03-04-2011 09:45 AM CET - Arts & Culture

New Website For Art Collectors To Sell Directly Launches At Armory Art Fair in New York

Press release from: Welcome To Company


New York, NY, USA February 20, 2011

New Website For Art Collectors To Sell Directly Launches At Armory Art Fair in New York

Ten Paces Media LLC, a well-known transmedia production company, has announced the launch on March 3rd of www.welcometocompany.com during New York’s upcoming week of art fairs . Welcome To COMPANY creates an online community and secondary market for collectors of works by talented but not well known artists to discuss, discover, buy and sell artworks from their own collections. According to several art advisors, it is the first peer-to-peer website of its kind whose byline is - For Collectors By Collectors

“The genesis of Welcome To Company is a glaring need for the tools to assist passionate collectors discover up and coming artists while editing their existing collections in a completely transparent fashion. The days of backroom dealings and blacklists are over,” according to founder CJ Follini.

Several sites exist aimed at galleries and art trade professionals, but online research has shown that no other secondary art market site caters solely to the private collector of Emerging Art. Ten Paces Media explains that www.welcometocompany.com not only provides a market venue but also offers basic necessities such as: payment fulfillment, third party appraisal, shipping and storage unseen is in similar online art companies. According to executives at the company, no sales commissions will be charged.

Mr. Follini continues: “We are more than a venue; we are a community and a discovery pathway leading to young artists through engaging content and an anything goes discussion around our Campfire.”

The site will also offer video and resources helpful to the collector like artist interviews; studio visits; art opening listings with Editor’s Picks; links to websites of emerging artists; and art-related social events.

Welcome To Company plans to add more features to its Web site by the end of this year. For more information, please visit www.welcometocompany.com.

For more information, contact:

Renee Ryan
Ten Paces Media LLC
T. 212.929.6428 ext 301
F. 212.929.6220

Welcome To Company's mission is to galvanize our collector community and build tribal spirit among us. This website and the good folks behind COMPANY will make this happen by providing the tools for you, our Companions (our invented name for you and us) to discuss anything you want to relating to the world of young artists; discover new ones and new work; help display and sell pieces of your collection so you can go forth and buy more; and thus, sprinkle the fairy dust of approval on a new generation of young artists then watching them reach their zenith.

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