Artists

Artist Membership

The Carnegie Gallery Shop is a showcase for fine art and craft created by our regional Artist Members. We are looking for contemporary fine art and craft which will diversify or complement the work currently available in the Gallery Shop, and which meets a high level of conception, design and execution.
 
Applications for Artist Membership are juried annually by the peer-review Artist Member Selection Committee. The Committee consists of current Carnegie Gallery Artists and Members of the Board. Only those artists who are short-listed will be asked to deliver work to the Gallery for final review by the Committee.
 
  • Applications for Artist Membership are accepted from February 1 to March 31 annually.
  • Artists must complete the Artist Member Application Form (Applications are currently closed and will re-open next February).
  • Applications will include the following:
    • CV
    • Artist Statement (300 words maximum)
    • Images (5 -7 Samples of work)
    • Image List
  • Only complete applications using the digital application form will be considered.
  • Applicants must reside in the greater Hamilton region and surrounding area.
  • The Artist Membership Fee is $50. (This includes $3.45 HST and a charitable donation of $20.)
  • Artist Memberships are renewed each January with a deadline of March 1.
  • Artists are expected to renew stock on a regular basis and manage their digital inventory.
  • All Artist Members are encouraged to volunteer their time annually.
  • The Carnegie Gallery retains 45% of the sale price; artists receive 55%.
  • Artist Member Contracts are processed upon acceptance.
  • All applicants will be emailed early April with further instruction.

Please direct any further inquiries about Artist Member applications to Laura Brandreth at [email protected]

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Holiday Membership

A temporary short-term membership is available for the holiday Christmas season. Work may be submitted for approval by the Gallery during the month of September. If possible, email the gallery 5 to 7 jpg  images of your work, a description of the work (materials and size), and a retail price list. Otherwise, please call to arrange an appointment. We look for work which will diversify or complement the kind of work already available in the Gallery Shop.

If accepted, the Holiday Membership fee is $25 or you may be a Supporting Member.

How to Apply for an Exhibition

The Carnegie Gallery presents exhibitions of fine art and craft from regional, national and international artists. Submissions for solo or group exhibitions are juried annually by the peer-review Exhibition Selection Committee. The Committee consists of current Carnegie Gallery Artists and Members of the Board.

We are looking for exhibitions of contemporary fine art and craft which meet a high level of conception, design and execution. The Carnegie Gallery is committed to providing equal opportunity to both established and emerging artists as well as supporting diversity and inclusion.

  • Submissions will be accepted from April 1 to May 31st annually through the online Submission for Exhibitions Form (accessible only during this time).
  • Submissions will include the following:
    • CV
    • Artist Statement (300 words maximum)
    • Exhibition Proposal
    • Images (7-10 Samples of work)
    • Image List
  • Only complete submissions using the Submission for Exhibition form will be considered.
  • Artists will be contacted via email 6 to 8 weeks after the May 31 deadline date.
  • All artists are provided with complete exhibition details upon acceptance.

Please direct any further inquiries about Exhibition Submissions to Laura Brandreth at [email protected]

View past Carnegie Gallery Exhibitions here.

Artist Directory

The Carnegie Gallery Shop carries work by Artist Members
in a wide range of media. Click below to explore our artist directory.