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Private Party Ads
Art for Sale by Owner

No commission fees.
Reach thousands of art buyers
Displays in:
  • Artist pages, search results
  • Art for sale directories
  • Art for sale alert emails

We are a leading internet resource for art pricing, offering international art-auction records, artist biographies, artist signatures and much more.
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Individual Private Party Ads are a quick and economical way to find buyers of your art.

Ad Price Calculator
See below for more on ad pricing.

Artist pages are the most visited pages on askART's site.  The For Sale tab is a very popular destination for serious art buyers.

Example of Art For Sale listings on an artist page:

Buyers contact you
Interested buyers may contact you directly or submit an online form to email you.  In either case, you control the communication and sales process.

Example of an Art For Sale online contact form:

Easy Ad Setup:  
Private party art owners may list multiple artworks for sale (per membership terms).  Ad setup is a quick and easy process and ads may be edited any time.

Example of Art For Sale ad setup:

Search results - links to your Art for Sale
When users search askART, they will immediately see if an artist have Art for Sale.  Art buyers who are browsing are more likely to drill into artist with current for sale items.

Example of Art For Sale listings in search results:

Art for Sale Directory
Art buyers may browse all of the art for sale on the site using a searchable directory.  Your listing will show up in searches that match what buyers are looking for.

Example of a search for Art For Sale:

Inclusion in Email Alerts:  "New Art for Sale" Notifications
askART has over 100,000 users who have opted in to receiving email alerts for new art for sale.  Subscribers select the artists they love -- and respond when there is new art for sale.  Focused email alerts are the opposite of spam!

How it works and Ad Rates
Key Steps:  Private Party ("Classified") Art for Sale Ads
Login or sign up for an askART individual subscription or individual alert plan.
After logging in, go to 'My Ads' to set up your ad.
Enter ad details and upload images for your Art for Sale.
Select ad term: One month or Multi-Month (best value).
Your ad is posted and viewable immediately.
Customer inquiries/leads are forwarded to you immediately.
Billing for the first month occurs within one business day of setup.
Multi-month ads will be billed for each month in advance of the upcoming month.
Multi-month ads will recur each month until cancelled.
There are no commission fees.
At any time, you may edit/add/remove information for your ad.  Example: When an artwork sells, you may change its status.

Ad Rates:  30 days Ad Rates:  Multi-month
30 day ads last for 30 days.
Billing occurs on ad setup.
Rates are tied to asking price:  $18 to $75
If no Asking Price is posted, the rate is $75

Rate Calculator  (Enter Your Asking Price)
Monthly ads are recurring - at least 2 months.
Billing occurs in advance of each month.
Rates are tied to asking price:  $12 to $49
If no Asking Price is posted, the rate is $49

Rate Calculator  (Enter Your Asking Price)

Already signed up for askART?
Sign in and set up ads via "My Ads".

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q.  Who uses Private Party ("Classified") ads?
A.  This type of ad is for individuals or private parties who occasionally have artworks to sell. Galleries and Auction Houses have other options.

Q.  Who can advertise?
A.  Advertisers must own, or be the duly authorized agent for the artwork (see Terms)

Q.  Where should Galleries and Auction Houses go for advertising?
A.  Please sign in and set up ads via "My Ads".  Or see our fine art advertising solutions.

Q.  What can be advertised?
A.  Ads are to sell paintings, sculptures, lithographs, prints and photography by artists from anywhere in the world.

Q.  What if my artist is missing?
A.  If the artist is not already in our database, you can use our New Artist form to enter the artist and place your ad.

Q.  Do buyers contact me directly by email?
A.  Yes, askART directly and immediately forwards all inquiries to you.

Q.  Does askART expect any payment beyond the cost of my ad?
A.  No. We charge a one-time ad placement fee for whichever plan you choose.  No commissions or extra fees.

Q.  Do I get a discount or partial refund if for any reason I wish to cancel before my ad expires?
A.  Unfortunately, we are not able to offer partial refunds at this time.

Q.  Why does it cost more monthly if I do not wish to post my asking price?
A.  Without knowing your asking price we are simply not able to calculate the best fee for your ad, which ranges from 1% to 1.5% of the value of your artwork depending on the plan you choose. You will find askART classified ads to be a bargain compared to ad fees and benefits offered by other sites.

Q.  How many artworks may I place for sale in a single classified?
A.  Our classified ads are limited to one artwork per ad.