and Contract Information:
Including commission rate and postcards for marketing...
The Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association and Art Center (hereinafter called the Gallery) will provide the following: 1. Print and social media marketing, publicity and scheduled artist opening reception. 2. Exhibiting Group shall have the option to purchase marketing postcards from the Gallery at the following rate: $30 for the first 100 postcards; $20 for each additional 100 printings. Exhibiting Group must notify and submit marketing approval to the Gallery no later than (2) weeks prior to inventory due date listed above. Postage and mailing will be the responsibility of the Exhibiting Group. 3. Participating Artist Bios and Inventory lists may be submitted electronically to BlueRidgeArts@gmail.com. After submission, Participating Artists cannot change the title or sale price of the artwork. 4. Upon delivery, artwork should be exhibit-ready, appropriately framed or mounted, glassed, if necessary, wired and labeled on back with name of artist, title, medium and price. 5. The Gallery reserves the right not to display every piece submitted. The Gallery will make the final determination in the display arrangement of the artwork. 6. All work must remain on exhibit for the duration of the exhibition, unless sold by the Gallery. Participating Artists may not remove artwork from the exhibition prior to the close of the exhibition. Exhibiting Group appoints and establishes Gallery as agent for the purpose of exhibition, display, and sale of the artwork, Gallery reserves the right to exhibit, display and sell consigned artwork and the Gallery shall maintain documentation of all artwork consigned and sold. 7. Unless notified otherwise in writing, the Gallery assumes that permission is granted to photograph works for publicity, catalog, or educational purposes. 8. Work is to be original artwork created by the Participating Artist. Only original artwork of two-dimensional and/or three-dimensional medium or style. All two-dimensional artwork (including photography and digital art) must be properly framed or museum wrapped with a wire hanging system ready to hang in the Gallery (sawtooth hangers are not permitted). Three-dimensional works must not exceed 60” vertically and 30” horizontally or weigh more than 50 pounds, unless pre-approved by the Gallery. Gicleés and prints will not be hung in the Gallery. Prints are allowed in the Gallery in print bins only. Print bins will be provided by the Gallery. 9. Sales are encouraged. In the event of sales during the exhibit, the Participating Artists will receive 65% of the retail price (set by the artist) and the Gallery will retain a 35% commission. If any Participating Artist is a Gallery member that artist will receive 70% of the retail price (set by the artist) and the Gallery will retain a 30% commission. All sales will be conducted through the Gallery, who will collect purchase price and Georgia Sales Tax. Limited 8Not For Sale9 (NSF) works may be exhibited upon request. 10. Each Participating Artist must complete and submit a W-9 prior to commission payments being made. 11. The Gallery will receive a 30% commission on any additional sales generated as a direct result of the exhibition for 30 days following the close of the exhibition. 12. For commissioned works as a direct result of the exhibit, the Gallery will receive a 10% commission. 13. Payment from sales will be made to Participating Artists no later than 30 days of exhibition closing, provided W-9 is on file. 14. Work is to be picked up no later than the above listed pickup date. Work left 20 days past the above listed pick up date will be considered a tax-deductible donation to the Gallery (unless prior arrangements have been made). 15. While utmost care is given to all entries, the Gallery assumes no liability for theft, loss, fire or destruction of any kind to any and all exhibited artwork, storage crates, or other related items (displays, baskets, boxes, etc.), however caused, throughout the duration of this Agreement. Participating Artists are responsible for any insurance on his/her artwork during transit and exhibition. No artwork is to be shipped directly to the Gallery. By signing this agreement the Exhibiting Group agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association, their officers, agents, employees, and trustees from any loss or damage to any work of art submitted to this exhibit. 16. By signing this contract, the Exhibiting Group acknowledges an understanding and agreement with the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association exhibition policy and requirements. Each Participating Artist must complete and sign the attached Participating Artist Inventory & Agreement in order to exhibit their works.
Mark your calendars! It’s coming faster than you think! Dates to note:
November 29, 2022 - Artist Bio & Inventory (mail in or email - look for fillable or printable PDF on website and email)
December 20. 2022 - Artwork Delivery 11am - 4 p.m. (Snow Date January 6th)
January 14, 2023 - Opening Reception 5-7pm
February 25, 2023 - Pick-up Artwork 11am-4pm
The next Member Meeting is February 2023 -
Mark your calendars!
Location TBD - most likely Hickory Flat Masonic Lodge
11:30 a.m. Meet a Member
12:00 noon Potluck and Meeting
Address to come.
At our last member meeting, Kathryn Holt submitted a questionnaire for member interest in future workshops. Please submit one below if you weren't able to attend the meeting in-person.
We’d LOVE to hear what your interests are and about any artists that inspire you. We can always reach out and invite them to present a workshop.