SAAG Gallery Space Reservation Request

The Guild operates a gallery of fine gifts and art.  It is an artful experience!  We encourage emerging artists and support all of our artists interested in selling their work.

To be in the Gallery, please contact the Floor Manager, Melissa Rogers.

There is soft jurying and some categories could have a waiting list.  We are always looking for new and exciting creations!  Join Us!

Below is a list of available spaces in the Gallery. Please choose what your preference would be. Each of these choices shows the current monthly rental price. You may be offered another type of space if it becomes available, but if it is not what you want you can opt to pass it by and still keep you place on the waiting list for the space you have chosen.

  3' Slat Wall (North and South) Space #'s 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 - Cost $40/m
  33" slat wall (East and South) Space #'s 6 - Cost $35/mo
  3' slat wall (East) Space #'s 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 - Cost $45/mo
  4' Wire Grid (Center) Space #'s 43, 44, 45, 46 - Cost $45/mo
  4' Slat Wall (North) Space # 18 - Cost $45/mo
  18' V. Glass Case w/ 4 Shelves (North) Space #'s 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 - Cost $30/mo
  14" Metal Stand w/ 4 Shelves Space # 42 - Cost $20
  5' East room window cabinet Space #41C - Cost $20
  5: East room window cabinet Space #41D - Cost $15
  5' x 7' slat wall (future, behind counter) Space 16 Cost $60
  Glass case w/door Space #'s 26,27, 30, 31, 33, 34, 37, 38 - Cost $25
  3' 7" Permanent Shelving w/ Slat Wall Space #'s 28, 29, 50 - Cost $45/mo
  2' 1" Shelf Unit (West) Space #'s 32, 35 - Cost $30/mo
  3' 2 Space #'s 36. 48, 49 - Cost $45
  4' Slat Wall (South) Space #'s 40, 47 - Cost $50/mo
  5' West Room Window Space #'s 39A or 39B - Cost $30/m
  11" Pedestal #'s 51, 52 - Cost $2

Gallery Participation Rules, Guidelines and Procedures:

  • Common areas within the Gallery are not rented. These will vary and each artist will have the opportunity to participate.

  • All spaces can use shelving, when available at no extra cost.

  • Artists with cards and/or prints only, with no other art in the gallery (pays no monthly rent fee, pays commission of 50% of total sales and artist does not work.) Artists can use the community slings based on space availability.

  • Holiday Ornaments for community space, no extra charge, but artist must already have a paid space. Number of pieces based on space availability. Holiday cards are to be in two rack spaces per artist with additional space based on availability.

  • All work must be priced at whole dollar amounts.• Large hanging art pieces for slat wall display are charged $20/mo and artists are required to work one-shift for each piece.

  • Large hanging art pieces for slat wall ($20 per month per piece and must work 1 shift per piece per month).

  • All artists will be required to attend a training session and returning artists might be required to attend a refresher course.

  • Check-in will be announced. Artists leaving the Gallery, come at 9am. New artists to the gallery, come at 10am on assigned day.

 

GUIDELINES:

  1. The Gallery does not collect sales tax. It is the artist’s responsibility to pay sales tax to the state, local or county agencies as required. Check the policies regarding having your business license.

  2. All artists must be SAAG members in good standing (have paid annual dues by April 1.)

  3. The Gallery charges a commission of 18% for all art that is sold except for artists who have cards and prints only.

  4. The artist must work 2 to 4 – four-hour shifts per month. The number of shifts is based on number of artists in the gallery each month.

  5. Monthly rental fee includes cleaning of the gallery. You are responsible for cleaning your own display.

  6. Each art piece must be for sale.

  7. All artwork is to be fine artwork or crafts and must be your original work. The Gallery Management has the final decision on acceptance of work or its removal.

  8. If a wall art piece is sold, a like-sized piece should replace it.

  9. All inventory sheets are newly submitted each session and will remain the property of the SAAG Gallery.

  10. NOTE: ALL CARDS AND ANY OTHER WORK SUBMITTED AT 50% COMMISSION MUST BE ENTERED ON A SEPARATE INVENTORY SHEET.

  11. Acceptance into the Gallery does not guarantee the space you requested. The Gallery Management will make the final decision on your space.

  12. If a member is not cooperative or is disrespectful towards other artists and/or the Gallery Management, the Gallery Management has authority to make decisions regarding continuance in the Gallery.

  13. The Gallery Management will try to accommodate each artist’s needs/requests, but must make final decisions.

  14. New gallery artists pay a one-time $25 gallery administrative fee.

  15. All artists must stay/pay for the complete session – example: April-June (fees can be paid monthly by first of the month – see SAAG Gallery Policies). Anyone leaving before the session is up, may not be eligible to return.

  16. Spaces are assigned based on category and availability. On occasion, you might be asked to change spaces. (See SAAG Gallery Policies)

  17. Gallery space(s) are referred to by number

  I have read, understand and will adhere to the daily duties check list and the SAAG Gallery & Studio Policies and Procedures. I hereby release and discharge the members of SAAG Gallery & Guild from any and all claims occasioned by damage or loss of artwork or clerical errors by gallery staff while in the possession of the Southern Arizona Arts Guild. I fully understand that my participation in the Southern Arizona Arts Guild and any sponsored events, may expose me to the risk of personal injury, death or property damage. I hereby acknowledge that I am voluntarily participating in SAAG events and agree to assume any such risks.
  I hereby release, discharge and agree not to sue the SAAG for any injury, death or damage to or loss of personal property arising out of, or in connection with, my participation. In consideration for being permitted to participate, I hereby agree, for myself, my heirs, administrators, executor and assigns, that I shall indemnify and hold harmless (SAAG) Southern Arizona Arts Guild and the event sponsor from any and all claims, demands actions or suits arising out of or in connections with my participation in the event. I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS RELEASE, HOLD HARMLESS AND AGREEMENT NOT TO SUE AND FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENTS. I AM AWARE THAT IT IS A FULL RELEASE OF ALL LIABILITY AND SIGN IT ON MY OWN FREE WILL.

Application Checklist:

  1. Complete and sign this application. New artists see below.

  2. Do not write any checks yet. You will do that on check-in day (credit cards will also be accepted).

  3. Send this application to:

    SAAG Gallery – Attn. Gallery Management

    7119 N. Oracle Road Tucson, AZ 85704

  4. You will receive an email concerning the acceptance of your application for a 3-month session.

 

Check-in day Checklist (bring the following):

  1. Completed inventory sheets (don’t forget a separate inventory sheet for cards/prints). Make sure you have copied them for your records.

  2.  A check for gallery space rental. (See Note Below)

  3. A check and application for SAAG membership ($50 for self or $75 for couple), if appropriate. Memberships are due by April 1st. (See SAAG Membership application for appropriate fee amount)

  4. A check for $25 for first-time gallery participant, if appropriate.

  5. Price tags for all items with numbers matching your inventory sheets, item price and your last name.

  6. Your artwork.

  7. Your biography.


Note: Checks may be combined into a single check or you may use a credit card at check-in.

You will be asked to complete a list of check-in tasks.

  Exhibition Committee
  Installation of Art for Shows
  Planning Social Events / Field Trips
  Administrative Tasks
  Newsletter Editor
  Finding Speakers, Planning Programs
  Bylaw Committee
  Finding Venues for Shows
  Jury / Critique Committee
  Planning Art Workshops, Plein Air, Seminars
  Advertising / Public Relations
  Archivist / Historian
  Teaching a Class at the Gallery
  Facilitating a Workshop
  Property Committee

ONLY NEW ARTISTS COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING :

Please provide a detailed description of all the items you plan to have in your space, including the number and sizes of pieces of wall art you would like to submit. Please insert at least 2 photos of your work. This will help us determine the best space for your art.

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