Art takes Manhattan Fair 2018 from March 8th to 11th
524 West 26th Steet, New York City



Exhibitors proposals must be presented through our application form (here), which can accommodate a Pdf document detailing the proposal in the fashion that best suits the exhibitor. Such document is not required. 
Our curatorial board will review all proposals and respond on a rolling basis. At a rate of $320 per linear foot and $80 per square foot, selected proposals will be offered a minimum of 4 linear feet or 16 square feet and a maximum of 33 linear feet and 137 square feet. Larger proposals may be granted special conditions.

Participation in Art takes Manhattan Fair requires submitting the application form (here) before February 25th and paying the exhibit space fee in full before February 27th.

Media accepted: photography, painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, net art, video, mixed media, design, light art, new media art, comic, collage, pottery, digital art, printmaking, textile art and sound installation. 



Our curators will evaluate the proposals on a rolling basis attending to four criteria:

- Aesthetics, originality and creative vision
- Research, impact factor and critical thinking
- Technical skills
- Potential for development in the art world



Thursday March 8th
  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm      Press & VIP Opening Reception

Friday March 9th
  10:00 am - 08:00 pm    Public viewing (Free Entry) 

Saturday March 10th
  10:00 am - 09:00 pm    Public viewing (FREE Entry) 

Sunday March 11th
  10:00 am - 8:00 pm      Public viewing (FREE Entry) 



  • Agreed upon space and lighting
  • Onsite marketing materials such as art captions, cards and flyers
  • Onsite support by art handlers and administration personnel
  • VIP Opening Reception (5+ tickets per exhibitor)
  • Public Relations professional outreach
  • Advertising in major art magazines 
  • Digital Marketing campaigns and dedicated personnel
  • Social Media multiplatform promotion for all exhibitors
  • Art Fair Catalog inclusion for all exhibitors



All proposals must contain copyright-free material or material released with consent from the original source. Unauthorized use of any copyrighted images, text, or other material will not be accepted. By submitting your proposal you are licensing  Art takes Manhattan to use any files or captured images for marketing purposes. You retain rights to the artworks included in your proposal. All work will be credited where applicable.



Selected exhibitors will be responsible for the cost of producing, transporting and insuring their works. The address in NYC where the artworks selected are to be sent will be communicated privately. 



All registration information you submit must be truthful and accurate. Art takes Manhattan will not share any personal information with third parties except for the curatorial board. Art takes Manhattan collects information with the sole purpose of rendering a better service to you. You further represent and warrant that you are 18 years of age or older and that your use of does not and will not violate any applicable law or regulation, or any agreement to which you are a party. A non-refundable administrative fee is charged prior to submitting the proposal through our application form. Rental fees for services and exhibit space are not refundable.  

Please only submit original content. Your proposal must not infringe any copyright, trademark or intellectual property. Proposals must not be obscene in nature, have any illegal content or include any false or inaccurate information about yourself, your organization, your work or other individuals. Proposals must not contain any viruses, trojan horses, worms or anything intended to damage any system, data or personal information. All images are copyrighted and owned by the artist. By submitting your proposal to Art takes Manhattan, you agree to let Art takes Manhattan publish, edit, use, modify or refuse the submission. You also give permission for your name and the name of your organization to be used in connection with the proposal.

If your proposal is selected it will be your exclusive responsibility to deliver the actual artwork/s to the gallery and to make sure it is ready to be displayed. Shipped work must arrive at an address (to be determined) before March 8th at 1 p.m., in a reusable container. A computer-generated return label for return of work MUST be enclosed. NO EXCEPTIONS. Pre-paid shipping arrangements must be made through UPS or FedEx websites or with other shippers who will pick up work at the gallery. NO U.S. POSTAL SERVICE OR COD RETURNS. DO NOT SEND CASH, CHECK, STAMPS, OR CREDIT CARD INFORMATION FOR RETURN OF WORK. Art takes Manhattan provides framing mounting and installation services, when justified, at a cost to be determined by the proposal requirements and agreed on an individual basis. 
You agree that you will follow all of Art takes Manhattan’s procedures for promotion and exhibition and that Art takes Manhattan has the exclusive right to revoke your participation if those instructions are not followed. You agree that you are responsible for the maintenance of your gallery space and will leave the gallery space in the same condition in which it was found, reasonable wear and tear excepted. All hanging devices must be removed from the wall when dismantling the gallery space patched and painted. 
Great care will be taken with all work, but exhibitors are responsible for insuring their own pieces if they wish. Art takes Manhattan will not be responsible for any loss or damage to work while on the premises or in transit to or from the gallery. Delivered work must be picked up on Monday May 8th, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The gallery accepts no responsibility for work not retrieved on pick-up date, after 15 days the gallery may dispose of the work. 

No work will be removed from the fair by either party before the close of the fair except by mutual agreement. 

Art takes Manhattan and the exhibitor may agree by specific separate contract that the Art takes Manhattan sells the exhibitors proposed artworks under a sales commission of 30 per cent of the retail price of the artwork. The exhibitor may appoints Art takes Manhattan as its agent for the purpose of exhibition and sale of the works of art included in the application form (and/or those artworks explicitly agreed upon between the exhibitor and Art takes Manhattan) until the end of the fair March 11th 2018. Payment shall be made by Art takes Manhattan within 30 days after the date of sale of any of the artworks. You agree that any financial agreement between an exhibitor and Art takes Manhattan is confidential. Any breach of confidentiality will result in legal action.

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