21 Places To Buy Original Art That’s Actually Affordable

Decking your walls doesn’t have to deck your wallet.

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Based out of Brooklyn, the Leif Store sells curated home goods, jewelry, and lots of affordable original art, like the watercolor above, starting at $24. Shop here.

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Tappan Collective is an online platform connecting emerging artists with emerging collectors. Limited edition and exclusive prints are available starting at $20. Visit the site here.

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J Hill Design has city, state and landmark prints of their own colorful designs. With 8-by-10s starting at $12, the paintings can even be personalized with neighborhoods, names, or text. Visit the store here.

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Little Paper Planes is a community of artists curators and collectors that sells and promotes new artists. It sells paintings, prints, photographs, and sculptural pieces starting at $15. Visit the store here.

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Minted sells limited edition prints on archival paper from dozens of independent artists. Prints start at $20, and can also be ordered with frames and mattes. Visit the store here.

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Sebastian Foster is a contemporary art gallery and print studio located in Austin, Texas. Its website sells limited edition prints from various artists starting as low as $25. Visit here.

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Michelle Armas is a painter based out of Atlanta. She sells prints and original oil paintings on her website, starting at $35. Visit the site here.

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Started in 2007, Jane Mount’s Ideal Bookshelf Project shows hand-painted spines of people’s favorite books. You can buy prints of existing collections starting at $34, or get your own books hand painted starting at $135. See the collection here.

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In addition to wallpaper, calendars, and temporary tats, Rifle Paper Co. also has wall prints of its beautiful designs, starting at $24. See them all here.

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Thumbtack Press is one of the oldest print sites on the internet, selling digital prints of illustrations, comics, and photography from top artists starting at $19.99. See the store here.

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The Animal Printshop is the online gallery and store for photographer Sharon Montrose. Portraits of these (real!) animals are available framed or unframed, starting at $25. Visit the site here.

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Society 6 sells screen-printed home decor, clothing, and wall prints from artists like Tina Crespo (above), Wendy Macnaughton, Marc Johns, Karen Hallion, and more starting at $15.50. See the store here.

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The recently relaunched 20×200 project by Jen Bekman aims to make art collecting more affordable. Prints start as low as $24 for emerging and well-known artists. Visit the site here.

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Tiny Showcase is an online forum for promoting new artists. For each limited edition print purchased, a portion of the proceeds goes to support a charitable organization of that artists choice. Unframed prints start at $30. See more here.

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Little Collector by ArtStar sells playful art designed just for kids, starting at $40. Visit the store here.

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Zatista was started by executives from eBay who wanted to make it easier and more affordable to buy original art. Prints are as low as $55. See them all here.

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ArtRiver is an online store that sells limited edition prints from a handful of well-known and emerging modern artists. Prints start at $29. Visit the store here.

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MADE offers hand-screened, digital, and giclee prints from a variety of British artists, starting at $34 (£20). Visit the store here.

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Schoolhouse Electric is a home outfitter that also sells unique art hangings and prints starting at $45. Visit the store here.

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Art Stream sells framed and unframed fine art prints and original works starting at $35. See the collection here.

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It’s overwhelming to search sometimes, but Etsy is a great place to find awesome original art. Some of our favorites are from Sophie Blackall, Joel Penkman, Claire Elsaesser, Magna Paint, Michael Ellis Studios, and The Motivated Type. And another great list is here.

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