This page was updated on January 14, 2017

Where can you buy art supplies? Where can you put on a workshop? Where can you see art? 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.


Banners and Displays

Catapult 3

Gemini Moulding    plexiglass boxes for three-dimensional work

Media Specialties


Signs Now

Prints Plus

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  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

Pollock-Krasner Foundation   providing financial assistance to visual artists

Stop Art Scams blog avoid falling victim to scams

VSA Idaho the state organization on arts and disability

News and information

ArtsBeat Dana Oland’s blog for the Idaho Statesman

ArtsJournal online digest of arts and cultural journalism

National Gallery of Art audio and videos

SFMOMA art videos

Vimeo art videos

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   shows, competitions, jobs, studio space, residencies, and more

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

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

Canva create professional business cards online

Etsy buy and sell handmade items online

Fine Art America online marketplace for buying and selling fine art prints

Hi-Tech Color

Media Specialties business cards and announcements low cost websites for artists

Overnight Prints

Perfection Image Studios

RiverWorks Imaging photographic and printing services

SquareSpace website hosting


WrapIt Express custom packing and shipping of artwork


Boise Art Glass art glass workshops

Fort Boise Community Center classes and workshops

Idaho Photographic Workshop photography workshops

Ginger Lantz pastel and colored pencil workshops

Potter’s Center Clay Studio ceramics classes

The Sculpture Studio sculpture workshops

Wingtip Press printmaking workshops