By Gina Cinnamoni & Linus Cinnamoni
How can I apply to your Art Guides?You can fill in our application forms online. The link to the forms can be found below. World Art Guide 2024 (until 14th June 2023). https://form.123formbuilder.com/6119605/ Later on you'll be able to apply for * World Art Guide - Abstract Edition. (Date N/A) * Nordic Art Guide 2025. (Casting Jan-Jun 2024) * European Art Guide 2025. (Casting Jan-Jun 2024)
Do I need to send all material when applying to your Art Guides?Yes, this is to make sure that all the information and material needed are ready when we are starting to out the layout together.
What are your requirements for the sent in photos of my art?You need to send in the photos you want to be published. How many this is depends on your chosen exposure level, but 1-8 is the most common. They need to be at least 2500x2500px and in .jpg/.jpeg or .tif/-tiff. If the artwork will be on a half page then a slight smaller image can work (see the photo below). The resolution should be 300 dpi. No corners, borders or background should be visible, only the artwork, unless it's a sculpture or the frame is a solid part of the artwork - for example if you've spray paint the frame or the artwork can't be separated from the frame without "violence".
What are required from my biography?You need to write your presentation in English and in third person, focusing on your last name (unless you are using an artist alias). It should be 180-230 words or 280-320 words if you're an Gold Artist. If you need inspiration and want to see what the former artists have written, click this link: Nordic Art Guide 2021/22 by CendorianPublishing - Issuu
How much does it cost to be in your Art Guides?Since we are keeping a very high quality of our art books and also send them out for free to the chosen art galleries, collectors around the world, we need to keep a fee for your advertising. We have divided the exposure plans into Bronze, Silver and Gold, where Silver is the most popular option. We have recently lowered the price of the Bronze-option, to give more handpicked artists the opportunity to participate in these sough-after books. The fees are as follow (from 23 November 2022) Gold €1000 (€1250 incl.VAT) 8 pages, 5-8 artworks, 1 free copy of the book, the possibility to become our front cover artist, placed in the beginning of the book before the Silver and Gold artists. Silver €660 (€825 incl.VAT) 4 pages, 3-6 artworks, the possibility to become our front cover artist. Bronze €300 (€375 incl.VAT) 2 pages, 1-2 artworks, the possibility to become our front cover artist. Premium €2500 (€3125 incl.VAT) 12 pages (10 pages in WAG), 9-18 artworks, 2 free books, participation in our cover Contest, placed in the front of the book after the Platinum artist. Platinum (not available for NAG) €5000 (€6250 incl.VAT) 12 pages (10 pages in WAG), 9-18 artworks back cover of the art book, 2 free books, participation in our cover Contest, placed as the absolute first artist. BELLAMONTI ONLINE MAGAZINE Come back later for more information about this online magazine. ----------------------------------- If you have participated in one book then you'll get a 10% discount in the next one. If you have participated in two books, you will get a 20% discount in the third book and "forever". Note that this can't be combined with other offers. VAT 25% will be added to the price for * Individuals and companies in Sweden. * Individuals in EU. * Individuals outside of the EU. For books the rate is 6% and will be added to all individual artists without a VAT-ID and to all costumers in Sweden.
What are the payment options?You can choose between Bankgiro (Sweden only) Bank Transfer, Paypal and Wester Union. Paypal and Western Union is only available to some artists outside of Europe. You need to get our OK, before choosing this. If you need to pay in partial payments, then contact us and let us know. In some cases this might be arranged.
Which currency do I pay in?We always use euro as we work mainly in the European market. Artists living in Sweden pays in Svenska Kronor (Skr, :-), but the currency is translated with the help of this calculator: Köp och beställ valuta - Snabbt och enkelt (forex.se)
Why do I need to write my Personal ID?The only reason for this is to make the agreement legal and in case there are any problems with your payment. It's important that you, for your own safety, write the correct number, since the agreement is your safety net in our collaboration. We keep your information safe and never share it with anyone outside the company according to GPDR-laws.
Responsible for Art Guides
Gina Cinnamoni, CEO
gina (at) bellamontiart.com | Phone: +46-708-616453
linus (at) bellamontiart.com | Phone: +46-705-883482
Gina Cinnamoni started her art career when she opened Galleri Cinnamoni in Helsingborg, Sweden in 2012. Since then she has exhibited her own art in several exhibitions, organized Skånes Fria Konstrunda in 2017, published three books and studied three years of Art History (BSC) at the university. Gina speaks Swedish and English with some basic skills in French and Spanish.
Linus Cinnamoni started out in the art business while being an assistant at Galleri Cinnamoni 2012 - 2016 and at her own solo exhibitions. Linus started painting in 2016 and is now mostly known as @mrartnet on Instagram. His art was also curated by Marina Schiptjenko for Vår Salong in Helsingborg, Sweden. With his social media skills, Linus has a worldwide network of art collectors. Linus speaks Swedish and English with intermediate skills in Spanish.