Membership

Interested in Joining the Artery?

Thank you for your interest in joining the ARTery Gallery. We are a marketing cooperative for fine art and fine craft artists. As a cooperative, we partner to share the responsibilities for the exhibition and sales of members and selected guest artists artwork. Our success relies on our commitment to our art and to each other as partners in business.

JURY PROCESS is by necessity stringent and multi-leveled. Professional and emerging visual artists in painting, print making, photography, sculpture and fine craft are welcome to apply. All media are considered. All artists must be juried for acceptance.

MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS

Currently the gallery offers several types of membership.

GENERAL WORKING MEMBER

One year commitment to cooperative membership.

  • Initial entry partnership fee of $250.00 payable upon acceptance
  • Monthly rent $125.00
  • 18% commission to gallery on sales plus credit card fees if applicable
  • Member is a full partner in the cooperative & actively participates in one or more committees
  • Attends at least three general monthly meetings annually
  • Gallery sits at least two shifts per month … occasionally third shift on a rotating basis
  • Participates in a featured artist show each year
  • Featured on the Artery website with photos and connecting link

GENERAL NON WORKING MEMBER

Six month commitment to cooperative with no more than 2 terms.

  • Monthly rent $250.00
  • 20% commission to gallery on sales plus credit card fees if applicable
  • Featured on the Artery website with photos and connecting link
  • Participates in a featured artist show each year
  • Non Working Member only exhibits art work, is a consignee and holds no partnership rights

GUEST ARTIST

Term is for three months, with no more than 2 terms per calendar year.

  • Guest artist has space equivalent to one panel or three standing pieces, hung by curator
  • Cost is $250.00 for three months
  • 20% commission to gallery on sales plus credit card fees if applicable
  • Full payment and work is due on set-up day
  • There are no “shows” or other member rights, privileges or obligations for “Guest Artist”
  • Option to renew after the 2 terms are up

NOTE: November through March are reserved for specific gallery theme shows and/or events.

If you are interested in joining the Artery, please contact the Jury Committee Chairperson Carol Mainardi for submission procedure at bythecpress@gmail.com