Call for Artist-Members
WHY JOIN GATEWAY GALLERY CO-OP?
As a member, you will receive:
Networking, mentoring guidance, and a strong support system.
The opportunity to market your work through Gallery events. We strongly support our members hosting art shows in the Gallery. Round Hill Arts Center, just next door, offers our members the opportunity to teach classes as well.
The opportunity to build a professional identity, learn from other artists and gain customers through our existing customer base. Your work will be highlighted in our newsletter, website and social media
ownership and voice in shaping the business and control of how
your work is marketed and merchandised. Unlike retail stores and typical
art galleries, you will have the opportunity to participate in shaping
Questions? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Who we are: The Gateway Gallery and Gift Shop is a cooperative gallery for area artists, located in bright, fresh space at Hill High Marketplace, just west of Round Hill on Route 7 in western Loudoun County, Virginia. The gallery shares the renovated Hill High facility with the Round Hill Arts Center, offering a wide array of classes, special events, and monthly music jams, the stylish Bogati Bodega, a wine & tapas tasting room as well as Mom's Apple Pie.
What members do: The gallery is staffed and managed by our members, who show and sell their work in the gallery, attend quarterly membership meetings; gallery-sit two four-hour shifts each month; and serve on committees to manage day-to-day operations, set up displays, assure the quality of work on display, promote the gallery, plan special events & exhibits, and manage our revenues & expenses.
Membership costs: Members pay monthly dues of $40 and contribute 20% of their monthly gallery sales toward expenses of the gallery. New applicants must submit with their application a NON-REFUNDABLE $25 application review fee, and upon membership acceptance pay a $100 acceptance fee and first six months' dues of $240 (a total of $340 upon acceptance).
How to apply: Print and mail our application form with a check for the non-refundable $25 application review fee to the address on the form (or pay the $25 application review fee online:
If we do not currently have a vacancy for the type of work you do, we will let you know and keep your application on our waiting list. When there is an appropriate vacancy we will contact all applicants in that type of work, issue a media-specific "Call for Artists" and make the selection at that time.