Call to Artists
Submissions Due: April 21, 2017
We are currently recruiting artists to feature in our Austin Gallery.Selected artists will be given access to the gallery to create for an entire week, meet and gain fans at our group night season opener party, display their work at a private showcase on a Friday night, and possibly have their work auctioned off at a later event. If you or someone you know might be interested please don’t hesitate to contact us!
Send Artist Bio + Link to portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org
Eligibility : Austin area based artists with 10 gallery ready pieces created within the last 24 months. ART.WORK AUSTIN reserves the right to refuse works judged unsuitable or with unusual requests.
Artwork submissions : Applicants may submit work in digital or photographic format, as per the following guidelines: Digital artwork can be submitted as an email attachment in .jpg format (300 dpi minimum) or link to online portfolio, Be sure to indicate the title of the piece, including medium, dimensions, and year completed.
Delivery of Work: After notification that an artist has been accepted, their work must be hand-delivered or shipped to the gallery. All shipped work must arrive prepaid and return shipping and shipping insurance is the responsibility of the artist.
Sales arranged in one the following methods:
- $250 deposit or 40% commission on sales, which ever number is greater
- OR Donate an original piece to the gallery + 40% commission on sales
- OR $2000 Sponsorship
Unless fully sponsored, all work displayed must be for sale. Commission is 40%, with 60% of the sale going to the artist. ART.WORK AUSTIN will receive payment for work that was both displayed at the exhibition AND sold to a guest of the gallery within one month after the close of the exhibition. The sale prices must be reasonable and in line with the artist’s previous sales.
About the gallery
ART.WORK‘s gallery is located at the corner of 5th and Brazos where Austin’s burgeoning business epicenter spills out into the renowned party hub of the 6th street entertainment district – a cultural intersection conducive to attracting contemporary and eclectic tastes. ART.WORK‘s location is strategically positioned to expose our city’s unique talents to a global audience. Local Austinites and the 24 million annual festival-goers, work travelers, and tourists to the city comprise the heavy foot traffic that streams just outside our front door.
About the display space
With 1,300 square feet of space, a 60-foot brick display wall, a floor-to-ceiling chalk wall, and industrial furnishings, the Art.Work gallery serves as an exemplary blank canvas for exhibitions, events, and workshops. The space is designed to be easily transformed into tailored environments that will leave audiences captivated and engaged. In addition to the exhibition space, the gallery also hosts a full kitchen.