New Call for Submission.
The Artists’ Network is calling for submissions from its members who wish to be part of the Art Rental Program. This initiative was assumed from Visual Arts Ontario and is now ready to be expanded. Artists from various mediums will be considered. The terms and conditions of the Rental Agreement are stipulated in the Art Rental Agreement for Artists attached. All those wishing to participate must read this agreement carefully. You will be asked to sign this agreement upon the acceptance of your work into the program.
ARTIST APLLICATION FORM
Artist's Name: __________________________________________________________
Artist's Representative if applicable:_________________________________________
Address (# and Street):____________________________________________________
Address 2 (City/town, Province):____________________________________________
Address 3 (Postal Code):_________________
Primary Phone #:________________________________________________________
Email of Artist:__________________________________________________________
o Signed and dated Application form.
o Inventory of work.
o Artist’s Statement.
o CD of high resolution images (maximum of 10).
The Artists’ Network is not obliged to contact the applicant for missing information of elements. An incomplete application may be disqualified from acceptance.
Please ensure that your Artist’s Statement is explanatory of your work, or even the specific work submitted. Should the work be from different bodies of work or medium, more than one Artist’s Statement will be accepted. It is to your benefit that the jury is aware of the important factors of the work and what informed its creation.
By making this application the artist agrees to the following:
I ____________________________________ (artist’s name), agree to the above conditions and requirements of this application.
Dated the _______________________, of ______________________________, 2012.
(Signature) (Print Name)
Please send you submission to:
Art Rental Program Submissions
c/o Hangman Art Gallery
756 Queen Street East
Toronto, Ontario. M4M 1H4
Deadline: 5:00pm, July 29th, 2012.
Art Rental Program.
756 Queen Street East, Toronto, Ontario. M4M 1H4
WHEREAS, Artists’ Network/Artists’ Network of Riverdale and the Artist (AN, ANR) , Gallery or Agent as set out in the signature below entered into an agreement for the rental of art to Artists’ Network/Artists’ Network of Riverdale under the Art Rental and Advisory Program;
SELECTION: Artworks are selected for inclusion in the Art Rental Program by the Program Coordinator for the ANR and a jury of members from the Artists’ Network. The artist/gallery/agent agrees to have the work selected for inclusion in the promotion of the Art Rental Program available for a period of twelve (12) months. In the event the art work is selected for rental by a third party (the “Client”) , and once an artwork is rented by the Client, the artist/gallery/agent agrees not to withdraw that artwork for the duration of the rental period.
RENTAL PERIOD: The minimum rental period for artworks is 6 MONTHS. Shorter rental extensions are occasionally allowed to accommodate specific needs.
At the end of the 12 month rental period, the Client has several options:
1. to renew the entire lease on the same terms
2. to purchase any one of the artworks with a discount of 3 months rental
3. to renew/extend the rental period on one or more of the artworks (pending confirmation of availability)
4. to terminate the lease and return the artworks of art to ANR
NOTE: If the artist/gallery/agent does not wish his/her artworks to be rented again written notice must be provided to ARTISTS’ NETWORK at least 60 days prior to the termination of the rental period.
ARTIST’S RESPONSIBILITY: It is the artist/gallery/agents responsibility to inform ANR, of any change in the price of the artwork 60 days prior to the new rental period (or renewal of rental period). Purchase price to the Client is the price in effect at the beginning of the rental period.
It is the artist/gallery/agent responsibility to notify ANR of any change of address.
It is the artist/gallery/agent responsibility to ensure that artworks are solidly framed and ready to be hung.
ANR is not responsible for damage to artwork resulting from improper framing or wiring.
RENTAL FEE: Clients pay 3% of the value of each artwork per month. The value of the artwork is determined by the artist.
The rental fee is split equally between the artist/gallery/agent and ARTISTS’ NETWORK OF RIVERDALE.
PURCHASE OF ARTWORKS: Unless otherwise specified, any artwork may be purchased at the end of the 12 month rental period with three months rent deducted from the original purchase price. The cost of this discount is shared equally by ANR and the artist/gallery/agent. ANR will retain a 25% commission on sales. The artist/gallery/agent agrees to pay ANR 25% on artworks sold within twelve months of the conclusion of any contracts.
OWNERSHIP. The artist will retain all right, title, and interest in the art and all copies thereof, and no third party shall acquire any right, title, or interest in the art or make copies of the art unless the art is sold in accordance with the terms of this Agreement, or by obtaining the permission of the artist. The artist/gallery/agent agrees to allow the ANR to maintain images of the artwork for purposes of documentation, inventory, advertising and promotion.
INSURANCE: Insuring the artwork(s) after installation is the responsibility of the Client. Before installation, while on the premises of ANR, insurance of the artwork(s) is the responsibility of ANR. ARTISTS’ NETWORK OF RIVERDALE is not responsible for fugitive pigment or other inherent vice. The Artists’ Network Riverdale is not liable for the artwork, any damage incurred or injury to anyone when not on the premises of The Artists; Network of Riverdale.
GALLERY/DEALER REPRESENTATION: It is the artist’s responsibility to provide and update information in writing, regarding gallery/dealers/agents to whom cheques are to be made payable on the artist’s behalf.
ARTISTS’ NETWORK MEMBERSHIP: The artist must be a member in good standing of the Artists’ Network of the course of their involvement in the Art Rental Program. Failure to maintin membership will entitle the Artists’ Network to remove the artist and their work from the work represented in the program. Outstanding membership fees will be deducted from any rental amount.
This agreement is governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario.
If the artist requires cheques and correspondence to be addressed other than to him/herself, please provide information below: (Please print)
Name of contact: _________________________________
Telephone: (_____) ______________________________
Make cheques payable to:_______________________________________________________
IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN ARTISTS’ NETWORK OF RIVERDALE’S ADVISORY
ARTISTS’ NETWORK OF RIVERDALE agrees to the above terms and conditions.
Russell Brohier. Executive Director.
Contact information for artist/gallery/agent (Please print):
Tel: (_____) _____________________ Fax: (______) ______________________
Inventory of Selected Artworks:
To be included upon selection.
See Appendix “A”
Please return one original signed copy to Artists’ Network of Riverdale.