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Maggy Marsh

4 Years Ago

Agora Gallery...anyone Worked With Them?

I am wondering if anyone here has worked with Agora Gallery, located in the Chelsea Art District, NYC. I have been reading up on them and found a lot of information, both good and bad. Biggest thing so far is the label "Vanity Gallery". A lot of the truly negative information I found regarding them dated back to 2006 and earlier, but none recent of a negative nature. I am considering sending in my portfolio for review to them, and was curious if anyone here has actually dealt with them, and chosen to have them represent you.

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Angelina Vick

4 Years Ago

http://fineartamerica.com/discussions.html

I'm not sure if that link is going to work, if it doesn't...type the word Agora in the "search discussions" bar....there have been a lot of threads about them.

 

Thomas Schoeller

4 Years Ago

Maggy, this is a legitimate art gallery located in Chelsea. They do business by making contact with artist through the sales pitch that was emailed to you. They don't mention the hefty rental fee for wall space they will charge you in their gallery in the e-mails.. However in the link she provides, you should really explore their website to fully understand the terms and conditions. Unfortunately, for a lot of folks a home equity loan is in order or perhaps a cash out re-fi.

The term Vanity Gallery is a valid description for one of 3 kinds of galleries. The commission based gallery is probably most common and agreeable. You would need to justify for yourself if the cost plus the additional commission fee is worth the expense.

Keep in mind they won't be mounting-matting or framing your work for you and the logistics of shipping/transport to lower Manhattan are additional cost to figure in. Artist who decide to be represented by a vanity gallery are less concerned with the expense if they are considering the exposure from being displayed in one of the planets premier Art destinations.

Lot's to consider.

 

Roseann Caputo

4 Years Ago

Typically when a vanity gallery gets your money, they are not as concerned about making money selling your work. They have your money. Also, a vanity gallery on your resume doesn't really impress anyone in the art world. It's acutally considered a black mark. But as Thomas noted, what's important to you?

 

Regina Valluzzi

4 Years Ago

Agora and it's counterpart Gora in Canada are well known Vanity Galleries. You can find out more about Vanity Galleries through the links at bottom. If you're looking to rent out exhibition space, try asking around at some newer and smaller legitimate galleries. If you're looking for "a gallery" this isn't.
Agora practices fairly sleazy hard sell tactics to lure artists into paying them for really nothing services.
They promise the moon and the stars, talk about what they can do for you and with your work, etc.
Then once you're sold and wondering how you could possibly be successful without them, they will start to mention a la carte prices.
Then you find out that you get a tiny amount of wall space
and promotion is extra
and they promote by buying articles in the vanity press
and the art scene has negative respect for the vanity galleries and vanity press

They are not a positive line on your CV.



http://www.manhattanarts.com/readingroom/ezine/CareerBusiness/Renee_Pay.htm
http://joannemattera.blogspot.com/2010/07/marketing-mondays-co-op-galleries-yes.html
http://artemerging.com/gal/vanity.htm
http://faso.com/fineartviews/33648/vanity-gallery-art-scam-or-art-opportunity
http://www.artspan.com/newsletter/artsMart_Newsletter03.htm
http://clicks.robertgenn.com/vanity-galleries.php

 

Maggy Marsh

4 Years Ago

The confusion I have, is with everyone being so displeased with their tactics, and that they misrepresent by charging for all the additional services after saying they are included, is why nobody has reported them to the Better Business Bureau? They have an A+ rating and are a rated business on the BBB site, and there's not one single claim or statement against them..Nothing filed against them at all. Why not?

 

Jessica Jenney

4 Years Ago

Vanity galleries mean nothing in the art world. If you want to shell out about 2,500 dollars go ahead. I was contacted by another such gallery (Gallery Icosahedron, or ICO Gallery in Chelsea) and I declined! What's the point of showing your work there??

 

Regina Valluzzi

4 Years Ago

Maggy, the people who run Agora will lurk discussion boards and make sure that their version of what they do is there in response to every complaint. They create a lot of valueless PR, and they market their services heavily to artists from outside NY and outside the USA. They can easily drum up ratings on the BBB. Also bear in mind that they do a good job at what they actually do - providing paid for art shows for people who have the money to buy them and want an ego stroking. Sort of like fantasy art gallery camp.

How many artists do you know who report galleries to the BBB anyway?

But if you're interested in working with them, and you have the money, go ahead and ignore all of the art world advice and do what you want.

 

Loretta Luglio

4 Years Ago

I was contacted by them a year ago. After researching their background, I turned them down. They wanted around $3,000. Strictly pay to play. I just couldn't sell myself that much to say 'I am being represented in NYC'. Agora is not something you want to put on your resume as vanity galleries are generally frowned upon in the business.

 

Maggy Marsh

4 Years Ago

I am, by no means saying that I am planning on submitting my portfolio to them, in all honesty. I'm not trying to ignore advice of the "art world" as it is put, but merely ask a few questions that I have come across after doing a great deal of researching on that particular gallery. I can't say I've been contacted by another "similar" gallery or any such thing, as this is the first I've ever received.
So I chose to enquire other like minded individuals to see if they had physically dealt with them as an "artist" paying the fees and such to see what they actually did. That was just sheer curiosity.. I don't exactly have 3850 to spare to throw at them, and can certainly find other uses for extra cash like that ,such as student loans..I am going to college, and work three jobs..lol

Thanks to all those who've taken the time to respond to my questions!

 

I have reactivated this as Agora themselves would like to say something after seeing this on Google

I was very pleased to hear from them as it is always great to have it all from the 'horses mouth' so to speak. The people who should tell you about the place is the people from there themselves

Thank you for being as respectful as I know you can be

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Marlene Burns

6 Months Ago

 

Jessica Jenney

6 Months Ago

Vanity Gallery! They solicit their artists and you pay to show!

 

Roseann Caputo

6 Months Ago

Hi Miss Marlene. Paleolithic? That was a few years ago. ;-)

 

Marlene Burns

6 Months Ago

 

Ariel Kahana

6 Months Ago

My name is Ariel Kahana, I'm the owner or Agora gallery and I'm the 'horse' Abbie is referring to.

I can write a very long response here about how my late mother established the gallery to help artists such as herself promote their work; and that we are a small business and each and every one of my employees works very hard in order for us to provide everything that we promise in our representation agreement; and I can talk about the fact that one doesn't stay in business for more than 30 years without providing excellent service.

But instead of doing that, I prefer to spend my time developing our websites and various software that we use to promote our artists.

One thing I really wonder about, Jessica, Roseann, and Regina, have you ever visited the gallery? Have you had any interaction with my staff? I'm asking this because my gut is telling that everything that you wrote was based on hearsay...

Roseann, you mention that we have no incentive to sell our artists' work... well if I was the greedy, lurking, money-sucking worm that is described in this thread, then maybe you would be right, but I happened to not be those things and I actually care and want our artists to succeed. The gallery was established by my mother who was a hard-working fine artist that literally passed away from all the hard work that she did at the gallery (she passed away from cancer 16 years ago) and, although, I do try to take life a little easier than she did (hey, you got to learn..), I also do work very hard.
Now, I know that this is all talk and I'm not going to go into the many many things that we do for artists but let's just look at one thing as an example. Take a look at http://skp.art-mine.com/. It's a tool that we built to sell art to interior decorators and designers. This tool is not mentioned in our artists' representation agreement and, at the same time, we invested a lot into developing it. Maybe you have a good answer as to why we invested in this if we didn't care about the sales?

Regina, you wrote, "the people who run Agora will lurk discussion boards..." but I am only responding to this after 4 years - doesn't that raise some questions about your remarks? You also wrote, "They can easily drum up ratings on the BBB". If I was a less sensitive person, I would say that you are accusing us of criminal activity, which seems like slander to me.... Why don't you contact that BBB and check how many complaints we've had so far and how were they resolved? While you are speaking with them, perhaps also mention your 'drumming up ratings' theory, see what they think about that and let us know.

Jessica, you wrote, "You pay to show." It's true that our business model is such that we provide services to artists (just like a PR firm) but it's completely false that "you pay to show". You need to first submit your portfolio, get accepted by our director and, no, not everyone get's accepted. If you are skeptical, you are welcome to visit the gallery and see the work for yourself. Or if you can't get to the gallery you are welcome to view the last exhibition in 3D on our site and decide for yourself - just go to the home page and click the main image - we even made a little floor plan that you can use to navigate around the gallery. Yes, it's a real place and not a made up virtual reality!

Regina, you also wrote, "They promise the moon and the stars..." Can you prove this? Do you personally know someone whom we made a promise to that wasn't kept? I don't know how you see things, but to me FACTS DO MATTER and I feel insulted. I am mainly insulted for my employees who are working night and day to fulfill everything that is mentioned in our representation agreement and it's a lot, not just "tiny amount of wall space" as you wrote. You are welcome to visit http://www.agora-gallery.com/staff/meet_our_staff.aspx to see who are all these people.

I can keep going, but the bottom line is that I urge anyone who is reading this to come and visit us and decide for your self - just make sure you base your decision on facts!

Sincerely

Ariel

 

David Bridburg

6 Months Ago

Ariel,

You have an impressive staff and a very well built polished tool you linked us to.

I hope you feel better presenting us with your side of YOUR business.

We as artists have our worries. I guess that is endless. We are human.


Dave

 

Roseann Caputo

6 Months Ago

Hello Ariel,

One thing I really wonder about, Jessica, Roseann, and Regina, have you ever visited the gallery? Have you had any interaction with my staff? I'm asking this because my gut is telling that everything that you wrote was based on hearsay..

No to the visit, interaction via email.

Roseann, you mention that we have no incentive to sell our artists' work... well if I was the greedy, lurking, money-sucking worm that is described in this thread, then maybe you would be right, but I happened to not be those things and I actually care and want our artists to succeed. The gallery was established by my mother who was a hard-working fine artist that literally passed away from all the hard work that she did at the gallery (she passed away from cancer 16 years ago) and, although, I do try to take life a little easier than she did (hey, you got to learn..), I also do work very hard.
Now, I know that this is all talk and I'm not going to go into the many many things that we do for artists but let's just look at one thing as an example. Take a look at http://skp.art-mine.com/. It's a tool that we built to sell art to interior decorators and designers. This tool is not mentioned in our artists' representation agreement and, at the same time, we invested a lot into developing it. Maybe you have a good answer as to why we invested in this if we didn't care about the sales?


If you truly care about the artists and their work then why charge them so much money? The reputable galleries don't charge their artists, so why do you?

I can keep going, but the bottom line is that I urge anyone who is reading this to come and visit us and decide for your self - just make sure you base your decision on facts!

Facts are that you charge an artist once you accept their portfolio and the fact that you accepted the "portfolio" of a four-year-old, really doesn't inspire my confidence.

Have a nice day.

 

Jessica Jenney

6 Months Ago

"We offer several representation options, starting from $5450, which can be paid in installments starting at $985."

http://arttalk.dailypaintworks.com/t/anyone-else-solicited-by-the-agora-gallery/1167

 

Roseann Caputo

6 Months Ago

It's funny but other galleries promote their artists and don't charge a small fortune that the average new artist doesn't have. So why does Agora offer the same, without charging?

 

Jessica Jenney

6 Months Ago

From the Agora Gallery: Have you received an email with an offer that seems suspicious or too good to be true? Hereís how to tell if a company or an agency is legitimate or not.

http://www.agora-gallery.com/advice/blog/2017/01/19/avoid-art-frauds/?utm_source=Social%20Media&utm_campaign=How%20To%20Tutorials&utm_medium=LinkedIn

 

Ariel Kahana

6 Months Ago

Hi Roseann and Jessica,

Roseann,

1 - you are asking - "If you truly care about the artists and their work then why charge them so much money? The reputable galleries don't charge their artists, so why do you? "

I don't think you understand our business model and where we are coming from.

My mother was an artist who struggled for a long time to get into these galleries but she didn't have an established client base in NY and I guess she didn't go to the right parties so she couldn't get in as hard as she tried so she started her own gallery. In the beginning the idea was to operate as a co-op gallery but when some of the members didn't pay their dues on time she couldn't pay the rent on time and the landlord evicted her very quickly... she didn't give up and decided that she can achieve a very similar result if she charges the artists ahead of time for the services that they will get from the gallery. As the years passed we have expended our promotional services and we now very wide scope of services which we keep expending. Bottom line is that we provide promotional services to artists - you can think of us as a PR agency meets an art gallery. PR agencies charge money for the services that they provide, magazines charge money for ads and we charge money for our services.

In regard to the costs... it's directly related to our operating expenses which unfortunately have increased dramatically over the last few years in New York City. By the way we are now working on a few new lower cost programs which we should be launching this spring.


2 - you wrote - "Facts are that you charge an artist once you accept their portfolio"

Not true - we don't charge anyone once we accept their portfolio - if an artist is accepted the artist has the option to sign our representation agreement which details very clearly the services that we provide - it is the artist's option to sign the agreement or not.

3 - you wrote "and the fact that you accepted the "portfolio" of a four-year-old ,really doesn't inspire my confidence"

The 4 year old artist that you mention, Aelita Andre, is truly an exception and an interesting story. It is our policy not to exhibit anyone under the age of 18 and when our director first reviewed her portfolio she was very impressed by the work and accepted her. Later when we realized that her portfolio was submitted by her parents and faced a dilemma but we really like her work and decided to have the exhibition anyway. The critics can say whatever they want but at the end of the day the exhibition sold out with revenue of more than $250,000 - if that doesn't inspire confidence I don't know what does.

BTW - just to make it clear - we make no promises to sell anyone's work.


Jessica

The rates you mentioned are correct and I am guessing that you copied them from the FAQ section on our site http://www.agora-gallery.com/artistinfo/faqs.aspx which we ask artists to read before they submit their portfolio - I am not sure what you are trying to say here - please clarify.

I'm also not sure why you placed the link to this thread - although it's a very interesting thread and you can read my response at the end of the thread - http://arttalk.dailypaintworks.com/t/anyone-else-solicited-by-the-agora-gallery/1167/32

Best
Ariel

 

Roseann Caputo

6 Months Ago

Ariel -

I don't think you understand our business model and where we are coming from.

Getting into galleries is a struggle. Your mom struggled just like any other artist. Trust me, I doubt I would thrive at any of those parties. And there is nothing wrong with starting your own gallery. If I were do go down gallery road, it's what I'd be more likely to do. My point is, non-vanity galleries don't charge artists and you do. So, what services do you provide that those other galleries don't? What makes you any better than them?

Either way, to do business with you, the artist takes all the financial risk and the gallery none. How is that right? Real galleries take the risk along with the artist.

It doesn't inspire enough confidence to have me fork over any money to your gallery. I'm confident that your PR people spun a nice story about this little girl artist and it was enough to inspire people to part with their cash. Congratulations. I still have my doubts as to whether or not her parents did more than submit her portfolio when she was four. But, that's my problem and not one I'm likely to spend a lot of focus on.



 

Ariel Kahana

6 Months Ago

Roseann -

First of all I don't like the fact that you call us a vanity gallery - we are not a vanity gallery - we provide promotional services to artists and do not show anyone who just pays.

Having said that I am not saying that we are better than traditional galleries and I of course there is no reason for you not to try and apply to them.

In regard to "taking all the risks" I am afraid that you are not seeing the big picture.... for example in 2008 when everything crashed and very few artists could afford our services and almost no one was buying art we still had to pay our rent every month and that money was coming right out of our rainy day fund until it almost went dry... also you wrote "real galleries" I think that Agora gallery is a very real gallery. It's a big world and there are a few diff types of galleries - we have a breakdown here http://www.agora-gallery.com/galleryinfo/show_artwork_in_New_York_City_galleries.aspx which you might find interesting.


Jessica -

I'm not sure why you decided to post this link but it's an article that I think is very important for artists to read and there are many other interesting articles that we publish often on http://www.agora-gallery.com/advice/

Best
Ariel


 

James McCormack

6 Months Ago

In your own words " we provide promotional services to artists and do not show anyone who just pays. "

Well that just sounds like sales talk to me like the "placement" employment agencies that promise preparation and choice jobs for payment up front.
I have had too many suspicious "paid" exhibitions people approach me to be interested in Agora, just from what you say about yourselves.

Whatever happened to commission for work done and pieces sold? If I have to pay up front, I would probably hire a professional PR firm, not a gallery.

James

 

Roseann Caputo

6 Months Ago

Ariel -

The definition of a vanity gallery is a gallery that charges an artist to display their work. It doesn't matter if you show anyone who just pays or not, the fact is that you charge an artist to display their work, therefore, you are a vanity gallery.

I can see a big picture just fine. Real galleries suffered the same as Agora did. They never charged their artists any money, they still don't and as far as I know, have no plans to. They also had to pay their rent, bills and employees.

So, again, what is it that you do or offer that other galleries don't? What makes it worth anyone's while to pay all that money to you?


James - I was going to say something similar. If I need PR work done, I'll hire a pro PR firm to do it. But real galleries take care of that for you. Co-ops are where you might have to spend the jing to get the PR done.





 

Marlene Burns

6 Months Ago

 

James McCormack

6 Months Ago

Thank you Marlene - always good to hear from someone with experience!

Also thanks Roseann for your response.

 

Terry Matlen

6 Months Ago

To Ariel or others who know the answer:
I was just contacted by a rep from the gallery asking if I'd like information about the gallery and promotional services. Does the Agora staff randomly select artists' websites, or is there some sort of selective process?

Terry

 

Ariel Kahana

5 Months Ago

Hi,

I was away and didn't have the time to respond...I'll begin with Terry and respond to the others as well


Terry,

Our representatives are all well aware of the type of art that we show at the gallery and are instructed not to contact artists whom they don't think will be a good fit. However they are not art experts and the final selection is done by the gallery director when she reviews the portfolio.


James,

You say that what I wrote sounds like a sales talk and that you were approached by too many suspicious people to believe me.... well... of course I have an incentive and initially I replied to this thread because I wasn't happy with the incorrect information that was written about us. All I can say is that I believe in what I write because I know it's the truth. I'm not going to try and convince you - do your own research and make your own informed decision but try not to base it only on the the fact that in the past you has some unpleasant experiences. Also, I am not sure what you consider a "professional PR firm". I wrote earlier in this thread that we operate very much like a PR firm - I think we are very professional but, once again, this is something that you should research and make your own informed decision.


Roseann,

You asked a few times in this thread "what is it that you offer that other galleries don't" - I don't know what other galleries offer but I do know that what we offer is presented is a very clear manner on our FAQ page - please take a look at it and I believe it will answer all of your questions - https://www.agora-gallery.com/artistinfo/faqs.aspx


Marlene,

I believe that you showed with us in the early 90's when my mother was the director? I was so glad to see in my email the nice review from someone who actually worked with us but all your comments disappeared from this thread.. what happened?


Everyone - Thank you all for your feedback and I'll try to respond faster in the future. Meanwhile you might want to check out our new exhibition in 3D - just visit our homepage and click the main image - we just added this feature and I really like it :-)

Ariel






 

Roseann Caputo

5 Months Ago

Ariel,

Well, allow me to share with you that you don't offer more than any other gallery. Every real gallery promotes and advertises their artists in publications, mailing campaigns (both digitally and traditionally), any catalogs they publish, press releases, PR, etc. They wouldn't survive otherwise. Getting the word out as to what they are doing is necessary. Depending upon the gallery, they ask for anywhere for 30%-50% from sales.

Real galleries take the risk themselves. What they don't do is charge their artists in advance, and on top of that fee, take an additional 30% commission. It's a rather predatory way to take advantage of an artist desperate for the acknowledgement of their effort.

Not to mention the question of the affect it can have.


Everyone -

Here's some articles to consider. Best of luck with whatever choice you make.

http://makingamark.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/checklist-for-vanity-gallery.html

http://faso.com/fineartviews/25387/vanity-galleries-can-they-be-harmful-to-your-reputation-and-art-marketing-strategy

http://joannemattera.blogspot.co.uk/2009/05/marketing-mondays-vanity-gallery.html

http://renee-phillips.com/vanity-galleries/

http://www.spacial-anomaly.com/why-artists-should-avoid-vanity-galleries/



 

Ariel Kahana

5 Months Ago

Roseann,

You asked me what we offer and I sent you the information. I didnít say that we offer more than traditional galleries and I am not saying that we are better than them. Itís just a different method of promotion and of course there is no reason for artists not to try and apply to the traditional galleries as well.

For some reason you insist that we are not a real gallery... I just checked the dictionary. An art gallery is "a room or building for the display or sale of works of art." I believe that you will agree with me that, based on this, we are a real gallery and it's completely fine that we use the word gallery as part of our name?

You are against the fact that we ask to be paid for the services that we provide but you wrote that you would use the services of a PR firm... why do you think itís OK for the PR firm to charge their fee upfront? How is their practice different than ours? Based on your logic they should do the work for free and get a commission from the sales that are generated...

You keep calling our practice ďpredatoryĒ... why because we ask artists to pay for our services which are presented in a very clear manner? What is wrong with that and why do you consider this predatory? Do you know the New York art market? I'm asking because I have seen first hand what the owners of regular "real galleries" wanted from my mom... I don't want to get into this but let me just say that my mother was a very attractive woman and those requests were really predatory and were part of the reason that she decided to open her own gallery.

In regard to the links that you posted... Some of the general suggestions in the articles make perfect sense to me, for example you should use caution whenever someone offers you something that sounds too good to be true and never believe anyone who promises that your work will sell. I actually wrote the exact same things in this thread... Other than that what I noticed is that every time something negative was written about Agora it was always under ďanonymousĒ... And I also noticed that some articles were published by sites that also provide services to artists... are they objective? I donít know...

I can understand where you are coming from and I know that there are many businesses that are simply trying to take advantage of artists but that is not the case with us and I am glad to say that many of the galleries that were taking advantage of artists and are mentioned in these links are no longer in business.

I believe that the reason we are still in business after all these years is that we are transparent and provide excellent and professional service.

Ariel

 

Crystal Wightman

5 Months Ago

I was contacted by Agora years ago and accepted, however I couldn't afford the gallery fee, and most likely never will. However, if there is a slim chance I could afford, I would submit my work. I've known a couple of photographers who had their work shown there and all great reviews from them.

 

Roseann Caputo

5 Months Ago

Ariel,

Actually what I asked you is "what is it that you offer that other galleries don't." The answer to that is nothing.

That's because I don't view vanity galleries as real. No, I'm basing my definition on the rest of the art world and they don't view vanity galleries as real, either. How you wish to call yourself is up to you. I just don't agree and never will.

If you were a real gallery, you wouldn't be asking me questions like " why do you think itís OK for the PR firm to charge their fee upfront? How is their practice different than ours? Based on your logic they should do the work for free and get a commission from the sales that are generated." A PR firms job is to do PR. They are not an art gallery and therefore should not be constricted to how an art gallery operates. How they get paid depends upon what is agreed upon by contract. Real art galleries make money from their artists. They agree upon a commission and that's what they get.

I keep calling you predatory because that is what you are. Yes, real galleries don't charge a fee in advance of any kind. They get paid when they sell art. That's what the commission is for. Vanity galleries charge their artists in advance. Yes, I am familiar with the NY Market. I have no problem with any artist opening their own gallery. I would recommend that before shelling out money to a vanity gallery.

Vanity galleries is something artists discuss far and wide. The facts and opinions mostly run to the negative. You should hear what college professors have to say. A number of my friends on this side of the monitor are RISD graduates. Vanity galleries are not well-viewed.

You should also notice that a all of those articles and blogs were presented without any kind of a fee, nor did they require anyone to purchase their services to get that information.

Your least expensive package is $5450. I think before any artist signs on with you they should understand that fee, on top of any other costs such as shipping, has to be made BEFORE they will even see a profit. They should make sure they understand how many pieces of art need to be in the gallery and sold in order for them to do that.

As I noted, I am simply sharing information. Each artist here is free to make their own choice and I wish them the very best of luck.

Out.

 

Ariel Kahana

5 Months Ago

Roseann,

you wrote: ""You should also notice that a all of those articles and blogs were presented without any kind of a fee, nor did they require anyone to purchase their services to get that information."

Everyone is welcome to visit http://www.agora-gallery.com/advice/ and http://www.art-mine.com/collectorscorner/ - it's free and has always been :-)

you wrote "I just don't agree and never will"

Since this is the case I agree that there is no need to continue this conversation and I wish you the best of luck.

Ariel

 

Roseann Caputo

5 Months Ago

LOL

Thank you for the humor this morning. Your website offering information on fraudulent companies is just so ironic.

 

Ok that's enough now. That could be construed as libel, Roseann.

I believe Agora Gallery had been very open about what they do and how. They are not hiding anything and all artists may decide themselves whether they take up the offer or not. Some do not want to and that is perfectly fine. Some do. Again fine.

I think both sides have had their say now

If anyone would like to know more, please contact the gallery direct.

Thank you everyone.

I received a message asking we add one more message

"Roseann,

With all due respect - very often we encounter artists who get ripped off by the scammers and we were actually asked a few times to write such an advice article.¬ You are welcome to use the little box on the right hand side of the advice blog to let us know what you are interested in and we'll be glad to consider for our next articles.

Ariel"

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Tobermory - Canada

Joana Kruse