Facebook isn’t just for seeing what your friends are up to. It’s a great source to find groups full of like-minded individuals and also people that could be interested in your work.
These are the best Facebook groups to join if you’re an artist:
The Artists Exchange
Members: 7000 approx.
Looking to promote your work? The Artists Exchange is a community of artists sharing and promoting each other’s work. Artists, artisans, crafters, performing arts, photographers, and more, are all welcome to join.
All the Artists on Facebook
Members: over 18,700
A group to promote your work and also get critiqued, as well as giving critiques and compliments to others work. With almost 19,000 members, there is always someone there to see your work.
The Artist Hangout
Members: over 4,700
The Artist Hangout is described as a community where great artists connect and also that connects with art buyers.
Artists, Painters, Unique Art
Members: over 16,400
Share your art here and promote. The group is a large one so there will be plenty of eyes on your work.
Networking & Advice groups
Artists Share Honest Feedback
Members: over 1300
Looking for a critic of your work? This group values sharing honest feedback so you can make sure your work is the best it can be. It’s all fellow artists and you can even ask for advice as well as help others.
Creative Artist Group
Members: over 25,700
A link between beginners and experts, Creative Artist Group is full of artists connecting and sharing knowledge. Ideal if you’re just starting out and want advice and critiques.
How to Sell Your Artwork
Members: over 1000
This is the place to be if you want to sell your work. It’s full of advice from full-time artist Tom Findlay on the business of making, marketing and selling artwork.
The Artist Entrepreneur Network
Members: over 17,600
The Artist Entrepreneur Network is another great source of learning about the business behind being an artist as well as a place to share your artwork and network with other artists.
It’s a well-structured group that has every day set aside for something different, i.e. What’s Up Wednesday to show your work in progress and Tutorial Tuesday where you have the opportunity to both learn and share something new.