Green Kill Art Exhibition Policies and Procedures
This page contains the procedures for exhibiting at Green Kill.
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Peer to Peer
Green Kill is uses a peer to peer selection process for exhibitions. Artists, those who have dedicated their lives to their art, are welcome to participate in Green Kill exhibition events and they may recommend other artists, their peers, to participate.
New Normal Procedures
Green Kill complies with new normal protocols to protect staff and users to the extent possible including a screening of performers, regular disinfecting, disinfecting of microphones, temperature check, mask requirement, social distancing, and a limit of individuals in the facility.
Green Kill Contact Information
email@example.com or call or text me at 347-689-2323 with any questions, to provide information and to update me regarding your needs or schedule.
If you are dedicated to your work and it’s demonstrated in the works quality and originality, are a Green Kill candidate. Artist interested in exhibiting may send a link to their work by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Exhibitions are organized by a process mutually convenient to exhibitors and Green Kill on a first come first serve basis. No more than three artists participate in any one exhibition. Each artist is the focus of exhibitions. There are no themes, and exhibitions are multi-genre.
Green Kill will notify participating artists of their exhibtion schedule and send them these policies. When and artist is scheduled they must send their 20 fee. No artist exhibition will will be finalized until the fee is recieved.
Pre-exhibition PR Requirement
Please send a couple of sample images of the art works you will be exhibiting along with a brief profile or statement to email@example.com one month before your scheduled exhibition.
Green Kill art exhitions are bimonthly. They open on the first Saturday of month one and close the last Saturday of month two. Openings are scheduled by consensue of exhibiting artists. Exhibition hours are 3 to 5 PM Tueaday through Saturday or by special appointment. Either write to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 347-689-2323.
Exhibition Installation an Removal Dates and Times
Exhibitions are installed between 9 AM and 5 PM the Thursday and Friday before the first Saturday of the opening month.
Green Kill Fee
All artist exhibiting must pay 20 dollars rent. It is requires by the Green Kill lawyer and insurance company. This money is solely used to buy supplies and maintain the space.
Deliveries and Pick-up
Artists are responsible for delivery costs to and from the gallery.
If you need help regarding deliveries, please let me know. Within reason, Green Kill may be able to help move art. Please contact me if you want to discuss my assistance.
If you plan to ship your art the address is :
229 Green Kill Avenue
Kingston, NY 12401
Artists are responsible for shipping costs to and from the gallery. Please include return postage in the parcel you are shipping. Please make sure all art is well packed to prevent damage. Here is a link to a web page which addresses shipping issues in detail: http://reddotblog.com/how-to-ship- paintings-a-step-by-step-guide-for-artists-and-galleries/ The same packaging will be used to return the art to you. International artists might consider sending art which can be sent in a tube. It's cheaper and protects the art better.
Be careful about insurance costs.
On customs forms under content write “Printed matter, not for commercial use.” Keep the declared value below 100 dollars.
USPS polices found here: https://www.usps.com/ship/insurance-extra- services.htm
A general overview of shipping insurance found here:https:// www.bankrate.com/finance/insurance/shipping-insurance.aspxj
Scheduling concerns are sometimes an issue. Artists can drop off their work early. It will be stored in the Green Room until installation time. Please contact me if you need to proceed this way.
Green Kill exhibitions are generally installed using museum style, 54 to 57 inch at the center of the paintings. Installation is don with the support and guidence of Green Kill staff. Artists may articipate in the installation but Green Kill does not permit any outside assistants.
All works will be inspected upon arrival and any damages that visible will be discussed before the work is accepted.
Opening Party Date
Green Kill provides— two wines, seltzer, coffee, corn chips, vegetables , dip, cookies, plates, cups, and bottle opener.
Artists are encouraged to contribute.
The opening is helt the first Saturday of every month from 6 to 7 PM.
You are obligated to the Green Kill contract. Green Kill has insurance If you don’t have insurance you can still show. But damage value of claims are more likely to be considered by claims adjuster if you have insurance. Here is a link to the contract.
Artist Name, “Name of Art Work or untitled”, date (optional), Materials
( for example, Oil on canvas), size in inches (optional), price or NFS (not for sale
Sales are commission based. Green Kill receives 40 percent and the artist, 60 percent after taxes.
Please provide a phone number or easy access email address to contact you regarding sale of your art. And please advise regarding your policy if a client would like to negotiate a price.
If work is sold by credit card the credit card fee is deducted before calculating the 60/40 split.
In NY State Ulster County, Green Kill is required to charge 8 percent sales tax on art sales. There is an exception but the rules are stringent. If art is sold to an out-of-state buyer, no tax is charged. However the art must be shipped by Green Kill to the out-of -state address and full shipper documentation must be retained.
Green Kill Promotion Program
Green Kill maintains greenkill.substack.com to promote and profile artists and exhibitions which has an expansive mailing list You may sign up for free to receive announcements or subscribe to receive all the posts:. Green Kill also maintains a page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/229GreenKill. Exhibitions and all Green Kill events are promoted peer to peer. Exhibitors and Green Kill supporters are asked to lend their help spreading the word about artists using the methods they have at their disposal.
It's an intimate environment well structured to serve artists. We are developing a very profeccional live stream/ live audience program entitled Green Kill Sessions which is broadcast on YouTube.
Green Kill is unique in several ways. The institution is set up to be peer to peer which means it organizes and curates events through artists. If a person is dedicated to their art, something not hard to recognize, GK doors are open to them. We use a unique multi camera approach to record events and incorprate Green Screen Lighting and TouchDesigner technologies which create opportunites for immersive live stream experiences. Thank you for showing interest. It's much appreciated.
looks like a great place etc
I lived in Kingston in mid 1970s I will come up and check this out too