The stated mission of Little Collector is to "engage children with contemporary art from a young age." To that end, their website also has a non-commercial "art 101" section, with easy-to-follow information about different artists, art terms and artistic movements.
A portion of all profits go to a local children's charity.
Website: LittleCollector.com Images: All via littlecollector.com 1 Matthew Carden, '69 Cougar 2 David Levinthal, Untitled, "Coney Island" series 3 Stephen Hannock, Rocket 4 Cynthia Rowley, Elephant 5 Jason Middlebrook, Black Capped Chickadee 6 Larry Moss, Still Life With Fruit (made out of balloons!) 7 Shepherd Fairey, Obey Elephant 8 John Nickle, Never Knit a Hat for a Moose
- Founded: 2010
- Founded by: Chrissy Crawford Malone
- Headquarters: New York City and Portland, OR
Chrissy Crawford Malone was working as a full time art advisor and independent curator when she came up with the idea to start Little Collector. Clients and friends frequently asked her to find art for their children's rooms. They wanted something special and unique, yet affordable. Surprised by how difficult this was to find, Chrissy began thinking about ways to engage children with contemporary art from a young age. It was at this point that Little Collector was born! Chrissy holds a Master's Degree in International Art Business from Sotheby's Institute of Art, London and started her career in museum and gallery work before starting her own advisory in 2006. She lives in New York with her lovely husband.