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What

What is an Artist Home Page?
This page is especially beneficial to artists who are interested in having a portfolio
viewable on the Internet by others among the art community.

A panel of well-respected artists, critics and scholars from 123soho.com will choose what they consider to be the most creative and promising works for display on this web site. Highly qualified artists will be granted web gallery space for SIX or more artworks, and space for a brief biography and artist's statement.

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What do

What do I get becoming a Feature Artist?
1.  FREE  individual "Artist Home Page"
2.  FREE updating service to manage your "Artist Home Page"

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How

How to apply for an Artist Home Page?

Submit the following materials:

1. Personal Information:  Provide your personal information including, your
    name, address, phone number and e-mail (if applied).  This information is
    very important for us to contact you especially when there are potential buyers
    interested in your works.
2. Biography:  stating your background, education, experience, honor and etc.
3. Art Works:  choose 6 to 10 pieces of your best art works
4. Description of Art Works:  give description to each of your selected art
    works such as, title, medium, size, year created and price (if you wish to sell)
5. Option:  you may choose to enclose a price list to us if:
(a) you wish to sell your art works through 123soho.com web site; and
(b) you agree with our 25% commission fee when your art works are sold.
Otherwise, mention "Not For Sale" in your forwarding materials if you choose not to sell the art works through us.

 

Sumbit your materials by e-mail or regular mail:

Option 1.  Sent by e-mail (123soho.com prefer this option the most!)
1. Your personal information, biography and art work descriptions need to be text
    file (i.e. "filename.txt")
2. Images need to be jpeg file or gif file (i.e. "filename.jpg" or "filename.gif")
3. E-mail them all to "info@123soho.com", subject: "Apply Artist Home Page"

Option 2.  Sent by regular mail
1. Type your personal information, biography and art work descriptions on paper
    (maximum two 8.5" x 11" pages)
2. Art work images can be photograph, slide, or transparency
    (no larger than 8" x 10")
3. Enclose a stamped self-address envelope for returning submitted materials.  No
    materials will be returned if the stamped self-address envelope is not provided.
4. Mail to 123soho.com, inc., 490 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10013, U.S.A.

 

Note: Be advised that once images of your art works are posted on site, no deletion is allowed. 

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What terms

What terms I have to agree?

1. YOUR REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS

In consideration of your use of the Service, you agree to:
(a) Provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as promoted by the Service's registration form (such information being the "Registration Data") and
(b) Maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete.
(c) Allow 123soho keeping every of your posted images and related information on site without any deletion, except duplicated images can be deleted and removed from 123soho.com web site.
If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or 123soho has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, 123soho has the right to suspend or terminate your registration and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service (or any portion thereof).

2. AUTHORIZE RIGHTS TO DISPLAY, SELL AND REPRODUCE

You certify that you own all rights, including copyrights of all submitting  materials provided to 123soho.  In accordance with this Agreement, you authorize 123soho:
(a) the right to display images of your art works and related information,
(b) the right to sell your art works (only if you wish to sell), and
(c) the right to reproduce your art works (only if you choose to sell a reproduction of your original art works).

3. MEMBER'S PERSONAL PAGE, PASSWORD AND SECURITY
     (For Members under 123soho "Members" category Only)

You will receive a password and personal page upon completing the Service's registration process.  You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password  and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or personal page.  123soho cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this section.

4. COPYRIGHT

123soho dose not claim the ownership of Content you submit.  However, due to the internet capability of public accessibility, there might be a  possibility on individuals to download, reproduce, modify and distribute your on site Content.  It is considered to be at your own risk.  In fact, by browsing, visiting, or accessing this site, each individual must agree to abide by "123soho Website Legal Terms and Conditions".  It clearly states that any use of materials on this web site, including reproduction, modification, distribution, or republication, without the prior written permission of 123soho is strictly prohibited. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

5. PAYMENT OF ROYALTY

For Individual Artists who wish to sell art works through 123soho
When sales occur, 123soho takes a commission fee 25% off the total sale amount which is collected from buyers.  Then, 123soho will pay the rest 75% to artists.  With each royalty payment, 123soho will provide artists a receipt with sets forth the calculation of the amount of the royalty payment.

For Galleries, Art Organizations and Others who wish to sell art works through 123soho
A suggested and desirable commission rate must be made and agreed between 123soho and galleries, art organizations or any parties before sales should proceed.  123soho takes the commission rate off the total sale amount which is collected from buyers.   Then, 123soho will pay the balance to galleries, art organizations or correspondence parities.  With each royalty payment, 123soho will provide galleries, art organizations or correspondence parities a receipt with sets forth the calculation of the amount of the royalty payment.

6. AMENDMENT

123soho reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify, amend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice.  You agree that 123soho shall not be liable to you for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.

7. TERMINATION

You agree that 123soho, in its sole discretion, may terminate your use of the Service, and remove and discard any Content within the Service, for any reason, including, without limitation, for lack of use or if 123soho believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with our terms and agreement.  123soho may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing the Service, or any part thereof, with or without notice.  You agree that any termination of your access to the Service under any provision of the Agreement may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that 123soho may immediately deactivate or delete your personal page and all related information or the Service.  Further, you agree that 123soho shall not be liable to you for any termination of your access to the Service.

On the other hand, 123soho agrees that you, in your sole discretion, may write to terminate your 123soho service by providing 30 days written notice when you are not satisfaction with 123soho service.

8. FOR INTERNATIONAL USE

Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content.   Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.

9. APPLICABLE LAW

This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York.

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What are

What are the differences between "Artists" category and "Members" category?
"Artists" category involves
(a) Evaluations on all submitted art works to 123soho juries
(b) If works are accepted, free scan service to transform art works from either slides
     or photos into computer files
(c) 123soho will create an individual "Feature Artist Page" to put your art works
      images and your biography
(d) This individual "Feature Artist Page" will be kept under 123soho "Artists" category
(e) This page will be fully maintained, edited, updated by 123soho
(f) 123soho will update your page when receive new information from you
(g) Free of charge

"Members" category involves
(a) Self on-line registration
(b) Create your own ID and Password
(c) A Free "Personal Home Page" is given as soon as you complete the registration
      on line
(d) "Personal Home Page" is a page where to put your art works images and your
      own biography on site
(e) "Personal Home Page" is fully maintained, edited, updated by you
(f) Free of charge

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Is the

Is the site totally Free?
123soho.com is a free web site. Free services are including as follows:
- free to post your art work images under our "Free Posting" category
- free to get a "Personal Home Page" after registering yourself as a 123soho.com
  member under our "Members" category
- free to maintain a "Feature Artist Page" for you when you are qualified to be one
  of our feature artists under our "Artists" category

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If

If sales occur, will 123soho ask for commission?
If there is a sale occurred to an individual artist, 123soho.com will take about 25% commission fee off the total sale.

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Who

Who is looking primarily at 123soho web site?
Our primary visitors are individual artists, art collectors and potential buyers.

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Who runs

Who runs 123soho web site?
123soho.com is run by the artist, Mr. Chin Chih Yang and his web site developing team who are also art lovers.

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Can I

Can I update my artist page when I have more new art works to present?
123soho.com encourages you to keep updating your artist page as often as you want.  Simply forward you new or current art works to us.  We will update your page upon receipt.

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