Thursday, November 13, 2014

Houston Center For Contemporary Craft Asher Gallery Proposal


Propose Work for the Asher Gallery
Houston Center For Contemporary Craft

Houston, TX

Asher Gallery, within Houston Center For Contemporary Craft, is a retail showcase for acclaimed local, emerging, and national artists in all craft media. Asher Gallery accepts work based on a number of criteria.

The Asher Gallery works on a 50/50 split consignment basis. Accepted artists are responsible for shipping and insuring any work to HCCC. HCCC assumes responsibility for shipping and insuring work returned to artist.

• Design: includes originality, creativity, use of color and suitability of materials
• Craft Skills: finishing details, technical skills and experience with the materials, function and/or decorative merit
• Sales: marketability, pricing and product presentation

The following categories of craft objects may be submitted:
• Objects of clay, fiber, wood, metal, glass and other re-purposed or recycled materials
• Craft using manufactured parts, pieces or fabrics, if these materials are subordinate to the total design and production of the end product

Submission Guidelines
• Seven (7) to twelve (12) high-resolution images in jpg format. Images should be a minimum size of 300 dpi and 4 x 6 inches. Please include the dimensions and materials for each artwork. Please include a range of pieces that best represent your work.
• A list of retail prices for the works submitted
• An artist statement of approximately 200 words describing the processes used in the creation of your work and the ideas or concepts that you are interested in communicating
• Artist resume
• List of galleries (including locations) where you are currently represented

Please send submissions to Asher Gallery Manager, Suzanne Sippel, via USPS or electronically to Appointments may be scheduled by the Asher Gallery Manager after submissions are reviewed; however, not all submissions will receive a reply. No walk-ins will be considered.

Mail to:
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
ATTN: Suzanne Sippel / Asher Gallery
4848 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002

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