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Community Guidelines

Last Updated March 26, 2024

I. Introduction

Artrepreneur is a comprehensive platform designed for artists, designers, art lovers, creative organizations, and other visual arts community members to showcase their creative work, buy and sell art, discover opportunities, and interact within a global network of talented creatives. Our diverse ecosystem encompasses several distinct but interconnected components: Artrepreneur itself, which is home to the Originals Store, the Giclée Print Shop, and Showrooms exclusive to Pro members;, our art consultancy division, which utilizes the Collection Tool to facilitate client selections from the Commercial Ready Program; and the Readymade Store. Each component is tailored to provide unique features and opportunities for creative expression and commercial engagement, supporting our community members in pursuing artistic and entrepreneurial success.

While Artrepreneur is the foundational platform for user-generated content, member interaction, and art transactions, extends our commitment to connecting artists with commercial opportunities. Similarly, the Readymade Store offers curated artworks for commercial and personal spaces, operating with distinct features facilitated by the Shopify platform.

We hope our platforms empower our members to pursue their creative passions across multiple channels. To support this, we have established these Community Guidelines as a Code of Conduct to foster a safe, welcoming, and inspiring environment across Artrepreneur,, and the Readymade Store. These guidelines are designed to ensure that all members, regardless of which platform they engage with, can be successful artrepreneurs.

All members must adhere to these Guidelines, which are incorporated into our Terms of Service, and respect the unique aspects and requirements of each platform within the Artrepreneur ecosystem.

II. User Accounts

Artrepreneur welcomes individuals and entities over the age of 13 to join our community and set up a free account. Membership categories include:

  • Visual Artist: For creators seeking to showcase and sell their artwork.
  • Buyer/Browser: For art enthusiasts, collectors, and anyone interested in purchasing or exploring art.
  • Creative Organization: For galleries, institutions, and other organizations within the arts sector.
  • Collection Tool User: For professionals utilizing’s Collection Tool to curate and select works for commercial projects.
  • Readymade Store User: For customers interested in purchasing ready-to-display artwork for commercial spaces.

Members looking for enhanced features and increased visibility within the Artrepreneur ecosystem can upgrade to a Pro account. Additional benefits and distinctions between account types are detailed on our Pricing Page).

III. Providing Basic Account Information

Upon joining Artrepreneur, all users, including those interacting with’s Collection Tool and the Readymade Store, are required to provide some basic information about themselves. This includes, but is not limited to, your name and location. Using your real name on Artrepreneur is not mandatory, but a valid email address is essential for account verification and communication purposes.

  • Marketplace Transparency: For users listing artworks or products in excess of $5,000 in the Originals Store, Showrooms, or the Readymade Store, the use of legal names or corporate entity names is required. This policy ensures transparency and builds trust within our marketplace and services.
  • Impersonation Policy: Impersonation of other individuals, whether they are members of Artrepreneur or not, is strictly prohibited. This maintains the integrity of our community and ensures a trustworthy environment for all users.
  • Enhancing Your Profile: While only basic information is necessary to set up your account, visual artists and creative organizations are encouraged to enrich their profiles. Uploading artworks and adding details such as personal or artistic statements significantly enhances visibility and connectivity within the community, facilitating interactions with buyers, collectors, and potential collaborators.

For users of’s Collection Tool, account setup is integrated with Artrepreneur to streamline the collection and curation process for commercial projects. Users interested in the Readymade Store will find that transactions are processed through Shopify, necessitating specific transaction-related information for purchase completion and customer service.

Each account setup process is designed to be straightforward while adhering to our commitment to security, privacy, and community engagement across all platforms.

IV. Member Conduct

At Artrepreneur, we are committed to fostering a community where all visitors and members can thrive in a respectful and supportive environment. Our platform is a space for creativity, collaboration, and positive interaction. As such, we hold our members to high standards of conduct to maintain a welcoming and safe space for everyone.

  • Respectful Interaction: Disrespectful behavior, including the use of abusive language or derogatory comments, is strictly prohibited. We aim to create an environment where every member feels valued and respected.
  • Harassment: Harassment in any form will not be tolerated on Artrepreneur. This includes making threatening, abusive, or negative comments about members or their work through publicly available pages or private messaging. If you encounter or witness harassment, please get in touch with us immediately for support.
  • Spam and Promotion: While we encourage self-promotion and networking, it must be done respectfully and considerately. Spamming members through bulk messages, especially when deceptive or commercially motivated, undermines the community spirit and is not allowed.
  • Content Guidelines:
    • Sexual Content: We differentiate between artistic nudity, which is allowed, and pornographic material, which is not. Content deemed pornographic will be removed at our discretion. Explicit content may be flagged as such, and members can hide explicit content through their settings.
    • Offensive Material: Content that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred, or physical harm against any individual or group is unacceptable. We will remove such content and, if necessary, involve law enforcement.
    • Sensitive Topics: Content that glorifies or encourages self-harm, eating disorders, or substance abuse will not be tolerated. We are committed to the well-being of our community members and will take action to address these issues, including contacting appropriate support services.
    • Hate Speech and Discrimination: Artrepreneur stands against hate speech and discrimination. Any content or behavior falling into these categories will be subject to removal and potential account suspension.
    • Regulated Goods: We prohibit the sale or promotion of regulated goods, such as drugs, alcohol, tobacco, and firearms, within our marketplace. Content promoting the use of these products outside the marketplace may also be removed.
    • Compliance with Guidelines: All members must follow Artrepreneur’s Policies and Guidelines to ensure our platform remains a safe and positive space for creative expression and interaction. Non-compliance may result in content removal or account termination.
    • Bullying and Threats: Bullying, threats of physical harm, and other aggressive behaviors will not be tolerated. Such actions, including the misuse of social media to harass members, will result in immediate account termination and possible legal action.

We encourage all members to engage positively, respect each other’s creative expressions, and contribute to a vibrant and diverse community. By adhering to these guidelines, we can collectively ensure that Artrepreneur remains a place where creativity flourishes in a supportive and respectful environment.

V. Intellectual Property Rights

At Artrepreneur, we champion the creative rights of artists, designers, and creatives across our platform, including Artrepreneur’s Originals Store, Giclée Print Shop, Showrooms,, and the Readymade Store. You retain full ownership of your intellectual property when you share your artwork or written content with us. However, by contributing to our platform, you grant us a limited license to use your content in ways that support and enhance our services, including the promotion and distribution of your work within our diverse ecosystem.

This license extends across our services to ensure your work can be appropriately featured, whether displayed for sale in the Originals Store, selected for commercial projects through, or offered in the Readymade Store. We aim to respect and protect your rights while providing opportunities for your work to reach wider audiences and potential markets.

We are dedicated to empowering our community of creatives to succeed by providing a supportive platform where your work is respected, your rights are protected, and your creative endeavors can flourish.

  • Reporting Intellectual Property Infringement

Intellectual property rights are a cornerstone of our community. We do not tolerate infringement across any of our platforms. If you believe your work has been used without your permission, please refer to our DMCA Policy for guidance on reporting such issues. We are committed to taking appropriate action against infringement, including removing the offending content or terminating the accounts of repeat infringers.

By participating in Artrepreneur,, and the Readymade Store, our members agree to respect the intellectual property rights of others. Upholding these standards is essential for maintaining a vibrant, creative, and respectful community.

VI. Getting Technical Support

Our commitment to providing comprehensive support extends across the Artrepreneur platform, including and the Readymade Store. Whether you’re navigating our main site, engaging with our consultancy tool, or shopping in the Readymade Store, we’re here to help.

  • Finding Answers: Our Help Center addresses most queries, offering detailed guides and FAQs on a wide range of topics. Should you have specific questions or encounter issues not covered, please feel free to contact us or email [email protected]. Our team is dedicated to assisting you with any platform-related inquiries.
  • Supported Software: Artrepreneur and its associated services use modern, sophisticated technology to offer the best experience on contemporary devices and browsers. Given the diverse nature of our ecosystem:
    • For Artrepreneur’s platform and services, ensure your devices and browsers are up to date for optimal functionality.
    • Users interacting with should note that being a WordPress-based platform might require specific considerations for compatibility.
    • The Readymade Store, powered by Shopify, is designed to work seamlessly across most devices and browsers. However, for the best shopping experience, we recommend using the latest versions.

If you encounter any technical difficulties, updating your operating system software or trying a different device may resolve many common issues.

  • Reporting Bugs: Despite our best efforts, occasional bugs may slip through. Your assistance in identifying and reporting these issues is invaluable to us. By reporting bugs, you help enhance the platform for the entire community. To report a bug, please contact us at s[email protected].

We’re here to support your journey on Artrepreneur,, and the Readymade Store, ensuring a smooth, enjoyable experience as you explore, create, and connect.

VII. Contact Information

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about ourpoliciess, you may contact us using the information below:

By email: [email protected] or through the support area on Artrepreneur

By mail: Orangenius Inc., DBA Artrepreneur. 511 Ave of the Americas Unit #934, New York, NY 10011