Seller FAQ

ART NIRVANA Portal n’ APP    FAQ

 

  1. WHAT IS ARTNIRVANA  Portal n’ APP?

ANS: The art nirvana Portal n’ app is first of its kind app which is for buying and selling of ART from web and mobile phone. This Portal n’ app also aims to create new buyers in many folds by educating and providing transparent information on ART  to common art lovers  and future art collectors.

  1. Why should I use ART NIRVANA for art?

Ans: This Portal n’ app is first such platform to sell and buy art only and it gives all kind of information, like Art history, featured artists, featured events, new age art, art advise, art reviews , art rating etc.

  1. Is it FREE ?

Ans: Yes it is absolutely FREE for persons who want to buy art and to get all kind of information related to art.  But it cost very nominal fee for persons who want to Sell his/her work or who is a art dealer or gallery owner or doing business of art and crafts.

  1. How to SELL Art ?

Ans: For artists, gallery, craftsmen, art dealers, there is a annual fee to sale Art works. First go to to sell now and register yourself. Once you fill the registrations form, you will get a mail in YOUR INBOX  of your registered e-mail. Please check your mail and click the link to activate your account in Art Nirvana. Once you activated your account you can log in to your art nirvana account by putting the user id and password you have created during registration.

4a. How to post my  Art ?

Once you signed in you can find your profile and you can add your profile picture and necessary information. Then you need to create your art shop. for Creating art shop you need to click on the profile icon  and go to create art store. There you will find add product. The artist has to submit 5 works along with their bio-data, identity prove ( by WEB or by mobile phone ) and the five works will go to our international Jury who takes one week time to check and give their decision . If your works got selected by our Jury then you will get message to your registered mail id  and will be asked to do the payment of  annual registration for able to create your  online GALLERY  which is required to Sell your works to our thousands of buyers from all across world. After that you can add total 20 more art works of you which will be total 25 ( In case of Gallery and art dealer there is no selection procedure  and the total number of art works can be kept in Gallery is 60). If any one want to buy your work they will book your work and then contact you directly and  after  the buyer got convinced with you, he/she pay by online. And once the payment reached our account, automatically you get a message by your registered e-mail that your work is sold. And you will get message from us to send the works to the address of the buyer. Please do send the art works with registered post or courier service, and upload the receipt of the post to the order application in the artists profile section. Once the art work is received by the buyer you get your money within 30 days of the sold work . We do not take any commission. Only we charge 5% transaction and handling cost for out facility and out set up maintenance so that we can able to provide this strong platform to give you more and more business. This 5 % will be deducted from the sold amount.

  1. How much it cost ?

Ans:The cost for  artist and crafts men the annual fee is Rs 5,500  and Rs 10,500. The cost for annual registration of  GALLERY AND ART DEALERS is Rs 10,500 and Rs 20,500. If you want to add more art works in gallery it will cost Rs 5,000 for additional 25 art works per year.

  1. Will I have to give commission of sold paintings if yes how much?

Ans:There is absolutely no Commission charged by Art Nirvana on sold paintings. Only we take 5% of the sold price as Service and operational cost which is the real cost  for maintaining our facility and staffs.

  1. How it is better than other online art related websites?

Ans: All other online art sites charges  minimum 18% to maximum 40% and 5% service cost. And no one gives direct contact number and access to the Buyers to artist. We want to help the artists to have direct contact with buyers.

  1. I am very new to art world. Want to buy/ Invest/ collect How it will help me?

Ans: The art nirvana app has a special section called ‘art advise.’ This is first of its kind revolutionary concept to give simplified and transparent answer to any one who want to know about good art, and their right price, and expert comment as well as ratings both by jury and popularity. One can just fill the blanks in areas like, purpose of buying art, budget, size, medium, category and location if wanted, then click enter. Wait for the app work like a Jinni for you and show you the best art works according to your purpose, budget and size. It will remove all confusion from the mind of the new buyer. And it will help you in decision making without any second thought and save your money and stops you from getting cheated by middlemen.

  1. I am a self taught artist. For me it is difficult to approach art galleries and to promote my art. How Art Nirvana will help me?

Ans: Do not worry if you are a self taught artist. Our director believes that those who are self taught , they are the pure artists and not influenced by any fixed School of thoughts. So we mostly try to promote the self taught artists who have real good talent and help you reach so many buyers from all over world. In art nirvana all are equal , whether one is self taught or one is from a recognized art institute. Here people will decide and the jury decide along with our advanced technology. The technology do not  take any side. So its most transparent rating system in art world. So just focus on good work and upload in your gallery, and rest leave it to art Nirvana.

  1. I am an emerging artist, want good exposure nationally and internationally. How art nirvana will help me?

Ans: Do not worry if you are an emerging artist. Our director believes that those who are emerging artists , they are future great masters. We do not want them to wait to struggle and wait for 15-25 years to make them great artists. We want to make them world famous within 2-5 years of time. So we mostly try to promote the emerging  artists who have real good talent and help you reach so many buyers from all over world. In art nirvana all are equal , whether one is self taught or one is from a recognized art institute. Here people will decide and the jury decide along with our advanced technology. The technology do not  take any side. So its most transparent rating system in art world. So just focus on good work and upload in your gallery, and rest leave it to art Nirvana.

  1. I am an established artist but not good in managing and marketing my work. How Art Nirvana will help me?

Ans: We do feature 10 great artists from the world every month in pour featured section. Those are the most noticeable artists in our app  and  they get international exposure and it will help you reach out more and more galleries and buyers and auction houses. If you are interested you can sale your works  and you do not have to give any commission to us and get direct number of the buyers. And also you can contact us for getting featured in our featured section. For that contact us at:  feature_an @gmail.com.

  1. I want to invest in art. But do not have knowledge about art. How Art Nirvana will help me?

Ans: Welcome to Art Nirvana. For you it is important to get good information about artists , which are genuine and transparent  before investing in art. Our app has special jury from all over world to verify each and every art posted in our app for sale, and give their opinion. They also give ratings to each art. You can go to our rating application and search according to your criteria, location, budget etc and also you can go to art advice for further help. You can also connect directly with artists and visit his/her studio and take your own decision.

  1. I am an artist, I want to get more information of international art and opportunities for me. How Art Nirvana will help me?

Ans: Today most artists do not know what all opportunities are there for them across globe. Art do not have boundary, and the artists do not know where there is demand and appreciation of their work. Because no art and artists will grow without getting right kind of appreciation, and exposure it need. For this the artists has to reach to the right place at right time. And we bring art event, art opportunities for artists, which will give them information about all art,exhibitions, art symposiums, art scholarships, artist’s residencies and openings etc from all over world.

  1. I am a craftsman .How can Art Nirvana help me?

Ans: There are various membership schemes for Craftsmen or organizations who are dealing with crafts and art. The membership starting from Rs 2,000 to Maximum Rs6,000 for Craftsmen and for organizations it starts from fee of Rs 8,500 or Rs 15,500 you can sale your crafts from your phone. Just post good pictures of your crafts and other documents asked in the application registration. And you will get direct orders from different buyers. You do not have to give any commission. For Craftsmen we have different flexible plans. Please contact us if you are a craftsman or want to sell crafts on our web portal and app

If you have  any doubt please call us for support at +91 7077968949 or +91 9866152641 . We will guide you. Or You can write us to crafts.artnirvana@gmail.com

  1. I am a traditional artist, and the mainline art do not consider my art serious. How can I promote my art and get good recognition and good market?

Ans: with just a annual membership fee of Rs 5,500 or Rs 10,500 you can sale your crafts from your phone. Just post good pictures of your artworks and other documents asked in the application registration. And you will get direct orders from different buyers. You do not have to give any commission. Any doubt you have you can call us for support at +91 7077968949 or +91 9866152641 . We will guide you. Or You can write us to crafts.artnirvana@gmail.com .

  1. How we know the art are genuine and of good quality?

Ans: Every art submitted to our app go through a two stage verification by our international jury. The jury check the bio-data of the artists and go through their work and analyse them, if required we call the artists for further verification and information. If our jury do not approve the art work we do not include them in our app. So the art works are verified by internationals jury. So feel safe and start buying.

  1. How is my money safe ? If the artist do not send me art after I pay?

Ans: We do keep the money with us till you get your bought artwork from the artist. The process is as follows: If you want to buy any art work, you will book your art work and you get a message that you have booked xyz art and please pay the fee. You can contact the artist directly to clarify any query if you have. After you are convinced with artist, pay to art nirvana in your order section. And once the payment reached our account, automatically the artist get a message that his/her work got sold . And artist will get message from the app to send the art work or art works to the address of the buyer i.e, you. The artist will send the art works with registered post or courier service, and upload the receipt of the post to the order application in the artists profile section. Once the art work is received by you, then the artist get release his/her money. So your money is completely safe. If the artists did not submit the copy of the postal receipt of sending you the work, within 7 workings days ( in case of within country) and 12 working days of ( in case of out of the country) booking the art work, then your money will be refunded to your account automatically. The art work or artworks will be open for sale again.

  1. Who will pay for transport cost ?

Ans: The artist will bear the transport cost as it is a standard international norm.

  1. Can I directly contact with the artist ?

Ans: Yes any one can directly contact the artists , write them and get phone numbers and meet them in person if you want.

  1. Can I contact buyers directly?

Ans: Yes you can contact the Buyers if they booked your works. And if you are a Gold member( Register with  annual Rs 10,500 )

  1. How can I know who is interested in my work?

Ans: every artists can know which member liked your work and from which city. You can also search  people liking your works from city specific and country specific.

  1. How can I know which artists are top ten in my city or a particular location or category?

Ans: Go to rating section and type your category, location, city etc. and enter, it will show top 100 artists according to ratings.

  1. How can I know the top 10, top 20, top 50 or top 100 artists of a country or region?

Ans: Ans: Go to rating section and type your city and enter, it will show top 100 artists according to ratings.

  1. How can I get featured in the Featured List?

Ans: Please write us to feature.artnirvana@gmail.com  with your detail bio-data and 10 images of your works. Our Jury will respond you if you get selected, and your works will be featured in the featured section of the app.

  1. How can I know the exhibitions, symposiums and other art events in a particular city?

Ans: Please go to our event section and search according to the city you are looking for.

  1. How the buying process work?

Ans: The process is as follows: If you want to buy any art work, you will book your art work and you get a message that you have booked xyz art and please pay the fee. You can contact the artist directly  to clarify any query if you have. After you are convinced with artist, pay to art nirvana in your order section. And once the payment reached our account, automatically the artist  get a message that his/her  work got sold . And artist  will get message from the app to send the art work or art works to the address of the buyer i.e, you. The artist will send the art works with registered post or courier service, and upload the receipt of the post to the  order application in the artists profile section. Once the art work is received by you, then the artist  get release his/her money. So your money is completely safe. If the artists did not submit the copy of the postal receipt of sending you the work, within 7 workings days ( in case of within country) and 12 working days of ( in case of out of the country) booking the art work, then your money will be refunded to your account automatically. The art work or artworks will be open for sale again.

  1. How the selling processes work?

Ans: . If your works got selected by our Jury then you will get message in your phone and will be asked to do the payment of  annual registration for able to create your  online GALLERY to be able to Sale to our million of buyers from all across world. After that you can add total 20 more art works of you which will be total 25 ( In case of Gallery and art dealer there is no selection procedure  and the total number of art works can be kept in Gallery is 60). If anyone want to buy your work they will book your work .and then contact you directly and after  the buyer got convinced with you, pay to art nirvana. And once the payment reached our account, automatically you get a message that your work is sold. And you will get message from the app to send the work or works to the address of the buyer. Please do send the art works with registered post or courier service, and upload the receipt of the post to the  order application in the artists profile section. Once the art work is received by the buyer you get release your art Money. We do not take any commission. Only we charge 5% service cost for the maintenance of the App, and the facility we provide for the whole buying and selling process. This 5% will be deducted from the selling amount.

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