The new ZACC at 216 W Main street in Downtown Missoula will have a small consignment shop representing a uniquely curated sample of local and regional artists and crafters. We are looking for 15 to 20 artists to consign their work in our little shop that will be within Missoula's thriving community art center receiving thousands of visitors per month. The shop will be opening for business in mid- October 2019.
Artists who are interested in consigning their work should fill out the consignment application form and upload 3 to 5 photos representing your work.
Submitted work will be screened for quality, originality, and compatibility with the ZACC's space and other items in the shop.
We are looking for fun and interesting artistic creations of all kinds including but not limited to ceramics, jewelry, art, cards, t-shirts, bags, trinkets, etc.
The shop will operate on a standard consignment commission rate of 60/40. Artists will be paid 60% while the ZACC will retain 40%
Accepted artists will need to sign and abide by the consignment contract.
Artists will be paid monthly for any items sold and will be responsible for bringing in new items and keeping the ZACC shop well stocked.
All past and present staff, board members, volunteers, studio holders, instructors, students, ZACC Main and Hallway Gallery artists and ZACC collaborators are invited to submit to the ZACC staff and friends show. The opening reception will be First Friday, December 6th, in conjunction with our Holiday Open House. Woohoo! Big crowd. Everyone who submits is automatically accepted with this invite. Pictures of your work are not required but appreciated. Pictures will be used for promotional materials. When submitting, please add a few sentences about how you are associated with the ZACC and why you love the ZACC. These quotes will be printed below your work. All work will sell at the ZACC gallery's standard rate of 60% to the artist and 40% to the ZACC gallery. We are proud to have you in the ZACC Family. Thank You!
Important dates to add to your calendar:
Deadline to sign up - Sunday Nov. 3rd.
Drop artwork of by - Saturday Nov. 23rd - 216 W. Main
Opening Reception - First Friday Dec 6th 5:30 - 8:30 - ZACC Main and Youth Galleries
Unsold artwork pickup - Jan 2nd through 6th
Established in 2010, the ZACC houses three community art galleries. All three galleries provide space for artists to examine new visual narratives and engage deeply with visual arts while exploring the diversity and vitality of the arts in Western Montana and beyond. All media are welcome including: printmaking. installation, music, ceramics, dance, poetry, painting, media arts, sculpture, fiber arts, encaustics, and glass. Gallery exhibitions are accompanied with programming and a reception when applicable.
What you need: gallery proposal, artist statement, artist bio and press-quality jpegs of your work.
ZACC Main, and Youth Galleries are available for monthly solo or group shows.
The Blackfoot Gallery is available for one, two or three month blocks.
Community Engagement Opportunities: Gallery Walks, Gallery Talks, Artist Workshops and or Demonstrations are encouraged.
Accept or Decline notifications will be sent within one month from submission date.