Commissions

Cost
Prices quoted are for unmatted/unframed pieces. Please refer to “Framing” section for information on framing costs.DC sales tax for the painting is included in the quoted cost; sales tax for framing or other expenses may be assessed.Approximate prices are as follows; all final prices will be confirmed at the time of the commission and confirmed in writing. Additional sizes are available; please inquire.

Size of Artwork*        Price
4.5×6.5”                      $100
8×10”                           $175
11×14”                         $215

*Does not include mat/frame

Timeframe
Commissions take approximately one month from the date of agreement. Elissa Poma will let you know if the piece can be completed sooner. Rush orders may be available; an additional fee would apply.

Materials
All paintings are done on 140-pound, cold-press paper; At your request, 300-pound paper and/or hot-press paper can be used, though an additional materials fee may apply. Elissa does not use 90-pound paper. Inks and paints have been purchased based on the product manufacturers’ assurances of lightfastness and quality; the artist is not responsible for conditions to the contrary.

Framing

Elissa will mat and frame items for you using her preferred framing style. If you have a special request for the style of mat and frame, please include in your commission request. Elissa does not upcharge you for the cost of matting/framing – you’ll be charged what the mat and frame cost.

Contract
A basic artists contract will be provided to you at the time of commission.  Please returned an original signed copy of the contract when you remit payment.

Deposit
A non-refundable deposit of one-half the total cost is due upfront, to cover materials and expenses.

Shipping
Domestic and international shipping is available. The cost to ship an artwork – including additional fees for insurance, which the artist requires be paid – is additional. The purchaser may request a specific method of shipping, if preferred.