| New "Artist Gallery" program:
Join our new Artist Gallery Program and start selling your Art Prints online today, hassle-free!
TorontoOnCanvas.com's Artist Gallery Program is a new feature allowing artists or art galleries to sell prints of their artwork. Through the program, artists can upload high-resolution digital images of their artwork, specify the sizes, set the prices and sell their prints to online visitors. This program is open to all painters, photographers, digital artists, and art galleries. Joining the Artist Gallery Program is completely free.
Artist Gallery Program Benefits:
|Artists can upload their artwork images and sell prints online.
Artists have control over the prices of their prints.
Artists can always update their artwork details, biography information, and gallery information at any time.
Artist gallery pages have been meticulously designed for high search-engine rankings.
Artists can link back to their own website, one of the best online marketing practices.
Artists' online galleries are locally based, so local visitors can find local artists easier.
The Artist Gallery Program is free of charge.
More questions? Please read our FAQ section related to this program: Artist Gallery Program FAQs
Exhibit & sell prints of your art, photography, illustration and more
|1. Open an Artist Gallery Program account by registering on our registration page. Please make sure you have entered your billing and shipping information completely.
2. Apply for the "Artist Gallery" program: You need to email us a link to your website or up to 5 hi-res files/images of your artwork to be reviewed.
3. Once your account has been approved, upload high-resolution images of your artwork or photos to TorontoOnCanvas.com. We create museum-quality prints of your artwork or photos on paper, canvas or plaques. The higher the resolution of your image/photo, the better quality and size of your print!
4. When a customer decides to purchase one of your prints, we:
- process the customer's payment
- print your image on canvas ,fine art paper or plaques
- gallery wrap it on stretcher bars (if applicable)
- frame and mat it (if applicable)
- package and ship it to the customer!
5. If your account balance reaches $100.00 in any month, we'll send your payment before the end of the following month via check or PayPal. For example, if your account balance reaches the payment threshold during August, we'll send you a payment at the end of September.
|Instructions, Once your account is approved & activated:|
My Uploads page:
To add photos to your online gallery, login into your activated account, upload photos as usual, click on "My Uploads" link on top of the page, you will see a button "+add to my online gallery" under each uploaded photo, this will add the photo to your online gallery.
My Gallery Page:
To set pricing, titles and descriptions or delete a photo, login into your activated account, click on "My Gallery" link on top of the page to manage your online gallery. You need to enter your Biography, web site address and, gallery title to have an active account.
Set a price level for the prints. Your earning is commission-based which is 10% of the base price plus the additional percentage amount you select when pricing your artwork. The pricing level can be set for each artwork individually. You can always change your pricing levels at any time. For example, if your price setting for a given photo/artwork is "Base plus 20%", your commission would be 10% of the base price plus 20% (total of 30%) of the final price.
- Try to use descriptive titles and descriptions for each individual online gallery artwork/image.
- Add a complete detailed biography along your web site address, this helps the online gallery visitors and search engines.
- Make sure you have entered your billing and shipping information completely.
- Please send us by email a small logo (90x90 pixel size) once your online gallery is ready.
| Artist Gallery Program FAQs:
Q1 : What is the Artist Gallery Program?
The Artist Gallery Program is a new feature allowing artists or art galleries to sell prints of their artwork. Please visit the Artist Gallery Program page for more information.
Q2 : If I join the Artist Gallery Program, can I still sell my work on another site?
Yes, most certainly. The Artist Gallery Program functions as an option for artists looking for a free online venue to promote and sell their art.
Q3 : Will you own the copyrights for my images?
No, we will not. The artist retains copyright over their artwork. When a customer decides to purchase your artwork, we make a print of it and process the sale. We do not at any point obtain copyright over your work.
Q4 : How do I create an Artist Gallery?
First, e-mail us a link to your website, or up to 5 high-resolution images of your artwork to be reviewed. Once your account has been approved, you can upload high-resolution images of your artwork to your gallery by logging in to your account.
Q5 : What is the minimum/maximum number of images I can upload to my gallery?
You may upload between 6 and 12 images. If your work is purchased, there is an opportunity to increase the maximum number of images in your gallery.
Q6 : What file formats can I upload?
Our upload form accepts only JPG format, with a maximum size of 16 MB.
Q7 : Your office is located in Vancouver. Why do you have a website for my city?
The Artist Gallery Program provides an online showcase for local artists. The website for your city features the work of artists practicing locally in your area. We invite you to join and create a gallery of your own!
Q8 : How can I change my prices?
Just login into your account, visit your online gallery, under each artwork you will see a edit link ,you can set any pricing you would like.
Q9 : What if I don't sell any photos?
If there is no purchasing activity on your account for over two years we will notify you if we choose to deactivate it.
Q10 : Can I get some advice/suggestions on how to price my photos? (I've never sold any before).
Select "base plus 20%" option to start, if you see sales you may increase this later.
Q11 : Will I receive a notification if any of my artwork is purchased?
You will receive an email when a customer purchases your work. You can also track your sales by logging into your account and going to the âsales reportâ link.
Q12 : Can you clarify and maybe provide an example with a dollar amount on how the pricing works (in terms of how much I receive)?
If a print product default price is $100 and you have selected "Base plus 20%" as pricing level, we will display $120 as the price, and you will receive $10 + $20 as commission. (10% of the base price and 20% as you selected)
Q13 : Do you have any recommendations for what to put on my gallery profile?
You may find it useful to introduce yourself to viewers by providing some background information about yourself, describing your art practice and processes, and indicating your areas of specialization and interest, etc. Use a descriptive title for each artwork to give viewers a better idea of the piece, and to make your work more easily searchable on the internet.
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