OPPORTUNITY

Call for Artists: 440 Gallery Seeking Under-Represented Artists

Description

Brooklyn, NY based 440 Gallery was formed in January of 2005 as an artist-run space. We are now looking to add three (3) new under-represented artists to our Artsy Gallery page for one year, from October 1, 2021 – October 1, 2022. This call is open to artists working in all media, nationally and internationally not currently represented by a gallery. Artsy.net is an internationally based platform dedicated to sales of art online and receives over 2.5 million views per month.  Last year, 440 Gallery had over 5,500 unique views and sold more than 25 artworks through Artsy.

Suggested Donation: $35

Entry Deadline: August 31, midnight EST

Artists Requirements:

  • Currently be a practicing artist, making new work
  • Not currently represented by a gallery
  • Must have a website
  • Artist Statement
  • CV
  • Upload a minimum of 10 images to start profile
  • 440 Gallery will take 30% commission on all sales
  • Artist is required to pack and ship artwork (buyer pays for shipping and handling, artist will be reimbursed for expenses)

Artist’s Benefits:

  • Up to 75 images uploaded to the Artsy platform
  • Dedicated sales director updating profile and handling sales
  • Artsy is the top read artist magazine, 2.5 – 3 million unique visitors per month
  • Great way to reach and build relationships with collectors 
  • Artsy works with the Art Genome Project, an algorithm search engine that recommends works to collectors based on their preferences
  • Artsy proactively markets to collectors based on their likes
  • Every Sunday, Artsy sends emails to their collectors, they will alert them to new work that is uploaded
  • All artists on site are represented by gallery partners on Artsy, they do not allow artists to sign up individually
  • Promotion in the 440 newsletter (more than 2,500 subscribers) and on social media (2,500+ IG followers)
  • Participation in at least one online exclusive group show

How to Apply

Application can be found here: https://440gallery.formstack.com/forms/artsy_application

 

All media will be considered for representation, open to national and international artists. A minimum of five (5) artworks must be uploaded for consideration.

 

For questions, please contact:

Amy Williams

Gallery Director

info@440gallery.com

718.499.3844

Deadline: 31/08/2021 12:00 am (Timezone: US/Eastern)

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