ArtShop Call to Artists

ArtShop @ The Arts Center, Corvallis, OR - photo copyright Eric Lubbock

The Arts Center of Corvallis, Oregon invites artists to submit work to be considered for the ArtShop. (See below for the ArtShop’s Consignment Policy)

Located in an historic building in the center of a creative and supportive college town, the ArtShop is an eye-catching retail space that showcases high-quality, handmade fine arts and crafts.

The ArtShop offers a variety of work including: jewelry, painting, drawing, mixed media, fiber, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, wood, and glass. Please apply if your work can be described by any or all of the following adjectives:

  • Fun
  • Unexpected
  • Contemporary
  • Fresh
  • Top-notch
  • Colorful
  • Smallish*
  • Affordable**

*Smaller than about 24” x 24” x 24”
**Retail price generally $35-$450

The ArtShop will consider work by artists living or working across the United States. Special consideration will be given to local (Oregon) and regional (Pacific NW) artists, but applicants from all states are welcome! Preference will be given to artists creating one-of-a-kind pieces, but high-quality production work will also be given serious consideration. The ArtShop operates on a consignment-only basis (50% commission to The Arts Center).

All ArtShop artists are juried for approval. We accept applications for consideration on an ongoing basis.

To apply, send Hester Coucke, Exhibits Curator & ArtShop Managerthe following materials:

  • Cover letter
  • 10-20 images on a CD. Include a title, media, dimensions, year, and retail pricing information. (Pricing should reflect a 50% artist/50% ArtShop commission)
  • Resume (exhibition history, awards, education, etc)

We will return your DUPLICATE materials if a SASE of the correct size/postage is provided.

PLEASE DO NOT

  • Submit Web-based information without supporting materials
  • Submit original materials

MAILING ADDRESS FOR ARTSHOP SUBMISSIONS:
The Arts Center,
700 SW Madison Ave.,
Corvallis, OR 97333
ATTN: ArtShop

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  • Howland Community OPEN Exhibition

    Starts: February 17, 2015, 12:00 pm

    Ends: April 4, 2015, 5:00 pm

    HOURS: Tues-Sat, 12 -5 pm
    http://theartscenter.net/exhibit/howland-community-open-exhibition/
    The Howland Community OPEN Exhibition celebrates local artists.

  • "Color is the Key" Exhibit by Carolee Clark

    Starts: March 3, 2015, 12:00 pm

    Ends: March 28, 2015, 5:00 pm

    http://theartscenter.net/exhibit/carolee-clark/
    “Color is the Key,” recent work by Carolee Clark in the Corrine Woodman Gallery March 3 - 28, 2015

  • Corvallis Third Thursday Arts Walk

    Starts: March 19, 2015, 4:00 pm

    Ends: March 19, 2015, 8:00 pm

    http://theartscenter.net/event/corvallis-third-thursday-arts-walk/
    The Corvallis Third Thursday Arts Walk is a monthly art crawl occurring on Third Thursdays starting at 4pm. It tours Corvallis’ fine art galleries as well as non-gallery artistic events and utilizes a rotating group of fine dining businesses for final destinations. The Arts Center is a great place for your first art viewing stop, utilizing our off-street parking.

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