Artists, jewelry designers, restaurants, local small businesses, and retail stores can gain exposure to individuals who enjoy spending money on the finer things in life by advertising in Rapid River Art & Culture Magazine, the resource for WNC fine arts and performing arts.

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which includes ad rates and sizes,
by clicking here.

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Our best ad package includes a banner ad on www.rapidrivermagazine.com, a 500 word article on your business, and a photo, all published in the print edition. The entire publication is posted online, expanding your visibility to a worldwide audience.

Our educated and affluent readers are active art buyers — 82% of our readers plan on purchasing fine art in the next year. They also attend local shows, events, and concerts (89%), dine out on a regular basis (83%), and shop locally.
Galleries see Rapid River Art & Culture Magazine as the best venue for promoting their established artists and introducing new ones to a buying public.

Each issue, approximately 35,000 readers view Rapid River Art & Culture Magazine. The magazine is circulated throughout WNC in local businesses and newsstands including Earthfare (three locations), Greenlife, Malaprop’s, Thomas Wolfe, and at major high traffic locations throughout Asheville, Waynesville, Hendersonville, Greenville, SC., and many other WNC communities (at more than 400 locations).

Plus target-distributed at dozens of local art shows, live theatre and performing arts events where buyers abound. Rapid River Art & Culture Magazine is a proven advertising medium to people who appreciate fine art and the performing arts for the past 17 years.

Download a copy of our press kit,
which includes ad rates and sizes, by clicking here.

Rapid River Art & Culture Magazine
85 N. Main St. Canton, NC 28716
(828) 646-0071

Standard Submission Guidelines

Digital formats accepted for ads: eps, tiff, jpeg, pdf
Digital formats accepted for articles: txt, rtf, doc, docx
300 DPI, high-resolution images
Do not use slashes (/) or special characters (#, @, &) in the file name

Supported Applications:

- Adobe CS2: Acrobat, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign
- Microsoft Word: doc, docx — For text only!
Please include all supporting fonts and images, unless these have been embedded in the document.

Unacceptable Formats:

- DO NOT send gif, png, or low resolution web graphics
- DO NOT send Articles or Press Releases as PDF files
- DO NOT send Microsoft Publisher files
- DO NOT send Pages files
- DO NOT send previously printed images to scan (i.e. magazine ads, brochures)

Standard ad sizes (width x height):

Full Page  ………………………… 10.25″ x 11.178″
Two-Thirds Page  ……………………. 6.81″ x 11.178″
Three-Quarters Page (horizontal) …….. 10.25″ x 8.471″
Three-Quarters Page (vertical) ……….. 7.79″ x 11.178″
Half Page (horizontal) ……………… 10.25″ x 5.52″
Half Page (vertical) ………………….. 5.15″ x 11.178″
Three-Eighth Page (horizontal) ……….. 7.865″ x 5.52″
Three-Eighth Page (vertical) …………. 5.15″ x 8.471″
One-third Page (horizontal) …………. 10.25″ x 3.623″
One-third Page (vertical) ……………. 3.341″ x 11.178
Quarter Page (regular) ………………. 5.15″ x 5.52″
Quarter Page (horizontal) …………….10.25″ x 2.765″
Quarter Page (vertical) ……………… 2.455″ x 11.178″
One-Sixth Page (horizontal) ………….. 6.819″ x 2.7″
One-Sixth Page (vertical) ……………. 3.341″ x 5.4″
Three-sixteenth Page (horizontal) …….. 7.8″ x 2.765″
Three-sixteenth Page (vertical) ………. 2.455″ x 9.021″
One-Eighth Page (horizontal) …………. 5.15″ x 2.765″
One-Eighth Page (vertical) …………… 2.455″ x 5.52″
One-Ninth Page (vertical) ……………3.341″ x 3.55″
One-Sixteenth (horizontal) …………… 5.15″ x 1.32″
One-Sixteenth (vertical) ………………. 2.455″ x 2.764″

Design Recommendations:
No text below 8 pts.
No colored text below 10pts.
No reverse or white text below 10pts.

Confused or need help?

Please don’t hesitate to contact us. We can help!
E-mail Dennis Ray, dennis@rapidrivermagazine.com
E-mail Simone Bouyer, simone@rapidrivermagazine.com
Or call (828) 646-0071

Download a copy of our press kit,
which includes ad rates and sizes, by clicking here.