WEB RESOURCES

General web sites of interest to NAIA members. For this to be of use, we need input from you…please notify us of interesting sites you have in your bookmarks and also any out-of-date links or submit interesting links. Thanks. (All links open new browser window.)

Organizations

  • American Craft Council
  • Crafts Council (UK)
  • The Society of North American Goldsmiths
  • Aid to Artisans
  • American Art Pottery Association
  • American Association of Woodturners (AAW)
  • American Bladesmith Society
  • The American Ceramic Society (ACerS)
  • Arkansas Craft Guild
  • Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass
  • Association of Crafts and Creative Industries (ACCI)
  • Association of Virginia Artisans
  • Baulines Craft Guild
  • Carolina Designer Craftsmen
  • Center for Safety in the Arts
  • Chicago Artists Coalition
  • Collectors of Wood Art
  • Craft Alliance
  • Craft Emergency Relief Fund (CERF)
  • The Crafts Center
  • Daily Painters Daily Painters Gallery – Contemporary original art for sale
  • Enamelist Society
  • Fiber Artists’ Collective
  • Florida Craftsmen
  • Florida Society of Goldsmiths
  • The Furniture Society
  • Glass Art Society (GAS)
  • Guild of Book Workers
  • Handpapermaking, Inc.
  • International Feltmakers Association
  • International Netsuke Society
  • James Renwick Alliance
  • Kentucky Art and Craft Foundation
  • League of New Hampshire Craftsmen
  • Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild
  • Michigan Ceramic Art Association
  • Missouri Artisans Association
  • National Basketry Organization
  • NEA National Endowment for the Arts
  • National Polymer Clay Guild
  • National Quilting Association
  • National Woodcarvers Association
  • Object – Centre for Contemporary Craft
  • Ohio Designer Craftsmen
  • Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen
  • Society of American Mosaic Artists
  • Society of American Silversmiths
  • Society of Craft Designers (SCD)
  • Southern Highland Craft Guild
  • Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA)
  • Surface Design Association (SDA)
  • Tennessee Association of Craft Artists (TACA)
  • Vermont State Craft Center at Frog Hollow
  • Wood Turning Center
  • World Crafts Council

Magazines

  • American Craft (ACC)
  • American Woodturner
  • American Style
  • The Anvil’s Ring
  • Art Calendar Magazine
  • Ceramics: Art and Perception
  • Ceramics: Art and Perception
  • Ceramics Monthly
  • Clay Times
  • Crafts
  • The Crafts Report
  • Fiberarts
  • Fine Woodworking
  • Glass
  • Glass Art Society Journal
  • Glass Craftsman
  • Glass on Metal
  • Hand Papermaking
  • Kerameiki Techni
  • Lapidary Journal
  • Metalsmith
  • Neues Glas/New Glass
  • Niche
  • Object
  • The Studio Potter
  • Sculptural Pursuit
  • Sunshine Artist
  • Surface Design Journal
  • Threads

Museums/Galleries

  • American Folk Art Museum
  • Center for Book Arts
  • Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum
  • Corning Museum of Glass
  • Fuller Museum of Art
  • Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
  • John Michael Kohler Arts Center
  • Mint Museum of Craft + Design
  • Museum of Arts and Design
  • Museum of Craft & Folk Art
  • Museum of Glass
  • National Ornamental Metal Museum
  • Noyes Museum
  • Racine Art Museum
  • Renwick Gallery / Smithsonian Institution
  • The Bard Graduate Center
  • The Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art
  • The Textile Museum
  • Tile Heritage Foundation
  • Wharton Esherick Museum

Schools

  • All Art Schools Network
  • Anderson Ranch Arts Center
  • Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts
  • Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts
  • Baltimore Clayworks
  • Barcelona Glass Centre
  • Bay Area Glass Institute
  • Clay Art Center
  • Brookfield Craft Center
  • Center for Book Arts
  • Center for Furniture Craftsmanship
  • Dieu Donné Papermill
  • Eugene Glass School
  • Greenwich House Pottery
  • Guilford Handcraft Center
  • Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
  • Haliburton School of the Arts
  • Horizons To Go
  • Art School of the Berkshires
  • John C. Campbell Folk School
  • Mendocino Arts Center
  • Metalwerx
  • More Fire Glass Studio
  • Museum Glassworks
  • Northern Clay Center
  • Odyssey Center for the Ceramic Arts
  • Old Church Cultural Center
  • Penland School of Crafts
  • Peters Valley Craft Center
  • Pewabic Pottery
  • Pilchuck Glass School
  • Pittsburgh Glass Center
  • Pottery Northwest
  • Public Glass
  • Rochester Folk Art Guild
  • Santa Fe Clay
  • Sawtooth Center for Visual Art
  • Snow Farm
  • Southwest School of Art & Craft
  • Touchstone Center for Crafts
  • Urban Glass
  • Vermont Clay Studio
  • Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts
  • Women’s Studio Workshop
  • Worcester Center for Crafts

Miscellaneous

  • PictureSalon.com “Picture Salon provides an affordable and convenient way to produce high-quality giclee prints of your work – no matter where you live.”
  • Art-Discovery.com A web site to help artists sell their original art and reproductions. There is an online form you can fill out to be considered. Listing your artwork is free if the jury approves your work.
  • ArtBuzz.org by artists, for artists (not-for-profit)
    Dedicated to the appreciation and advancement of contemporary visual art and its creators.
    Tony Blue, founder/director
    Home of: Art Buzz, Collection Series, the premier visual arts, annual showcase publication.
  • The Art List Monthly e-Newsletter and searchable database listing upcoming Art Contests, Art Competitions, and Opportunities for visual artists and photographers.
  • ArtFairCalendar.com lists all the top shows for the coming season in Michigan, Ohio, Florida and the Chicago area.
  • All Art Schools
  • Artdirect Twenty-four hour updates on metropolitan happenings.
  • Art Deadlines List
  • ArtsEdge Kennedy Center
  • ArtFair SourceBook – The Definitive Guide to the Best Juried Art & Craft Fairs in the United States (see our benefits page for NAIA member discount)
  • Artist Help Network
  • Arts Journal – The Daily Digest of Arts, Culture and Ideas
  • ArtResources
  • ArtSeek
  • ArtSource
  • Art Show Artists – photos of all your friends and colleagues.
  • ArtsUSA Internet arm of the American Council for the Arts
  • Arts Wire is a national communications network for the arts.
  • ArtNetWeb Interesting……..
  • The Artisan’s Commonwealth. “…helping to create a sustainable market for fine craft”.
  • The Craft Resource Guide
  • CultureFinder
  • Entry Thingy A system for online jurying.
  • The FineArt Forum WWW Resource Directory
  • ImageSite An umbrella for the visual arts, is an expansive source for those interested in the arts, related products and services.
  • JAS – Juried Art Services A system for online jurying.
  • Preparing inages for the ZAPPlication online application system and preparing digital images for conversion to slides – tutorials from member Larry Berman.
  • List of IPrintFromHome.com Slides to digital, digital to slides.
  • List of Slides.com Slides to digital, digital to slides.
  • List of Lawyers for the Arts organizations
  • Links to sites that deal with printmaking and related topics.
  • Don’t forget our NAIA Contributing Members – many art festivals
  • Powell’s Books in Portland, Oregon may be the best bookstore in the country and you can sign up for a daily email list of used art, craft and architecture books.
  • Public Art on the Net
  • Selling Your Art Online is a free newsletter and web site that is full of ideas and examples of how to improve the sales of your art and craft work on the Internet.
  • Texas Cultural & Arts Network Texas Commission on the Arts
  • World Wide Art
  • Worldwide Arts Resources The Wexner Center for the Arts. Excellent.
  • ZAPPlication – the WESTAF sytem for online jurying.

Miscellaneous – not free but could be useful

  • Art on the Net “Our main goal here at Art on the Net is to help artists come up on the Internet, give them space to express themselves and help them learn html so they can create and maintain their own studios and/or gallery rooms”. $60/yr. Looks like a good resource. Not-for-profit.
  • The CraftWEB Project
  • EBSQ Self-Representing Artists
  • Festival Network Online “Festival Network Online is a nationwide craft show, art fair, music, festival & event guide, with events throughout the U.S. for the professional artisan, craftsperson, musician & performer.”
  • FolioLink – FolioLink is designed to be used by artists with varying degrees of web experience.
  • Juried Online Arts Festival
  • Qfolio – Online portfolio building and hosting for creative professionals.

Other links are throughout the Resources section.

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