Since you’re reading this blog post, you may have at some point wondered, can you make a career out of art? The answer is of course yes, but it is not so simple. The number of different ways you can incorporate art into a career are almost endless!
One option that is more entrepreneurial in spirit is an art and craft franchise. If you love art AND have always dreamed of owning your own business, this may be the choice for you. To help get you started, we have compiled a list of our top 5 art franchises. If nothing else, we hope this list shows you that it is possible to turn your passion into a career!
Pinspiration’s DIY craft franchise offers a wide variety of trendy and Pinterest-inspired craft projects. They are home to the famous Splatter Room™ inspired by the works of Jackson Pollock!
Pinspiration removes common barriers to creativity often encountered when crafting at home such as difficulty acquiring supplies, lack of space, and cleanup. They believe that everyone is an artist, regardless of age, background, and skill level.
Pinspiration is more than just a business. They deeply believe in fostering a community of creativity. That is why franchisees are given the freedom to create their own craft project offerings and design their own studios. The hope is that customers entering each unique studio will feel the creative energy and be inspired to unleash their own inner artist!
If you want to learn more about becoming a Pinspiration franchisee, click here!
Abrakadoodle brings its mobile art program onsite to kids in schools and community sites where there is an unfulfilled demand for such programs. They believe in “process art” where kids have the freedom to explore different art materials and the creative process as they learn and grow.
Skills that translate to a successful Abrakadoodle franchisee include relationship building, marketing, customer service, and a genuine enthusiasm for both education and kids. As a franchisee you will need to identify and sign up sites for Abrakadoodle and hire, train, and supervise teachers.
If you want to bring art education to communities, learn more here!
3. Pinot’s Palette
Pinot’s Palette is the perfect way for people to connect over art and wine. What started as a local business run by three first-time entrepreneurs in Houston, Texas, has grown into one of the nation’s largest paint and sip franchises that hosts everything from date nights to corporate team building events.
Pinot’s Palette sets itself apart from other paint and sip franchises with its excellent business model and support system. It has been ranked a top franchise for women and veterans.
If you’re excited to start your own paint and sip franchise, click here!
4. Color Me Mine
Color Me Mine’s DIY franchise has been a leader in the paint your own pottery industry for over twenty-five years. Each studio offers a relaxing environment where customers can choose from over 400 unfinished pieces, paint their chosen piece, and pick it up later after glazing and firing.
The company advertises low start-up capital, cost of goods sold, and studio operating expenses.
If pottery is your passion, click here!
Créatif is an art studio for both kids and adults that integrates Art with Technology. The studio’s objective is to create an experiential and meaningful art destination for all ages.
Créatif primarily specializes in painting. Customers can choose to paint a number of different surfaces including canvas, pottery, ceramic, unfinished wood, rock, and more. If customers need inspiration, ArtPads are available that contain art lesson videos and guided images.
The franchise offers low overhead costs, proprietary technology, and limited staffing requirements.
If you believe technology will play a role in the future of art, check out Créatif!