in order to help them make buying decisions.   This unique preview algorithm allows visitors to see the finest details of your images while still protecting the original files from theft.

Watermark for Added Security

Add watermarks to your low-resolution images for added security.

Promote Your Events

Upload your upcoming events to your online calendar, and they'll automatically get included the Fine Art America weekly newsletter, as well.   Fine Art America has developed a unique algorithm which allows the newsletter to automatically detect the location of the e-mail recipient and then instantly tailor the content of the newsletter to that location (e.g. Chicago).

Issue Online Press Releases

Have you been in the news recently?   Post your press releases to your website, and we'll also post them to Fine Art America for increased exposure and automatic inclusion in the FAA weekly newsletter.

Create an Art Blog

Post art-related blogs on your website and receive immediate feedback from the members of

Promote Your Artwork on FaceBook

Use the Artist Website FaceBook application to automatically post announcements on your FaceBook wall each time you upload artwork to your website!

There is simply no easier way to keep your friends, family, art collectors, and colleagues up-to-date regarding your recent uploads to your website.

Sell Your Artwork on FaceBook

With a few simple clicks, you can add a full-featured shopping cart directly to your personal page and/or fan page.

Your Facebook friends and fans can then browse through your entire portfolio without ever leaving Facebook!

Participate in Contests

Join one of FineArtAmerica's member-moderated art contests or create your own!

Participate in Groups

Join one of our FineArtAmerica's member-moderated art groups or create your own!

Track Your Visitors

You website keeps track of visitors who view your artwork pages.   At any time, you can login to your site and view comprehensive data regarding your visitors.

Receive Comments

Since your website is part of the FineArtAmerica network, you're going to get a lot of comments on your images.

Each time someone posts a comment on one of your images, you'll be able to see it on your artwork page and on your control panel statistics page.   Also, at the end of each day, we'll send you an e-mail summary of all your comments for the day.

FineArtAmerica Synchronization

This is the most powerful feature available anywhere online... and no other artist website can match it.

Each time you upload new content to your website (i.e. images, events, press releases, etc.)... the content also gets uploaded to - instantly!   Fine Art America attracts millions of visitors per month and is the world's fastest growing art site.

Everything that you put on your website will be instantly visible to the millions of art collectors and enthusiasts who stop by FAA each month!

Create Your Own Ordering Catalog

Have you ever been at an art fair and wished that you could hand an ordering catalog to a prospective buyer?   Something that shows all of your available artwork, sizes, prices, and ordering information... now you can!

License Your Artwork on TV

Have you ever wanted to license your artwork for use on television?

Now you can!

Artist Websites has been selected to provide artwork for ABC's television series, Desperate Housewives, as part of a pilot program that's going to revolutionize the way that artwork is licensed for use on television.