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ABOUT art inc. Kentucky

Our mission is to provide business building, exposure generating and revenue producing opportunities to artists and creatives while helping to stimulate cultural, social and economic activity in our community.

Art Inc. Kentucky, a Community Ventures social enterprise, is a non-profit, member-focused business and marketing incubator for artists and creatives, providing emerging and established artists and creatives with the services, resources, and educational opportunities needed to broaden their exposure, increase their income, and build long-term sustainable businesses.  Art Inc. Kentucky also works to encourage cultural, economic and social investments in the community. 


Art Inc, Kentucky showcases exceptional contemporary art from some of the region’s most promising emerging and established artists. We offer a rich diversity of original works in a variety of mediums and also contribute to the community's understanding and appreciation of art through exhibitions, artists' demonstrations and workshops. 

There are two levels of membership available with monthly fees ranging from $55 to $110 per month.  

Services and Opportunities Include:

  • Sales Opportunities Via Physical and Online Retail Venues

  • Featured and Exclusive Solo and Group Show Opportunities  

  • Access to Seasonal Art Fairs and Member Only Exhibition Opportunities 

  • Social Media Promotion

  • Live/Work Housing Opportunities at the Artists' Village

  • Photography Services

  • Networking Opportunities

  • Business Consultation

  • Classroom Training and Workshops

  • Notification of Calls for Art Work

  • Website Development and Maintenance

  • Affordable Studio Rental At The MET near downtown Lexington                                                         

To learn more about our services and membership levels, please contact us at 859-231-0054, ext 1023.


Art Inc. operates with the belief that artists can thrive abundantly when they live and work in supportive, culturally dynamic, and creatively diverse environments.  Beyond the needs of each individual artists, our mission serves the greater community by using the arts to build pathways towards meaningful econmic and social empowerment in areas that suffer from the weight of economic distress.


Our goal is to help Kentucky artists' thrive, by creating opportunities for each of our members to convert their passion for art into a sustainable life endeavor.  Through our business and technical training, we will help our members close significant gaps on the business side of their work, giving them the tools to grow their income and develop and pursue attainable business goals as artists.

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