Financial Arrangements for Sale of Art created in the Artists in the Parks Program:
- – If the PARK sets up/hosts a show (e.g. at individual parks, the Bear Mountain Inn complex, or park visitor centers) the PIPC’s donation expectation is 25% of gross sales, 10% of gross sales are deposited by AiP into a dedicated overhead fund, and artists retain 65%.
- – If ARTISTS IN THE PARKS (AIP) sets up a show (e.g. at a library, gallery, etc.) the PIPC’s donation expectation is 10% of gross sales, 25% of gross sales are deposited by AiP into a dedicated overhead fund, and artists retain 65%.
- – Individual Artists are responsible for issuing and mailing a check made payable to Palisades Interstate Park Commission for the PIPC’s donation percentage of any sold work to the Project Manager at the PIPC.
- – If an artist sells a piece created in the park and sold at a private individual show, they are encouraged, but not required, to make a 10% donation to the PIPC.
- – In each circumstance, individual artists are welcome to make a larger donation than required if they would like.
- – Artists in the Parks will never be asked to pay for access to the parks when entering for Artists in the Parks business or for participation in events such as PIPC sponsored silent auctions or organized paint-outs.
- – The park may use images supplied by the artists to the Artists in the Parks web site for no fee on any educational and promotional materials, including, but not limited to PIPC and Conservancy web sites, invitations, newsletters, press releases, posters, mailings, and curriculum guides. – Participants in the Artists in the Parks program may sell cards, prints, and original work on an individually contracted consignment basis at Park visitor’s centers including the PIPC Bookstore, Fort Montgomery State Historic Site, Sterling Forest, and the Bear Mountain Trading Company.