AFFORDING NEW ART MADE EASY
We move through owning so many other forms of art so why not paintings? Curated. have made it easy and affordable to own new art through our ART EXCHANGE portal, giving you the option to trade your existing art in against something new in our gallery. The process beings with three easy steps to get your appraisal and if we are unable to buy your art, we will list it in our MARKETPLACE GALLERY free for other registered users to buy.
Curated. offer a very easy and convenient way of affording pieces from our gallery with ART EXCHANGE. Begin this journey by sending us some details and a photo of your artwork and we will offer you an exchange value against any piece in our Gallery. Here are some examples why this could be a great opportunity to consider this purchase option.
You have moved home and your current art no longer works with your new space based on size, medium or colour
You want to inject new, fresh colours into your home and some new art will do just that
You have grown tired of your current art and its time for a change
You have some pieces that were handed down but are not quite your taste and style
You love something in our gallery and trading in your old art is going to make it financially possible.
The process is exceptionally easy and we take care of all the hassle including the shipping of your art. Please read the FAQ section for more information.
TRADE OR SELL
If we are unable to exchange your artwork against a new piece in our gallery, members are able to list it in our MARKETPLACE GALLERY free. Curated. take care of all the enquiries and will facilitate the sale or trade of your art with another keen collector. We levy a 20% handling fee which includes payment processing & shipping expenses to the UK only.
Once a buyer has paid for the artwork, we will forward on a specialist shipping box along with a new waybill . Upon successful receipt of the artwork by the new owner we will transfer the selling price less fees via a secure bank transaction or PayPal.
REGISTER OR SIGN INTO YOUR ACCOUNT
ART EXCHANGE & MARKETPLACE GALLERY are only accessible to registered users. If you have not already created your free account, click here to Log In or Sign up.
NAVIGATE TO THE ART EXCHANGE PAGE
Once you have registered and logged into your account, navigate to ART EXCHANGE in your members menu which is displayed next to your avatar icon.
COMPLETE THE SUBMISSION FORM & ADD PHOTOS
Provide some information about your art you are looking to exchange by completing the form fields. Attach your photos before submitting your exchange request.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESIONS
What kind of paintings do you buy?
We are open to any art, irrespective of size, medium, subject and style however we only buy original art created by mid-career artists or professionals. We unfortunatly dont accept prints or novice art.
How do I send my painting to Curated.?
Once you have accepted your exchange offer, we will send a pre-paid box for your painting. When it has been recieved, we will send your new artwork out. All shipping costs are covered by Curated.
Can I exchange more than one painting?
We can only accept one painting per exchange offer.
Does Curated. pay me the difference if my painting is worth more than the item I want?
The ART EXCHANGE option is best utilised for pieces valued between £400 - £1200.
Do the standard returns and exhcnage policies apply with ART EXCHANGE?
Yes, you are still able to swap your artwork out for something different within 14 days or request a refund. We will hold onto your artwork for the same period. return shipping charges are the responsibility of the original owner.
What do I do if my artwork is framed?
We will accept framed artwork however we dont currently assign any value in the fame and mounting when we evaluate your art.
I live outside of the UK, can I still use ART EXCHANGE?
Currently we only offer this to UK residents due to the cost of shipping however please contact us as we may be able to make an exception based on certain circumstances such as your country and the art you are exchanging.
The answer to my question is not here.
Please use the contact form to get in touch if you have a question not listed here.