Art-o-mat established by Clark Whittington, in the USA in 1997 is a novel way of using old cigarette vending machines. Instead of vending cigarettes the Art-o-mat machines vend original small pieces of art instead in boxes the same size of old cigarette packets. With over 400 artists contributing art to Art-o-mat from 10 countries this idea helps artists to get their name and reputation out to a larger audience and for the customers it enables art lovers to buy very affordable art is a cool way. Artists include 2D artists and 3D artists such as sculptors and jewellery makers. Art-o-mat machines are now found throughout the US in various places including hotels and art museums.