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Define Art Gallery is more than just a gallery of artists, it's a movement that celebrates diversity, innovation, and excellence in art. Our artists are painters, sculptors, photographers, and anything in between.  Our mission is to give artists a platform to express themselves, collaborate, and gain visibility to sell their art.

Are you an aspiring artist who wants to showcase your talent and creativity to the world? Do you want to join a community of like-minded people who share your passion and vision? If yes, then you are invited to apply to join the Define Art Gallery Collective.

Benefits and Incentives for becoming an artist member in our art gallery:

- Exposure and visibility: Exhibiting artwork from our gallery, artists can showcase their artworks to a wider audience (Downtown Sarasota gets more than 2.5 million visitors a year) including potential buyers, collectors, critics, and art enthusiasts. Artists also benefit from our gallery's reputation, marketing, and network in the art world.

- Income and sales: Artists can earn income from selling their artwork or receiving commissions. Artists take advantage of our gallery's payment system, sales tax collection, scheduling deliveries, shipping costs and quality customer service to handle the transactions smoothly and securely.

- Feedback and support: Artists can receive feedback and support from gallery owners, visitors, and other artists in the gallery. Artists can also learn from our expertise and experience in running a gallery and exhibiting artworks.

- Space and resources: Artists will enjoy a spacious and well-lit environment to display their artwork. Artists can also access the gallery's resources, such as artist talks, continuing education workshops, networking socials and salon discussions.

- Marketing: Artists can gain exposure from our marketing through newsletters, social media, websites, and local publications. As well as the downtown alliance events, fresh Friday, and first Friday on Palm Ave, second Saturday studio artists event, and SRQ art gallery tours.

apply for your opportunity to join our artist collective

A non-refundable $35 application fee is required for process of the application.  Once application is approved you will be notified and given more information on options of artists membership.

Upload One professional photo of yourself (headshot is preferred) and up to 3 JPG images of your recent work you will be exhibiting. Include title, dimensions, and price in the file name. (Example: thisismytitle_8x8x2_$200)

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