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Information for All Island Artists

The Galaxy Gallery is a cooperative gallery, open to all Island Artists, and is the showcase for Martha's Vineyard Center for the Visual Arts (MVCVA).  We are located at

99 Dukes County Avenue in the Arts District of Oak Bluffs.

 

We encourage and welcome ALL Island Artists to participate in this season's shows. Take a look at the Shows that we have planned for this year. Feel free to submit art work for one - or all of the shows. Also, the Art Strolls are open to all Island Artists, as well as the Artist Yard Sale held in October.

 

Below, you will find simple Guidelines, for all artists who wish to participate. Please contact Holly Alaimo with any questions or concerns. 

Guidelines - Gallery Shows (dates listed on this website's Shows page)

  1. Contact Holly Alaimo to register, or with questions - hollyalaimo@gmail.com - 508-364-5061

  2. Artwork - usually limited to 3 pieces - new work please, to keep shows vital and fresh. Wall art needs to be prepared with wire for hanging on the gallery's wall system.

  3. Artist Registration Form (click) Print, fill out and bring with your art - for each show (available at the gallery). This is the artist's contact info, plus the art work description for each show's wall signage. 

  4. Delivery / Pickup of Artwork - Turnover Day is the Wednesday, between each show.

  5. Sale of artwork goes through the Galaxy Gallery. At the end of each show, the artist will receive a check for 70% of their sales. 30% remains with the Galaxy Gallery for overhead operations.

 

Guidelines - Plein Air Event (during the Lagoon Pond Association Show - May 24 - June 16)

  1. Contact Holly Alaimo to register or with questions - hollyalaimo@gmail.com  508-364-5061

  2. Pickup supplied canvases on Saturday, May 18. The gallery will supply 8"x10" and 11"x14" canvas.

  3. Artist Registration Form (click) Print, fill out and bring with your art (available at the gallery). 

  4. Deliver the painting(s) to the gallery between Wednesday, May 22 and Saturday, May 25. They will be hung (wet or dry), for the Plein Air Reception on Sunday, May 26.

  5. Sale of artwork goes through the Galaxy Gallery. At the end of the show, the artist will receive a check for 50% of their sales. 25% will benefit the Lagoon Pond Association, and 25% will remain with the Galaxy Gallery.

 

Guidelines - Art Strolls (Saturday July 6 - August 3 - September 7)

  1. Contact Holly Alaimo to register, or with questions - hollyalaimo@gmail.com  - 508-364-5061

  2. Bring your own table or display. Placement is 'first come - first serve'.

  3. Set up starts in front of the Galaxy Gallery and goes toward Vineyard Ave., along the sidewalk.

  4. Art Stroll hours are 4 - 7 pm. Set-up begins at 3 pm. Cleanup after 7 pm.

  5. The artist keeps 100% of their sales.

Guidelines - Habitat for Humanity - Second Hand Art Sale Event (October 11 - 14)

  1. Contact Holly Alaimo with questions - hollyalaimo@gmail.com  - 508-364-5061

  2. Donate your art or some other fabulous art. Delivery date is October 9 - 11.

  3. This show is well attended and the proceeds will be gratefully received, and put to good use.

  4. Habitat will receive 50% of the sales and the MVCVA (Martha's Vineyard Center for the Visual Arts) will receive 50% of the sales

 

Guidelines - Artist Yard Sale Event (Monday October 14)

  1. Contact Holly Alaimo with questions - hollyalaimo@gmail.com  - 508-364-5061

  2. Bring your own table setup. The yard sale is held in the driveway of the gallery.

  3. Sell your art, extra art supplies, and useful items to other artists and to the visiting public.

  4. The Artist Yard Sale is being held the last day of the Habitat Art Show, which will draw in shoppers. Sale hours are 10 am to 3 pm. Set-up begins at 9 am.

  5. The artist keeps 100% of their sales.

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