Advertising in The Outsider Magazine

The Outsider provides in-depth coverage of Intuit’s exhibits, programs, and special events as well as other important discoveries in outsider art. Published once a year, The Outsider has a worldwide readership of over 6,000. 

The Outsider is published once a year by Intuit. Prior to Fall 1996, Vol. 1, Issue 1, The Outsider was published as In’tuit. The annual subscription rate is included with membership and the magazine is mailed to all members.


To submit an article for consideration, please email Debra Kerr, Executive Director, at

Advertising rates:
Cover (8.5" x 11"): $1,500 one time, $2,900 two times
Full page: $1,200 one time, $2,100 two times
Half page (horizontal or vertical): $750 one time, $1,400 two times
Quarter page: $500 one time, $900 two times

*If you are a nonprofit organization, please email for more information on rates.

Ad sizes (width x height):
Page Size: 8.375 in. x 10.875 in. (trim)
Full Page: 8.375 in. x 10.875 in.*
1/2 Page Horizontal: 7.875 in. x 4.937 in.
1/2 Page Vertical: 3.875 in. x 10 in.
1/4 Page Vertical: 3.875 in. x 4.937 in.

*Full-page ads are intended to bleed off the page; please include an additional 0.125” of bleed area on each edge. Please keep all important art and copy inset at least 0.25” from the page edge.

File Requirements:

  • Submit all artwork in Mac-based Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, or as a PDF file, press optimized. Please use Acrobat Distiller to create your PDF. Visit for PDF submission guidelines.

  • Graphics should be set at a minimum resolution of 300 dpi.

  • All colors must be created as process colors and as CMYK.

  • Files too large to email can be shared with Intuit via Dropbox.

Contact: Please contact Annaleigh Wetzel for more information regarding advertisement sales, rates, and specifications via email at or by phone at (312) 243-9088.