Guest Artist Information
Our preference is to show local artist’s work with an emphasis on regional subject matter.
Acceptable media categories are photography, painting, drawing, basketry, decorative fiber, ceramics/pottery, glass, leather, jewelry, metal, mixed media, paper, wearable art, wood, original limited edition prints.
Unacceptable media categories are mass-produced work, objects from commercial kits, embellished commercially-made products, and images that depict elicit scenes or nudity that are not conducive with our family friendly atmosphere.
The Creative Arts of Maryland Gallery reserves the right to examine applicant’s web pages, internet sales locations and social media sites to determine that an artist in in compliance with the terms of our application.
At least six (6) color digital photographs of artist’s work to be considered should be submitted with application. Each photo should have information included as to the title, medium, size and desired selling price. The images must be fully representative of the work you plan to exhibit and sell and should have a common theme.
Artist should have sufficient completed work to fill the guest artist space. Exhibition space is up to approximately 50 linear feet of wall space, however larger and smaller shows can be accustomed to.
When considering sufficient work please note a show is approximately thirty (30) days. The Gallery prefers your body of available work be enough to add new work as the original inventory is sold.
All work planned for exhibition/show must be of professional quality presentation to include framing and matting as appropriate to the medium considered. Artist’s framing and matting their own work is acceptable as long as it is at a high level of craftsmanship.
Artist’s statement/resume should be attached with this application. This information will be used in publicity and made available to patrons if an exhibition is scheduled.
All exhibitions under consideration will be juried by a Creative Arts of Maryland member panel. Artist will be notified of acceptance within 30 days of receipt of application and photos.
Dates for installation, show, reception and dismantle will be agreed upon between the artist and the Creative Arts of Maryland Gallery after acceptance by the jury.
After acceptance by the Creative Arts of Maryland Gallery jury, a guest artist contract will be mailed to the artist. Contract is to be returned to Creative Arts of Maryland Gallery within 30 days of receipt.
All sales are transacted through Creative Arts of Maryland Gallery. Applicable sales tax will be included. Creative Arts of Maryland Gallery will not provide lay-a-way transactions for guest artist sales.
Artist’s work will be released to the buyer after the sales transaction is complete.
Creative Arts of Maryland Gallery will retain 25% commission on all sales.
Artist will be paid by Creative Arts of Maryland Gallery check within 30 days of the end of the exhibition.
If the artist cancels the exhibition 45 days or less then the installation date expense money will not be refunded to the artist.