Propose an Exhibition

Submissions are accepted anytime. The Exhibition Committee meets at least twice annually, in April-May and in October-November.  Submit your proposal BEFORE April 1st or October 1st in order to be considered at the respective meeting.

The Harlow Gallery is dedicated to supporting Maine artists by providing exhibition space, arts education and other artist opportunities.

Our mission is to connect and celebrate art, artists and community.

Any artist or group may submit a proposal for an exhibition at the Harlow.

We generally exhibit the work of contemporary (living) artists. All artwork must be original, completed within five years of the exhibition being proposed (except in the case of retrospectives.)

Commission rates are 35% for members of the Harlow Gallery, 50% for non-members

Our exhibition space is used for a variety of events such as meetings, figure drawing session, movie nights, fundraisers and more; will share the space with your art. 


Send an email to including all the following information.

1. Copy and paste the PROPOSAL INFORMATION FORM (below) in the body of the email and answer all questions. DO NOT send this information in an attached document, this needs to be in the body of your email.

2. Attach 10 to 12  jpg images to the email. Preferred image size is 72 dpi and 800-1,000 pixels on the long side. Do not submit links to jpg files (Google Docs, Drop Box etc.). Do not paste your images into they email, they should be attachments.  Name your jpg image files using the following format before attaching them: “Artist’s Last Name_Title.jpg”.

3. Attach resume(s), artist statements and or press clippings pertaining to the artist(s) and/or work being proposed.

4. Subject line should read “Exhibition Proposal from [artists’ name]“. If you must submit more than one email due to email provider size limitations, subject line should read “Exhibition Proposal from [artists’ name] email #1″ etc.


PROPOSAL INFORMATION FORM>>> copy and paste everything below into your email and answer all relevant questions >>>

Proposing Artist’s Name(s): 

Mailing Address: 



Zip Code:




Other Relevant Links (Facebook, etc.):

Are you a current member of the Harlow Gallery?:

If you do not live in Maine, what is your connection to our state?:

Working Title of Show: 

What would be the ideal time for your exhibition? (Month & Year):

Briefly describe the intent and content of your proposed exhibition:

Image list corresponding to jpg attachments, including artist, titles, medium, size and pricing:

For group shows please list of participating artists and their place of residence


Send your email with all requested information to