At The Paint Spot we are often asked by artists, “Where can I show my art in Edmonton?” This resource is created to help artists find a spot in a café or restaurant to show their work. It is easy to negotiate space for hanging drawings, paintings, and photographs because it will help create an attractive space. A collaboration of this kind, will benefit both the business and the patron as well as the artist.
Tips for showing your art in a café:
Read 15 Tips for Showing Art in a Business for professional advice on how to approaching a local businesses to show your art. A professional, organized approach will make it easy for the owner to invite you into their space.
List of cafes and businesses looking for artists to exhibit:
- Block 1912 – 10361 82 Ave., Contact
- Café la Reine – 8927D 82 Ave., Contact
- La Bosco– 10413 79 Ave., Contact
- Take Care Café – 9621 82 Ave., Contact
- Café Bicyclette – 8627 rue Marie-Anne Gaboury St., Contact
- Cafe Mosaics – 10844 82 Ave., Contact
- High Level Diner – 10912 88 Ave., Contact (780) 433-0993, long wait list, prefers big pieces
- Earth’s General Store- 9605 82 Ave., Contact (780) 439-8725, or inquire at bottom of website
- Little Brick – 10004 90 St., Contact sell local goods – mainly prints and apparel
- Grindstone Theatre – 10091 81 Ave., Contact
- Cat Café on Whyte – 10111 82 Ave., Contact mainly sell cards, stickers, pins
- Remedy Café – 7 locations in/around Edmonton, Contact 8331 109 St.,
- Blue Chair Café – 9624 76 Ave., Contact (780) 989-2861, art exhibitions, often a long wait list
- The Sugarbowl – 10922 88 Ave., Contact
- Ritchie Market – 9570 76 Ave., Contact sells local goods, mostly prints
- Old Strathcona Arts Emporium – 10309 82 Ave., Contact spaces to rent to sell art
- Green Ash Café – 8903 83 Ave., Contact (587) 409-2277
- Maven + Grace – 9601 82 Ave., Contact sell local goods like greeting cards
- The Quiltbag – 10516 82 Ave., Contact, Contact “vendor/consign info”
- Hideout Distro – 12407 108 Ave., Contact (780) 249-8303, sells local goods, mainly prints,
- The Rooster Kitchen – 10732 82 Ave., Contact (780) 904-7352
- Roots on Whyte – 8135 102 St., Contact
- Millcreek Café – 9562 82 Ave., Contact
- Propaganda Hair Group – 10808 124 St., Contact
If you suggestions to add more locations to this list, we would love to hear from you. Contact Kim Fjordbotten
More Ideas for Showing Your Art
- 15 Tips for Showing Art in a Business
- 12 Tips for Showing Art in a Gallery
- List of Art Walks in Alberta
- Join an Art Club
- How to use Social Media to Sell Art
- List of Art Walks in Alberta
- How to Join an Art Club?
- Curated Exhibition & Calls for Artists
- How to Use Social Media to Sell Art?
Kim Fjordbotten: As owner of The Paint Spot, Kim Fjordbotten is passionate about helping artists use materials and make art. She is available as a speaker and educator for teachers and art associations. The Paint Spot offers exhibitions, classes, and beautiful art materials to inspire your creativity.
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