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.



james may gallery© 2017