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7 Ways to Get your Target Gallery to Represent You

Fine Art Tips


#6. The Referral






This is the best and most effective way of approaching a gallery. It has worked wonders for me in the past. If you network with other artists, you most likely have friends with good connections. And yes, just like in Hollywood – it’s who you know.

• Ask your artist friend to recommend you to their gallery.

• Make sure to have your friend send them to your website or give them a portfolio of your art. This will peak the gallery’s interest in you.

• Within a week it is up to you to follow through.

• Give them a call and remind the gallery that they were recommended to you by your mutual artist friend.

• From there, hopefully you can build a working relationship.

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