GALLERY 195 MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION


Gallery 195 of Boerne LLC

Thank you for your interest in Gallery 195 of Boerne LLC.  We hope the following information will be helpful in your decision-making process. Please note that the Gallery does not accept art on consignment, and no longer has a guest artist program.

Gallery 195 of Boerne LLC is an artist-owned and operated membership corporation. Business and Gallery decisions are made by membership vote, rather than a board of directors.  Gallery membership business meetings occur monthly or more often if needed. On bimonthly rotation days, members rotate their artwork among designated spaces and in accordance with the curator.

Commitments and Responsibilities of Gallery 195 of Boerne LLC Members:

   *   Members make a continuing commitment to the Gallery. If a member wants to end their membership, they must notify the Gallery in writing not later than October 15 of the end of the year they intend to end their membership.

   *  All new members must pay a one-time capital contribution which is nonrefundable, along with their first and last month's rent.

   *  Members may only exhibit artwork at the Gallery that they have produced themselves. They must exhibit at least one new work on a bi-monthly basis, which has not been exhibited previously at the Gallery.

   *  Currently the gallery hours are Monday and Wednesday through Saturday (10am to 5pm) and Sunday (12pm to 5pm. Members are required to work in the Gallery their pro rata share, about 3 days each month handling the daily work and sales. Some months could be possibly more, depending on the current number of members, member availability, etc. Work on special events is also shared equally.

   *   Members will contribute equally to the business and operations of the Gallery. This includes but is not limited to serving on committees, staffing the Gallery, maintenance and upkeep of the Gallery and its assets, and other duties as determined by the business needs.

   * Members are required to assist with art rotation days, assist with preparations for receptions, and to attend membership business meetings. Members are expected to attend Gallery receptions and special events when available.

   *   Each member is charged a commission on their sales, which goes into a fund for Gallery expenses. The Gallery will pay and report sales taxes and issue a K-1 to the artist sales. Charge card fees applied by the credit card companies are deducted from the members' sales. Proceeds from members’ sales will be credited to their respective accounts, less gallery commission fee and credit card fees. Members are paid monthly.

   *  A member who wants to leave the Gallery must pay their share of the monthly rent and expenses and work as required until the end of the year, absent extraordinary circumstances as determined by the LLC. If a new member is found who meets membership requirements, makes their equity contribution, and starts paying their dues, then the leaving member may be released from their continuing obligations by the LLC.


If you are interested in becoming a member, Please fill out the information below and click the "Submit" button. An application form will be provided for you to complete and submit.


In order to complete the application process please email the following information to [email protected] with your last name & “Gallery Membership Submission" in the subject line:

    1. Artist's Statement (a brief paragraph)
    2. Biography
    3. Resume
    4. Photographs of Artwork (minimum of 5) as email attachment or link to artist website 
         (Each image labeled with Artist's Name, Title, Medium, Size, & Retail Price)
     5. Listings of:
         * How your work is currently marketed
         * Awards, Exhibitions, Memberships, Invitational Shows, Collections, and Literature
         * Galleries where your work is or has been shown with address and contact information
         * Supportive Material - Marketing media such as magazines and brochures featuring your work


Your information will be placed in our files for future reference and will be reviewed when there is an opening for a new member. If a membership position becomes available and there is interest in your work, you will be contacted for an interview.

 
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