Create & Inspire Podcast with Aunia Kahn

15: Good Gallery vs Bad Gallery, 10 Expert Tips to Avoid Being Screwed



ABOUT THIS EPISODE  It’s very common for artists to want to be shown in galleries, but how can you tell if a gallery is reputable or not? Does it matter? Are there warning signs to avoid as an artist so that you are treated well in this vast world of fine art? Yes, there is and I will give you 10 tips to help you navigate your way to working with galleries that will love and respect not only your work, but you! SHOW QUOTES “Your reputation is more important than your paycheck, and your integrity is worth more than your career.” — Ryan Freitas Tweet This SHOW NOTES 1. Bad mouthing others on social networking and showing a lack of professionalism with their dealings on a public platform. 2. They do not pay their artists on time or at all. This is a huge red flag! 3. Galleries upselling artists work. 4. Galleries that do nothing to promote or support the artists that they work with. 5. When a gallery asks you to lower your prices to sell more work. Don’t do that. 6. Galleries that don’t share sales of your wor