Artists, Index, KiptonART

Artists, Index, KiptonART
 
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Founded by Kipton Cronkite in 2002, KiptonART is a private establishment that culls fledgling artists and introduces them to the foremost administrators of the New York art world. On a continual basis, the organization selects a varied group of up-and-coming artists and provides an outlet for them to display their work in exhibition spaces and online. KiptonART is quietly becoming a conduit collectors and gallery operators turn to in search of emerging talent.

With personal attention and industry savvy, KiptonART guides new artists through the often daunting task of presenting their work for the first time in the broader market. In effect, the company provides a dual forum for artists to communicate their oeuvres both online and through special events and custom-curated exhibitions. Our collector clients--many of whom derive from museum patron circles, major auction houses, and world-class institutions--function as reliable benefactors, keen on locating fresh talent and sharing their acquisitions with friends, colleagues, and fellow philanthropists.

KiptonART.com is a full-scale website of utmost intelligibility--a virtual look book of artists representing a wide range of subject matter and technical accomplishment. Artists featured on KiptonART.com are vetted to maintain superlative artistic quality and integrity.


A MESSAGE FROM OUR FOUNDER

KiptonART is in the business of art. We have vast knowledge, experience and passion for the arts and creative endeavors.


Since the website launch in 2005, KiptonART.com
has grown into the leading e-commerce art site for interior designers, collectors and art enthusiasts listing over 1,800 registered artists and an online art work inventory exceeding $30 million. Art buyers can select works based on various mediums including photography, painting, sculpture, prints and more. The sort by price feature and a tier ranking system analyzes education, technical ability, exhibition credits, press, and curatorial scoring of our member artists. The innovative art rental program makes art collecting accessible to a far wider audience than any of the existing analogues in the industry.

KiptonART.com collaborates with emerging artists to introduce them to art collectors, both on and offline in “Access” spaces, throughout New York City. The first exhibition was at W Hotel New York in Times Square, June 2005 for four MFA graduates from the School of Visual Arts. Over the past five years, the company has hosted over 50 events and exhibitions in New York, Bal Harbour, Florida, Miami during Art Basel, Nantuket, Southampton. Currently, plans are underway for the first artist exhibition in New Delhi, India.

Since 2009, the ART TALK column has given readers additional insight behind the scenes of celebrities and professionals who wish to express their unique outlook on art and interior design.Review some of the past interviews here.

I hope you'll take time to explore our artist community and share your favorite artists with your friends and family.  Register to begin and get in touch on how we can help place the art in your home or office. 

Sincerely yours,

Kipton Cronkite, Founder




KiptonART’s mission is to give artists access by maximizing exposure for emerging artists, broadcasting their work through a variety of channels and introducing them to high-powered collectors and taste makers.



KiptonART consultants work with art enthusiasts to sell and rent artwork from all mediums. KiptonART Rentals is the ideal service for customers looking for artwork to decorate their homes, offices or buildings. Art patrons can now test the waters before committing to a purchase. It’s also a fantastic way to have your own rotating selection of art. Twenty percent of renter’s annual payment can use as a credit towards an art purchase. First time customers receive one-month of free rental. Browse our artist directory or have a KiptonART consultant guide you. Get started here



KiptonART events have been the talk of the town for 5 years and are now a destination for the power elite. Hosted at some of the most exclusive institutions and private residences across the United States, fine artists, musicians, and filmmakers are joined with art world dignitaries, media celebrities, high society, and philanthropists– all of whom endorse the arts and are keen to support new talent.  Over twenty sophisticated, exclusive KiptonART events are slated in 2010.  Some examples include the Kipton 100 Series and the KiptonART Rising Awards Event and Fundraiser and numerous artist studio visits and gallery tours.



KiptonART’s constant affinity with industry leaders and key influencers has yielded many coveted partnerships, private commissions, sponsorships, and online advertising programs. 2010 will be a major year of growth for KiptonART. Recent new business partnerships that have come to fruition including SAKS Fifth Avenue, Longchamp and PULSE Art Fair.

The following KiptonART events are available for sponsorship in 2010
  • Kipton 100 Series: Four per year – NYC, Bal Harbour
  • KiptonART Music Series:  Two per year Private Dinners: Six per year Studio Visits: Twenty per year
  • Gallery Tours: Seven per year
  • KiptonART Rising 2011 Event, October 5 and November 2, 2010 - Learn more about KiptonART Rising
Past business partners have included: Asprey, Bond No. 9, Carnegie Hall Notables, Chelsea Art Museum, Christie's, City of Bal Harbour, Florida, Elle Magazine, CNN.com, Diesel, FLAnk Architects, Harry’s of London, Longchamp, LVMH, McGuire Furniture, Maurice Villency, MiamiMagazine, Montblanc, New York City Ballet, New York Observer, New York Social Diary, Norwood Club, NYU Tisch School of Arts, ONE Bal Harbour Resort & Spa, Phillips de Pury, SAKS Fifth Avenue in New York and Bal Harbour, Florida, SoHo House, Sotheby’s, Van Cleef & Arpels, W Hotels and the Whitney Museum of American Art.



A. Online Magazine
The KiptonART Online Magazine delivers content from all spectrums of the art world. Our international contributors cover daily news on galleries, artists, films, theater, fashion and high profiled events. This past year KiptonART reporters have sat front row at New York’s Fashion Week, attended the fairs at Miami Art Basel and conducted exclusive interviews with art patrons, celebrities and philanthropists. The magazine’s goal is to inform and entertain with both our editorial content and our artist’s work. In 2009, KiptonART launched a series of ART TALK Interviews featuring philanthropists, art patrons and celebrities to encourage support of our growing artist community.

B. Artist Directory
The KiptonART online portfolio contains over 1,000 registered emerging artists with work in all price points by over 500+ active artists.  Artists from the KiptonART registry are gaining momentum and receiving opportunities at record speed. Our online community is composed of emerging artists, collectors, gallerists, and culture zealots. Novice and veteran artists alike register for a personal profile to display and sell their work. They are subsequently vetted by KiptonART’s curatorial team to maintain superlative artistic quality and integrity. Consequently site visitors are able to discern artists’ experience according to our unique 3 Tier Ranking System that surveys education, technical ability, exhibition credits, press, and other criteria. In tandem with our online buying and strict shipping guidelines, KiptonART.com is positioned as forerunner in online art sales.

C. Newsletter Blasts
Every month, KiptonART sends an email newsletter to over 7,500+ readers worldwide. The newsletter consists of teaser articles to draw readers to the online magazine and keeps readers up-to-date on the hottest news in art.






Maurice Villency
www.villency.com

McGuire Furniture
www.mcguirefurniture.com

W Hotels
www.whotels.com

SoHo House
www.sohohouse.com

Asprey
www.asprey.com

Diesel
www.diesel.com

Van Cleef & Arpels
www.vancleef-arpels.com

Mont Blanc
www.montblanc.com

Bond No. 9
www.bondno9.com

New York Social Diary
www.newyorksocialdiary.com

Phillips de Pury
www.phillipsdepury.com

Christie's
www.christies.com

Sotheby's
www.sothebys.com

LVMH
www.lvmh.com

Harry's of London
www.harrysoflondon.com

The Chelsea Art Museum
www.chelseaartmuseum.org

FLAnk Architects
www.flankonline.com

CNN
www.cnn.com

NYU Tisch
www.tisch.nyu.edu

Men's Vogue
www.mensvogue.com