The Academy Center of the Arts is thrilled to announce the launch of its new online art sales website, Artistica.Shop. This innovative initiative is set to transform the artistic landscape by providing a digital platform for regional artists to showcase and sell their work, both locally and nationally. By bridging the gap between artists and art enthusiasts, this program opens up a world of opportunities for both parties.

This unique online marketplace will feature a diverse range of artistic expressions, including paintings, illustration, photography, and more. With its user-friendly interface and seamless navigation, Artistica.Shop ensures a captivating and immersive experience for art lovers and collectors alike.

“We are excited to introduce Artistica.Shop as a platform that celebrates the incredible artistic talent present in our region,” said Michelline Hall, Chief Programming Officer of the Academy Center of the Arts. “Sponsored by Moore & Giles, this program not only provides a virtual space for artists to connect with a broader audience but also strengthens our mission of fostering artistic growth and creating opportunities for our local creative community.”

Artists interested in joining Artistica.Shop can submit their portfolios for consideration by contacting A’Nyeja Adams, Online Curator, at [email protected].

“With a rigorous selection process, the program ensures the highest quality standards, guaranteeing a remarkable collection of artwork for visitors to explore and purchase,” said Ted Batt, the ACOA’s Director of Visual Arts.

For art enthusiasts eager to discover exceptional pieces and support local talent, Artistica.Shop will be a go-to destination for enriching experiences and acquiring unique artworks that reflect the diverse creative spirit of Central Virginia.