Thompson Nicola Shuswap Chapter of the FCA

PRINTABLE SELLER GUIDELINES

TNSC presents Art on the Move GUIDELINES FOR SELLERS: 2020

 

WHAT CAN BE SUBMITTED IN THE SALE:

·         Framed and unframed original art, prints, posters, photos.

·         Unframed works on paper, wrapped on a rigid support.

·         Good quality mirrors and frames

·         3D pieces, art pottery and sculpture

·         A limit of 10 entries per person, please.

 

QUALITY CONTROL: (TNSC has the right to refuse submissions that do not meet the criteria below.)

·         All frames must be in decent to good shape. Noticeably scratched, dented or damaged frames may be refused.

·         Framed pieces must have hanging wires attached at the back.

·         Glass must be free of cracks and major scratches and clean of smudges or fingerprints.

·         Unframed works on paper must be in transparent plastic or shrink wrap and on a rigid backing to protect them during the sale.(To be displayed in bins.)

·         No inappropriate images. You may want to check. Email to cpetersartist@gmail.com

·         The TNSC is not liable for damage to art. We will do our best to ensure careful handling.

 

PRICING YOUR ART FOR RESALE: Please DO NOT leave this until delivery day!

Price items between $15.00 and $2500.

Do your homework! Look online for resale prices of work by that artist, if applicable. You will not get back what you paid for it, in most cases. Ask your friends what they would pay. Larger pieces usually sell for more than smaller ones. Original art will bring more than a print in general, unless the print is very appealing or from a well-known artist. Use your knowledge of other resale experiences.  Work with a group of others entering the sale and make collaborative decisions on prices. We will ask you if it is a print or an original.

 

REGISTRATION:

Early Bird registration: $5 per artwork The Early Bird drop off: Tues. May 19, 11:00 – 2:00 at the Old Courthouse, 7 Seymour St. West, Kamloops. The early bird registration guarantees 3 -5 artwork(s) will be displayed on the first day of the sale. Art sold is removed immediately, so in the event there are more pieces than spaces, they will be displayed on a “first come, first served basis”. Having said that, our display area is very large! As pieces sell and space becomes available, new ones will be displayed. (If you plan to bring a large number of pieces, be aware that we may not be able to hang all of them right away, to be fair to other entrants.  E.g. 5 out of 10 pieces will be shown at maximum for early bird.)

 

Regular Registration: $2 per artwork.

Drop off: Tuesday, May 19 3-5 p.m., and Wednesday, May 20, 10am – 2pm, 5– 7pm. Old Courthouse, 7 Seymour St. West, Kamloops.

 

SALE OVERVIEW:

 

Sculpture and art pottery will be displayed and sold in the gallery on the main floor.

TNSC reserves the right to make changes to the display at any time to hang new pieces. Sold pieces will leave with the purchaser once payment has been made. Sellers will be contacted re the sale. Space will be filled with new work. (The display will change often! Every day there will be new treasures to admire and take home.)

 

Sunday, May 24 is final day of the sale. Mark Down Prices will be applied for this last day. Discount will be as indicated on the entry form. (See entry form for more info)  YOU MUST HAVE A DISCOUNT OF AT LEAST 5%!

Art on the Move Sale takes place May 21 – 24. VIP opening is Thursday, May 21 from 7-8 p.m. Tickets are $10.  Music and food.  Get first crack at the offerings. Sale days for general public are Fri, Sat, Sun. May 22-24.  Fri and Sat: 10 – 5.  Sunday: 10 – 2. 

 

 

 

YOUR SALES AND COLLECTING UNSOLD ITEMS:

 

You will be phoned or emailed about sold items by Saturday evening, March 2. Any additional sales occurring on Sunday, will not be phoned in because immediately after the sale we’ll be busy closing down the show and helping sellers collect unsold items. However, we don’t want you to make a trip for nothing, especially if you are driving from out of town. You may phone or text 250-299-8261 to see if all your artworks have sold and if pickup is unnecessary.

 

Collecting unsold items occurs Sunday, May 24, from 4 – 6 p.m. and Monday, May 25, from 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. at the Old Courthouse. Please be prompt! We won’t stay for late arrivals.

 

 

IMPORTANT: Unclaimed artworks will become property of the TNSC. The entry form is deemed null and void.

 

GETTING PAID

Payments will be made byJune 15, 2020.

 

 

*TNSC is a registered non-profit society that mentors educates and inspires intermediate to established artists. The Federation of Canadian Artists provides a venue for intermediate to advanced artists to teach and exhibit in our area.  THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING THE VISUAL ARTS IN KAMLOOPS.

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