Join the AfriMod Creative Community… Showcase your works to art-focused consumers worldwide and earn income on every sale of your product or products incorporating your artwork.
Are you based in Africa or the Diaspora?
Visual Artists · Fashion Designers · Sculpture Artists · Textile Artists · Product Makers
AfriMod supports creative individuals, both seasoned and new, anywhere in the world. We offer you the opportunity to concentrate on what you do best.
You make the art/design and we offer a best-in-class array of home decor, furniture, apparel and lifestyle products such as, art prints, notebooks, throw pillows, shower curtains, blankets, yoga gear, etc––incorporating your artwork.
Why Sell On AfriMod?
AfriMod is an online marketplace for creative individuals: artists, product makers and galleries.
AfriMod provides the platform and technology infrastructure to manage productions, transactions and marketing services that help artists sell to consumers worldwide.
There are no monthly fees or listing fees.
Creatives get free gallery pages to showcase their portfolios of products and artworks in our Creative Community.
Post digital images of abstracts, illustrations, sketches, portraiture, fashion designs, digital designs, patterns, lettering, photography, etc… for free.
If your artwork is a good fit for us, we will work with you to adapt your artworks to select AfriMod home and lifestyle products.
How Does AfriMod Adapt My Artwork?
AfriMod reviews postings on gallery pages and selects artworks for further collaboration with originating artists. The artists are requested to submit print-ready digital images of their original artworks. AfriMod team uses software and other methods to adapt these selected images to the most appropriate AfriMod products. Artists may sell their original artwork or use them as they choose.
Post artworks frequently… The more artworks you submit, the more products we design with your artworks and the more opportunities for additional income to you.
How it Works: Visual Artists
**Please ONLY submit digital images of original artworks in which you own the intellectual property rights.
You retain possession of your original artworks. You submit ONLY digital images of your own original artwork to us and our team will use software and other methods to adapt your images to our most appropriate products. See How to Photograph Your Artwork for Reproduction on AfriMod Products.
You may scan your artwork, take a photo with a high resolution camera, or simply use your cell phone to capture a high resolution image at 3900px on the shortest side.
AfriMod may present your digital images in whole or in part, as submitted or in modified forms. No matter how the work is presented, you, the artist, will be credited as the source of the original art.
Compile Information on each item: Title and description of original artwork, completion date of artwork, dimensions of original artwork. medium and materials… oil, acrylic, watercolor, etc, illustration, mixed media, digital composition, photographic work, etc. Upload digital images and information.
Commissions are paid on sold items only— 10% on art prints and 5% on all other products incorporating your artwork image/s. You receive commissions each time a product incorporating your artwork image is sold.
You may choose to list and sell your original artworks separately as physical products on AfriMod. Artist original works (paintings, drawings, illustrations, sketches, etc) as well as sculptural objects, textiles, etc are paid at 70% commission on listed price.
What Types Of Artwork Should I Submit?
Drawings, Illustrations, Sketches
Subjects: animal forms, vegetation, patterns, abstracts, figurines, doodles, caricatures, etc
Subjects: traditional icons & motifs, traditional objects
Subjects: abstracts, fauna, flora
Limited Edition Series
Are you a rising star? Get featured in our limited edition series. In consultation with select artists, AfriMod will restrict the total number of art prints produced of your artwork in each limited edition.
AfriMod small edition prints come with exclusive print run numbers printed at the bottom of each art print. This print run number determines the exclusivity and value of each print in the edition.
How it Works: Sculpture Artists | Textile Artists
Take several photos of each physical artwork from different angles plus close-up shots. Use either a high resolution camera or your cell phone. You may choose to scan flat objects such as textiles for details of patterns or highlights.
AfriMod may present digital images of your sculptural or textile works in whole or in part, as submitted or in modified forms on AfriMod products. See How to Photograph Your Artwork for Reproduction on AfriMod Products. No matter how the work is presented, you, the artist, will be credited as the source of the original art. You receive commissions each time a product incorporating your artwork image is sold. Commissions are paid at 10% if reproduced as art prints and 5% when adapted to any other products.
Your physical sculptural objects, textiles, etc are paid at 70% commission on listed price.
Complete & Upload Images. Compile information on each sculptural or textile item: Title or name of artwork, materials, dimensions, price requested for the physical sculpture or textile (in your local currency). Upload the digital images and information to AfriMod.
When any of your sculptural or textile artworks sell, you will be notified. You must acknowledge receipt, then ship your artwork to the customer’s address within 48 to 72 hours. You must notify AfriMod when the artwork ships and provide us with the tracking number of the package.
After the buyer has satisfactorily received the artwork, you will receive your payment in the local bank account you supplied.
Sculpture Artists: What Types Of Artwork Should I Submit?
Wood / Stone Carvings
Subjects: abstract forms, non-traditional figurines, fauna, flora, vessels, etc
Metal / Bronze Castings
Subjects: contemporary abstract forms, candle holders, wall art, nature & wildlife, vessels, etc
Subjects: vessels, abstract forms, figurines, etc
Textile Artists: What Types Of Artwork Should I Submit?
Subjects: African-inspired contemporary designs, re-interpretations of traditional designs, batik, tie & dye, leather works, traditional icons, motifs, etc
Subjects: contemporary designs inspired by traditional fabrics, traditional designs, etc
Subjects: hand-woven fabrics, traditional as well as contemporary designs
How it Works: Designers | Product Makers
Build and grow your own fashion or interior decor business on AfriMod. AfriMod will work with you to determine which of your products have the best chances of selling to international consumers.
A wide range of products can be sold online. To be successful, the products you choose to sell must be above average in craftsmanship and visual aesthetics.
Excellent quality, visual appeal plus practical applications in interior decorating increases the likelihood of sales.
AfriMod does not accept or list items that may be considered antiquities or cultural treasures. We also do not accept products made of, or containing parts of endangered species or other banned materials (see cites.org).
Choose your products you wish to sell. Take several photos of each product from different angles including close-up shots. Use either a high resolution camera or your cell phone.
Complete & Upload Images.
After photographing the products you wish to sell on AfriMod, compile the following information on each… Name of the item, Origins and its uses, Materials made with, Dimensions, Price requested, etc. Upload information plus photos to AfriMod.
When any of your products sell, you will be notified. You must acknowledge receipt, then ship your product to the customer’s address within 48 to 72 hours or as agreed with customer. You must notify AfriMod when the product ships and provide us with the tracking number of the package.
After the buyer has satisfactorily received the product, you will receive your payment in the local bank account you supplied.
What Can I Sell?
Items: stools, coffee tables, baskets, carpets, rugs, etc
Items: clothing, woven cloth, batik, tie-and-dye, pillows, bedding, etc
Items: pottery, vases, bowls, plates, candle-holders, calabash, etc
Garden / Outdoor Structures
Items: garden ornaments, lanterns, garden decor, garden art, birdhouses, toys, etc
See frequently asked questions on our FAQ page.
- Please select account type: Visual Artist, Art Gallery, Sculptor, Textile Artist or Product Maker. Provide your contact information
- You will be logged-in after submitting your information. Once logged-in to your account page, start by uploading at least 1 to 3 images to create your gallery page.
- You agree to abide by our Terms and Conditions and our Creative Community Code of Conduct.