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Thank you! Please follow up your application by sending a minimum of ten (10) images of your work to dave@geaugaartscouncil.org

Venue Rules for exhibiting your work

  • Any member of the Geauga Arts Council may apply to exhibit his or her work through Art in the Mart.

  • Please email the Council to describe your work and tell us why you would be a good fit for this opportunity. Please send high quality images and details to geaugaarts@gmail.com

  • You will be contacted when an opportunity arises at any of the venues.

  • You will be expected to hang your own pieces with the help and direction of the venue coordinator.

Signing up:

  • Any active member of the Geauga Arts Council may apply to exhibit his or her work in our program.

  • Please email the Council to describe your work and tell us why you would be a good fit for this opportunity, or fill out the form above. Please send at least ten (10) high quality images and titles to dave@geaugaartscouncil.org You will be contacted when an opportunity arises at any of the venues.

  • You will be expected to hang your own pieces with the help and direction of the Council and venue coordinator.

  • Any member of the Geauga Arts Council may apply to exhibit his or her work through Art in the Mart.

  • Please email the Council to describe your work and tell us why you would be a good fit for this opportunity. Please send high quality images and details to geaugaarts@gmail.com

  • You will be contacted when an opportunity arises at any of the venues.

  • You will be expected to hang your own pieces with the help and direction of the venue coordinator.

Prepare your Art:

  • Most venues are unable to take three-dimensional art at this time. 

  • Hanging art MUST be secure in a frame or gallery-wrapped canvas, and with a wire hanger.

  • All art should be clean and in the best condition possible, including frames.

  • All art is required to have the artist's name and piece title somewhere on it. Preferably on a label affixed to the back of the piece.

  • You will fill out a form that listsyour name, all artwork titles, mediums and sale prices. 

  • The Council will prepare tags that will be affixed to the wall with a non-damaging product. To the lower right if possible. 

  • Individual items may be excluded at the discretion of the Council or the venue.

  • No image should violate any copyright laws.

  • You will be notified if there are any additional restrictions at any venue.

  • Any member of the Geauga Arts Council may apply to exhibit his or her work through Art in the Mart.

  • Please email the Council to describe your work and tell us why you would be a good fit for this opportunity. Please send high quality images and details to geaugaarts@gmail.com

  • You will be contacted when an opportunity arises at any of the venues.

  • You will be expected to hang your own pieces with the help and direction of the venue coordinator.

Hanging your Art:

  • There are no hanging supplies available at the venue, and your work may be refused if not wired or secure. 

  • We will work with you to arrange with the Venue Coordinator for a time that is convenient for install. 

  • You or someone you designate MUST deliver your art at the day, time and location specified.

  • Whenever possible, The Venue will host an opening reception at the start of a new exhibition. Details will be arranged between the Artist and the Venue Coordinator.

  • Artwork will be on display a minimum of three (3) months.

  • Following the exhibit you will be responsible for taking down your work on the day and time specified with the Venue Coordinator. 

  • Any member of the Geauga Arts Council may apply to exhibit his or her work through Art in the Mart.

  • Please email the Council to describe your work and tell us why you would be a good fit for this opportunity. Please send high quality images and details to geaugaarts@gmail.com

  • You will be contacted when an opportunity arises at any of the venues.

  • You will be expected to hang your own pieces with the help and direction of the venue coordinator.

Sale of your Art:

  • At least 75% of your pieces entered must be offered as For Sale.

  • The Venue does not handle the sales.

  • Show tags will display a link to the Arts Council website where sales can be completed online. A phone number may also be provided for the Council to handle the sales.

  • The item will stay on display until the end of the show and may then be delivered by you to the purchaser. Sold items will be clearly marked. 

  • If delivery is not pre-arranged, pickup dates and times will be arranged following the online purchase, artwork can be picked up at a mutually agreed upon public location. 

  • The Artist receives 70% of any sale, the Council 30%. 

  • Online sales fees will be deducted prior to payout totals being calculated. Please price your work with these points in mind.