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NYFA Source: A National Database 

NYFA Source is the most extensive national database directory of awards, services, and publications for artists. Listings include over 3,400 arts organizations, 2,800 award programs, 3,100 service programs, and 900 publications for individual artists across the country. More programs are added every day.


Philadelphia Cultural Alliance

The Cultural Alliance provides information services that include advocacy for public arts and culture funding at the local, state and federal levels; professional development and educational programming; group insurance for member organizations; a monthly newsletter; informational directories; and a cultural sector Job Bank.


Allworth Press

A publishing company that provides practical information to creative professionals. Include a broad selection of books on the business of being an artist.


Center for Emerging Visual Artists

Founded in 1984 to encourage the career development of emerging visual artists in the Philadelphia area. Since then, the organization has worked steadily harder to provide the support essential to talented individuals building careers in the visual arts. The Center dedicates itself to making art careers viable for those who choose them, helping emerging artists reach their audiences, and promoting interest and understanding of emerging visual art among citizens of the community.


World Wide Art Resources

Discover the largest fine art marketplace for original and contemporary art online! Harness the best arts information, respond to the Call for Artists or sign-up for your Free Portfolio or create an Artist Portfolio today and sell your art at the biggest marketplace for contemporary Art!


Springboard for the Arts

Springboard for the Arts' mission is to cultivate a vibrant arts community by connecting artists with the skills, contacts, information and services they need to make a living and a life.



A free art community where you can share your art and sell it commission free.



An excellent site to create a free online artist portfolio.




Free website creation and hosting  site. Their mission is to help people put their information online quickly and easily.



Free site for creating  and hosting a Flash website.



Visual arts resource for artists interested in selling fine art photography. Site includes useful articles like “Portfolio Guidelines” and “Where to Exhibit Your Art,” plus extensive resources and links that will help in your career.


Art Opportunities Monthly

Subscribe ($25/yr) to receive a monthly email full of art contests, grants, juried art competitions, fellowships, residencies, public art commissions, art awards, scholarships, teaching assistantships, calls for art, art deadlines, scholarships, art shows, photography contests, RFPs, RFQs, percent-for-art, slide registries, university art galleries, non-profit art galleries, and other artist opportunities and venues normally outside the commercial gallery system.



Handmade Busisness
Provides information on: marketing, growing your craft business, time management, studio safety, retail relationships, artist/retailer profiles, industry news and more. The mission of HB is to inform, instruct and inspire the craftsperson and crafts retailer at all levels by providing them how-to articles on all facets of crafts business management and related topics; relevant industry news, as well as information on current issues and trends; a forum for ex­changing ideas and concerns; encouragement and recognition.


Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen
Serve the community and craftspeople with educational opportunities, marketing assistance, cultural programs, workshops, and information services. Lists upcoming shows, events and workshops.


Online listings of juried fine arts and craft fairs across the country.


Artist Communities
Lists and descriptions of various artists communities around the country.



Ceramics Monthly
Read excerpts from the current issue, read book reviews, submit and read classified ads.



Woodworking Magazine
Read parts of the current issue, see the project of the month, learn about tools and materials, as well as tips. Also reviews of resources.


Discussion forums, event listing, how-to’s for various projects.


Artist galleries and portfolios, projects and festivals, book reviews, classified ads, calendar of shows, Q&A, and more.


Gemological Institute of America
Official site of the institute. Has a job board.



Hand Weavers Guild of America
Your source for books, specialty catalogs, videos, kits, hand-dyed yarn, hand woven scarves and towels, and COE handbooks. Galleries and conference/show information.



Glass Line
Online magazine, classified ads, and workshop calendar.



Stained Glass Association of America
Find studios, read the Stained Glass Quarterly, learn about stained glass and the Stained Glass School.




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