At DeviantArt, we bleed and breed art. We are where art starts, but that’s only the beginning. We are the movement for the liberation of creative expression. We believe that art is for everyone, and we’re creating the cultural context for how it is created, discovered, and shared. Founded in August 2000, DeviantArt is the largest online social network for artists and art enthusiasts, and a platform for emerging and established artists to exhibit, promote, and share their works with an enthusiastic, art-centric community. Our members—knowns as deviants—upload over 160,000 original art works every day, everything from painting and sculpture to digital art, pixel art, films, and anime. Artists love us because we are an inclusive and supportive community. We help them find their identity through self-expression. We provide the tools, resources, and exposure to enable them to become better, more successful artists. We inspire people to create art by feeding their creativity. We can’t help it—it runs through our veins and compels us to nurture it in others. This is DeviantArt.
Parent Company
Los Angeles, US
deviantART was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, US

deviantART Office Locations

deviantART has offices in Los Angeles and Hollywood

deviantART Data and Metrics

deviantART Summary

Founding Date


Total Funding

$13.5 m


In total, deviantART had raised $13.5 m. deviantART is a subsidiary of Wix

deviantART Operating Metrics

Feb, 2017

Registered Users

40 m

Monthly Unique Views

65 m

Traffic Overview of deviantART

deviantART Online and Social Media Presence

deviantART News and Updates

Crunch Report | DeviantArt Acquired by Wix

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DeviantArt and Wix join forces to make artsiest websites ever

Get ready for some changes, deviants. Website builder Wix has bought online art gallery DeviantArt for $36 million. The 16-year-old art site and the freemium site builder closed the deal on February 22. Wix said in a statement that it intends to improve DeviantArt’s platform, especially the mobile a…

Website builder Wix acquires art community DeviantArt for $36M has made another acquisition to build out the tools that it provides to users to build and administer websites: it has acquired DeviantArt, an online community for artists, designers and art/design enthusiasts with some 325 million individual pieces of original art and more than 40 million …

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