Preserving the artist's heritage

Welcome to Senior Artists Initiative’s Website.

Senior Artists Initiative serves artists and artists’ heirs in the Philadelphia, PA region.  SAI provides educational information about preserving artists’ heritages through a knowledge base of topics like estate planning, retirement planning, artists rights, valuation of art, art inventorying, and the disposition of estate art.

Our video programs are aimed at producing educational videos and recording the stories of recognized Philadelphia region visual artists. 

We hope you find this website useful and satisfying. Please let us know  if you have any comments or suggestions. Use the contact link to do that and to sign up for our email list.  We only send emails when we have something important to report. You will not get promotional emails from us.

*NEW*   A website guide that summarizes the content of each section of this website has been added to the navigation bar.  It’s the quick way to find  information you seek. 

*NEW*   After long delays due to the Covid pandemic the the video of Diane Pieri, the first SAI Featured Artist, has been published. To read about Diane and watch her video click here.

*NEW*  Legal Information about visual artists rights has been added to the Kaplan Learning Center along with guidance on selecting a lawyer.