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2013 Artist's & Graphic Designer's Market, 38th Edition by Mary Burzlaff Bostic

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GALLERIES

Most artists dream of seeing their work in a gallery. It’s the equivalent of “making it” in the art world. That dream can be closer than you realize. The majority of galleries are actually quite approachable and open to new artists. Though there will always be a few austere establishments manned by snooty clerks, most are friendly places where people come to browse and chat with the gallery staff.

So don’t let galleries intimidate you. The majority of gallery curators will be happy to take a look at your work if you make an appointment or mail your slides to them. If they feel your artwork doesn’t fit their gallery, most will steer you toward a more appropriate one.

A few guidelines

Never walk into a gallery without an appointment ...

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