Our mission is to help Artists attain their highest potential. We provide exposure, promotion and career direction to help turn their passion into prosperity.
We are located in Manhattan, the art capital of the world. We have been serving the art community since 1980. Our director, Renée Phillips, is an artists' advocate and the author of several books. She has curated more than 50 exhibitions in galleries and corporate venues and has presented talks and keynote speeches in many leading art institutions including the Art Institute of Chicago, Heckscher Museum, Columbia University, National Arts Club, and New York Foundation For The Arts. She was the Editor-in-Chief of Manhattan Arts International magazine for 17 years, to promote emerging artists, before establishing www.ManhattanArts.com. Renée is also a member of the International Association of Art Critics.
Manhattan Arts International Membership
We provide member Artists with international exposure, continuous promotion and career education. We offer two types of Memberships:
The Featured Artist Membership and Associate Membership.
Learn more about Artist Membership options and benefits.
We present four juried exhibitions annually that are juried by leading art professionals.
Thousands of artists working in all styles and media from around the world have received exposure and promotion through these online shows. Learn about our current "Call for Artists"
Resources for Artists
Renée Phillips has created several documents, available by email, that comprise The Artist Success Package, a comprehensive handbook in PDF format.
To produce this document Renée combined her two best-selling books Presentation Power Tools for Fine Artists and Success Now! For Artists, A Movitational Guide for the Artrepreneur. Learn more.
We offer a free weekly email newsletter that contains news about our members, updates on our blogs, and other art news of importance. Learn more.
Renée Phillips Art News
You will find articles on art and business, "Featured Artists" profiles and Interviews with art professionals.
The Healing Power of ART
You will find articles about the positive healing benefits of Art and learn about artists and organizations who are focused on art and healing.
The Art Resource Directory
We compile listings of
Opportunities for artists,
We are proud to have collaborated with many outstanding members of the Art community such as:
* Edward Rubin, NY arts writer, curator and artist
* Lisa Cooper, owner of Elisa Contemporary
* Jill Conner, art critic, curator and founder of AS
* Barbara Markoff, art consultant, author and owner of Artrageous!
Janice Sands, Executive Director of Pen & Brush
* Nancy Reyner, artist, author and educator
* Ampersand Art Supplies
* Cornelia Seckel, publisher, Art Times Journal
* E. Jay Weiss, artist and former curator, Cabrini Hospice
* Jane M. St. Lifer, ASA, art dealer and appriaser
* Joanie San Chirico, artist and director of Professional Fine Art Network
* Carole Sorrell, Carole Sorrell Public Relations
among many others
Essential information for artists
Manhattan Arts International Art Debate
One of the highlights in the history of Manhattan Arts International was when Renee Phillips organized the Manhattan Arts Debate. It was attended by more than 750 members of the art community and was broadcast on radio and TV.