Space in the gallery/shop is limited. All new applications are reviewed by the Art Guild Jury before being accepted for membership. Please see separate PDF document: AGP Jury Criteria for complete information regarding this application process
New Applications info:
• Along with this application form, please email: 3-to-5 photos that present individual examples of your work, (low resolution for web photos are recommended). Have each photo include a description noting title, medium, size, and date created. Also attach a bio, artist statement and (optional) exhibition record. If applying to exhibit in more than one art form, include a separate set of photos, artist statement, and exhibition record for each category.
• Your information will be forwarded to the Art Guild Jury, and we’ll get back to you soon. PLEASE NOTE: APPLICANTS MAY BE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT WORK IN PERSON IN A FOLLOW-UP REVIEW PROCESS.
• In addition to the $50 annual membership fee, Member Commissions and Exhibit Fee are as follows: AGP members pay 30% commission on all sales, and members pay a $10 per month fee to have work in the gallery & shop. The $10 fee does not apply to months when a member opts to not have work in the gallery/shop. The Art Guild is an all-volunteer artist co-op, with artist members staffing the shop. This is a volunteer commitment from active members for two 4-hour shifts per month. The Guild collects and pays sales tax for its artist members, and there is a separate member category for supporters who do not exhibit.
• The Art Guild ihas a prime gallery location in the heart of the downtown art and restaurant district and participates in all Paducah events. We rotate featured artists on a rgular basis presenting a new 2-D and 3-D artists in prominent display. In addition, The Art Guild has several other special events during the year. The Gallery/Shop is open Monday-Saturday from 10 am-6 pm, and Sunday from 1-5. Membership meetings are held bi-monthly.