Artist Eligibility


To facilitate an original art, traditional art and contemporary art presentation, artwork must be of original design and production by the artist. Upon approval, the individual artist will be eligible to list their work on the web site.


Fees are $20.00 per month with a discount for annual subscriptions. A complete description is provided in the PDF document “How BCG Works” or from the "For Artists" menu above. only charges a 5% commission to cover credit card processing fees and advertising.


Join your fellow artists by completing the simple Application form.


Judy and Jerry Wegenast own and operate Touch of Art Studio. Having tried the usual web site creation and maintenance, they speak from personal experience. The individual web site for Touch of Art Studio disappeared some time ago. The effort was more costly than the subscription fee for this service, ongoing updates required more technical expertise, were time consuming, and the web site did not generate sufficient traffic to warrant its existence.


Blank Canvas is a derivative from Blank Canvas Gallery and Education Center, a successful storefront operation in Park Rapids, Mn, which operated under a cooperative format for nearly four years, until losing their lease. Those members created the vision for an online presence creating the opportunity for