If you are interested in a private showing or purchasing any of the listed artwork that is for sale, please contact us at 262-753-3130. We can help you out! We also do free art consulting and will help you hang or place your piece within your home or business.

Artist Submission Guidelines

The James May Gallery is seeking proposals for group shows and representation for 2019 & 2020.  James May Gallery is a gallery specializing in regional and national artists and craftspeople. The gallery opened its doors in Spring 2015 in Algoma, WI, a vibrant community and fishing village on Lake Michigan. The Gallery will also feature a strong online presence to complement the onsite gallery.

We typically show 2-3 artists in an exhibition (one 3-D artist and two 2-D artists, ideally). We will consider group and solo proposals on a case-by-case basis.



 -Work must be created within the past 5 years

-All work must be for sale

-You may submit the following: Painting, drawing, printmaking, installation, ceramics, sculpture, textiles, photography, and jewelry. 

-Artist or a group of artists may apply

- Artist is responsible for framing, shipping, and/or delivery.


To propose an exhibition, please send the following:


-Artist statement

-Resume & contact information

-7-10 images high quality images of a consistent body of artwork. JPEG format. 


-Image list


Gallery provides:

-Press releases

-Insurance coverage onsite 

-Opening Reception

Please submit proposal to Kendra Bulgrin, Director of James May Gallery. E-mail submission is preferred. kendrabulgrin@jamesmaygallery.com or mail packet to James May Gallery, Attn: Exhibition proposal, 213 Steele Street, Algoma, WI 54201.

 Note: The exhibitions committee decides the appropriateness of all works, and reserves the right to refuse work that differs substantially from that proposed. All work is insured to a reasonable extent while on the James May Gallery premises. We cannot be responsible for artwork while in transit. Delivery and/or shipment of artwork to and from the James May Gallery and subsequent costs are the responsibility of the artist. Please note: James May Gallery retains a 50% sales commission.



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