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The 10 Best Online Sources For Affordable Art

Mar 26 2015 - 9:20am

Collecting art can be an expensive habit, but these days there are plenty of places to get amazing original art for a great price. Whether you like graphic, abstract illustrations or contemporary photography, we've got a source for you.

Source: Nate Berkus [1]


This site discovers talent through ongoing design competitions. Designers submit, the Minted community votes to tell them what to sell, and we end up with seemingly limitless options at superaffordable prices.

Our pick: Tangerine [2] by Alexandra Dzh ($20 and up)


Started as a class project, UGallery has graduated to an all in one shop for original art pieces and prints. They also have an online 'chat' feature that allows you to get help and advice from a gallery manager that knows about each piece.

Our pick: Woops [3] by Alex Kain (starting at $125)

Tiny Showcase

Each week, the curators behind Tiny Showcase choose a piece of art to turn into a limited print run and the artist chooses a charitable organization that will receive a percentage of the profits.

Our pick: Sleeping with Lions [4] by Jen Corace ($30)

The Tappan Collective

Created by two LA friends, Chelsea Neman and Jordan Klein — an artist and an art historian — The Tappan Collective features modern photography by emerging artists.

Our pick: Nathalie [5] by Gia Coppola ($80-$130)


Society6 [6] allows artists showcase to their work by offering it as art prints, iPhone cases, pillows and more. A non traditional approach!

Our pick: Headdress [7] by Amy Hamilton (from $17)

Eye Buy Art

Featuring up-and-coming photographers from the US, UK, and Canada, Eye Buy Art releases two new prints every week.

Our pick:
Tunnel, 2009
[8] by Gabriela Herman ($100-$500)

Print Collection

Along with a dizzying array of old maps, architectural photography and posters, the Print Collection also offers new prints linke this one from their commissioned State of America series.

Our pick: New York Apple [9] by Julian Montague (from $17)

One Kings Lane

The popular sales site regularly features art vendors in its collection — a great source for cool, contemporary, and vintage finds.

Our pick: The Climb [10] by Ashley Goldberg ($75)


It may have started as a source for all things crafty, but Etsy has emerged as a fantastic place to buy original artwork.

Our pick: Abstract Water [11] from etsy seller HOomen ($123)

Circuit Gallery

Focusing exclusively on photographry, Circuit Gallery keeps their price point low by offering work in larger editions.

Our pick: Shore Break [12] by Eamon Mac Mahon ($150)

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