Art distributors typically find success by determining a specific type of art they work with. This specialization can be based on art mediums, genres, time periods or any categorization within the art industry. By determining a specialization, you will:
1. Establish strong connections with other distributors
2. Create relationships with the artists
3. Become an expert on your specialization
Professional organizations are a great way to learn more about your industry and receive advice from those individuals who have achieved success. Such organizations can exist on the local, state, national and international level. Professional organizations also offer networking and specialized tools relevant to your industry. Membership fees vary by organization. Listed below are just a few of these organizations.
Art Dealers Association of America
Fine Art Dealers Association