Mastrius Art Shows

 

Featuring Mastrius Artists & Mentors

 

Next Show:

Gratitude ~  November 20 – 27

Applications Open Later This Summer
Artwork by Julie deBoer

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PREVIOUS SHOW SAMPLES

artwork of people on a beach
painting of mountains and trees
painting of prairies
painting of a car on a wet road
artwork of a campfire
painting of a bear holding a fish
painting of cows in a field
painting of flowers
acrylic painting of mountains in a forest
acrylic painting of a polar bear
acrylic painting of an ocean sunrise
oil painting of a forest
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ART SHOW FAQ

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How will shipping be handled?

The artists are responsible for shipping all sold artwork to the appropriate buyer(s) after the show closes. 

Do I need to include GST in my price?

Some artists may be GST registrants and therefore legally required to charge GST on the sale of their work.  If the artist is required to charge GST, see below for the process.  

If the artist is not required to charge GST, no action is required by the artist (i.e. they do not invoice us for the sale).  They will receive payment within 2 weeks of the close of the show.

  • If the artist is supposed to charge GST, artist includes GST within the work’s stated sale price.  GST is not broken out separately by the artist.
  • Mastrius sells the work, adding our GST charge to the artist’s price.  We are legally required to charge on some sales.
  • In cases where artist has included GST within the work’s sale price — after the work sells, the artist invoices Mastrius.
    • This invoice is for 70% of the value of the work BEFORE Mastrius’ GST addition.
    • Artist’s price before GST is calculated on the invoice by dividing the actual sale price by 1.05
    • For example, if the painting sold on the Mastrius website for $100 + GST = $105
      • The artist creates an invoice for:
        • Painting value = $95.24  (i.e. $100/1.05)
        • Artist receives = $66.67 (i.e. $95.24*0.7)
        • GST = $3.33  (i.e. $66.67*0.05)
        • Artist’s total invoice = $70  (i.e. $66.67+$3.33)
    • This creates the paper trail the artist can use to account for GST on sales.

Damages & Refunds

All artwork complaints, losses, damages, and refunds are to be dealt with between the artist and customer. Mastrius is not liable for any losses or damages of artwork.

Are the art shows juried?

Mastrius Art Shows can be juried or non-juried depending on the show and show artist limit. The Current Show: FLOURISH is a non-juried show.

How much commission does Mastrius take?

Mastrius takes 30% commission from the sale of all pieces. 

I am not a member, can I apply?

No. All applicants MUST be Mastrius Mentorship or Events members. 

Once I apply, how long will it be until I know if I got accepted or not

We typically get back to applicants within 1 week.

Do I need to send pictures of the art that will be for sale on the show - or samples of previous art?

To apply, we require one sample art piece. This piece doesn’t have to be in the show. Once an applicant is accepted, then 3-6 pieces are required to submit to the show.

When do I need my art ready and submitted to the show?

Applicants have approximately one month to prepare pieces for the show.

Can I apply if I don’t have a website and/or social media account?

Applicants MUST have a website and an artist Instagram account.

Are the pieces framed or not framed?

Watercolor/Pastel and Paper Substrates: Glass used to protect artwork is permitted but artwork must be ready to hang. Glass may be framed and does not require to be 1.5″ in depth.

Other painting mediums: Each artwork submitted must be created on gallery wrap canvas, deep cradle board, or wood panel. All substrates must be at least 1.5″ deep including canvaswood panel, and birch panel unless watercolor or pastel, see note above.

Other mediums: Artwork submitted must be ready to hang/display for the recipient and must meet industry standards.

Should my artwork be ready to hang/present?

Yes, please ensure your artwork is ready to be hung or presented to the recipient. 

Do I need to produce new works of art for a Mastrius Show?

Yes – Only works not previously listed for sale in online or physical shows may be submitted.

What Mediums can I use for the show?

Archival quality is preferred, but all mediums are welcome to participate in the show.

NOTICE: All prices in $USD
DISCLAIMER: The artists are responsible for shipping all sold artwork to the appropriate buyer(s) after the show closes. All artwork complaints, losses, damages, and refunds are to be dealt with between the artist and customer. Mastrius is not liable for any losses or damages of artwork.