Art Criticism and Art Critics

Resources for obtaining information about art criticism and art critics, including the pros and cons of art criticism, and contacting art critics.   PUBLICATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER (As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.)   Seeing Out Louder: Art Criticism 2003-2009 Author: Jerry Saltz. Hudson Hills Read more…

Art Service Organizations Abroad

AUSTRALIA National Association for the Visual Arts, Ltd. www.visualarts.net.au Represents the interests of professional visual artists in Australia through advocacy, representation, and services. Provides career advice and contacts. CANADA Canada Council for the Arts http://canadacouncil.ca Awards grants to artists throughout Canada. Canadian Crafts Federation canadiancraftsfederation.ca Provides information and services to Read more…

Art Periodicals and Art Blogs

A list of art periodicals and art blogs, including national and international art periodicals and resources for obtaining art press lists.   PERIODICALS AND BLOGS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER Afterimage: A Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism Features the work of emerging artists, covers the developments in cultural theory, Read more…

Artists with Special Challenges

Resources for artists with special challenges and disabilities. The list includes resources for artists with dyslexia and ADHD. ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER ArtLifting www.artlifting.com Sells the artwork of artists living with homelessness or disabilities and features artwork on its website. Each artist earns 55% from the sale of Read more…

Art and Healing

Resources that focus on the relationship between art and healing. Includes organizations that support art and healing and offer artists sales and exhibition opportunities. ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER Aesthetics, Inc. www.aesthetics.net  Incorporates art into heath care, validating the relationship between the community and the hospital. Health-care designers, art Read more…

Artwork Care & Maintenance

A list of resources pertaining to artwork care and maintenance. Resources provide advice and information on care of artwork.   ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER   International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works  https://www.iiconservation.org  A national membership organization of conservation professionals. Provides information on conserving works of art. Read more…

Prints and Printmaking

Resources for creating digital prints, and hand-pulled prints, including publications, organizations, and websites. ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER American Print Alliance www.printalliance.org A non-profit consortium of printmakers’ councils. Publishes Contemporary Impressions and  Guide to Printmaking, Papermaking and Book Arts Workshops in Canada and the United States. Boston Printmakers www.bostonprintmakers.org Read more…

Artists’ Books

A list of resources for artists who are creating artists’ books, including publishers, retail outlets and organizations that provide support services for artists’ books. ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER Art Metropole www.artmetropole.com A nonprofit organization that publishes and sells artists books. Based in Toronto. Bookartbookshop www.bookartbookshop.com Sells artists books Read more…

Other Resources

National Art Service Organizations: A list of national arts organizations that offer services to artists. Regional Art Service Organizations:  A list of regional arts organizations that offer services to artists. Art Service Organizations Abroad: Art service organizations in Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Artists with Special Challenges: Resources for artists with challenges, including Read more…

National Art Service Organizations

ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER American Alliance of Museums www.aam-us.org Membership organization open to professional and volunteer museum staff, independent curators, and consultants. American Craft Council www.craftcouncil.org Sponsors exhibitions, seminars, workshops, and international exchange and communications programs. Publishes American Craft. American Print Alliance www.printalliance.org A nonprofit consortium of printmakers Read more…