Membership Contract Guidelines
• Must be a member of Lamorinda Arts Alliance.
• Must have a California Seller’s Permit.
(California State Board of Equalization 800-400-7115.)
• $80 membership fee required to join the Moraga Art Gallery prior to exhibiting in the Gallery.**
• Membership must be at least a three show commitment.
• Gallery members will pay a fee of $80 per show, for each of five shows per year. Members will pay a commission of 12% for each item sold. These fees will cover all expenses of the gallery, including rent, utilities, publicity, purchases and repairs.
• Guest Artists will pay the following fees:
a) The Featured Guest Artist will pay a 35% commission on all sales.
b) Regular Guest Artists will pay a 30% commission for the first show and a 35% commission for additional consecutive shows, if invited back by a majority of the membership.
• Members must participate in all shows.
• Each member sits the gallery at least 4-5 times per show, plus involvement in at least one committee/area of work. A Gallery Member will pay a former or current Member a fee of $45 to staff the gallery, if the person scheduled to staff cannot trade a staffing day with another current member. Changes in fees can be made by a recommendation from the Treasurer, President, Gallery Manager and Publicity chairman, with a majority approval at a general meeting. (See By-Laws, Article IV, Section 9).
• There is a mandatory membership meeting once per show for all artists.
• Each artist provides an artist bio and pictures for gallery book and the website.
**New members joining the gallery after January 7th, 2012 will receive 50% of the $80 fee back, if, 6 months after they join, if the gallery loses its lease with Kimco and cannot find other premises.
For more information on full membership, please e-mail the gallery: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For an application for membership, click here.