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139 Beaumont St
Hamilton, NSW, 2303
Australia

Gallery 139  |  Independent Art Gallery 

Exhibition Terms & Conditions

 

2017 EXHIBITION INFORMATION
For Artists exhibiting at Gallery 139
Please read before accepting to exhibit at Gallery 139

The gallery reserves the right to amend any of these points, it is the responsibilities of artists to check back before they pay their full Participation Fee

2017 GALLERY HOURS 
Thursday - Saturday 11am - 4pm | Sunday 11am - 2pm

PARTICIPATION FEE
This is a one-off payment by the Artist to the Gallery in order to exhibit in Gallery 139. The gallery reserves the right to refuse to hang any artworks deemed unsuitable for exhibition for any reason in order to maintain the integrity that the gallery has built.

This fee covers:

  • professional design of your exhibition invite
  • 100 colour printed A5 invites (per exhibition) for promotional use within the gallery and to your own networks 
  • preparation and distribution of mailchimp invite via the Gallery
    emailing list of 209 (as of March 2017)
  • professional design and print of advertisement in Newcastle Weekly magazine
  • print and online listing of your exhibition in the nationally disturbed art magazine - Art Almanac 
  • exhibition listing in Newcastle Herald Weekender print and online
  • preparation of Media Release to Newcastle Herald art critic
  • Gallery 139 website listing that archives
  • digital links of any media coverage added to Gallery 139 website where possible
  • the gallery actively seeks and successfully gains newspaper and magazine  articles for exhibitions
  • curation and install of your exhibition (unless otherwise arranged)
  • preparation and photocopy of catalogue
  • gallery sitting of exhibition except during
    MEET THE ARTIST sessions (see below)

The participation fee is non-negotiable and non-refundable, and the amount is stated in the Exhibition Information supplied upon invitation to exhibit in the gallery.  

EXHIBITION OPENING

  • the exhibition opening is the first Saturday of the exhibition from 2-4pm (unless arranged otherwise)
  • each participating artist is required to contribute to the opening refreshments either cheese/dip/biscuits or bottle of wine
  • the gallery supplies a responsible supply of Murray's Brewing Company Co. beer via sponsorship from the company
  • the gallery provides opening platters/wine glasses/water jugs/table/white table cloth 
  • the gallery provides 2 volunteers to help at the opening   
  • photos are taken at the opening for social media/promotion of your exhibition 
  • all sales are taken by the Director at the opening 

MEET THE ARTIST sessions

  • each artist is required to do at least 1 x MEET THE ARTIST gallery sit
  • each session varies between 2hrs - 5hrs depending on the number of artists involved in the exhibition
  • the gallery will promote your MEET THE ARTIST session on the gallery website/facebook/instagram to maximise visitors
  • these sessions are invaluable for increasing your profile as an artist and to increase sales during your exhibition  

COMMISSION

  • the gallery takes a 30% commission from the price listed on the catalogue 

DELIVERY OF ARTWORK TO AND FROM THE GALLERY FOR EXHIBITION

  • artists are responsible for transporting their artwork to and from the gallery for exhibition
  • artwork is due in the gallery on the Monday of the exhibition week

INSURANCE DURING EXHIBITION

  • the gallery has public liability and normal business insurance which covers minor artwork damages
  • it is the artist's responsibility to arrange any artwork insurance  

PHOTOGRAPHY

  • at least one print quality photo in .jpeg format (min 300dpi/up to 1MB) of a finished artwork that will be on exhibition is required by the gallery for printed invites and colour A5 exhibition booklet at least ONE MONTH BEFORE your exhibition
  • the gallery will take and publish low resolution photographs of your work and the exhibition before/during and for archive on the gallery website/facebook and Instagram for promotional purposes only
  • the gallery reserves the right to use these photographs free of charge to promote the exhibition and gallery before, during and after the exhibition
  • Copyright will always remains with the Artist

COLLECTION OF ARTWORK

  • artists can collect unsold works from 2pm on the last day of the exhibition or on the following Monday/Tuesday when the next exhibition is being installed
  • if artwork is not collected from the gallery within 6 weeks, it will become the property of the gallery to dispose of at the gallery's discretion

SALES

  • artists who sell their artwork during the exhibition will receive a Tax Invoice/Receipt from Gallery 139 stating the exhibition, exhibition dates, title of artwork, sales price, commission and the buyer's name (for documentary purposes only). 
  • artists can expect to receive their payment via Direct Debit within 4 weeks of the final payment from the buyer.

All sales transactions must be processed through the Gallery
Sold Artworks are to be collected from the Gallery by the Buyer only