This page was updated on January 8, 2022 

This is a selected listing of resources, organizations, websites and people who support and serve visual artists locally in Idaho’s Treasure Valley. The focus is on providing artists with information and contacts to help them sustain and grow the impact of their art in the community. This is not a comprehensive listing. Inclusion on this  page is at the sole discretion of TVAA.


Educational and Financial Resources

Artists Network tv instructional videos for artists

Americans for the Arts  supporting the arts in America

ArtProductionFund   helping artists realize difficult-to-produce works

Creative  financial support for adventurous art projects

Fractured Atlas   empowering artists to succeed as entrepreneurs

Idaho Commission on the Arts promoting artistic excellence

Living a Creative Life courses, coaches, communities, marketing, and more

Patreon harness the power of your biggest fans by letting them fund your work 

Pollock-Krasner Foundation   providing financial assistance to visual artists

Stop Art Scams blog avoid falling victim to scams


A Plus Picture Framing, Nampa

Craft Warehouse, Meridian

Creative Corner, Garden City

Finer Frames, Eagle

Finishing Touch Frame Gallery, Boise

Frame Garage, Horseshoe Bend

FrameWorks, Boise and Eagle

Gray’s Art and Framing, Boise

Hobby Lobby, Nampa

Idaho Blueprint, Boise

Marv’s Framing and Gallery, Boise

Michaels, Boise, Meridian and Nampa

Picture This, Boise

Prints Plus, Boise

Roots Family History, Boise

Quality Art, Garden City

Van Dyck, Boise

Opportunities for Artists

ArtCareerProject  searchable listing of jobs in the arts  grants, calls, residencies, competitions, and other opportunities   jobs, internships, fellowships, and other employment opportunities in all areas of the arts

ArtsTie  jobs for artists

Boise City Department of Arts and History  calls to artists, grants, opportunities

Call for a searchable database of calls for artists, managed by the Western States Arts Federation

EntryThingy  a searchable national listing of all current calls available to artists

Idaho Commission on the Arts   opportunities and announcements

OnlineJuriedShows a frequently updated listing of exhibition opportunities 

Zapplication applications to more than 500 art fairs, festivals, and shows nationwide

Services for Artists

Abundant Artist  coaching, advice, and videos to help artists commercial liability insurance for artists   Alyson B. Stanfield is a business coach for artists

Artists Helping Artists online talk show with a focus on marketing your art

Blue Planet Photography photographic services

Evermore Prints photographic and printing services

RiverWorks Imaging photographic and printing services

WrapIt Express custom packing and shipping of artwork


Boise Art Glass art glass workshops

Fort Boise Community Center classes and workshops

Ginger Lantz pastel and colored pencil workshops

The Sculpture Studio sculpture workshops

Wingtip Press printmaking workshops