Cases of jewelry and art objects

Cases of jewelry and art objects

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

Mediums accepted:

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.