START SOMA is an art gallery in San Francisco on a mission to connect emerging artists with new collectors and dissolve the inaccessibility of typical ‘wine and cheese’ art shows. In December of 2005, founder John Doffing launched START MOBILE, the world’s first retail art gallery for mobile devices. For only two bucks, users can download an array of art from literally hundreds of progressive artists spanning the globe inspired by a variety of styles and display it on their mobile device.

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