Portfolio Submissions

karyn mannix contemporary is reviewing art submissions from emerging artists looking for

East Coast representation.

The review fee is $50 

Email karynmannix@optonline.net

Answers to commonly asked questions…

Q. What is the Portfolio Review?

A. The Portfolio Review gives artists the opportunity to have galleries look at their work on a more serious level.

The Portfolio review is for beginners, emerging and mid-career artists. Most galleries do not accept unsolicited works from  artists.

We accept portfolios from artists from any background.


 Q. What kind of art are you looking for?

A. All disciplines except performance and installation.

Works should lean more towards contemporary, cutting edge, and mind-capturing,  to say the least.

please look here at other artists that are represented by kmc

Q. What shall I expect from the review and how does it work?

A. You are being reviewed for representation by karyn mannix contemporary, which MAY consist of opportunities such as a

strong on-line presence, art fairs, extensive client list,  pop-ups, fundraisers, events, submission entry into specific juried shows.

If you are not accepted in to the roster of kmc artists, it may  be passed to  other galleries fitting the criteria of the portfolio.

 (e.g. If you are a photographer, photography galleries will look at it etc.)

ALL WORKS sent will be placed on file at kmc for SIX months for in-house clients and future reference.

Q. Do I have to be from the US?

A. Artists can be from anywhere in the world.

Q. Do you need the physical pieces?

A. No, not for the portfolio review.

If accepted, all works are shown digitally and must be available for sale. 

There are situations where a physical piece may be needed to display. Artist is responsible for all shipping costs.

Q. How much does it cost to enter?

A. The fee is $50 paid via paypal and that allows you to submit up to six images plus a link to your website or blog.

Please include size of works.

*The application fee is used for the sole purpose of reviewing works.

Q. How do I enter?

A. Entries are made via email. karynmannix@optonline.net  please put Portfolio Review in Subject Line


Q. What does my application need to include?

A. A short artist statement, CV and images of your work. Links to any website or blog.

Q. What is the deadline for applications?

A. Open deadline as of right now.


All other questions email karynmannix@optonline.net


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