The artist must present library with representative sample(s) of work in order to be considered for an exhibit date. If accepted, a current biography/resume and photos of work (either on disk or by email) would be requested for publicity purposes.
The library will schedule both hanging and take-down dates with the artist prior to exhibition. The artist is responsible for both hanging and taking down the exhibit. Arrangement of work is at the artist’s discretion. All materials for hanging (hammer, nails, hooks, wire, etc. ) will be supplied by the artist.
The Stratford Library’s insurance coverage for art work exhibitions has a limit of $5,000.00 and a deductible of $250.00. The library does not cover any cost up to $250.00. Prices of all art must be submitted to library prior to exhibition date.
The library is responsible for all publicity of art exhibit and will submit press to area newspapers, radio stations, etc. if biographical material and photos are provided by the artist.
Artist may hang a price list and sell artwork but library and its staff are not responsible for any direct sales. If desired, patrons interested in purchasing art will be directed to the artist.
Reviewed 8/12, 12/13