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Bromfield Gallery in Boston's South End seeks 2D work whose longest side is 16" including frame (if framed), with sale price of $100- $1000 (50% gallery commission) for its annual juried show, Dec 2 - 20.
Entry fee: $10 each piece, 3 for $25 (limit of 6 pieces).
Bring work to Bromfield on Sunday, Nov 29 only, from noon to 2 p.m. (No early dropoff or shipped work.)
Must be ready to hang with any special hardware included. (The gallery provides basic hanging supplies.) If the work is framed, don't use shrinkwrap, clipframes or plexi boxes. Framing should look professional.
Save time! Download the Loan Form pdf, and fill out the Artist Info and Artwork details. Bring 2 copies.
Click here to download the Loan Form
Questions? Email Gary Duehr, Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Does my work have to be framed?
No, but it does have to be ready to hang on the wall. Tthe gallery has basic hanging supplies, but artists need to provide pins or any special hardware. No shrinkwrap, clipframes or plexi boxes. Framing should look professional. Work needs to be completely dry.
Only 2-D work is accepted, but the artwork may protrude from the gallery walls by a few inches. (We don't have pedestals for sculptures.)
What size can the artwork be?
It can be any shape, but the longest side should be no longer than 16" including the frame (if it's framed).
Does the art have to be about winter?
No, it can be about any theme or subject. "Winter Works" just means the show is held in winter.
If I'm going to be out of town that weekend, can I ship the work or drop it off early?
No. The work has to be dropped off in person on Sunday from 12-2. But a friend may drop it off and fill in the paperwork.
Do I need to prepare anything ahead of time?
Just bring in your artwork that Sunday. We'll have the forms and price lists to fill out. Or download the Loan Form pdf above to save time.
Who is the jury?
Bromfield Gallery artists. They will jury the work later that afternoon, and the show will then be installed. Typically we take 1-3 pieces by each accepted artist. Artists will be notified on our website to pick up any unaccepted work on Wed, Dec 2, from 12-5.
How big is the show?
In the past we've had over 100 artists submit work, with scores of artworks on display, salon-style.
How do artists get paid?
The artists receives 50% of the price they place on their work. Commissions will be paid to artists by February 1. (Artwork in the show is cash and carry, for holiday purchases.)
When do artists pick up unsold work?
Between 12 and 5pm on Sunday, Dec 20, the last day of the show. The gallery will contact artists about sold work. A friend may pick up your artwork with the paperwork. The gallery will be closed for the holidays and reopen in January.