Carlisle Artisans Guest Artist Program Agreement & General information
Accepted Guest Artisans occupy space for two months, or for a time period that is mutually agreed upon. _____________________________________.
Space allocated for a Guest’s work shall be predetermined to be mutually acceptable to the Carlisle Artisans and Guest.
All artwork exhibited must be for sale.
The Guest Artisan will not be asked to staff the gallery.
The Guest Artisan shall price and label their work using the Gallery’s system, provide an inventory list and any information that would aid in most effectively representing their work.
The Carlisle Artisans shall not be held liable for any loss or damage of items belonging to the Guest Artist.
Reception, Marketing and Promotion
A reception will be held in the first or second week of the Guest’s show, during one of the regularly scheduled days the gallery is open. The Artisans will provide refreshments which may be supplemented by the guest.
The Carlisle Artisans will advertise the Guest show and reception on its website (www.CarlisleArtisans.com), monthly newsletter and Facebook page. An announcement will also be submitted to the Carlisle Mosquito.
The Guest Artisan is responsible for all other advertising and the cost of any other optional receptions or demonstrations. Guest Artist must get approval from the Carlisle Artisans for any such events.
A fee of $35 (or other_________________________) will be charged for support and marketing, and an additional 30% commission will be deducted from sales, (10% or one third, will be donated to a Carlisle charitable organization.)
Cash, credit card and check sales will be processed through the Carlisle Artisan’s business banking account. Credit card charge fees will be retained to cover credit card charges.
The Carlisle Artisans Gallery will collect and remit sales tax to the state.
Net proceeds from the sale of Guest Artisans work (after 30% commission and applicable credit card fees have been deducted) will be settled within 10 business days after the last day of each month.
How to submit work for approval To be considered for acceptance as a Guest Artisan of the Carlisle Artisans, please submit a Guest Application, including - brief artist bio, the medium(s) in which you work, a list of previous shows and galleries where your work has been exhibited, the typical size or range of sizes of your works, and the range of prices, and your contact information (name, address, phone and email address). Include 4 images (jpeg files) by email and/or a website address.
Mail submissions to Carlisle Artisans, P.O. Box 65, Carlisle, MA 01741. Provide a SASE if you would like your submission packet returned. Emailed submissions or inquiries may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.