Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
I have been approached at several of the shows I have done recently by gallery owners asking me about wholesale prices for putting my work in their gallery and additionally asked about selling my work on consignment. I know most want a sizable discount...which is somewhat understandable.
My 1st. question to anyone who does wholesale your work ...or send it to galleries on consignment is what type of positive and negative results have you experienced?
If you send it to a gallery on consignment what is a reasonable time to leave it in the gallery to be sold or when should you decide it is time to remove it?
If it is an out-of-town gallery what expectations should you have from the gallery to ship it back to you if not sold in a reasonable amount of time?
What type of contracts/agreements should be expected between you and the gallery?
What is considered a fair and reasonable commission or wholesale discount?
I realize these are alot of questions, many of which might have possible been discussed before...but I haven'y been able to locate the discussions.
I appreciate your advice and help...