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Artist Commission

Art Commission Contract

This agreement is made on this day of

____ / ____ / _____

at the following location:

___________________________

Business

___________________________

Address

___________________________

City

___________________________

State / Zip Code

and is between the following parties.

The Artist

___________________________

Name

___________________________

Address

___________________________

Phone

___________________________

Email

The Buyer

___________________________

Name

___________________________

Address

___________________________

Phone

___________________________

Email

The parties agree as follows:

The Project:

The buyer (named above) is commissioning a work of art containing the subject of

___________________________.

The work of art will be of the following dimensions:

___________________________

Height

___________________________

Width

___________________________

Depth

The description is:

___________________________

___________________________

___________________________

The work of art will be in the style of the artist, but, there are adaptations in the creative process, the buyer accepts the artwork will be unique and therefore subject to reasonable adaptation.

Copyright: The artist reserves the common-law copyright to all works commissioned by the buyer that are created by the artist, including all reproduction rights and the right to claim statutory copyright. No work may be reproduced by the buyer without prior written approval and consent of the aforementioned artist. This document does not include any reproduction work.

Payments and Terms: The fee is based on the estimated time it will require, size and complexity of the completed work, and the cost of materials.

The amount agreed for this artwork is

___________________________

A non-refundable deposit of 40% (forty) of the selling price is required prior to the commencement of work. Upon receipt of the final work of art, final payment is required upon hand over.

Time Scale: The artist agrees to complete and deliver the art work before the following date of ____ / ____ / _____. Should the artist be unable to deliver on the time scale agreed or cannot deliver due to unforeseen logistical reasons, the artist will cover all costs involved in collection and/or delivery.

Right of Refusal: In the event that the buyer does not agree to pay for or receive delivery of the commissioned artwork, the artist will retain the deposit of 40% (forty). This is free of any claims or interests of the buyer and the buyer will no longer have any debts to the artist.

Returns: There are no agreed returns in this contract, once the buyer takes ownership of the artwork, the agreement is complete and satisfactory.

All sales are final: All of the above property is sold to and purchased by the above party as buyer, in accordance with the Conditions of Sales and Terms of Guarantee set above.

buyer is responsible for all taxes and duties which may be in their country of origin. buyer assumes all responsibility for any artwork purchased and subsequently taken or sent off the transporter by the buyer.


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Signature of Artist


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Signature of Buyer




Template

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Artist Invoice

Blank invoice for commission sales