Membership FAQ

What is Smartermarx?

Smartermarx is a place to learn, share, and discuss art. It’s a premium membership art forum for artists and art educators.

How do I join? To sign up for your Smartermarx account, simply click on the signup button in the top left of the main page or click ‘create your account’ on the Welcome pop-up. Simply fill out the required fields and you should be on your way. If you have any issues please email us at

Is there a subscription fee to become a member?

Smartermarx was initially launched as a paid subscription service to offset costs. However, the long-term goal was to have the resource accessible to all for free. Therefore as of June 1st, 2022, membership to Smartermarx will be completely free.

Can I see the site before subscribing?

Yes! However, only registered users can engage in the forum.

Members can also enjoy these features…

  • See, reply, and create new content
  • Bookmark interesting posts to read later
  • Send private messages to other members
  • Receive notifications for new posts in favorite topics

If I have additional questions, how can I contact you?

You can reach us at, we’re glad to help. Members can also reach us through the Smartermarx About page.