Consignment

Frequently Asked Questions:

What kinds of things are you looking for?

We are looking for cutting-edge, contemporary artwork, fine craft, and handmade design. We only accept handmade work of the highest craftsmanship & archival quality. We prefer work that does not duplicate or closely resemble anything that is currently in our gallery & store, or other galleries & stores. We also like to work with artists who have a cohesive body of work, in order to have an effective display. We accept submissions from both emerging & established artists. We LOVE art and design that is made from natural and/or recycled materials, or is in some other way earth-friendly, but it doesn’t have to be.

Some things we need right now include:

natural personal care products such as soap (100% handmade)
hand stitched or hand dyed clothing for all ages
small, lower priced items like magnets, photo frames, etc.
handmade art/craft supplies (like hand carded/dyed wool yarn)
paper goods
furniture
artist books and zines
children’s items
glass ware
household items
you get the idea :)

Some things we DO NOT need right now are:

purses and bags
jewelry
scarves/hats
ceramics/pottery
candles

 

 

How does this work?

You set the retail price for your work. We charge a fee of 40% of the retail price for each item sold. That means you get 60% of each item you sell through our store AND you don’t have to worry about any of the costs associated with running an art & design gallery. Your work may also be included on our website for online sale. You only get charged if an item sells, there are no registration or hidden fees. You are responsible for delivering the artwork and/or handmade goods to our store. If the work doesn’t sell after a specified amount of time, we will be responsible for sending the work back to you.

 

 

When will I get paid?

Every 30 days we send you a check directly. We also supply you with a report of exactly which items you have sold, and what you still have in our inventory every month. No phone calls to check on sales or inventory, please. We will be too busy selling your work!

 

 

Is there a contract to sign?

Yes. If we decide to consign your artwork and/or handmade goods, we will e-mail you a contract that you can print out and include in your shipment of artwork/goods. That way, we are both protected and you can rest easy.

 

 

I want to consign my work with you. Now what do I do?

Send us your submission by e-mailing us 5-15 images of your work along with a brief description. Make sure to include your contact information, the price range of your work, a short bio, and your artist statement, if applicable. Also include any links where we can see more examples of your work.  Our e-mail address is sarah@theeclipsegallery.com

 

 

What should I expect after sending a submission?

We will take about a week or so to review your application. If we choose to accept your work, we will send you an e-mail back and give you further instructions. We can answer any other questions that you have at that time.

 

 

Do you take wholesale orders?

We may wholesale orders for certain items or if you have consigned with us before and have a proven track record.

 

 

Do you accept International consignments?

Not at this time, although this may change in the future.

If you have any other questions, please feel free to e-mail us at sarah@theeclipsegallery.com

Thank you for your interest!

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