Creative Native provides its customers with a profile of the artist for every piece of artwork. This profile records information that Creative Native has gathered on the artist and general information on the stories that the artist paints. Creative Native encourages its artists to sign each piece of artwork either with a signature or write thier name on the back of the painting.
Certificate of Authenticity
This Certificate of Authenticity provides the buyer with a guarantee from Creative Native that the artwork purchased is a genuine Aboriginal artwork. The Certificate of Authenticity comprises the following details about the painting:
- Catalogue No (A unique number assigned to each individual artwork)
- Date Painted
- Artist’s Name
- Artist’s Language Group
- Artist’s Country
- Title/Story of Artwork
- Description of the artwork’s story as told by the artist
- Signature of the Creative Native art manager
Each Certificate of Authenticity is printed onto Creative Native letterhead and provides exceptional provenance for each artwork.
Creative Native is a long time member of ArtTrade, the ‘Australian Indigenous Art Trade Association’. As a member of Art Trade, Creative Native is bound by the Code of Ethics of the Association. This provides a guideline for the authenticity of Aboriginal Artworks as well as fairness and ethical dealings with the artists and others. Creative Native is also a signatory to the Indigenous Art Code and support fair and ethical trade in Aboriginal Artwork.