1. Upon contacting the Jury Chairperson, Liliana Barbieri, and
submitting an application for becoming a member, the artist will be notified
whether the gallery has the space or need for their type of art. Applications
are available at the gallery or an artist can download it from our website: www.sandpointartworks.com .
2. Once the application is received and accepted for review,
the artist will be notified about their jury date and also about making any
necessary arrangements for submitting your artwork to the jury. A $20
non-refundable fee is due at this time.
3. An artist wishing to submit to the jury process must
original samples of work presented as display ready (framed in case of 2-D
case of a very wide range of styles and subjects, a portfolio of work
might be submitted for additional review by the jury panel. The samples
must represent the range of works the artist wishes to sell at Art Works.
resume or biography including any information the artist feels will show
their quality of work and experience including a list of other galleries previously
a statement that describes whether other product, like prints, greeting
cards, bookmarks, etc., are to be sold at the Gallery.
show any supporting material such as business cards, brochures, flyers,
online marketing, etc.
work as to media, materials, process, date completed, and price.
public will not see the artwork during the jury process.
4. The Jury Committee will meet and vote on acceptance or
non-acceptance of the submitted art to the gallery within 7 days of submission.
There is no storage available and the artwork must be removed from the Gallery
immediately after the voting period.
5. A letter of acceptance or non-acceptance will be mailed
to the artist. In case of acceptance of the membership request, the artist will
be invited to join the gallery. Our Display Coordinator will contact the artist
regarding allotment and display placement.
Also our New Member Coordinator will be assisting the new
member with gallery orientation and training.
Note: We cannot accept any artwork for jury other than
through this process. We cannot be responsible for any damage or loss of
initial membership fee: $1.00.
Membership dues: $45.00 due on the 1st day of the month (a
minimum of one year commitment for a membership is required). It can be paid at the Gallery or with a credit card by phone.
notice in writing to the President is required to prior to exiting as a
20% of gross sales (Art Works is responsible for collecting and remitting
the necessary sales tax).
pay a 10% commission to Art Works for any referrals or sales generated
through customer contact at Art Works.
ART WORK’S CRITERIA FOR DISPLAYING ART IN THE GALLERY
A complete inventory list should be submitted before your
artwork will be displayed. Please see additional section specific to each art
category for detailed labeling instructions.
Two -Dimensional Art
(painting and photography)
artwork displayed on walls must be framed (some exceptions may apply to
wrap-around canvases) and labeled explicitly: title, original medium,
artist’s name and price (a tag template is available on Gallery’s
needs to be of original design and the artist retains all copyrights to
his/her work .
second label needs to be placed on the back of each artwork with title,
artist’s name and price (inventory number is optional).
cards need to be displayed on approved display racks and each one needs to
be labeled with title, artists name and price (inventory number is
prints of original work will be displayed in an approved holder or bin,
matted or mounted on a board, wrapped in a protective plastic sleeve and
labeled with title, artists name and price (inventory number is optional)
cases will be provided by the Gallery .
- If personally
owned cases are used, they need to be approved by the Display Committee.
jewelry will be displayed with help and direction provided by our Display
needs to be labeled explicitly: artist’s name, price, and inventory number.
Art (pottery, sculpture, glass)
smaller objects, glass cases will be provided by the Gallery. Other cases
need to be approved by display committee .
3-D objects will be displayed with help and direction provided by our
needs to be labeled explicitly: description, artist’s name, price and be
placed in such a way that is visible to the customer.
- If the
above label is not attached to the art, a second label needs to be placed
on the back of each piece: artist’s name, price, and inventory number.
MEMBER’S RESPONSIBILITIES AND OTHER GENERAL INFORMATION
member is responsible for running the gallery in a professional manner. A
member is expected to work the gallery, with the days to be divided among
the number of members. Use of an online calendar is required to be used by
each member to schedule their duty days.
member contributes to the overall running of the Gallery by serving in one
of the several areas of responsibility by providing your time, energy, and
skills to the gallery. These jobs change annually.
member will supply the gallery with bio/artist statement sheets to be
given to customers at time of sale.
artist is expected to have adequate back stock of their work to keep their
space supplied at all times, but due to a very limited space, you cannot
store extra stock at the gallery.
- Due to
past conflict, we cannot accept blatant religious or politically oriented
other media or product, other than the style and media approved during the
jury process, will be displayed at
the gallery without jury’s prior approval.
LABELING GUIDELINES SPECIFIC TO EACH ARTWORK CATEGORY
art needs to be of original design and the artist is to retain all
copyrights to his/her artwork.
- If an
artist sells prints, each piece needs to be labeled accordingly describing
printing method: giclee (images generated from high resolution digital
scans and printed with archival quality inks and substrates), laser/ink
jet prints, offset, lithograph, etc.
limited or open edition prints need a certificate of authenticity on the
back of each print stating: printer, inks and substrate.
Limited edition prints must be individually signed and numbered on the
front (the first number is the sequence of that particular print, the
second number is the total number of limited edition prints) .
Once a piece of art is labeled as an open edition, it cannot be called a
limited edition any longer.
need to be labeled accordingly.
• Statement if the final product: photographic or a fine art print.
• Description of printing process used to produce the print: laser, ink
jet, or chemical darkroom.
• Statement whether the photographer prints her/his own final product or
does someone else does the printing. If the latter, who does the printing?
• When the term "archival quality prints” is used, a disclosure of
printer, paper and inks used needs to included on the back label.
printed photography displayed is to be printed with colorfast/archival
please adhere to the "Jeweler's code of Ethics". By law, all
metals and stones must be labeled correctly; i.e. gold-filled items must
be labeled “gold-filled” and cannot by law be labeled as 14k, 18k, etc.
stones must be labeled correctly as genuine, synthetic, simulated, etc and
all treatments to stones must be revealed.