A list of resources for reaching the corporate
art market, and businesses, interior designers,
architects, and residential clients. Also includes
resources for obtaining advice on working with
corporate art consultants and advisors.
ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER
| Association of Professional Art Advisors
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
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
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
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
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 and on a CD-ROM.
PUBLICATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER
|Art in America Guide Museums, Galleries, Artists
See “Corporate Consultants” in index.
Frequency: Published annually
|Becoming a Corporate Art Consultant
Author/Editor: Barbara Markoff
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
|Corporate Art Collections
Author/Editor: Charlotte Appleyard amd James Salzmann
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
|Corporate Art Consulting
Author: Susan Abbott
Although written for art consultants, the book will also be helpful
to artists interested in selling work to the corporate market
Publisher: Allworth Press
Publication Date: 1999
|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
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.
|How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist:
Selling Yourself without Selling Your Soul,
Author: Caroll Michels
See chapter “Exhibition and Sales Opportunities: Using Those That
Exist and Creating Your Own.” The author is the founder of the
Artist Help Network and a career coach and artist-advocate.
Publisher: Allworth Press
Publication date: Revised 2018
The International Directory of Corporate Art Collections:
A Global Tour of Art in the Workplace
Author/Editor: S. R. Howarth
Profiles nearly 800 corporations worldwide
Publisher: International Art Alliance
Publication date: Revised 2017