How to submit to SLC art galleries

The process of submitting work to art galleries is widely misunderstood. Just as there are different genres of art (even within one medium) so, too, are there different art galleries with specific focuses.

Not all galleries accept all kinds of work. It happens frequently that great art is not accepted into a great gallery, simply because it does not fit within the focus of the gallery. (To further understand this relationship, imagine a great Heavy Metal band playing inside a great classical concert hall.)

As you’ll see in the list below, each Salt Lake City art gallery has a different focus as well a wide range of submission requirements and deadlines.

This list (a perpetually in progress list that we hope YOU’LL help us refine) is filled with insights from the gallery directors of Salt Lake City intended to help you find the best fit for your art.

To help us amend our gallery information, please email Michael Christensen at Michael@utaharts.org (Also, please bear in mind while reading the list that we use the term “Do’s and Don’ts” loosely.  What we mean to say is that each gallery has unique preferences and each listed preference should be respectfully adhered to.)

Thank you for your time and we hope that your submitting experience is rewarding. Remember: NEVER give up on your art.

6th Avenue Gallery & Frame Shop

752 East 6th Avenue
Salt Lake City, Utah 84103
801.359.4604

Do’s and Don’ts:

*Welcomes most all genres and mediums.
*If painting or photography, art must be framed.
*Call for hours of business to set up a time to submit art.

15th Street Gallery

1519 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84105
801.468.1515

www.15thstreetgallery.com

Do’s and Don’ts:

*Don’t submit art before looking at this page to see if your art belongs here!
*Accepts Contemporary Art only
*Accepts Local art only
*Must submit your portfolio on website (please no walk ins)

A Gallery

1321 South 2100 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84108
801.583.4800

www.agalleryonline.com

Do’s and Don’ts:

*Don’t submit art before following the links on this page to see if your art belongs here!
*Visit this link to submit your work

Alpine Art

430 East South Temple
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
801.355.1156

www.alpineartinc.com

Do’s and Don’ts:

*Don’t submit art before following the links on this page to see if your art belongs here!
*Keep in mind it books a show a year in advance.
*Only takes Contemporary Art
*Only takes Local art
*Must contact curator@alpineartinc.com for information on submitting art (please no walk ins)

Art Access Gallery

230 South 500 West #125
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
801.328.0703

www.accessart.org

Do’s and Don’ts:

*Don’t submit art before following the links on this page to see if your art belongs here!
*Artwork series intended for exhibit should be new and not have been shown at other galleries.
*Focused on Local art.
*Work in any medium is accepted.
*Welcomes work from emerging and established artists.
*Follow this link for submitting to Art Access (please no walk ins)

Art at the Main

200 East 400 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84103
801.363.4088

www.artatthemain.com

(a Co-Op Gallery)
Do’s and Don’ts:

*Don’t submit art before following the links on this page to see if your art belongs here!
*Must submit a series of art (7-8 pieces)
*As it is a co-op gallery, all accepted artists pay 75$ per month.
*Accepted artists participate 3-4 times a month helping run and manage gallery.
*Work of all genres and mediums are accepted.
*Email nunnjart@earthlink.net for art submissions (please no walk ins)

Brushworks Gallery

160 East 800 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
801.363.4304

www.brushworksgallery.com

Do’s and Don’ts:

*Don’t submit art before following the links on this page to see if your art belongs here!
*Visit gallery before submitting art.
*Must submit at least 3-4 finished pieces.
*Work of all genres and mediums are accepted.
*Must have a realistic expectation of the market place and be open to criticism!
*Do not submit work online! Must bring work to gallery for submitting. (Please no photographs of your work)

CONECPT

368 West 900 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
801.541.6900

www.conceptsal.com

Do’s and Don’ts:

*Don’t submit art before checking out gallery space to see if your art belongs here!
*Submit between 2-8 finished pieces.
*Work of all genres and mediums are welcome (contemporary tends to fit best with environment).
*Focuses on local art
*Submit work to info@conceptsal.com

David Ericson Fine Art

418 South 200 West
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
801.533.8245

www.davidericson-fineart.com

Do’s and Don’ts:

*Don’t submit art before following the links on this page to see if your art belongs here!
*Specializes in Utah paintings and sculptures.
*Art submissions should compliment and enhance the current gallery experience.
*Reviews 3-4 artists per year and selects 1 for exhibition.
*Email submissions to davidericsonfineart@gmail.com.

F. Weixler Gallery

132 “E” Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84103
801.534.1014

www.fwexlerco.com

Do’s and Don’ts:

*Go to gallery before submitting to see if your art belongs here!
*Must submit at least 6 pieces for consideration.
*Primarily accepts paint medium.
*Primarily showcases traditional work (landscapes, etc.) though has exhibited contemporary art.
*Email wernerw@fweixlerco.com to submit work.

Finch Lane & Park Galleries at the Art Barn

54 Finch Lane (1340 East 100 South)
Salt Lake City, Utah 84102
801.596.5000

www.slcgov.com/arts

Do’s and Don’ts:

*Go to gallery before submitting to see if your art belongs here!
*Submissions must include both an application (can be submitted digitally or typewritten) as well as 10 digital images of work on CD (JPG format).
*Preference for Salt Lake City artists and/or local nonprofit organizations.
*Only Utah artists may apply.
*All mediums are eligible.
*Email karen.krieger@slcgov.com for more specific information.

Local Colors of Utah

1054 East 2100 South
(Sugarhouse) Salt Lake City, Utah 84106
801.363.3922

www.localcolorsart.com

(a Co-Op Gallery)
Do’s and Don’ts:

*Don’t submit art before following the links underneath “the artists” tab on this page to see if your art belongs here!
*Must submit 5-6 images of work (or include link to website).
*Accepted artists participate two to three 4 hour shifts per month helping run and manage gallery.
*Work of a variety of genres and mediums are accepted.
*For specific information on Co-Op policies, see this page.
*Email callforartists@localcolorsart.com to submit your work (please no walk ins).

Mestizo Institute of Culture and Arts (MICA) Gallery

631 West North Temple, Suite 700
Salt Lake City, Utah 84116
801.824.9122

www.mestizoarts.org

Do’s and Don’ts:

*Be sure to visit gallery before submitting, to see if your art belongs here!
*Focuses on local, under-represented artists of the community
*Email mestizo.gallery@gmail.com for information on submitting art, or visit this link

Michael Berry Gallery & Custom Framing

163 East Broadway (300 South)
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
801.521.0243

Do’s and Don’ts:

*Don’t submit art before checking out gallery and seeing if your art belongs here!
*Accepts contemporary art.
*Accepts local art only.
*Email barrygallery@gmail.com to submit work (please no walk ins).

Phillips Gallery

444 East 200 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
801.364.8293

www.phillips-gallery.com

Do’s and Don’ts:

*Don’t submit art before following the links on this page to see if your art belongs here (be sure to check out venue, also)!
*Accepts mostly Local/Utah art
*Accepts all types of visual art (paints, sculpture, photography) however, does NOT typically accept installations
*Only takes Local art
*Contact meri@phillips-gallery.com to submit, or for information on submitting, art (please– no walk ins)

Slusser Gallery

447 East 100 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
801.532.1956

www.slussergallery.com

Do’s and Don’ts:

*Don’t submit art before searching the website to see if your art belongs here! Also, please be sure to check out gallery in person before submitting art.
*Accepts Contemporary and Realism.
*Typically accepts sculpture and paintings.
*When submitting work, submit introductory email that includes your website information.
*Email markslusser451@gmail.com to submit work (please no walk ins).

UTah Artist Hands

163 East Broadway (300 South)
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
801.355.0206

www.utahands.com

Do’s and Don’ts:

*Don’t submit art before searching the links on this page to see if your art belongs here! Also, please be sure to check out gallery in person before submitting.
*Accepts all art forms.
*Accepts only Utah art.
*Email submissions must include links to website. Be sure to follow up with gallery one week after submitting work.
*Email pam@utahands.com to submit work. Visit this page for further submission options (Please no walk ins).

Urban Arts Gallery

137 South Rio Grande Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101

www.utaharts.org

Do’s and Don’ts:

*Don’t submit art before taking a look at the gallery to see if your art belongs here!
*Accepts Urban/ City themed art.
*Focused on Local art.
*Work in any medium is accepted.
*Welcomes work from emerging and established artists.
*Follow this link for submitting to Urban Arts Gallery (please no walk ins)

Williams Fine Art

132 E Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84103
801.355.0206

www.williamsfineart.com

Do’s and Don’ts:

*Does not accept work on a regular basis.
*Don’t submit art before following the links here in order to see if your art belongs here!
*Accepts paintings and sculpture.
*Primarily focuses on landscapes.
*Email tom@williamsart.com 2 to 3 high resolution images (and a link to your website) to submit work.

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