Art Distributor

Specializations

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

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

Additional Information by Business Stage

Starting a 
Business

For many, owning their own business is a dream, but many do not know where to start. For 

information on how to start a business, select the

button below. 

Managing a 
Business

Once a business has been established, new challenges emerge. For information on how to manage a business, select the button below. 

Expanding a 
Business

As a business prospers, it may begin to outgrow its current setup. For information on how to expand a business, select the button below.

CONTACT THE

Illinois Small Business Development Center

of McLean County at

Illinois Wesleyan University

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