BetterShared is a leading platform to discover and shop contemporary art by some of today's most exciting emerging artists from Africa and the diaspora.

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Shop original art and limited edition prints online. We work directly with each artist, hand-selecting each piece, so you’ll always find the top-quality art you’re looking for here first. 

Our network of more than 200 artists crosses the continent of Africa and the diaspora across the Caribbean, Northern and Southern America and Europe. Every piece you buy supports the artist’s practice. Our promise is that artists receive a fair payment with up to 70% of the profits going directly to them. 

Each time you buy art on BetterShared, your investment is supporting these talented artists.

Meet our Founder

Frustrated by the fact that African and Caribbean artists were largely underrepresented in the art world, Swakara Atwell-Bennett launched the BetterShared platform in 2016 to provide a space for emerging artists of the African diaspora.

'Our talent has always existed – you've just started noticing'

Swakara Atwell-Bennett, Founder and Curator  

She’s spent time getting to know the work of more than 200 talented artists, who form the BetterShared global artist network. Connecting this network to brands and buyers to create authentic campaigns, commissions and curated exhibitions.

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