About Bluethumb

Bluethumb is Australia’s largest art marketplace, connecting collectors, art lovers and interior designers with an unprecedented community of emerging and established local artists. Buy original paintings, drawings and limited edition prints direct from artists’ studios using our award-winning website and app, beautifully designed and curated by the Bluethumb team to help you find art you love.

Bluethumb makes it easier to be an artist. Along with the exposure that comes with the hundreds of thousands of hits we get every month, we remove distractions by taking care of marketing and logistics, leaving artists to do what they do best.

The biggest marketplace in Australia for original art

We do more than provide our artists with a platform to connect them to buyers; we treat them as family and help them grow their careers. It’s no surprise more continue to join our community every day.

The easiest way to discover art

You can browse curated collections by the Bluethumb team or search your favourite art style from any device. Refine your search further by colour, medium, price, size and location.

The most accessible art in Australia

Bluethumb makes art available to all art lovers, from those with substantial collections to those just starting out. With a vast range of incredible art starting at $99, there’s original art for all.

Free returns and 7 days to decide

Bluethumb guarantees the authenticity and quality of the art you buy. We want you to love your new masterpiece and that’s why we give you 7 days to see it on your wall before making that decision. If you don’t fall in love, you can return the art and we’ll pick it up free of charge and give you a full refund.

"I just received Lotus Flowers by Amanda Cutlack. I absolutely love it – it looks even better than in the photo. Please pass on my thanks to Amanda for her gorgeous work!”

James W.

"I just wanted to say thank you for all your help. The service has been absolutely amazing and you should be commended for it. The painting has arrived in perfect condition, it was extremely well packaged and even had a note from Adam, which I though was a great a personal touch. Thank you again!”

Michael B.

We're here to help

If you’re an Australian artist and want to join the Bluethumb family, head over to our Sell page to find out more. In a few simple steps you can be up and running as a Bluethumb Artist.

"Bluethumb is comprised of a team that really looks after their artists and collectors. They invest in projects to help their artists stretch and grow. Creating a Bluethumb profile is a no-brainer for any emerging artist who’d like to reach a broad audience and build a community of creators whom they have the option to connect with.”

Kim Leutwyler

"Bluethumb has been my first step into the public art arena. At nearly sixty I have taken the plunge to follow my passion and have been surprised by the wonderful response. It has come at a much-needed time. I appreciate the opportunity that Bluethumb has provided for me"

Terina Jones

If you have any questions for us, get in touch through our contact page or check out our FAQ.

If you can’t find what you’re looking for on our site, we have a team of curators that will be sure to help you find something you love.

The Bluethumb leadership team

Edward Hartley – Co Founder & Managing Director

Chartered Accountant with a love of art.

George Hartley – Director of Technology