Art Show


Have you been interested in showing/selling your art but an Artist Alley table isn't the right fit for you? Consider entering in our Art Show, NEW at CONsole Room in 2020!

Please read the guidelines below to learn more about the Art Show and how to get involved.


LIABILITY/INSURANCE

Artists should make their own arrangements for insurance if desired. Artists and/or their agent agree to “protect, keep, and save CONsole Room forever harmless” from damages or charges imposed for violations of law, ordinance, or terms outlined in these guidelines.

QUESTIONS?

Please direct any questions you have to vendors@console-room.com.


SUBMISSION DEADLINES

JANUARY 13, 2020
ONLINE SUBMISSION DEADLINE

To reserve space in advance of the convention, while space is available, please fill out the online submission form (link above).

JANUARY 17, 2020
WALK-IN SUBMISSION DEADLINE

Walk-in art will be accepted on a first-come, available space basis on Friday, January 17, 2020 until the art show closes.

SUBMISSION INFORMATION
When filling out the submission form, please make sure to include the following information:

TITLE
What you call the artwork

MEDIUM
What materials the art is made from

MINIMUM BID
The lowest whole dollar amount someone can pay us for your work, no less than $5

QUICK SALE PRICE
A whole dollar price you would be happy to receive in exchange for your work

SUNDAY SALE PRICE
*OPTIONAL* - You do not have to list a Sunday sale price, but if a piece does not sell via bid or quick sale on Friday/Saturday and no Sunday sale price is listed, it will not be sold.

ART SHOW SCHEDULE

Thursday, January 16 | 8PM - 11PM
Set up, artists may bring in work

Friday, January 17
Set up continues, bidding starts

Saturday, January 18
Bidding continues until art show close, Quick Sales available

Sunday, January 19
Sunday sales only, pick up begins at art show open and continues until 4pm.

DISPLAY GUIDELINES
  • MAXIMUM 25 PIECES
  • ALL MEDIUMS: Art can be 2D or 3D, any medium
  • READY FOR DISPLAY: Oil paintings should be fully dry, sculptures should be cured, etc. We will have gridwall and tables available for display, please make sure any 2D works have wires for hanging or that they will not be damaged by bulldog clips.
  • INCLUDE LABELS: Labels identifying the piece by title and artist name should be attached on the back of 2D pieces and wherever feasible on 3D pieces.
  • IN-PERSON DELIVERY: The artist or a designated representative must deliver art to CONsole Room by the listed deadline. They must also be picked up on the Sunday of CONsole Room by 4PM.
  • GPS DONATIONS: You may donate unsold art to Geek Partnership Society if you do not want to pick it up.
FRIENDLY, ORIGINAL CONTENT
  • ON TOPIC CONTENT: CONsole Room is dedicated to all things Whovian! All works submitted should be appropriate to the theme of the convention and/or connect to our fandom.
  • ALL WORK MUST BE PG: We are a family friendly convention, thank you for helping us keep our show all-ages.
  • NO HATE SPEECH/SYMBOLISM: No hate speech or symbolism/iconography of any hate group (Please check the Southern Poverty Law Center if you are unsure if what you are using is considered hate speech).
  • ORIGINAL ART: Art should be original to the artist, with any fan derivatives properly crediting original owner/creator of that property/character.
PRINT GUIDELINES
  • ONE COPY ONLY: Prints of artwork are acceptable submissions to the art show, but only a single copy.
  • ALL TYPES: All types of print are acceptable.
  • ACCURATELY LABELED: Make sure they are labeled with title and artist and ready to hang/display.
HANGING FEES

CONsole room will not be collecting any hanging fees.

COMMISSION
We will take a 15% commission on each sale, please remember this when putting prices on your work.
SALES TAX

Artists themselves are responsible for submitting applicable sales tax to the state.