Artist Participation at CityArts Factory
Do you want to show your artwork at CityArts Factory? Here’s a few simple ways you can get involved. Don't forget, you can always consider a co-op and share the space with other interested artists, OR find a sponsor to fund your exhibition. And, when you're renting a gallery space with us, you're welcome to set-up-shop in the space as your own working art studio!
Participate in a submission show
Submission shows are themed and juried. You may submit your work, If you have a piece that is appropriate to that theme. Typically, you may submit up to 4 pieces. The charge is $10 per piece with 25% commission of anything that sells. Artwork is juried at the time of drop off. Details will be in the “Call to Artists”.
Our “Call to Artist” are posted on OrlandoSlice.com and our Facebook page.
OrlandoSlice.com is a social networking site sponsored by the Downtown Arts District. Joining the Orlando Slice gives access to the “Call to Artists” not only for CityArts Factory but all of Central Florida. It is also a great way to meet new artists of every genre (visual arts, music, written word, etc)
Like us on Facebook! Call to Artists and various gallery info. is updated regularly on our Facebook Page.
Rent a gallery
Interested in something a bit more exclusive? Artists can rent gallery space for solo or group exhibits. Artists must email their bio and a description of the exhibit as well as examples of the work they wish to display. This will be forwarded to the selection committee for review and approval. Once approved, the artists and Gallery Manager will look at available galleries and dates. Commission rate is 25%. Gallery Rates are as follows: Orlando Magic $450 plus tax, Star Gallery $500 plus tax, Kiene Quigley Community Gallery is $550 plus tax, and Gallery 29 $600 plus tax.
3rd Thursday Gallery Hop
Everyone who partners with us, be it submission show or monthly rental, is invited to attend our 3rd Thursday Gallery Hop from 6-9 p.m. each month. We’ll throw the party, provide staffing, beer and wine. All we ask is your attendance to make the evening more special for our guests. You are encouraged to network, schmooze with media, post your opening reception on social networking sites, and distribute postcards, posters, flyers and such. We welcome you to extend invitations to your friends, relatives, and business associates to join in the fun. CityArts promotes Third Thursday through Orlando Slice (over 3,000 members), multiple social media sites, and through local publications.