For artists

As an artist, you may ask yourself: I have an own website and I am also present on Facebook. Why should I need to be present on The answer is simple: Do you want to attract the attention of art interested people around the globe who have never heard of you before? allows you to present yourself, your artworks and your activities to a global audience of art interested people. links "providers" of art (artists, art galleries, art museums, etc.) with "consumers" of art (art collectors, art lovers, etc.). The visitors of are a very focused group of people interested in visual art. provides a series of functionalities which guide visitors to profiles they might be interested in:

  • Visitors might see an artwork they like
  • Visitors might search for a specific style or theme
  • Visitors get to know you as an artist linked to an art gallery
  • etc. is using smart technologies to continuously feed the content of profiles on to the major search engines. This means, the more information about you, your artworks and your activities are published on, the higher is the chance that you will be found by people looking for specific keywords that match your information! And do not forget: The relevance of a search result of an internet engine is heavily influenced by the number of visitors of the website where the information is published. Therefore, information published on is much more likely to be ranked among the first search results of internet engines compared to information published on your own artist website. Another reason why you should be present on! for artists

How to create a (free) artist profile on TheArtKey?

First, you need to establish your personal user account. This is free of charge!
Just click on "Sign-up" in the black bar at the top of the page, then click on "Individual person". Follow the steps.
Once your personal user account is established, login (see black bar on top of page) with your access data (mail address, password) and start to edit your artist profile.

The key to increase your chances that somebody gets to know you WHO DID NOT KNOW YOUR NAME BEFORE is to add as much information as possible to your artist profile and keep the information updated. The more information you upload (e.g. descriptions of your artworks, your own blog, etc.), the more potential search keywords of visitors might guide art interested people to your artist profile. Besides, make sure that your are linked with galleries on that exhibit your artworks.

When you have an own exhibition, you may write about it in your blog. Make sure that the gallery or art fair where you present your artworks also has a profile on TheArtKey and that this exhibition is published on TheArtKey. As an artist, you may establish a link to the organizer of the exhibition.

How can I use my "personal website"?

You can create and host your personal website - for free! You have access to your personal website from your MyPage. The setup page opens, and you can choose the domain name and the e-mail address, activate your personal website, choose the design template you like and define the starting page of your personal website. You can also define the displayed website name and the contact title. You are free to choose your preferred domain name in the following format: ""
In addition, you also have an email address: ""
Creating your personal website is done in just a few steps:
  1. Open your free user account on (see above)
  2. Setup your account: Enter the information you want to present on your website
  3. Upload artworks and write blogs
  4. Activate your personal website
  5. Choose the domain name ("") and the design you like.
And now, let all your friends and contacts know your new personal website address! Editing your website is as easy as editing your profile on Everything you edit in your profile will automatically be shown on your personal website.

By the way: If you use a domain redirection service, you can even choose a completely individual domain name and redirect all visitors to "". This is particularly interesting if you already have an own domain name and want to use it for your personal website on