Art.com Socially Connects Art Lovers Around the World Through 'Community'

Top Art Retailer Celebrates the Launch of New Social Tool With National Sweepstakes

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EMERYVILLE, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 17, 2013) - Art.com, the world's leading online destination dedicated to experiencing and buying art, today announced the launch of Community, an interactive feature that allows users to discover, collect and share the art they love through a live social feed. Fueling exploration and inspiration, Community enables customers to explore trending art in real time, as well as follow and engage with the Art.com community by sharing and discovering personally curated art and décor. To celebrate this new way to find art and interact with other art lovers, Art.com is offering $500 of artwork to new Community members through a national sweepstakes.

"At Art.com, we strive to inspire consumers and enhance their shopping experience through unique tools, artist profiles and curated collections," said Ivy Ross, Chief Marketing Officer for Art.com, Inc. "We're equally inspired by our customers and are excited to connect them with other art enthusiasts as they curate their own collections and discover the latest décor picks for every room in their home."

Over 200,000 pieces of art are added to customer galleries every month, providing Community users with a wealth of inspiration. Additionally, Community users can stay on trend by following galleries curated by Art.com's tastemaking Inspiring Insiders including fashion, beauty and travel photographer Nigel Barker, iconic designer Jonathan Adler and founder of design blog Design Milk Jaime Derringer.

Coming off the heels of Art.com's Shop by Room feature, which launched earlier this year to help customers find the perfect art for each of their favorite spaces, Community also offers a great resource for users to easily discover popular art for each room of the home, as well as users' personal galleries.

The Community feature allows Art.com users to:

  • Discover handpicked art and galleries by following friends, family members and peers with like-minded passions.
  • Inspire others by sharing their own handpicked art and galleries with followers.
  • Explore trending art and galleries in real time.
  • Share content from the live social feed with their external social networks, including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+.

Join Art.com's Community and sign up for a chance to win $500 of art you love. Running October 21 through November 18, all new Community members who create a personal profile and add at least one artwork to a gallery will be automatically entered to win. Two winners will be drawn each week.

About Art.com
Art.com is the world's leading online destination for experiencing and buying high-quality wall art. Offering the largest selection of handpicked art images, as well as custom framing, specialty printing, and interactive visualization tools, Art.com helps everyone explore, experiment with and express themselves through artwork -- and have fun doing it. At Art.com, customers can also shop curated collections from tastemakers and trendsetters. Art.com is forever leading the way art is experienced and consumed -- through service, technology and craftsmanship -- to help people find art they love so they can love their spaces more. A division of Art.com Inc., Art.com is based in Emeryville, Calif.

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Allison Berry
Art.com
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