Indian Art Collectors has long been the pioneering art entity in the country; bringing together artists, collectors, dealers, galleries and resellers onto a single powerful online platform. With a state of the art user experience, and leading edge art portal backed by some amazing analytics and data, IndianArtCollectors has changed the way art is promoted in the country.
IndianArtCollectors works as simply as possible. If you’re an artist creating works that we like, and we believe our collectors will like, you can sell them on IndianArtCollectors in 4 simple steps.
Apply to join us as a partner artist. You only need to provide your basic details and a bio-data to start with, along with 5 sample works. Our Curation team will evaluate your application and let you know if we can showcase your works on IndianArtCollectors.
Take a high quality image - just like the others on this site - of your art, and upload it with all the relevant details. You can price your art the way you choose and IndianArtCollectors will promote your art for you, including using data and analytics to showcase your art to the right collectors.
When a collector buys your work, we’ll inform you, and all your need to do is pack and courier your artwork as per our basic specifications.
IndianArtCollectors believes in prompt payment and transparency. You will receive your payment within 7 working days of confirmation from the buyer.
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Registering with IndianArtCollectors is a simple and fast process. Click here and select I am an Artist. Fill up a simple form with your basic details – your bio data, statement of work and five sample images with pricing. Our curators will evaluate your portfolio and then decide whether to partner with you. Once you’ve submitted a registration request, we will take 1 week to get back to you over email.
IndianArtCollectors looks at your works from a buyer’s perspective. We evaluate your art for style, technique, vision and suitability in the market at the time that you apply. Overall, we look for artworks which are both meaningful and collectible, and we like artists who are original. If you want a general idea of the kind of works we would normally accept, you can browse of our partner artists on the site
IndianArtCollectors is a transparent and equal opportunity platform. Yes, you can apply even if you live outside India. However, you will need an Indian bank account for us to credit your payment in Rupees. We do not remit payments to artists in other currencies and into overseas bank accounts at the moment.
If you do register with multiple sites, do remember that :
If you need more help, feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll do our very best to help you!
We are based in Chandigarh, and our address is SCO 341, Second Floor, Sector 9 PANCHKULA – 134 109, INDIA. You’re always free to drop by for a visit!
IndianArtCollectors promotes the work of its artists in many different ways, through PR, Digital Marketing, building traffic and views for your pages and talking about you on Social Media channels. We do our best to ensure that all your works are showcased to the right audience, and in the right manner.
On the site itself, we may choose to feature you as Artist of the Week, invite you to participate in exhibitions, and your work may be selected by our Guest curators or internal assortments & curations. We also run promotions and discounts among our collectors. But the best advertising we have is your art itself, so do upload all your new works of art as soon as possible. And remember to title and describe them well.
Don’t forget to account for the IAC commission of
The pricing of prints is based on a the size of print and the medium of printing. The commission structure for prints is also different from that of original art. Since the printing, couriering and other logistics are handled by IndianArtCollectors, we keep a commission of 60% and give a Royalty of 40% of the Listed price of the print to the artist.
There is always the possibility that an artwork may not have sold within 6 months of its listing on the site. If this happens, we suggest that you remove the listing proactively, or refresh your portfolio with other, newer artworks. Sometimes, despite the fact that we do stringent quality checks on the images uploaded, you may find that an artwork isn’t sold because the image uploaded on the site may not be the best representation of that artwork. If you believe this may make a difference, you can re-shoot and re-upload a new image after removing your listing.
IndianArtCollectors tries to keep our partner artists as updated as possible. We will try to reach you multiple times, both over email and SMS once an artwork is sold. If there is a sale of your work, and you are not contactable for over 48 hours, we will, unfortunately, need to cancel the order. This directly affects our reputation and yours as well, so it is absolutely essential to be always contactable to the IndianArtCollectors team.
You will receive your payment within 7 working days of the buyer confirming that he/she has received the artwork. Remember, that payments will be processed only after confirmation on the site/ by email from the buyer, that they are satisfied with the delivery and the condition of the artwork. These payments will be made into your registered bank account, so do keep your bank account and PAN details updated at all times! Click here to update them right away.
You can modify any of the details in your profile with us. Just log in and edit anytime. You’ll also receive a confirmation email and SMS once this is done.
In its basics, photographing your artwork is very simple. You can use any basic digital camera to photograph your work.
Your image resolution needs to be minimum of 1400 x 1400 pixel for good viewing experience of the buyer. If you are making the artwork available for Digital prints, which we recommend you do, the resolution needs to be a minimum of 200 dpi and the required size may increase up to 2000 x 2000 pixel.
In the case of prints, IndianArtCollectors will handle all the printing and couriering for you. You only need to decide the type of the prints you want to sell through IndianArtCollectors.
The pricing of prints is based on a the size of print and the medium of printing. The commission structure for prints is also different from that of original art. Since the printing, couriering and other logistics are handled by IndianArtCollectors, we keep a commission of 60% and give a Royalty of 40% of the Listed price (ex of Tax) of the print to the artist.
Open edition prints are reproductions of an original piece of art on paper or canvas, and can be re-printed as long as the artist wishes them to be available. On the other hand, limited edition prints are printed by the artist who is a print maker and usually prints a limited series. These prints can be etchings, wood cuts, lithographs, or serigraphs. They are hand printed by the artist and normally are numbered as ‘ 1 of 10’, ‘2 of 10’ etc.. These are as good as original works of art. Because open edition prints will always be available to anyone who wants to purchase them, they will cost less than a limited edition print. On IndianArtCollectors, we allow artists to open up their works to open edition prints only.
You have the option of choosing between paper and canvas prints being available, and you can even allow the sale of both formats.
Even if you choose to open up an artwork for prints on IndianArtCollectors, the copyright of your artwork is retained by you. IndianArtCollectors will not reproduce your original artwork in any form, other than what you authorize for the sale of prints.
As the artist, you have to pack and courier the artwork to the IAC Hub. Remember, you need to include a colour printout of the Authenticity Certificate, inserted into an envelope, in the package when you courier it! Also print and post the Invoice you will raise on IndianArtCollectors to us along with the artwork. We will not be able to pay you without a signed invoice from you.
In the case of prints, IndianArtCollectors will handle all the printing and couriering for you.
Using a good quality and reliable courier is essential to ensure a good impression on the buyer, as well as on IndianArtCollectors. Choose from one of the following couriers who have been certified by IndianArtCollectors. Courier the artwork to the address mentioned, and upload the details of the courier on the IndianArtCollectors tracking site here. Remember, you need to include a colour printout of the Authenticity Certificate, inserted into an envelope, in the package when you courier it!
Here’s how you should pack your art.
IndianArtCollectors always recommends couriering it rolled to reduce the chances of damage. However, if you have a painting that’s been framed well, and you don’t wish to remove it from the frame, you may consider couriering it as is. We do however, recommend that you read our packing guidelines and adhere to them before packing a framed painting.
Welcome to our Artist Support Center. Our partner artists are the backbone of IndianArtCollectors, and recognizing this, we have built this space as a central resource for you to resolve all your queries. This section will also tell you how to use IndianArtCollectors to your advantage, and how to showcase and promote your art better. Get browsing now!
This section will give you some basic and simple guidelines that are important for you to know as a partner artist of IndianArtCollectors.
The photograph you upload of your artwork is the only reference the buyer has to the final product he or she is buying. It is essential that the image you upload truly represents of the beauty of the art you have created.
Photographing your artwork is very simple. You can use any basic digital camera to photograph your work.
Packing your artwork neatly and professionally not only leaves a good impression on the buyer, it also minimizes the chances of damage during couriering. To pack your artwork neatly and professionally, you’ll need the following material
Here’s how you should pack your art.
In order for you to increase your reach among younger buyers who are just beginning to collect art, IndianArtCollectors gives you the option of creating prints of your artworks for sale. Over the years, we’ve realized that collectors start their collection with prints, and our experience suggests that the sales of prints will help collectors who are starting out to appreciate and respect how art can transform their homes.
IndianArtCollectors offers open edition prints for sale. Open edition prints are reproductions of your artwork that are printed digitally on paper or canvas and can be reproduced endlessly. Because open edition prints will always be available to anyone who wants to purchase them, they are priced lower than a limited edition print.
Here’s what you need to know about Open Edition prints at IndianArtCollectors.
We do our best to ensure that the prints produced at IndianArtCollectors matches the high quality of artwork that is available on our site.
There are only 3 rules to couriering your art to the IAC Hub. Courier it fast, use a reliable courier and make sure your track it! Once we’ve confirmed the sale of your artwork, do courier it within 3 working days. Using a good quality and reliable courier is essential to ensure a good impression on the buyer, as well as on IndianArtCollectors. Choose from one of the following couriers who have been certified by IndianArtCollectors. Courier the artwork to the address mentioned, and upload the details of the courier on the IndianArtCollectors tracking site here.
Remember, you need to include a colour printout of the Authenticity Certificate, inserted into an envelope, in the package when you courier it! Also courier us the printed and signed invoice for us to process your payment. You will receive your payment once the delivery of the art has been confirmed by the collector.
IndianArtCollectors promotes the work of its artists in many different ways, including online marketing, social media marketing and much more. Additionally, there are a few things you can do as an artist, to promote your own art.
Remember that once you sign up with us, you will have both an online and offline profile to manage. An artist is also known for the places his work is exhibited in, so make sure to work only with reputed partners, whether online or offline. Also, make sure that the works you display at one place, aren’t available for sale at other places as well. It affects the reputation of both, you as the artist, as well as the promoter.