Simple Art Consignment Agreement

Collectors Collectors often travel all over the country and buy from galleries in different countries. What if a collector from the same state as the gallery came to your studio to buy works or bought your work from a gallery in another state? Don`t think it won`t happen or the gallery won`t know anything about it. It is impossible to break down any possible scenario, but if you already know some situations, then work with the gallery to find a reasonable compromise. For everything else, try to have one or two simple guiding principles in the contract and be prepared to discuss future situations with the gallery if and when they occur. A good working relationship requires some continuous effort. Even in the best relationships based on trust and a good working relationship, there is no substitute for a contract. In order to minimize and hopefully avoid possible conflicts, the rights and obligations of the artist and the gallery should be clearly enshrined in a contract. Don`t rely on assumptions and memories of verbal conversations. A good contract, like the consignment contract developed by the Professional Guidelines Committee, is fair to both parties.

It is up to both parties to discuss all the issues presented here. The contract sets out the duties and rights of the gallery and the artist. Artwork Archive`s reporting features help artists save hundreds of hours with easy-to-create delivery reports that can be created with just a few clicks. “Even in the best relationships based on trust and a good working relationship, there is no substitute for a contract. In order to minimize and hopefully avoid possible conflicts, the rights and obligations of the artist and the gallery should be clearly enshrined in a contract. Don`t rely on assumptions and memories of verbal conversations. A good treaty, such as the consignment contract developed by professional guidelines, is fair to both parties. It is up to both parties to discuss all the issues presented here. “A lot of galleries are used to using their own contract.

If the gallery already has a contract it wants to use, it can be signed “as planned”, or can be considered as the starting point for further discussions. The artist can use the sample professional guidelines as a checklist or guide to negotiate changes and revisions. Your business relationship with the gallery may include specific agreements that require additions or deletions that you should initialize….