Art Gallery Pure Committed to Assisting Artists with Helpful Resources in Challenging Time.
Art Gallery Pure, a Dallas art gallery curated by local artists, remains committed to helping local artists navigate through challenging times by providing helpful resources.
The art gallery sells affordable contemporary art of professional artists and continues to promote artists during this challenging time. In fact, the team at Art Gallery Pure has been actively seeking resources, working through applications on several options and researching artist grants available to help local artists prosper in this unique and challenging environment.
“There are very good things happening across the world right now in response to the pandemic. Many resources now offer financial support through this challenging economic time. More customers are attracted to buying local, which applies to buying local artwork as well. We are committed to continue assisting artists every way possible,” says Julia Ross, Art Gallery Pure Artist & Curator.
Today, a consortium of funders (see list below*) announced the creation of the Artist Relief, a $10 million national emergency relief fund for artists and creative workers that will provide $5,000 no-strings-attached grants. It is intended for anyone who earns income from their creative or artistic practice and who has also been affected by COVID-19. Artists or creative workers who have been negatively impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 crisis should visit the webpage Artist Relief and funding application, which includes a COVID-19 Impact Survey for Artists and Creative Workers designed by Americans for the Arts.
*The $10 million fund created by Artist Relief is comprised of a $5 million matching gift from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, as well as contributions from 7|G Foundation, Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, Amazon Literary Partnership, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Arison Arts Foundation, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, Ford Foundation, Helen Frankenthaler Foundation COVID-19 Relief Effort, Jerome Foundation, Joan Mitchell Foundation, Kraus Family Foundation, LeRoy Neiman and Janet Byrne Neiman Foundation, Metabolic Studio, Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts, Pritzker Pucker Family Foundation, Richard Salomon Family Foundation, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, The Sue Hostetler and Beau Wrigley Family Foundation, Teiger Foundation, The Wallace Foundation, and The Willem de Kooning Foundation.
Stay up-to-date on the latest updates by visiting WESTAF’s COVID-19 Resources and Information page.
Art Gallery Inc. organizes a monthly art contest providing ‘‘Best in Show’ with a cash prize of $500.The registration fee is only $30 and application fees are waived for 4 winners monthly. Moreover, Art Gallery Pure is providing artist promotion for selected winners of monthly art contests.
Enter Current Art Contest - $500 to Best In Show Winner - 4 artists promoted on ArtGalleryPure.com
Art Gallery Pure recommends the following resources, including the New York Foundation for the Arts’ emergency grant program. The organization offers emergency grants to serve financial need or an emergency such as bereavement or illness. Their website also lists other fellowship opportunities available such as the Joy of Giving Something Fellowship for Photography.
Maddrey PLLC, a Dallas law firm focusing on creative business law, is hosting a series of webinars on different themes related to showing and selling art in a time of crisis. Webinars are recorded and can be watched at a later time.
Dallas agency Rostin Ventures, specializing in search engine optimization, social media and reputation management marketing, is giving away one free website each month. The monthly giveaway package is available to US residents and includes website design, development, e-commerce capabilities, SEO, social media marketing integration, video development and video integration.
In an effort to extend resources for art buyers, Art Gallery Pure recently partnered with Art Money, allowing their clientele access to interest-free credit ranging from $1,000 to $50,000, spread through 10 equal monthly installments. The goal of this new partnership is to provide the Art Gallery Pure clientele and art collectors with more flexibility in making art purchases, to give buying power to new art collectors; resulting in increasing sales of local artwork and commissions to artists.
“Art is healing and an inspiration, the initiation of communication and catalyst for progress of humanity,” adds Ross. “Beyond its prestigious appeal, art is therapeutic. We are honored to connect more buyers with beautiful local artists and their work.”
About Art Gallery Pure
A Dallas Art Gallery, curated by artists. Art Gallery Pure provides affordable artwork by emerging artists to professional artists works. Buy original artwork, limited edition prints, commission artwork of artists or visit the gallery at 17817 Davenport Road, suite 110 in Dallas. Artwork, including paintings, sculptures and photography are available for purchase online at https://artgallerypure.
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