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2017 exhibition slots available in Bowral regional gallery

We are a dynamic artists run gallery in regional NSW. With a focus on local artists we also accept exhibition proposals from artists, designers and makers who are keen to engage with our informed and articulate community who live nearby or visit to see our shows.

We are in Bowral, halfway between Canberra and Sydney, located in a small shopping arcade in the busiest section of town. Due to our location and reputation we have between 80-100x people a day through the space and more on the weekends when the town swells with visitors.

One half of the space is dedicated to local wines, beers and produce which brings in a slightly different audience that dovetails perfectly with the diverse exhibition offerings.

The exhibition space is a contiguous 9metres painted grey with hanging system, good even lighting and space to stand back to see the show as a whole.

We are a full service gallery charging a flat $1100 (+gst) for a two week show with no commissions.

  • We are open 7x days a week and handle all minding and sales.  

  • We cover the costs of the opening event with local wines, cheese, chips and dips etc

  • We assist in hanging the show and can help with curatorial process.

  • We cover the design and printing costs of vinyl signage for your show.

  • We cover the design and printing of 500x mini flyers for distribution to local cafés, shops etc

  • Your exhibition is featured on our monthly newsletter which has almost 4000x subscribers.

  • For the length of your exhibition an image from your show is our banner image on facebook which has a over 1400 organic likes.

  • We promote your exhibition with a targeted digital promotions strategy which include listing on state and national government aggregation event websites.  Listings on up to four other “whats on” pages which feed other bot driven listing pages.

  • We record a video interview about your show which is distributed through social media.

  • We document your show and the opening.

  • We shoot a portrait in front of your work for our banner image on Facebook.

  • We make personal introductions to local media prior to your exhibition which often results in coverage in local newspapers.

  • We don’t charge any commissions on sales (though any sales on credit cards attract a 5% surcharge).

  • You are paid for any sales on the day of bump out of your show with a full sales report provided.

  • Our director and curator Hamish Ta-mé has an MA from UNSW (COFA) and is an exhibiting artist with a national profile. Hamish lectures in digital strategy and social media for the arts. He has a parallel career as a commercial photographer. Our gallery staff are all exhibiting artists and crafters.

  • We can help with grant letters and timing for various NAVA exhibition grants.

To check out our profile you can google us "ten thousand paces gallery, call Hamish on 0428294569 or email hamish@tenthousandpaces.com

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Starts
Monday 27 February, 2017
Ends
Tuesday 28 March, 2017
Venue
Ten Thousand Paces
Venue Address
Shop 10, Springetts Arcade, 302 Bong Bong St Bowral NSW 2576
Location

Australian Capital Territory, Canberra

Website
Enigma Visual (opens in new window)
Category
Call for Artists