Instagram: it’s the most aesthetic social media platform and so the perfect place to create your very own curated grid and introduce your art. Now, all that’s left is to be seen. In order to up your following and showcase your pieces to a bigger audience, it’s a good idea to get yourself featured on an art page with a big following. Luckily, there’s tonnes of channels looking for amazing art to feature, for free! Here’s twelve pages to look up:
@young_artists_help shares mainly painting and illustrations from young and emerging artists from around the world to their 370k followers. Simply tag #young_artists_help for a feature.
@art_sanity showcases the best quality art of all sorts of medium from around the world to their 330k followers. Use the hashtag #artsanity for a chance to be featured.
@artofvisuals is a beautifully curated photography feed with 1.6m followers. Tag #artofvisuals to get your images to them.
@aartistic_dreamers features illustrations and paintings from the most talented artists to 101k followers. Use the hashtag #aartistic_dreamers for a feature.
@brwnpaperbag for illustrators and embroiderers, artist Sara Brown shares her favourite pieces from fellow artists to 220k followers. Tag the page and #illustration or #embroidery to pique her interest.
@illustrated.doris is a curated collection of contemporary illustrations by ingenious artists, seen by 50.7k followers. Submit art via #illustrateddoris
@illustrationartists is a worldwide community for illustrators with 203k followers. Tag #illustrationartists below your artwork for a mention.
@illustration_daily features the best in illustration daily. It’s purely a repost account and credits all original artists. Follow @illustration_daily for a feature to their 118k followers.
We also love to share artists on the Pistonhead Instagram feed. If you’d like to be featured, head over to @pistonheadlager and drop us a message!