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Artisans At Work ~ AAW Gallery is now a Members Gallery!
Now accepting new members, starting Jan 2016.
Choose from the following Membership levels:
Cost: Free *
Designed for: Artists new to exhibiting
Requirements: Acceptance subject to jury process & available space
Benefits: 1 submission piece per monthly group shows
Gallery Commision on sales: 50%
Cost: Free *
Designed for: Occasional exhibitors, artists with cohesive series/styles, some experience exhibiting
Requirements: One-time jury of portfolio, acceptance subject to available space
Benefits: May submit up to 2 pieces to monthly group shows
Gallery Commission on sales: 50%
Cost: $50/ month, paid annually *
Designed for: Artists wishing to repeadedly promote their work professionally, artists with cohesive series/styles, lower commissions
Requirements: One-time jury of portfolio
~May submit up to 4 pieces to monthly group shows, Guaranteed space
~May Submit up to 6 pieces once a year, Guaranteed space
~May sit on Show Planning Panel, meeting twice annually to propose future premium exhibitions
Gallery Commission on sales: 35%
Cost: $90/ month, paid annually *
Designed for: Artists with cohesive styles/series, wishing to repeadedly promote their work professionally, wants Solo show, lower commissions
~One 2 Week Solo show, including a public talk on their works, process
Website image of your work & link to your website
Cost: $170/ month, paid annually *
Designed for: Artists with cohesive styles/series, wishing to repeadedly promote their work professionally, wants Solo show, lower commissions & Private Studio Workspace
*6 days/month access to a private Work Studio within studio hours, reserved time slots.
*Extra days: $25/day
Website images of your work & link to your website
*Artists participating in exhibitions bring an appetiser to the opeing reception/First Friday event, with their name tags on it.
A great connector.
*$15 appetiser fee if participating artist don't wish/aren't able to bring one.
*$45 hanging fee for artists who aren't able to attend their opening night with their work.
"Heaps" of Past Shows:
AAWGallery is always accepting submissions for Our Open Calls, all mediums.
Looking for a beautiful space for your own art show? Proposals for future showsare always welcomed.
October: UK Isles Show: England, Scotland, Ireland & Wales: What do they mean to you?
November: Geometric Show
December: Cabinet of Curiosity Show (focus on vintage, eclectic work)
January: Urban Culture Show: All mediums will focus on Cultural Views in a non-traditional way
February: The Artistic Family Show (in honour of Family Day!): All submissions must consist of at least 3 family member's works, maximum 3 each, up to 15 in total,(depending on sizes & mediums).
March: Close Up & Personal Show: Focus on Macro, Personal, Storytelling, capturing the unseen
April: Vintage Show
May: Rosedale School of the Arts Annual Show
The Garden Show, (with North American Native Plant Society-NANPS Plant Sale May 11 and Free talk by John Oyston
June: Square Foot Show
July: Bare Naked Show (not what you think! Or is it?): Focus on Raw materials, Minimalist
August: We Are Toronto- A Portrait & Figurative Show. An Acknowledgement of WHO makes this city vibrant, exciting and a mosaic of culture.
September: DIPF Danforth Independent Photo & Film Fest
Celebrating the local Toronto photographers and filmakers. Docs, feature and shorts. All photo art including stills.
October: Politics: Past Present & Future. Art as Political Statements.
Our musical wunderboys, The Sidewalkers will be playing all their protest folk songs on First Friday!