ViewPoint Art Gallery – Art of the Kootenays in the Heart of the Kootenays We have two floors of Gallery space, in a beautiful peaceful setting overlooking Kootenay lake right on Nelson’s city limits. The Gallery features established and emerging artists from the Kootenay region, as well as select artists from within the BC area only.
The commission rate is 35%, with no annual fees or Jury fees. Artists are not limited to being exclusive to the Gallery however, if you sell similar work at other venues it must be priced equivalent.
Criteria for acceptance is as follows: aesthetics, composition, originality, presentation, construction, retail potential, suitability to our space limitations. For Paintings the Gallery is open to most subject matter however if it is scenery it must be scenery of the Kootenay region and if it is animals, it must be of animals found in the Kootenay region – unless your works are featured in an Exhibition. Children’s products must be safety compliant, electrical products must be CSA approved. All work must be handcrafted by the artist. Reproductions of other artist’s work, items made from kits, or imported products are not accepted.
All submissions must be sent in with an application form (below) and photos of your work for a jury panel to review. Please do not send links to your website or drop in the Gallery with your work without an appointment.
Thank you for your interest in ViewPoint Art Gallery.