This page was updated on July 3, 2018. Quite a few local arts organizations and galleries were added. The links to local frame shops were updated as well.
Where can you buy art supplies locally? Where can you put on a workshop in the Treasure Valley? Here is a listing of all kinds of resources especially for visual artists in the Treasure Valley in Idaho. Please note: this is not a comprehensive listing. Inclusion on this page is at the sole discretion of TVAA.
- Visit Quality Art’s website
Quality Art, Inc.
Quality Art has never lost sight of their customer service. Offering a 40% discount to TVAA members.
- Visit Boise State Public Radio’s website
Boise State Public Radio
KBSX News 91.5 FM | KBSU Classical 90.3 FM
- Visit Idaho Blueprint’s website
Idaho Blueprint and Supply
Idaho Blueprint & Supply — affordable high quality art supplies and so much more!
- Visit IPUL’s website
Idaho Parents Unlimited
IPUL supports the dreams and hopes of artists and people with disabilities and abilities.
Educational and Financial Resources
Artists Network tv instructional videos for artists
American Print Alliance resource for traditional printmaking
Americans for the Arts supporting the arts in America
ArtProductionFund helping artists realize difficult-to-produce works
Creative Capital.org 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
Galleries and Organizations
Each gallery or organization below serves multiple artists, features original art, and is local.
News and information
Opportunities for Artists
ArtCareerProject searchable listing of jobs in the arts
ArtDeadline.com grants, calls, residencies, competitions, and other opportunities
ArtJobs.Artsearch.org jobs, internships, fellowships, and other employment opportunities in all areas of the arts
ArtistTrust.org shows, competitions, jobs, studio space, residencies, and more
ArtsTie jobs for artists
Boise City Department of Arts and History calls to artists, grants, opportunities
Call for Entry.org 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
Actinsurance.com commercial liability insurance for artists
ArtBizCoach.com 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