The Top 15 Sites for Art, Design, & Photography Submissions
Designers, photographers, and others working in creative fields can, sometimes, find it hard to get their work noticed. However, with a healthy dose of passion, patience, and persistence; it is possible for one to get their creative work in front of the right people. Are you ready to take the next step in your art, design, or photography career? If so, keep reading! This post contains a curated list of websites and publications that accept submissions from professionals.
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For artists and designers who are searching for a platform to share their creative work, Colossal is worth investigating. The popular art blog is known for featuring visual art and design that spans a wide range of genres. They accept submissions from creative professionals who work in the realm of photography, sculpture, painting, collage, illustration, textiles, animation, and design.
To submit to Colossal, head to their submissions page.
My Modern Met
For those in search of a well-known website for art and design work, check out My Modern Met. The blog has articles and visual art features that cover topics such as photography, design, architecture, science, technology, environmentalism, and more.
The Design Blog
Founded and curated by Croatian-American designer, Ruby Bacanovic, The Design Blog was created to highlight designs from around the world. So, if your online portfolio contains design work, it could be worth going through the submission process to be featured.
The Jealous Curator
Curated by professional creative director, Danielle Krysa, this blog features all forms of creative work from graphic design to photography, mixed-media art, sculpture, and wearable art, with a heavy emphasis on those dabbling in photographic work and illustration.
To submit to The Jealous Curator, send an email to [email protected]
If you’re searching for an online magazine dedicated to featuring folks from creative industries, look into Creative Boom. Founded in 2009, Creative Boom focuses on visual art and design work, industry news, design trends, and insights for their large audience. When submitting, be sure to include a portfolio website, relevant social media accounts, and your bio.
To submit to Creative Boom, email [email protected]
Are you looking for inspiration? Abduzeedo is a blog that focuses on graphic design, brand design, illustration, photography, and UX design. So, if you’re ready to get your work featured or have a good idea for an article geared towards emerging designers, look into submitting for Abduzeedo.
To submit to Abduzeedo, go to their submissions page.
The Brand Identity
Known as a hub for graphic designers, The Brand Identity features work from design professionals who occupy various countries around the world. Are you a graphic designer? If so, consider pitching your project or typeface to this well-known design resource – or request an interview!
To submit a project or typeface, head to The Brand Identity’s website. Then select the option that best fits your needs. You’ll be able to submit a project or a typeface, request an interview, showcase a product, or even sell in their online store.
You may have seen deMilked mentioned in our post about effective ways to market one’s creative work online or you may have heard of them from designers or photographers in your network. In any case, this community-based online platform for emerging and establishing photographers and designers is one way to get your work out there.
To submit to deMilked head to their website, sign up for an account, and upload work to the forum.
Founded in the early 1990s, Juxtapoz is an art/culture print magazine and online publication. On their site and in their magazine, one can find art and design features, interviews, book reviews, and news related to creative industries. So, whether you’re looking for a place to submit your work online or get inspiration, Juxtapoz, is worth checking out.
To submit, head to their submissions page.
Have you heard of Identity Designed? It is a website and book focused on the vast world of brand identity. Launched as a side project in 2010, it has grown to have a global reach!
To submit your brand identity projects, email [email protected]
Founded in 2006 with a focus on architecture, interior design, automotive design, fashion, art, and technology; Design Milk is dedicated to curating high-quality content from emerging designers from around the world. So, if you’re a designer, artist, maker, or architect eager to expand your audience, pitch your project for editorial consideration.
To submit to Design Milk, email [email protected]. According to their website, your email should include the title of your project, photos or a link to view project images, a description, and relevant contact info.
According to their website, Format Magazine is a resource for creative professionals, with a heavy emphasis on providing information to those who work in the realm of photography. Although they have resources and features for design and art professionals as well.
Eat Sleep Draw
Looking for an online art gallery that accepts drawings, paintings, collages, and photographs? Eat Sleep Draw is a virtual showroom for art that relies on submissions from contributors around the world. With a new art piece posted every hour, it is safe to say that this blog generates more than enough content to keep art enthusiasts satisfied.
To submit to Eat Sleep Draw, fill out the online form on their submissions page. Once you head there, you’ll be able to drag and drop your work, write a caption, and hit the blue submit button.
Logo Design Love
Love Design Logo is a website dedicated to curating the world’s best logos, symbols, icons, and marks – making it a perfect resource for designers and design enthusiasts alike. Are you a graphic designer or brand identity designer who works with logos? If so, consider submitting your work.
To submit to Love Design Logo, email [email protected]
Is your online design portfolio a bit on the avant-garde or innovative side? If so, check out Designboom! It’s an online architecture, design, and tech magazine that features the latest trends, interviews with creatives, and a vast product library.
To submit to Designboom, register for an account on their website and put your best work out there for the world to see!