The 12 Best Online Platforms for Purchasing and Selling Art

#12 Amazon

As one of the biggest e-commerce platforms available, Amazon is a great place to purchase and sell art. Plus, the section solely dedicated to Amazon Art features an amazing hand picked selection of favorite collections from expert artists, fashionistas, and designers. It also doesn't hurt that the section is chock full of breathtaking paintings, photographs, drawings, prints, and mixed media pieces.

#11 eBay

eBay is a platform where merchants are welcome to price compete over various products from electronics to sporting equipment. eBay hosts this assortment of products by section with Art and popular collectibles being two of the most frequented. Within these tabs one can find art, antiques, comics, memorabilia, and other coveted collectibles. It is also worth your time to follow the eBay blog if you are looking to make purchases actively through eBay, utilize its payment service PayPal, or are simply interested in tech startup news.

#10 Etsy

Etsy is one of the top platforms for purchasing and selling art as it features a vast online creative marketplace. Etsy invites artists to set up their own online store where they are welcomed to sell anything from paintings and designs to full fledged sculptures. Etsy also hosts a blog worth following as an artist or a consumer because new artists are featured daily which exposes them to a wider audience (you) all while upping their sales.

#9 deviantArt

deviantArt otherwise known as DA is the largest online art community in the world. Established in 2000, the ever expanding deviantArt community attracts more than 65 visitors monthly, 285 million collections of art annually, and hosts more than 31 million registered users. On the site itself users can find a large assortment of art including anime, photography, digital art, comics, film, and so much more.

#8 Zazzle

Established in 2005, Zazzle is a large online marketplace for consumers to either purchase or sell art, electronics, and apparel. Zazzle is unique site because it features a 'Make Engine' tool which allows you to customize almost anything from canvases to coffee mugs.

#7 CafePress

CafePress is a one of a kind online marketplace for purchasing and selling a large variety of customizable mugs! Cafepress also features other drinkware alongside wall art, stationery, phone cases and apparel. Keep up with the CafePress blog to be the first hear about new online deals, product spotlights, and designer trends.

#6 500px

Founded in 2011, 500px is not just an online marketplace for photography as it is also a large community platform for photo sharing. You may see the editor's favorite picks in the 'popular' section of the site along with an eye pleasing stream of new photography. 500px is a site that strictly caters to photographers and photographic art.

#5 Redbubble

Online art gallery, Redbubble, is also a great marketplace to find customizable apparel, wall art, cards, phone cases and a variety of other products. Check out the Redbubble blog for tutorials, design inspiration, and artist interviews.

#4 Fine Art America

Fine Art America is unique because it converts art into museum quality prints, metal prints, and/or stretched canvases. The site is devoted to helping artists grow their businesses by assembling artist's orders from printing to packaging, shipping, and everything in between.

#3 Threadless

Threadless is a great platform for artist to purchase and sell customized apparel from shirts and tank tops to hoodies and socks. If you are searching for design inspiration check out the Threadless Tumblr blog.

#2 Creative Market

Makers look no further as the Creative Market is the platform for you. Creative Market supports independent creatives across the globe featuring work from photographers, graphic designers, font creators, website developers, among with many many more.

#1 Society6

Society6 is a platform for purchasing and selling trendy art and apparel for the whole family. On Society6 you can find everything from stretched canvases to home decor.