Get the best name as an artist
Whether you’re an entertainer, musician, sculptor, painter or makeup artist, deciding on a name is one of the first and most vital steps in branding your art. It’s important to pick a name that shows who you are as a creative, and the type of work you do. Most importantly, your artist name should be memorable—so make sure that the name you choose is easy for people to spell, pronounce and remember.
Use our free Artist Name Generator to brainstorm name ideas, or take inspiration from the examples below. Once you’ve found a name you like, you can find the domain name, choose your favorite creative arts website template, and take your brand online.
Examples from the Artist Name Generator
Each of these three names has a story to tell. Think about your story when choosing your artist name.
01. Draw and Paw
A fun and interactive artistic experience for you and your furry friends.
02. Chill Art Studio
An inviting art studio with a relaxing vibe that encourages creativity.
03. Our Makeup Artist
The first-choice makeup artist for photoshoots or special occasions.
Let these artist name ideas help spark your creativity
We’ve put together some inspiring and catchy name ideas from our Artist Name Generator to help you along your journey.
Set the tone with the right adjective
Keeping the right adjectives in mind can help create the feeling you want people to have when they see your artist name.
How to come up with your artist name
Use the Business Name Generator to come up with creative ideas. Then, pick the right name for your art business by keeping these best practices in mind.
Decide on your key message
Choosing the right keywords to describe your work can make it easier for people to find you online and help them decide if it's what they’re looking for.
Get to know your target audience
Take time to understand how potential clients and customers speak about work similar to yours. Make sure the name you choose fits their language and that the content you’re putting out speaks to their needs.
Scope out the competition
See what your competitors are doing in order to stand out in the crowd. The name you come up with should be different, bold and unforgettable. Be sure to run a thorough search to make sure the name you want isn’t already taken.
Plan for the future
If you plan on going global, check that the name you choose has positive connotations in different languages. Mapping out works of art, blog posts or videos can help you decide if the name will stay relevant in the future.
Get feedback on your new name
Once you’ve chosen a name that you like, run it past potential customers, followers or people in your industry to see what they think. Take note of their comments and reactions, and keep in mind any biases they may have.
Brand your art business
Build a brand that will stay at the forefront of people’s minds with a memorable logo and strong website. Creating mockups of your logo is a great way to test if your new name will look good online and in print.