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Sell Your Art


The VAA Artist Summit 2021: Make your Mark, Sell your Art is a one-of-a-kind event providing you with the tools, resources, and advice to watch your business grow.

Join our groundbreaking conversations with worldwide leading experts and a practical session featuring artists, galleries and art advisors as the World reopens.

The VAA International Online Art Exhibition is Now Live.

Join us virtually, from the comfort of your home for the first edition of the VAA International Online Art Exhibition.

This event brings you over 200 hand-picked emerging artists, with artworks starting from only £50.00. All mediums including: Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture, Photography, and Mixed Media. 

 Why Should you Join?

FREE Public Liability Insurance

Gain access to a range of legal documents and help including Public + Products Liability insurance (£5 Million) for your arts business.

Artist Community

We are the fastest growing Artist community worldwide. Network with the rest of the Association and Artists globally along with our directory of galleries + publishers.

The VAA’s Vault

Receive a range of articles with information, tips + tricks on how to grow + maintain your arts business

Skills And Training

Constantly push yourself + your career with training programmes from increasing online sales to webinars from featured Artists

Providing Artists with the tools to reach audiences, increase sales, and build a thriving arts business.

The VAA Premium Featured Artists …

Five Minutes With

Iain Perry

The importance of colour and shape …


Five Minutes with 
Bridget Bernadette Karn

Karn reflects on her career, creative process, and gives advice to new artists.

Five Minutes With

Alan Yaffe

sales, confidence, and creative process.


Five Minutes with

Sarah Hardy

Hardy discusses her artistic philosophy and her experience in Africa 

Beginning your career as an artist is only one step away …

New World, New You

The world is changing, your business should too. Here at the Visual Artists Association, we help artists gain sales and build a profitable art business. 


Discover Your Most Successful Self

A VAA membership offers a variety of training programmes to prepare you for the career of a lifetime. Learn how to build your fan base with social media guides and training videos. Training with us gives you the opportunity to transform your business and increase sales.

Art Café

Our Art Café’s are held on zoom monthly, here we have featured guests which will give their insight, tips and tricks on what’s going on in the world of ART. During our Art Cafe’s we also give membership updates, advice and upcoming events you wouldn’t want to miss!

Business Clinic

Next Clinic Coming Soon 

Welcome for all members to join, our online business clinic will answer your questions and solve any problems you are currently facing. All you need to do is email in your business questions or problems you’re facing to hello@visual-artists.org All members will receive an email to join our zoom webinar prior to the clinic.

“A huge thank you for this mornings business clinic it was inspiring, motivating and insightful” – Samantha Messias

Mentorship Programme

By focusing on your individual situation The VAA Mentorship Programme will give you the clarity and direction you have been looking for. Our VAA featured Mentor is Fine Artist Manager, Auctioneer & Consultant Karen van Hoey Smith. Our mentorship ranges from 3-18 months …

Focus Group

The VAA want to ensure that our members come first, because of this we hold “Focus Groups” every few months via Zoom with randomly selected members. These sessions are hosted by Laura O’Hare and Shirley-Ann O’neill, Directors of The VAA. These sessions ensure we keep evolving and improving our services with our Artists needs. 

Artist Insurance

A membership with the VAA provides you with up to £5m Products and Public Liability Insurance.

Trade Directory Access

Access to our constantly updating directory. Providing you with professional connections.


The VAA keeps it’s members up to date with monthly opportunities to network and grow your business.

Annual Artist Summit

Our 2021 Sales Summit has just finished, join in time for our 2022 Summit!


The VAA Vault is made up of Articles, Guides, and Templates, keeping you knowledgable.

Networking, Events & Awards

Establish your place in the art world.