Frequently Asked Questions

We are not just your gallery, but also your guide. As your artistic career progresses, you will face many challenges and questions, and we will be there to support you throughout your representation. Below are our most frequently asked questions, and a breakdown of the representation levels that we offer

SALE OF ARTWORK

The commission structure on the sale of art is 70% for the artist and 30% for the gallery. Sales occur at our exhibitions, through ongoing marketing, and on our website, www.ARTmine.com

We promise that we will do everything that is outlined in the Representation Agreement; however, we cannot and will not guarantee that your artwork will sell. To see the latest artwork sales, please visit our Collector's Pick page.

GALLERY REPRESENTATION SERVICES

Agora Gallery, established in 1984, offers a wide range of promotional options to talented artists. If accepted, you will receive an official representation offer which includes a number of promotional options you can select from.

All of the options include participation in a collective exhibition, targeted public relations, email and print invitations to your exhibition, online and social media exposure, listings in NY art publications, inclusion in the exhibition catalog, assistance with pricing, aid with writing artist documentation, opening reception for the exhibition and more. Visit our plans comparison chart for detailed information and review a sample of our agreement

REPRESENTATION COST

We offer several representation options, starting from $3,450, which can also be paid in installments.

Artists are responsible for all shipping and framing expenses related to their exhibition.

Yes. We offer a substantial discount to artists who wish to renew their representation agreement.

PORTFOLIO SUBMISSION

  • Artwork Images - at least 5 jpeg images with titles, mediums and dimensions.
  • Your Biography and Artist Statement - tell us about yourself and your background.

You may also provide us with an online portfolio or a PDF version as long as it includes all of the above information.

You can use our online platform to submit your portfolio or email your portfolio to submits@agora-gallery.com.

Yes, there is a $50 administrative processing fee per submission.

Yes, If your work is accepted and you sign our representation agreement the $50 submission fee will be deducted from the fee. If you are accepted and, for whatever reason, do not sign the agreement the fee will not be refunded.

Yes, you can submit a portfolio with new artwork 6 - 24 months after your original submission at no additional cost (you do not have to pay the administrative submission processing fee again).

The portfolio review process usually takes between 2-4 weeks.

Painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, digital, printing, video art and mixed media are eligible.

Film, performance art, jewelry, and crafts are not eligible.

We accept PayPal and the following credit cards: MasterCard, Visa, Diners, American Express, Discover, JCB, and UnionPay.

No. The gallery only provides pricing recommendation as part of services for represented artists.

SERVICES AND PLANS

DIGITAL

  • ARTmine.com
    16 images
  • Artist profile
  • Social media promotion
  • Art publications listings
  • Career guidance
  • Assistance with pricing
  • Invitation postcards
    -
  • Color exhibition catalog
  • Full page profile in an art publication
  • Interview / Spotlight blog post
  • Exhibition Space
    Digitally presented on the gallery monitor
  • Payment Options
    1 x $3,450
  • Or monthly
    3 x $1,185
    6 x $625
    12 x $325

BASIC

  • ARTmine.com
    16 images
  • Artist profile
  • Social media promotion
  • Art publications listings
  • Career guidance
  • Assistance with pricing
  • Invitation postcards
    100 cards
  • Color exhibition catalog
  • Full page profile in an art publication
  • Interview / Spotlight blog post
  • Exhibition Space
    10 linear feet
  • Payment Options
    1 x $5,450
  • Or monthly
    3 x $1,925
    6 x $985

STANDARD

  • ARTmine.com
    20 images
  • Artist profile
  • Social media promotion
  • Art publications listings
  • Career guidance
  • Assistance with pricing
  • Invitation postcards
    250 Cards
  • Color exhibition catalog
  • Full page profile in an art publication
  • Interview / Spotlight blog post
  • Exhibition Space
    20 linear feet
  • Payment Options
    1 x $9,250
  • Or monthly
    3 x $3,250
    6 x $1,685

PREMIUM

  • ARTmine.com
    25 images
  • Artist profile
  • Social media promotion
  • Art publications listings
  • Career guidance
  • Assistance with pricing
  • Invitation postcards
    500 cards
  • Color exhibition catalog
  • Full page profile in an art publication
  • Interview / Spotlight blog post
  • Exhibition Space
    40 linear feet
  • Payment Options
    1 x $17,850
  • Or monthly
    3 x $6,050
    6 x $3,100
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