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Art Fair Alternative: Online/Offline Gallery Exhibition & Sales

MacJac Artist Studio

(Recently MacJac has been advertising their services for artists on our websites. Here is the story of what exactly they can do for you.)

MacJac Artist Studio, a fast expanding online art studio with a difference, is now making life easier for the independent artists from different parts of the world. This emerging online studio travels to all parts of England, Canada, and America to organize Touring Art Exhibitions displaying their astounding range of products.

Selling art images online has always been a difficult job, particularly for the independent artists. Now they can create their own page with MacJac Artist Studio and display their collection of Art & Photography. In addition MacJac Artist Studio will deliver artwork to buyers in a wide array of substrates such as Metal, Acrylic, Canvas Fine Art Paper, Metallic Photo Paper, Lustre Photo Paper, Rolled Canvas, and much more.

Many online platforms now offer services similar to MacJac Artist Studio. However, the standard of service available at this online studio is unparalleled in terms of speed, ease, and simplicity of use. Art enthusiasts looking to buy artworks online, as well as artists offering to sell artwork, now prefer MacJac Artist Studio because they have the freedom to choose from hundreds of different and unique size combinations. Therefore, they are guaranteed to find exactly what they are looking for. The unique cropping tool makes buying and selling artwork online a breeze.

Emerging artists looking for an online platform to sell their work and build an independent identity can get started simply by creating a new artist account. After the artwork is set up online, it is ready for printing and sale as soon as an order is received.

Artists can generate revenue from their artwork without any further hassles as the production part is completely looked after by MacJac Artist Studio. Members of the studio are also given discount codes and royalties by cheque on orders they place for their own products.

About us:

  1. Historically we are a Touring Exhibition Company operating at Major Events across Canada, the USA and England.  Initially we sold only our own home-spun range of Art. Building on that we  expanded to sell thousands of art images at these events to thousands of clients who then form our database of qualified buyers.  In the past on Tour we have met dozens of Artists.  Some of the work we liked, so we began to promote their work both on Tour and Online.  This has been hugely successful.
  2. In the past 5 years we have taken on Tour some work from these new but established Artists who form our stable.  The thing they have in common is that their work sells strongly online.
  3. In the past two years we have been inundated with a large amount of Artists who want us to take their work on Tour.  It is not possible to take everyone on Tour so therefore we offer the Online Platform where artists can show and sell their work to our ever growing database of qualified buyers and enormous amount of online buyers.  We, nowadays, select our On Tour range from some of our most successful online Artists

Currently we have a proud statistic that shows that 93% of all our new Artists joining our online platform successfully sell their work within the first three months.

We offer three opportunities to artists:

  • A online studio where you can upload images, using state of the art tools that enable you to print on a wide variety of 9 different substrates - from canvas to metal and everything in between, for your own use or to sell to clients
  • Your own online gallery where clients come to shop
  • An opportunity for your work to be exhibited at first class venues throughout North America

To start selling artwork online right away, please join MacJac Artist Studio by visiting

About MacJac Artist Studio: MacJac Artist Studio is the Artist Membership entity of MacJac Consultants Corp dba MacJac "The gift of Art". To date the MacJac exhibition has travelled to well over 500 first class venues across Canada, the USA and Europe, offering shoppers "a fine-quality gallery without conventional walls." Exhibitions typically last from one to ten weeks. They also market and sell the work of individual artists via MacJac Art website.

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Comment by Pegi Gibson on February 17, 2014 at 4:44pm

I am very interested. My 2 partners and I have been looking for show alternatives. I will be getting in touch with you during March. We are currently getting some new and better photos. 

Pegi Gibson

Comment by Connie Mettler on February 18, 2014 at 5:12pm

This is an interesting alternative and there is money to be made here. If you are wedded to making "one of a kind" and want to do the face to face at the art fairs this will really take a lot of rethinking of your business plan. That being said, there are a lot of ways to earn money with 2D work. This is a marketplace that does not require artists to be present. It takes some great work and some serious business smarts to make it work.

Comment by Jim Curry on February 19, 2014 at 11:25am

Hi Connie,

Sound great! I will look into it in more detail. If Art Fair members join I hope they will post their experience.

Thanks for the info! Also the URL you gave does not work. I went on Google and used the following:

Comment by Connie Mettler on February 19, 2014 at 2:13pm

How embarrassing -- a bad link. You'd think I'd know better! I've fixed it now. Thanks for the heads up, Jim. 

Anyone up for going this route? or has anyone been using these kind of services?

Comment by Christina L. Towell on February 20, 2014 at 8:54am

Sounds interesting and perhaps the wave of the future, eh?

Comment by Connie Mettler on February 20, 2014 at 9:36am

Here is a good article with statistics about people buying art online -- including:

  • Buying art based on a digital image has become the norm, and buyers are confident doing so.
  • 71% of art collectors have bought art online sight unseen.
  • Buyers of all ages are making art purchases online.

Here it the rest of the article from

Read it. Think of the alternatives. Make a plan for the future.

Comment by Ginny Herzog on February 21, 2014 at 11:48am

This looks very similar to Fine Art America. You need to decide the quality of the product that you want sell to your customers. The file size that they use will determine the detail in the final product. My giclee reproductions are scanned with a flatbed scanner (not photographed with a digital camera). They are color proofed by the technician who can match the colors by comparing to the original art at hand. Then I do final proofing - removing dust, debris, etc. All mine are hand signed, limited editions. The file size of my proofs for a 30x40 image is 100mb. Unless you pay for double shipping - MacJac to you for signing and then you repack and ship to your customers, you will not be able to do hand signed limited editions. 

Perhaps the quality, or hand signed limited editions are not an issue for you. It is a different product for a different market. 


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