Exhibit With Us

CALLING ALL ARTISTS - BOOK NOW FOR EXHIBITION SPACE IN THE NAVE GALLERY 

Here you can find out how to exhibit with us, exhibition space prices and curating arrangements and download a booking form

The welcome return of Art in the Nave to Hemel Hempstead in August 2021 offers a great opportunity to show and sell your work. The exhibition is mounted  in the beautiful setting of the ancient church of St Mary where our artists unique perspectives and artistic interpretations,  will be richly complemented by the artistry and craftsmanship of this magnificent building as it has been expressed down the centuries. A warm welcome awaits you if you are a painter, sculptor, photographer or work in wood, glass or ceramics or precious metals,

Stands are available  for all four days (including the preview evening FRIDAY 27TH AUGUST) . 

The Gallery provides up to 40 artists exhibition spaces offering a unique mixture wall hanging and free standing display boards and table tops. No fixtures other than those provided will be used anywhere within the church so that your work can be displayed to best advantage. Display boards and table tops can be reserved individually or up to a maximum of two per artist. 

Cost each( DISPLAY BOARDS)

4x4 ft single sided DISPLAY BOARD £47 ( mounted on table top )

6x4 ft DISPLAY BOARD £60 (freestanding on gallery floor)

8x4ft approx TABLE TOPS £60

A 25% commission is charged on all sales at the exhibition, including after sales that arise as a direct result of a buyers attendance at the exhibition.

How much of your art you have in your area is your choice, but you will be aware that too many pieces will not be attractive and therefore counter productive. Sold items will be released to the purchaser upon receipt of payment during the exhibition so you are encouraged to bring extra items to keep your display topped up by our experienced and helpful stewards. 

All framed and hanging work needs to be displayed with Art in the Nave Festival labels (supplied) and a wire or picture cord attached or if it is a textile a  hanging baton supplied with picture cord for hanging. Hooks will be provided. You do not need to be present for the exhibition, except for setting up and dismantling. 

Please ensure all art, prints, cards and pieces are named (artists name) and priced using the price labels supplied.

Descriptive labels

Many of our visitors tell us that they find  a descriptive label or small card placed beside individual pieces displayed is helpful.- Typically to include the title of the work or a descriptive title phrase is given; The media or materials and techniques used.  Many people find that a short passage describing or interpreting the object is helpful.

We will gladly provide a suitable template for your use upon request.

PLEASE NOTE:

All exhibition space is subject to availability. The organisers will allocate spaces. Browsers and card stands are available at £5 each All must be labelled with Art in the Nave Festival labels and priced.

YOU CAN HELP US ATTRACT MORE VISITORS TO VIEW YOUR WORK

To attract more visitors and potential buyers we’d like you to help us. In due course we’ll supply you with posters, leaflets to display and give to your family, friends and work colleagues.

READY TO BOOK YOUR SPACE? YOU CAN DOWNLOAD OR PRINT A BOOKING FORM HERE