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consignment agreement

updated wed 17 jan 07


Donald R. Rote on mon 24 jan 00

I make southwestern style wall plaques and a tarding post wants to sell my
pieces but on consignment. Does anyone have a consignment agreement I can
use as a model? Thanks for any assignment.
Valerie Rote

VERA ROMODA on mon 15 jan 07

Hope you can use it Vera

Consignment Agreement

The Artist (name, address, and telephone number):

and the Gallery (name, address, and telephone number):

hereby enter into the following Agreement:

1. Agency; Purposes. The Artist appoints the Gallery as agent
for the works of art ("the Artworks") consigned under this Agreement,
for the purposes of exhibition and sale. The Gallery shall not
permit the Artworks to be used for any other purposes without the
written consent of the Artist.

2. Consignment. The Artist hereby consigns to the Gallery, and
the Gallery accepts on consignment, those Artworks listed on the
attached Inventory Sheet which is a part of this Agreement.
Additional Inventory Sheets may be incorporated into this Agreement
at such time as both parties agree to the consignment of other works
of art. All Inventory sheets shall be signed by Artist and Gallery.

3. Warranty. The Artist hereby warrants that he/she created and
possesses unencumbered title to the Artworks, and that their
descriptions are true and accurate.

4. Duration of Consignment. The Artworks will be exhibited
and/or for sale in the Gallery on a rotating basis to be determined
by the Gallery.
5. Transportation Responsibilities. The Artist is responsible> for delivery and/or removal of all Artworks to and from the Gallery.
Packing and shipping charges, insurance costs, other handling
expenses, and the risk of loss or damage incurred in the delivery of
Artworks from the Artist to the Gallery, and in their return to the
Artist, shall be the responsibility of the Artist.

6. Responsibility for Loss or Damage, Insurance Coverage. The
> Gallery will not be responsible for any lost, stolen, or damaged
> Artworks that are left for consignment or exhibition in the Gallery.
> Any expressed warranty is the responsibility of the Artist.
> 7. Pricing; Gallery's Commission; Terms of Payment. The Gallery
> shall sell the Artworks only at the Retail Price specified on the
> Inventory Sheet. The Gallery and the Artist agree that the Gallery's
> commission is to be 20% of the Retail Price of the Artwork.
> 8. Accounting. The statement of accounts for all sales of the
> Artworks shall be furnished by the Gallery to the Artist upon
> request, in a form agreed to by both parties. The Gallery will issue
> a check for the full amount due to the artist on the 15th of each
> month.
> 9. Termination of Agreement. Notwithstanding any other
> provision of this Agreement, this Agreement may be terminated at any
> time by either the Gallery or the Artist, by giving a thirty (30) day
> written notification of termination from either party to the other.
> 10. Choice of Law. This Agreement shall be governed by the law
> of the State of California.
>signature of the artist

Lisa E wrote: Hello All;

Does anyone have a consignment agreement that they could send me as a sample
for my own use or know where I can find one?

Lisa E
Sunny Daze Design Pottery Studio
Squamish, BC Canada

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Chris Campbell on tue 16 jan 07

Look on this site for sample
agreements and all of your
arts business questions.

Look under the FAQ section.

Chris Campbell - in North Carolina

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