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
Q.What is the commission structure?
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,
Q.Can you guarantee that you will sell my artwork?
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 Collectors'
GALLERY REPRESENTATION SERVICES
Q.What are the promotional services that Agora Gallery offers?
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
Q.If accepted, what is the cost of the promotional services?
We offer several representation options, starting from $3,450, which can also be paid in installments .
Q.Aside from the representation cost, will there be additional charges?
Artists are responsible for all shipping and framing expenses related to their exhibition.
Q.Is it possible to renew at the end of the representation period?
Yes. We offer a substantial discount to artists who wish to renew their representation
Q.What are the portfolio submission requirements?
- 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
all of the above information.
Q.How do I submit my portfolio for review?
You can use our online platform to submit your portfolio
or email your portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q.Is there a cost to submit my portfolio for review?
Yes, there is a $50 administrative processing fee per submission.
Q.Is the fee deducted from my representation costs?
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.
Q.If not accepted, can I submit my portfolio again?
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).
Q.How long is the portfolio review process?
The portfolio review process usually takes between 2-4 weeks.
Q.Which media are acceptable for submissions?
Painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, digital, printing, and mixed media are
Q.Which media are not acceptable for submission?
Video art, film, performance art, jewelry, and crafts are not eligible.
Q.What methods of payment do you accept for submissions?
We accept PayPal and the following credit cards: MasterCard, Visa, Diners, American
Express, Discover, JCB, and UnionPay.
Q.Does the portfolio review include pricing recommendations for my work?
No. The gallery only provides pricing recommendation as part of services for represented