808Arts.com is Hawaii's new Art Marketplace. Its vision is to bring more awareness to Hawaii art, specifically "visual fine arts" including paintings, drawings, sculpture, and fine art photography. For both visitors and residents, 808Arts.com provides a comprehensive Artist Directory, plus a Community-enabled State arts calendar to help promote public awareness of art events, assist events organizers to reach larger audiences, and offer a commerce platform to help artists support their livelihood.
The people behind 808Arts.com have been supporting the Hawaii arts community develop and bring to market a variety of fine art products through our sister companies Black Sand Publishing and Chromaco since 2001. 808Arts.com is a highly visible online community reaching people around the world interested in the incredibly powerful Hawaii brand, to connect them with the many great Hawaii artists.
The mission of 808Arts.com is to support the Visual Fine Arts community of Hawaii, by bringing worldwide attention to Hawaii artists and their artwork. Our focus specifically includes original paintings, drawings, printmaking, sculpture, and fine-art photography. We help Art be used as a medium for the creative expression and vision of artist ideas, and our Mission achieves progress helping artists of Hawaii when these artists in turn achieve sustainable business success and positive market visibility.
During the ongoing COVID-19 virus pandemic, we are focusing on immediate and results-oriented support for Hawaii artists. With many retail stores and art galleries closed or seeing dismal traffic, online sales are the only viable artist opportunities to maintain or grow business. 808Arts.com promotes engagement with local and international clientele interested in collecting Hawaii art.
Calling all Hawaii Artists - join the 808Arts.com community and continue marketing your brand through social media, online live-streaming, email and more. We are always expanding our comprehensive Hawaii Artists Directory, and strongly encourage all artists to contact us at Info@808Arts.com to add or update your listing.
Tourists, visitors, art collectors, gallerists, wholesale/trade people, media, educators & students can all benefit greatly from 808Arts.com via its comprehensive Events Calendar service, Artsy Destinations, Art Resources, and Art Associations pages.