Interested in becoming a showing artist?
This beautiful gallery space accommodates the artworks of San Marcos Art League members, and it is operated as an artist co-op. Would you like to be a part of this multi-purpose gallery space? Here’s what you need to know:
What are the benefits of joining the gallery?
o 5 days/week of open store hours
o Discount at Art Squared Arts Market
o Downtown prime location
o Ongoing special events
o Single point of sale
How much per month?
o Each showing artist will pay $60/month
o 20% commission on sales to cover administrative expenses
How many hours of my time are required?
o Each showing artist must commit to a minimum of 6 hours/month during hours of operation
o Special events at the Gallery will necessitate extended hours of operation
How much space is available to each artist?
o The front gallery can accommodate approx. ten 2D and 3D artists along approx. 48 linear feet of wall space. This equals roughly 4 linear feet per artist
o The back gallery can accommodate approx. 15 artists, prints, and other smaller items
How will art be displayed?
o Hanging 2D art will be displayed using a suspended cable/clip system or wall hangers
o Sculpture and 3D art will be displayed using pedestals and/or tables, as appropriate
o Jewelry and smaller art will be displayed using shelves and cabinets; fine jewelry may be displayed inside a locking display cabinet
How do I get accepted?
o Current Art League members may apply by filling out the online application. Due to space constraints, not all applicants may be accepted.
o Showing artists will commit to a minimum of three months in the Gallery
o 2D media (oil, acrylic, mixed media, water media, drawing media, photography, digital art, etc.). Prints acceptable. Hanging art must be ready to hang by wire; no sawtooth hangers.
o 3D media (sculpture, ceramics/pottery, metals, glass, mosaic, fiber/textiles, etc.)
o Functional Art (artisan soap/candles, jewelry, etc.)
Mediums not accepted: perfume, cosmetics, supplements or healthcare products, smoking apparatus, t-shirts, or other items deemed inappropriate to the gallery setting.