Frequently Asked Questions
Can Artworks be resold?Any resale of adopted art must include negotiations with the artist.
I lost my password. Can I get a new one?Yes, go to the login page and enter your email address below Lost Password? A new password will be emailed to you.
What Web browsers are supported?Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher on Windows. Safari 1.2 or higher on OS X. And Firefox or Netscape 7.1 on all platforms. Internet Explore 5.0 is not supported for either Windows or the Macintosh.
What is an art adoption?An art adoption is to take an artwork into one’s space, and to care for it as its collector.
Is the Artwork loaned?No, an artwork which is adopted is the property of the adopter. However, the artist may put conditions on resale of the artwork.
How much does it cost?There are no costs except possible fees associated with transporting the artwork.
Can anyone adopt?Any individual or institution may attempt to adopt an artwork. It is the artist who determines who can adopt the artwork.
How long does an adoption take?This is up to the artist. The artist may wish to wait for several inquiries before taking any action.
How do I care for an artwork?Proper care for an artwork is important. Take in mind that artists may want to give their artwork to someone that is experienced or that is committed to learning about the responsibilities of being a collector or simply caring for art. We have a list of educational links on art here.