Corporate Art Market


Association of Professional Art Advisors 
Description: Provides guidelines and standards for professional art advisors and a network for communication among art advisors, curators and art service professionals. A membership list is published online.
International Facility Management Association 
Description: A nonprofit organization dedicated to serving facility management professionals, many of whom are decision makers for purchasing art for corporate facilities.

NAIOP, Commercial Real Estate Development Association
Description: A national organization with chapters in North America. The membership directory lists more than 18,000 companies in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

Set Decorators Society of America 
Description: Maintains a busiess directory that includes art consultants and prop houses involved in art placement for use in film, television commercials and other media. Membership includes artists.




Corporate Art Consultants/Art Advisors List
Description: Compiled by Caroll Michels, career coach and artist-advocate. Updated several times a year. An annotated list of art consultants and art advisors that sell work to corporate markets and individuals. Includes email and snail mail addresses, telephone and fax numbers, websites, and other information. Available via Dropbox, on a CD-ROM, and as a paper printout.

Interior Design & Architecture Press Contacts
Description: Compiled by Caroll Michels, career coach and artist-advocate. Email and snail mail addresses of writers, editors, and publications covering interior design, architecture, landscape architecture, and garden design. Updated on an ongoing basis. Available as a hard copy and on an Excel email database.


Title: Becoming a Corporate Art Consultant
Author/Editor: Barbara Markoff
Description: Although written for art consultants and those who want to enter the field, marketing ideas provided in the book will be helpful to artists. Includes a good chapter on "Working with Artists."
Publisher: PFM Books
Publication Date: 2010
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Title: Corporate Art Collections
Author/Editor: Charlotte Appleyard amd James Salzmann
Description: Based on interviews with curators, art consultants, and investors who are engaged in corporate art collecting. Investigates the motivations behind past and present corporate collections, ranging from the desire to enhance the office environment to wanting to something about the company’s corporate identity to philanthropic concerns.
Publisher: Lund Humphries in association with Sotheby's Institute of Art
Publication Date: 2012
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Title: How to Sell Art to Interior Designers: Learn New Ways to Get Your Work into the Interior Design Market and Sell More Art
Authors: Barney Davy and Dick Harrison
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: 2014  
Description: The authors represent nearly 50 years of art sales and marketing experience. Includes information, ideas, and advice to artists on selling their work to interior design professionals.
Title: How to Survive & Prosper as an Artist
Author/Editor: Caroll Michels
Description: Revised edition. Written by a career coach and artist advocate who created the Artist Help Network. See section "The Corporate Art Market." Revised edition.
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company
Publication Date: 2009
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Title: The International Directory of Corporate Art Collections
Author/Editor: S. R. Howarth
Description: Revised on an ongoing basis. Three volumes.  Digital edition.
Publisher: International Art Alliance



Title: Art in America Guide. Museums, Galleries, Artists
Description: Published annually. See list of "Corporate Consultants" in index.
Frequency: Once a year
Publisher's Address: Art in America, 575 Broadway, New York, NY 10012-3230




Title: American Society of Interior Designers (ASIDA), Designers Referral Service
Description: An online database of ASID members.

Title: Architect Finder
Description: An online database of members of the American Institute of Architects

Title: Artist Agent Agreement 
Description: An agreement that can be used as the basis of working with art consultants. Provided by Find Legal Forms.