Uprise Art’s customers can buy art from their online gallery and pay for it in installments of $50 a month. The gallery features one-of-a kind or limited edition photographs, etchings and paintings by 26 different artists. According to Crain’s New York Business, Uprise Art predicts $560,000 in annual revenue for 2012.
Founder Tze Chun said they vet members carefully by researching their collections and studying their online profile. She told Crain’s, “We take the time to understand what kind of art fits their collection.”