Explore dazzling portfolios in
all media displaying exceptional
under-recognized legacy artists.

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All The Arts We Practice
Are Apprenticeship

The Big Art is Our Life

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Preserve and promote your
prized art legacy or collection
with POBA’s help.

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Bring deserved recognition to exceptional
artists whose work was not recognized
in their lifetime.

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Buy Art

Find the perfect original or limited-edition museum-quality print to fit your
space, taste and wallet.

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Explore the master art works
and the fascinating stories
of POBA’s exceptional artists.

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What is POBA?

POBA is Where The Arts Live!

POBA | Where the Arts Live is a non-profit online hub that celebrates the creative works of exceptional contemporary artists – known and unknown – who died without recognition of the full measure of their talents or legacies. Crossing all genres and media, these works inspire and enliven us all.

POBA showcases, promotes and preserves the legacies of these artists through its displays, promotion, and sales. And POBA does more: Through tangible services POBA assists collectors, estates, and working artists in managing their collections for future preservation, viewing, and value.

POBA is where you can:

  • Store digital versions of creative legacies securely
  • Create and display portfolios of legacy artists on a DIY basis or with POBA’s help
  • Sell/Buy original art works and museum-quality limited edition prints of works displayed on POBA
  • Obtain personalized Concierge Services to get creative works in all fields organized, preserved, digitized, valued, completed, marketed, and sold
  • Support POBA’s non-profit mission by helping others while you get the help you need
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See for yourself what POBA Experts and POBA Members have to say by looking at the videos to the left.

Case Studies

Experiences From
The Poba Community

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A Witness to History

Giving Away a Lifetime of Art

A Diplomat’s Dilemma

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Latest News

March 21, 2017
Art Saves Lives | Helen Corning Said It Best

Helen Corning wore a pin on her lapel til the day she died that said: "Art Saves Lives." She understood what many in current times do not grasp fully: Art is vital to our well-being, our ability to understand each other, find common purpose, share our greatest beauty and our most troubling pain, and fuel the creative economy, materially and spiritually. We remember her commitment and wisdom as we mark Arts Advocacy Week / Arts Action Summit in Washington, DC and learn more about how we can take action to keep the arts alive in these challenging times.

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