We build it for you… then teach you how to maintain for success!

It has never been easier to build a fantastic, responsive website for your art business.  Artist Website Academy is a comprehensive website design service with a training Course / Process that will walk you through, step by step how to manage your own Artist website for success… PLUS  you’ll also learn skills to use in your ongoing marketing efforts!

Have you tried creating your own website for your art business, without success?


Have you held back from doing so because it seems like an overwhelming feat?


If so, you aren’t alone… and guess what?  It’s not your fault either!   I have no doubt that you have the creativity to design a website that reflects your unique style, because, after all, you are an artist!  The issue is in the technology and the confusion on which solutions to choose and which approach to take.  Hundreds of sites offer solutions and promise you a quick and easy way to create a website.  But you are tied to their designs and their platforms and as it turns out … it’s not so easy. There are a lot of moving parts and wrong paths to take.

In Artist Website Academy, we build the site for you on a proven platform, designed for your success. I’ve made all the technology choices for you… based on what I know works.  I’ve been building websites for over 25 years.  I started back in the day when everything had to coded in HTML, PHP and Javascript, so I know what works!  I provide quidance and best practices on things like layout, search engine optimization, eCommerce, image formatting, logo design, intellectual property concerns and much more!  Luckily now solutions have evolved so that anyone can create a website using visual tools and some guidance… allowing artists like you to focus on what you do best… create and design!

I built Artist Website Academy with artists in mind.  I want you to be successful with online marketing and I’m a strong believer that success starts with your own dedicate website…one that you have ultimate control over!

— Laurie “Trumpet” Williams

Artist Helping Artists!

Laurie “Trumpet” Williams has been helping businesses succeed online for over 25 years.

Build Beautiful, Elegant Artist Websites

Hit the ground running quickly!  Your site could be live in as soon as two weeks! You can be taking orders before you know it!

A professional website design  with WordPress + DIVI framework.

I’ll build you a beautiful website, built on the Divi framework with our custom layouts that can be customized by you if desired.  This solution provides features to scale your website as you grow your art business!

Sell Your Art Online!

An eCommerce module to learn how to up your online store with Woocommerce… with integration to PayPal and/or Stripe (and other payment processors) to accept credit card payments easily and securely.

Showcase Your Art Portfolio!

It’s your chance to shine!  We will set up an online gallery (or galleries) to showcase your artwork, complete with the ability to add slide shows and image sliders.

Appealing Design

We provide our beautiful ArtBugle exclusive page layouts to get you started! …and we will be adding new ones over the next year! See demo.


Buildt on WordPress®

WordPress is an online, open source website creation tool and the easiest and most powerful blogging and website content management system in existence today.

Member access

When you register for Art Website Academy, you have access to the modules, lessons, materials and replays of live sessions.  You will also have access to our dedicated Facebook for group support.

Guided Instruction

You aren’t alone!  Group coaching. You have the assistance of an expert website design team to help guide you after we launch your website.

No Coding Required!

With WordPress and Divi Builder, you do not need to know HTML, PHP, Javascript or any other programming language.  You learn how to use Divi builder in the Academy which will teach you how to create and edit designs to match your needs.

Build Visually

With the newest Divi visual builder, you can design your pages in real time and see the results instantly. 


Divi is the most popular WordPress theme in the world and the Ultimate WordPress Page Builder!  The sky is the limit with Divi’s frontend and backend builder!

Take Control of Your Website Marketing and Updates!

After we build your website for you, you will be able to update and maintain your website… putting you in control of your website marketing, content and design! No need to wait around for a web developer or digital assistant to make changes.  We teach you how to use what you need to know with Divi and WordPress.

Sell Your Art Online

Take control of your art sales with an online store dedicated to your artwork!

Now you can host an online store and control your sales process.  Take orders online. Sell originals, sell prints… or even integrate with 3rd party On Demand providers.

A dedicated storefront for your art means you don’t compete with other artists for sales.


Feature Your Artwork

Multiple Gallery Options

Present your artwork in your own unique way with multiple gallery options.  You can host multiple galleries based on mediums, subject matter and more!   Galleries can be displayed various ways … as a slideshow gallery, grid galleries, complete with popups for larger views.

It’s your time to shine!

Without this program my website would still be sitting in cyber space stagnant.”

“I’m participating in Laurie Trumpet Williams BETA program of Artist Website Academy Without this program my website would still be sitting in cyber space stagnant, several years ago I created my site using WordPress and struggled my way getting it started with one of the provided templates. After a few months of frustration, I gave up. With Laurie’s program and her professional assistance, I have a classy updated and functioning website with actual pieces of art listed. I have learned so much as of to date taking her program and looking forward to continuing in development of my site. Joining Artist Website Academy, you can learn to put your personal touch on your site to promote and market your art. Thank you Laurie for offering your program.”

Jan Hacket, Artists and Brusho Instructor
Fine Art Cafe


What if I have questions about Artist Website Academy that are not listed here?

Please feel free to reach out to us if you don’t find the answer to your question here on this page.   You can reach us by either completing the contact form provided on this website or you can email us at hello at artbugle dot com.

How long do I have access to the course?

When you sign up for this program, you have lifetime access to the course on the website.  You’ll have access to modules, lessons, replays and resources provided. 

What does it cost?

With Artist Website Academy, you get much more than just  a set-it-and-forget-it website. You get coaching and support as you grow and maintain your website. With our program, you purchase our service, then join the Art Marketing Masters Facebook group for ongoing group support and live training sessions.  We have a couple of Artist Website Academy Live sessions each year.

Do you offer custom services?

Yes.  We offer consulting support for unique requests and needs. 

What kind of support is offered?

Our training is a self-paced and designed to guide you through the process quickly.  Access to materials and any issues arising in this area, are handled through our support team. Questions and comments on how to accomplish specific tasks are answered in our Artist Website Academy group on Facebook.   Unfortunately, it’s not feasible for us to provide one-on-one support for each and every student under this plan. However, we do provide one-on-one consulting for an additional fee.

How does this work?

With our website service, we literally build the site for you. You provide us with your content (about info, intro, artist statement, logo, portfolio items and up to 10 products) and we build it for you.  You can be up and running in a couple of weeks. Then you can add and customize as needed.  This means you can get started much faster. We take care of all the technical setup that causes most website endeavors to fail and teach you how to do the rest!  You are destined for success with this program!

Artist Website Academy Information and Pricing

The ArtBugle Artist Website Academy is designed to ensure you successfully launch your website and learn how to manage and maintain your website.  With this program, we remove the burden of navigating the technology to get set up. We’ve been doing this for businesses of all sizes for over twenty-five years.  We’ve learned what works and what doesn’t work, and we are committed to getting your art business OFF THE GROUND quickly and efficiently.   Then we teach you how to grow and maintain the site.  With our Artist Website Academy program, you will have access to training that will teach you how to add new pages, add new products, update your gallery

I promise you will NOT find a DONE for YOU package with training like this anywhere at this price.  The 2023 Introductory price will end on May 30, 2023, so don’t miss this opportunity to get a full-blown website with hosting, domain, and email.

Here’s what’s included:

  • A website built for you using ArtBugle Design Themework. (can be customized after launch)
  • A website launched with products within two weeks!  Start selling right away!
  • Hosting, email address, and domain name registration for the first year. (~$150 VALUE)
  • Website built on DIVI framework ($249 VALUE)
  • Setup of the website on hosting server
  • Installation of plugins/software required.
  • Installation and Configuration of Woocommerce (ecommerce platform) or optionally embedding your existing Etsy shop or Fine Art America Shop into the website)
  • Build out up to ten (10) website pages and templates for creating new pages, such as home page, about us page, gallery page(s), blog page(s), contact us page, etc.
  • Add up to 10 products to get you started (including attributes such as original artwork, print sizes, etc.)
  • Integrate a mailing list application. We recommend Mailpoet or Mailchimp to get started.  If you set up the account, we will integrate it with your website, so you can start or continue growing your mailing list.
  • Link to your social media accounts with visually-pleasing icons.
  • Set up Google analytics and Google search console so that you can monitor the statistics for your site and know where your visitors come from!
  • Lifetime access to streamlined training so that you can learn (with a little learning curve) how to manage your site, like adding text, photos and links, updating your gallery, adding products and managing orders, etc. 
  • Access to private Artist Website Academy coaching and support group with monthly office hours to answer group questions and provide helpful tips for getting more exposure for your website.
  • Guidance from our team, including me, Laurie Trumpet Williams.   Tap into my years of experience. I know I can help you be successful with your website!


Build a Successful Art Business

Our goal is to help you build a business online around your passion, so you can have the freedom to do what you love! 

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