Category Archives: Opportunities

A Pet Project

Call for Art:

Deadline: November 16, 2019

Exhibition dates: December 5 – 28, 2019

 

Gallery 110 is partnering with All the Best to host an exhibition to benefit an incredible organization: Pioneer Square’s Doney Coe Pet Clinic, a 100% volunteer run non-profit that provides veterinary care and resources for Seattle’s population of homeless and low-income pet owners.

We want to use art to give support and visibility to the Doney Coe Clinic and their mission by exhibiting and selling your work, while donating the gallery’s proceeds directly to the clinic.

Here’s what you get:

  • The chance to show off your work in Gallery 110’s North Gallery, and/or to all of the pet parents at one of All the Best’s more prominent locations in a satellite exhibition curated by Gallery 110’s Director.
  • 45% commission on any work that sells.
  • Possible inclusion in an in-gallery portion of the exhibition.
  • Possible image and name inclusion in digital and print marketing of the project.
  • The knowledge that your art is being used as a force for good

Work Requirements:

  • Should be affordably-priced: Ideally no more than $600, to keep price points affordable. But we gladly accept higher priced submissions.
  • Professional appearance. Work must meet basic presentation standards.  All works should be 100% hang-ready, or able to be so within the month.
  • Works need not necessarily depict or be connected to animals, we are open to all submissions.
  • Preference likely to be given to smaller works (under 18″ in any direction) to help keep price-points affordable. But feel free to include larger in your submissions.

The deadline for submissions is November 16th, but artists are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Email all images and relevant information to director@gallery110.com to apply or if you have any questions.

 

Jobs

Seeking Full-Time Gallery Director

Description:

Gallery 110 in Seattle, WA is seeking a full-time paid Director position (30 hrs/week). They will be the public and press contact for the gallery and are charged with general oversight of nearly all aspects of running the gallery.  They will be the general manager for the facilities and for membership coordination and communication. They will maintain the professionalism of the gallery by overseeing all press relations, contracts and archival records of the gallery, while also serving as an advisor to the board.

Desired qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in art, art history, or similar background/experience.
  • Must be detail-oriented, highly organized and comfortable managing volunteers.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Computer skills, including use of Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop and InDesign; WordPress experience is a plus.
  • 1-2 years experience in arts administration or gallery setting.
  • Bookkeeping experience, or a willingness to learn.

Job Responsibilities:

Must be present at the gallery during operating business hours (Wednesday – Saturday, 11am-6pm)

  • Ensure the smooth day-to-day running of the gallery, answering phone calls, greeting guests, etc.

Promotion/PR

  • The Director is responsible for all aspects of the Gallery’s PR and show promotions.
  • Sending out mass email ‘blasts’ and invitations for exhibitions and event
  • Developing and executing promotional timetable for exhibitions.
  • Developing and distributing press releases, postcards, invitations and announcements.
  • Managing Gallery 110’s partnership with the Seattle Art Dealer’s Association: updating mailing lists, designing monthly adverts, etc.
  • Maintenance of gallery website.
  • Managing and growing Gallery 110’s social media presence.

General Administration

  • Maintain and execute office processes, including archiving and organization of documents and contracts.
  • Develop, document and implement operating policies and procedures.
  • Attend board meetings and advise the board on issues relating to operations and membership concerns.
  • Ensuring all business licensure and documentation is kept up-to-date, including business licensing, insurance policy coverage, renewal of state charity status, etc., as well as compliance with all state and county regulations for businesses.

Sales/Inventory

  • Promoting sales of artist work and handling all transactions, following up with purchasers of works as needed.
  • Maintaining/growing artist-specific client lists.
  • Ongoing maintenance of Gallery 110’s inventory and client database, tracking onsite vs. offsite vs sold inventory.
  • Growing relationships with existing and new clientele.
  • Safely and economically packaging and shipping of artwork to clients.
  • Occasional photography and color correction of artwork.

Bookkeeping/Financial

  • Filing annual and quarterly taxes with the city, state and federal governments.
  • Day-to-day record keeping of income and expenses.
  • Monthly reconciliation of Gallery 110’s accounts.
  • Invoicing and paying bills/commissions.
  • Providing insights to the board on ways to increase efficiency and re-allocate or cut costs on unnecessary expenditures when necessary.
  • Search for new revenue streams to supplement the gallery budget, such as grants, fundraising or soliciting donations.

Membership

  • Tracking membership contracts and payment schedules.
  • Recruitment and onboarding of new members.
  • Ongoing communications with gallery members to include answering administrative questions, aiding in understanding of the gallery’s operation or providing general updates when needed.

Annual Juried Exhibition

  • Setup and management of Gallery 110’s Annual Juried Exhibition call through callforentry.org.
  • Coordinating with applicants/invited artists to answer questions and coordinate shipping and receipt of artwork for our Annual Juried Exhibition.
  • Facilitating deadlines and providing assistance to Juror as needed.

We are seeking highly motivated, entrepreneurial candidates that are willing to take chances, work flexibly with the gallery’s 30+ artists and continuously search for creative ways to expand Gallery 110’s presence in the Seattle arts community and beyond.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references to director@gallery110.com.

Annual Juried Exhibition

Each year, Gallery 110 devotes the month of February to a juried exhibition, selecting different jurors of prominence and expertise for each show. Each juried exhibition showcases work by emerging and established artists. 110’s gallery location and reputation in Seattle offer artists exposure to professional reviews, access to the Pioneer Square gallery district and First Thursday Art Walk. Additionally, for each annual exhibition the juror awards first second and third place to the recipients, with prizes of $500, $300 and $200 respectively. We usually begin accepting submissions for the show mid-summer, and encourage artists local, domestic and international to apply. For more information about calls for entry, jurors and more, please be sure to subscribe to our newsletter.

ELIGIBILTY: This international juried show is open to artists over 18 years of age. Artwork may be in any two or three dimensional media and must be original works of art by the artist submitting the entry.

FEES: The fee is $35 for 3 entries. Add $10 for each additional piece. Payment must be in US dollars. Entry fees are non-refundable.

CONDITIONS AND RULES: Entries accepted for exhibition must have a professional appearance. Two-dimensional artwork must be mounted with hanging wire and immediately ready for the wall. The gallery reserves the right not to hang accepted works if they are not presented in the format specified. Works on paper must be framed and protected under glass or Plexiglas. Artwork cannot weigh more than 35 pounds. Artists may not substitute another work for the accepted work. Entries must be for sale and priced with the intent to sell. A gallery commission of 50% will be deducted from sales. Artists grant permission to Gallery 110 to reproduce accepted artwork for promotional uses in both printed and electronic forms.

QUESTIONS: Email director@gallery110.com or call our gallery director at 206-624-9336, noon-5pm, W-F.