Colossal is an international platform for art and visual expression that explores a vast range of disciplines, and since launching in 2010, we’ve celebrated the work of more than 6,000 emerging and established artists, designers, and creatives. As a Colossal Member, you support independent arts publishing and ensure that we’re able to keep sharing the stories you see on the site each day. Join today and become part of a community of like-minded readers who are passionate about contemporary art and ensuring that it remains accessible to everyone.
Questions? Please read the FAQ below or email [email protected].
Artwork © Lisa Ericson
Receive all member benefits plus a set of (3) Field Notes notebooks if you select yearly.
Become a modern-day Medici and our new best friend. This membership level comes with a lifetime of thank yous (we’ll even send one personally). You’ll receive all member benefits for life plus a set of Field Notes!
“Just wanted to let you know that Colossal has really inspired my 8th grade artists. [...] I love the way your blog combines art and science, and elevates the beautiful picayune to call attention to the details that we can so easily dismiss or ignore. ”— Ros S.
“Colossal is the Tate Modern of the Internet.”— Fast Company
“Love the blog thisiscolossal.com. Artistic, smart, and inspiring.”—Neil Patrick Harris
“Colossal has become a must-read.”—National Endowment for the Arts
“Thank you for your awesome site! I work for a non-for-profit retirement community in Seattle, WA and each week I give a presentation about art to the residents with dementia and I use your site to learn about new artists. When I show them some of the work you feature their eyes light up and they become engaged and intrigued. It's amazing to witness.”— Bryon C.
“I want to say thank you. I love your work, you bring new ideas, new thinking. You make the world better.”— Petr D.
“Colossal is a top-notch visual art/design blog.”—Jason Kottke
“Just the highest praise. Wow, I love getting your emails!”—John S.
“I'm a high school art teacher and use your website with all of my students. I want to THANK YOU for this fantastic resource. [...] I wish you had been up and running through my entire career!”—Suzette M.
“One of my favorite blogs for art/design!”—DJ Spooky
“Colossal is the most creative, exciting, astonishing, stimulating, informative, beautiful, inspiring, thought-provoking site I watch. Each issue seems to get better and better. I can't imagine a world without you to introduce me to these works! Cheers to another successful 10 years.”—Janelle
“I spend way too much time drooling over the AMAZING STUFF you post. Thank you for making my life so much more beautiful. You are AWESOME!!!!!”—Marina
“Colossal brings recognition to under-represented (or even unrepresented) artists, especially younger and emerging artists.”—PBS/Art21
“Your site gave me a boost like 20 cups of espresso! What a joy to appreciate the great examples of genius we can appreciate in this world. I am inspired once again like never before.”—Bruce L.
“I just wanted to thank you for everything good that has happened to me because of Colossal. My work has been featured in a lot of places over the last few years, but somehow Colossal was the one that made a difference, as far as my life as an artist goes.”—Dina Brodsky
“When I agreed to let you run the piece I had NO idea the kind of following you had and how supportive your followers are. I've received some of the nicest messages from folks who saw my photo through Colossal. I really can't thank you enough.”—Lorenzo Montezemolo