«Academy of Arts» Foundation

Visual arts online gallery. Saint-Petersburg. Russia


1. Reserving a painting: ask if a painting is available

When you choose a painting from our catalogue contact us to check whether the painting is still available. The collection is permanently updated. There is always a possibility that a painting has just been sold. 

If you see paintings marked *, its mean, that the artwork is unavailable for purchase for some reason.

To reserve a painting, you must let us know the name of the artist and the name of a selected work.  The painting will be reserved for you as soon as you contact us expressing your wish to purchase it. Rules of payment you will find below. You will also need to provide us with your full mailing address  so that the painting can be shipped to you. See also Shipping.


2. Price: what is included


The price includes:


< original oil painting

< stretched canvas (for sizes before 100cm. Larger works we ship rolled)
 packing for express shipping;

< economy international shipping using Russian post;



The most suitable method of packing and shipping for any painting is included in the painting price listed. The recommended method is based on our expertise for safe and fast artwork delivery.  Your personal preferences for the delivery are the subject for individual discussion.



3. Payment 


Credit card payments.   


PayPal® — international payment systemTo make the payment, you have to select a artwork  of your preference and to notify us of your willing to pay through online payment system. We shall e-mail you the special Paypal request form.


 Direct money transfer.

You can wire money directly to our bank account. Usually the banking transfer takes 3 to 7 days.

Our bank requisites:   Available on your request.


Western Union payment.  

Good way for immediately paying is using Western Union ®International money order system. To make the payment, you have to select a painting of your preference and to notify us of your willing to pay through Western Union payment system.


4. Packing


All paintings  will be packed thoroughly before being sent to you. We ship the works over 100cm rolled in hard plastic tube. Smaller works will be shipped stretched in the box.



5. Shipping


The services we use are as following: 


Russian post economy international shipping. Delivery time is about one month;


EMS worldwide post system. The delivery time is between 7-10 days. The price calculated by request;


DHL for artworks, larger 150cm smaller side;


Cargo express for custom combined packages over 50kg brutto weight

If you prefer to use some other express post services, you need to choose it yourself and notify us regarding your choice.