Returns Policy

We strongly believe that you never truly experience a piece of contemporary art until you have lived with it. We also appreciate that buying art online can be daunting and so we offer a Seven-Day Money Back Guarantee.

Buy from our online art gallery, live with your chosen artwork for one week, and if you are not entirely happy - return it to us in the same condition it arrived and you will be fully refunded for the artwork.

We take the greatest care when selecting contemporary art for you. All artists and artwork showcased by StateoftheART Gallery are rigorously selected by our Curatorial Panel. We will only exhibit work of the highest quality and endeavour to ensure that the price reflects the value of the artwork. offers a seven-day money back guarantee on all artwork (excluding prints). In the event that your purchase does not meet your expectations, you may return it within seven days of delivery/attempted delivery. We will issue you a full refund or credit on the purchase price of the art, but you will be liable for the return shipping.

You must ensure that the artwork is securely packaged for return shipping. At this time, there are no returns on special orders or orders shipped outside of Australia.  We will not accept returns for items that have been damaged in transit due to insufficient packaging. If this is found to be the case, the item will be returned to the customer at the customer’s expense.

* Client is liable for the cost of the return shipping.
* Commissioned artwork may not be returned.
* Limited edition prints and photographs cannot be returned as they are printed on demand and the printing costs cannot be recovered.
* Artworks that have been removed from their stretchers for cost effective shipping from South Africa cannot be returned

Returns Process
If you would like to return an item, please email us at [email protected] within 7 days of delivery/attempted delivery of your artwork, stating your reason for wishing to return the item as well as the collection date and address.  We will provide a return address and ask that you organise return shipment within a week. Please print out this email and include it with the artwork being returned.  We will refund your purchase after the artist has received and checked the item. We will do everything we can to process refunds quickly, but please allow up to 10 working days.