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    Shipping Update - April 26th, 2022

    On behalf of Coalition for the Homeless and their production partner, Prospect, we are providing an update on the status of the KAWS and Amy Sherald plates. Because of ongoing production delays due to a variety of causes outside their control, these two designs have been delayed.

    All Amy Sherald plate orders have shipped EXCEPT for those also waiting for a KAWS. These orders will ship as soon as the KAWS is available which is anticipated to be in May.

    We are aware of the extraordinary delay in shipping these plates. Please know that everything has been done to speed this process along and that we are all extremely grateful for your patience and understanding. The plates will ship as soon as we receive them and tracking details will be provided at that time.

    The Coalition for the Homeless is honored to work with over 40 world-renowned artists to create limited-edition dinner plates produced by Prospect and made available for sale on Artware Editions on November 16th at 10am EST. 

    This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Coalition for the Homeless. The funds raised by the sale of plates will provide food, crisis services, housing and other critical aid to thousands of people experiencing homelessness and instability.

    Over 40 artists
    Each an edition of 250
    $195 per plate

    Conditions of Sale

    1. Sponsors will receive special early access to a limited sale on Monday, November 15th at 10am EST, 24 hours before the public sale begins. Sponsorship is currently sold out.

    2. This is a PRE-ORDER SALE. All plates will be shipped in early 2022 as complete orders only.

    3. All sales are final, non-exchangeable and non-refundable.

    4. Items in your cart will not be saved during checkout. Plates are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. We are not responsible for items lost or dropped from your cart.

    5. Phone orders will not be taken.

    6. The shipping of multiple orders cannot be combined.

    7. Some plates will have clearly posted quantity limitations.

    8. If a plate with quantity limitations is suspected to be purchased by a single client through multiple orders these orders will be automatically canceled, no exceptions.

    9. International shipping rates DO NOT include taxes and duties. International customers are responsible for paying all import duties and taxes to the shipper of record directly prior to release of shipment. Refusal to pay import taxes does not qualify as a returned or canceled order. Any refused shipments will be considered abandoned and no refund will be given.

    10. All items must be inspected within 10 days of receiving your order and customer service must be notified within 10 days of delivery of any damages / defects. Images and descriptions must be provided for review.

    11. By placing an order, you certify that you are purchasing products for personal use not for resale.

    Contributing Artists

    Ai Weiwei
    Alex Israel
    Amy Sherald
    Amy Sillman
    Anne Collier
    Austin Lee
    Brian Calvin
    Carmen Herrera
    Cecily Brown
    Christopher Wool
    Derrick Adams
    Ed Ruscha
    Eddie Martinez
    Emily Mae Smith
    Ewa Juszkiewicz
    George Condo
    Helen Frankenthaler
    Jack Whitten
    James Rosenquist
    Joel Mesler
    Jonas Wood
    Julian Opie
    Katherine Bernhardt
    Keith Haring
    Kenny Scharf
    Lawrence Weiner
    Lisa Yuskavage
    Loie Hollowell
    Louise Bourgeois
    Matthew Wong
    Mickalene Thomas
    Nick Cave
    Nicolas Party
    Nicole Eisenman
    Noah Davis
    Robert Longo
    Sarah Sze
    The Haas Brothers
    Tom Wesselmann
    Urs Fischer
    Virgil Abloh
    Wade Guyton
    Wangechi Mutu
    Yoshitomo Nara

    About the Coalition for the Homeless

    The Coalition for the Homeless is the nation’s oldest advocacy and direct service organization helping homeless individuals and families. We believe that affordable housing, sufficient food and the chance to work for a living wage are fundamental rights in a civilized society.

    Since our inception in 1981, the Coalition has worked through litigation, public education and direct services to ensure that these goals are realized, and in that time, we have given more than one million homeless New Yorkers a way off the streets. More people are now homeless in New York City than at any time since the Great Depression. The Coalition for the Homeless provides lifesaving relief to thousands of homeless New Yorkers each and every day.

    When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, we dramatically increased our direct services to meet the huge surge in need, and are now preparing for the difficult days ahead when the economic crisis is expected to bring a new wave of evictions, job loss, hunger, and homelessness. We thank you for your support of the Artist Plate Project.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where can I view this year's plate designs?

    You can view them here and @artistplateproject

    What is the edition size and price?

    Each artist plate is an edition of 250 and retails for $195 per plate plus shipping & handling.

    How many of each plate can I buy?

    Each plate will have a purchase limit of 8 per customer, with the exception of Ed Ruscha, George Condo, Jonas Wood, KAWS, Matthew Wong, Nicolas Party, Virgil Abloh, and Yoshitomo Nara which will have a purchase limit of 1 plate per customer.

    Do you limit the number of plates available at the early access sale on November 15th?

    Yes, a limited number of plates will be available during the early access sale on a first-come, first-served basis. Sponsorship thus does not guarantee the opportunity to purchase desired plates. Full editions will be available during the public sale beginning on November 16th at 10am EST.

    Do sponsors receive a discount on the plates?


    Will there be a downloadable PDF I can print for gifting?

    Yes, each plate will have a PDF you can download to print or share.

    What is your return policy?

    All sales are final, non-exchangeable and non-refundable.

    Is my purchase tax deductable?

    Only the complete set of plates is partially tax deductible. Details will be available on that product page when the sale goes live.

    Will I be charged sales tax?

    Only if your shipping address is in New York or New Jersey will you be charged sales tax.

    When will my order ship?

    This is a pre-order sale and we expect to ship complete orders beginning in January 2022. Due to the volume of the sale and some of the pandemic-related challenges facing the shipping industry, it may take a few weeks before your order ships.  Please be patient as we fulfill orders as quickly as possible.

    How do I expedite checkout?

    To checkout most efficiently, please pre-register on our website and add your billing and shipping address to your account profile.

    Can I pick up my order?


    For international orders will I need to pay sales tax or duties? Are there any other shipping fees?

    Yes, international buyers are responsible for paying all duties and taxes which are IN ADDITION to our posted shipping rates. All duties and taxes associated with international orders will be charged by UPS to the receiver directly and must be paid to UPS prior to delivery. Failure to pay duties and taxes will result in an abandoned shipment and no reimbursement will be given for the purchase. A $20 handling charge per order is added to our shipping rates.

    What are the domestic shipping and handling fees?

    A $20 handling charge per order is added to a shipping charge of $5 per plate per order. An order of one plate would thus have shipping + handling charges of $25; an order of two plates would be is $30; five plates would be $45, and so on.

    Will I receive a tracking number for my order?

    Yes, once your order is ready to ship you will receive an email with tracking details.

    What if my package is lost or stolen?

    We are not responsible for lost or stolen packages left by the courier in unsecured locations.

    Project Sponsors

    Michelle Hellman

    Public Relations
    Sarah Goulet

    Graphic Design

    Special Thanks
    Susan Cappa
    Lara Cocken
    Natalie Kates

    Sponsors as of November 10th, 2021
    Want to become a sponsor?  Click HERE.


    Mike De Paola
    Brenda Earl
    Jeffrey Tan
    Jane Toll
    Yurman Family Foundation


    Berkowitz Contemporary Foundation
    Dandelion Chandelier
    Gail & Alfred Engelberg
    Hauser & Wirth
    Nardello & Co.
    The Peter Jennings Foundation


    Richard H. Lewis & Joan M. Sapinsley
    Amanda Moretti & Gregory Lee
    Nancy C. Rogers
    Anne Huntington Sharma
    Jennifer & Peter Wallace


    Aileen & Chahe Agopian
    Anton Kern Gallery
    David Zwirner
    Egna Family Foundation
    Thelma Golden
    Ken Harman
    Miho Iida
    InterCity Agency, Inc.
    Jack Shainman Gallery
    Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
    Matthew Wong Foundation
    Shingo Miyazaki 
    New Bright Corporation Ltd.
    Paula Cooper Gallery
    Lorna Simpson
    Sony Corporation of America
    Stephanie Tobin
    Yutaro Toyama


    Almine Rech Gallery
    Deux Femmes Noires
    Beth DeWoody
    The Easton Foundation
    Vincent & Shelly Fremont
    Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
    Lim Chi Lau
    YooMi Lee
    Luhring Augustine
    Mitchell Ines & Nash
    Peter Beard Estate
    Daniele Russo
    Samantha Tsao
    Fern Tessler
    Kara Walker
    Aaron Winston