Frequently Asked Questions

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General FAQs

What are the visual arts?

We include 11 main visual arts categories on Art Cantina: painting, drawing, sculpture, collage & mosaics, glass arts, ceramics & pottery, jewelry & metalsmithing, fiber arts & textiles, printmaking, paper arts, and photography.

Discover dozens of subcategories.

What if I don’t see my specialty under the visual art subcategories? Please email us with your suggestion: support [at]

Who can join Art Cantina?

We are now accepting teacher profiles, workshop postings (US and international), and Primo Partner listings of art schools / colleges / ateliers, art centers, art museums, community centers, non-profit art groups, art therapists, venues offering learning space, tour operators / workshop planners, art suppliers, publishers of instructional media, and more.

How do I become a member?

Membership is free. All you need to do is provide your first, last name, email address and password.

  1. Click here: JOIN
  2. Enter your information and click the green button "Create"
  3. Check your email for the final confirmation step.

What features are available to members?

When you join Art Cantina, you will be able to:

  • Create a Teacher Profile
  • Promote Workshops, Group Classes, Education Events
  • Register an Art-Education Business / Group as a Primo Partner
  • Setup a free Student Account (coming soon)

How do I access My Account?

Select Log In or Join from the top menu to access your existing account or to create a new account. Once logged in, you will land on the My Account dashboard.

Why can't I log in after creating an account?

Did you receive the confirmation email? You must click the first link in that email to confirm and activate your account. If this email isn't in your inbox, please check your spam or junk email filter. If you still can't find it, please email

Can I manage all features from one log-in and password?

Yes. From the My Account dashboard you can access all of the member benefits and features.

What is in My Account dashboard?

Member Settings (grey tab): Manage your log-in, password and contact info on this page.

Teacher Profile (purple tab): Preview your teacher profile on this page and find your profile’s expiration date. Click the Edit Profile button to make changes to your profile. Read more in the Teacher FAQ section.

Workshops (green tab): Add new workshop postings from this page, and also access/manage all of your active, unpaid, and/or expired postings from the Workshops Dashboard. Read more in the Workshop FAQ section.

Primo Partners (blue tab): A dashboard for managing your business listings. Read more in the Primo Partner FAQ section.

Student Account (orange tab): coming soon...

Do I have to participate in all features?

You are not required to take advantage of all of the features in the My Account dashboard. For example, you may post a workshop, but do not need to setup a Primo Partner listing. Or from your single log-in, you may create a teacher profile AND post a workshop AND register your atelier school.

When will Student Accounts be available?

As soon as possible! Sign up for our e-newsletter to keep posted.