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Artisan Nook

The Artisan Nook showcases handcrafted articles with an artistic flair. We invite individuals or groups to submit work to be displayed. Booked artists receive a 20% discount in the store until the end of their exhibition. Exhibitions last 6 weeks. The Paint Spot takes a 20% commission on works sold during exhibitions, to cover gallery upkeep costs.

The Artisan Nook can accommodate work up to about 12×16”, although smaller sizes are a better fit. Artist may choose the number of works shown, but at least one per shelf is suggested (8-10). Additional work can be held to replace work that sells during the exhibition.


Current Submission Deadline: Ongoing

Submission Requirements

  • Detailed project description/Proposal and an Artist Statement
  • Title of exhibition (optional )
  • Short biography, Curriculum vitae (artist resumé listing education, awards, exhibitions, publications)
  • Digital images: email 5 digital (.jpg LOW RES) images of work to be included in the exhibition. Name digital images with artist’s last name and title of piece.
  • List of other upcoming exhibitions (if any)

Successful submissions will be scheduled in cooperation with the artist, who will enter into a contractual agreement with the gallery. In addition, 2 weeks before the exhibition, an email list of ALL exhibition work is needed. Include:

  • Title
  • Artist’s name
  • Dimensions (height x width x depth in inches)
  • Media
  • Price

Gallery Activities

  • The Paint Spot promotes exhibitions via our printed and e-mailed newsletters, website postings, social media, e-mail announcements and/or store signage. Artists are encouraged to promote their exhibitions as well.
  • Work should be delivered in gallery-ready format. If work is not stand-alone, please consider providing small easels or other means of displaying your work. Exhibitors are responsible for any additional costs, e.g., additional publicity, insurance or publications such as catalogues.
  • OPENING RECEPTIONS are optional, and are discussed prior to scheduling. The Paint Spot provides some reception supplies, while the artist is requested to provide all food and beverages.
  • Artists are encouraged to consider participating in related activities, e.g. demonstrations of materials or techniques.
Artisan Nook Submission Guidelines PDF

Submissions and Questions

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