By submitting this form, artist warrants that they have created and have unencumbered title to all artwork in the exhibit. Artist must have been enrolled in a class between July 2021 - July 2022. All artwork must have been created during that time and not exhibited in Painters and Potters before.
Artwork must be ready for the exhibit. Paint must be dry, and each piece should be identified on the reverse side or bottom. All wall-displayed works of art must be presented framed or gallery-wrapped. A framed work must have a wire on the back, French cleat, or appropriately sized sawtooth hanging hardware. No raw glass edges are acceptable. All other systems must be discussed with the curator of exhibits before a decision is reached.
The gallery space may be temporarily rearranged for community events and/or classes during the invited Artist’s scheduled exhibit.
Delivery of Artwork
Artwork must be delivered to Studio 23 on the date listed below or agreed upon between the Artist and the curator of exhibits. The cost of shipping artwork is at artist’s expense.
Period of Exhibition and Sale:
Artwork accepted for exhibition and sale will be held for the full period of exhibition as determined by Studio 23.
Insurance for Exhibits:
Artist is responsible for the proper insurance coverage during the period of transportation and exhibition. Studio 23 is not responsible for any loss, theft, or damage to the works of art while in its possession or on display; specifically, from the date of delivery to Studio 23 until the date of delivery to the purchaser or return to the Artist.
All reasonable care will be taken with artwork. We strongly suggest that artists insure their work privately for adequate protection in all potential situations.
Studio 23 is acting solely as a representative of the Artist, and neither it nor its members shall be liable for loss or damage to artwork, storage crates, personal belongings, or other related items on the premises (or exhibited elsewhere within the sole discretion and under the control of Studio 23) due to theft, loss, fire, or destruction of any cause other than those negligence by Studio 23.
The Artist reserves all rights of reproduction of consigned artwork. Studio 23 may publish photographs of all artwork for promotional and/or education purposes, as it may deem appropriate.
Publicity and Reception:
Studio 23 will provide online marketing with social media that includes Facebook and Instagram. Our website, blog, and mass emails will also include promotion of the exhibit. Printed materials are determined as needed or as sponsors are obtained. Press releases will be sent to regional news outlets.
An opening Reception, with light food and beverages, will be provided. Receptions are on the first Thursday of the exhibit between 5 – 7 p.m. The Artist is encouraged to attend. Other events, such as artist talks, demonstrations, or tours, can be negotiated.
Labels with prices are displayed near the artwork.
If a piece is not for sale, it is marked NFS or designated as being in an owner’s collection. The insurance value is based on the retail price of the NFS item. NFS items are limited to two (2) out of five (5) entiries.
All sales are consigned at sixty percent (60%) of sale to the Artist and forty percent (40%) of sale to Studio 23. Tax is collected by Studio 23. The Artist should allow a minimum of three weeks beyond close of the exhibit (to allow for processing of all sales) before Artist’s commission will be distributed.
If a collector makes an inquiry with Studio 23 about a work after the close of the exhibit and the work is available for purchase, the Artist will receive a sixty percent (60%) commission and a forty percent (40%) commission will go to Studio 23.
Return of Artwork:
Artwork must be retrieved from to Studio 23 on the date listed below or agreed upon between the Artist and the curator of exhibits. Artwork shipped to Studio 23 for exhibit must include proper packaging and a return shipping label in order to be returned to the artist.
Artwork that is left at Studio 23 beyond 30 days will be considered a donation to Studio 23.
Hold Harmless Agreement:
The Artist agrees to hold Studio 23, its board of directors, staff, and volunteers harmless for damage, theft, or loss of artwork. The artist understands the risk of submitting/exhibiting artwork and accepts it through signing acceptance of the contract offered.