New opportunities coming up:
- register for November 26, 2016 Art Market
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Here's the official answer from the tech help at submittable.com regarding  Dropbox issues: "Yes, with smartphones and tablets, users are required to upload their documents from Dropbox. They will be prompted to create a Dropbox account if they don't already have one that they are logged into. The account is free and is the smartphone/tablet alternative since these devices cannot be browsed to attach files."
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If you are selling your work directly to customers (for example, in a booth space at a festival), you must have your own NYS Sales Tax ID #. Learn more at: http://www.tax.ny.gov/pubs_and_bulls/tg_bulletins/st/how_to_register_for_nys_sales_tax.htm. If you are selling your work through a Gallery Show with SLC Arts, we handle sales and sales tax on purchases.



Fine Art Up North is an annual calendar published by SLC Arts showcasing the work of North Country artists. Artists are invited to submit up to three images for consideration by a panel of jurors for inclusion in the calendar; a maximum of one image per artist will be published in the calendar. Submissions may include high quality images of 3-dimensional artwork. Artists must be current SLC Arts members or join at the time of submission (purchase a $25 basic membership here).

Our local customers frequently purchase our calendar to give as gifts to relatives and friends who live outside the North Country region. When selecting landscapes and other scenes depicting outdoor life, we will give preference to images which evoke the spirit of life in this region.

Submission Requirements:

- SLC Arts membership (purchase a $25 basic membership here)

- Up to Three (3) Digital Images:

  • The calendar is 8.5 inches tall by 11 inches wide. Artwork should have the same proportions or be cropped to the same proportions (for example, 17” X 22”).
  • These images are your submission, they are not a preview. No images will be accepted which: are less than 350 pixels per inch at 11.5 inches wide; include background which detracts from the artwork; include glare off glass; are not crisp and clear; are angled views of two-dimensional work.
  • Submissions may include images of 3-dimensional artwork which meet all the same criteria.

As they did last year, the UPS Store in Potsdam is offering a 15% discount off their standard rates if you need assistance scanning your artwork or preparing your digital images for submission. Contact them at 315-265-4565 or <store5986@theupsstore.com> and mention SLC Arts: Fine Art Up North to redeem your discount.
This form is only for artists who participated in Artists' Studio Tour in 2015. Please remember the increased emphasis on offering a component that helps educate the public about your creative process (such as a display or demonstration).

>>> If you did *not* participate in the 2015 Artists' Studio Tour, fill out THIS FORM instead. <<<
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Saturday, November 5 & Sunday, November 6, 2016
Studio Tour offers community residents and visitors the opportunity to take a self-guided driving tour of artist studio spaces across St. Lawrence County. Artists at any stage of their arts careers are invited to register to be a stop on the tour. Artists are strongly encouraged to offer a component focused on explaining their creative process to the public, such as a display, activity, or demonstration.
Saturday, November 5 & Sunday, November 6, 2016
Studio Tour offers community residents and visitors the opportunity to take a self-guided driving tour of artist studio spaces across St. Lawrence County. Artists at any stage of their arts careers are invited to register to be a stop on the tour. Artists are strongly encouraged to offer a component focused on explaining your creative process to the public, such as a display, activity, or demonstration.

>>> If you participated in the 2015 Artists' Studio Tour, fill out THIS FORM instead. <<<

Artist/ Gallery Registration:
- $65 participation fee + SLC Arts membership required
- any artists in St. Lawrence County can participate
- Submit 1-2 High-Resolution images:

  • JPG or TIFF format
  • Close-up
  • Detailed
  • Sharp & clear
  • Compelling & Engaging
No images will be accepted which: are less than 300ppi at 3" wide; include background which detracts from the artwork; include glare off glass; are not crisp and clear; are angled views of two-dimensional work.


*You must create a user account to submit an entry; it's easy and free.


Artists are invited to propose an exhibition of a unified body of work or collaborative shows for the SLC Arts Gallery at Town Hall.  SLC Arts manages all sales, giving artists a commission of 70%.

SLC Arts offers a variety of classes for community members, taught by local artists and art teachers, in downtown Potsdam, NY (here).

These artists are independent contractors, working around their own availability on a temporary, short-term basis.

If you are interested in teaching at SLC Arts in the future, and have not taught for us previously, please complete this form.

In addition to handling the registration and publicity for your class, here are some of the ways we will promote your class:
  • Compose and send an article about your class to over 50 local media sources, including newspapers and radio;
  • Distribute monthly class fliers to all 22 libraries in the North Country, 14 regional organizations, and over a dozen businesses in downtown Potsdam;
  • Feature in our weekly email newsletter;
  • Publish in class schedule in SLC Arts Quarterly newspaper with 2,000 copies printed;
  • Post on our website's events calendar, where students can register electronically 24 hours/day;
  • Share on our social media sites including our Facebook Page which has around 700 likes.
If you have not taught at SLC Arts before, you must submit this form before submitting any class proposals.

If you have taught at SLC Arts before, it is recommended that you take some time to view our current class schedule before submitting a proposal.

accepting proposals in | professional development for artists | dance | theater | 3-dimensional visual art | music | 2-dimensional visual art | mixed media |

We want your images for our #ThrowbackThursday and #FlashbackFriday features on our social media streams. Show community members and other artists how your creative work has evolved and changed over the years by selecting images of work you produced years ago contrasted with images of your current work.
SLC Arts is a small non-profit organization, based in Potsdam, NY, working to build creative community capacity in St. Lawrence and neighboring counties. While we do not have any positions open currently, we like to retain resumes on file in case of future openings. If a position opens that is suited to your experience and skills, we will contact you.

Things you should know about our work environment:
  • Strong computer skills are very important to the work we do. On a daily basis, our employees use Gmail, Google Drive, Google Calendar, DonorSnap, WordPress, HootSuite & other social media platforms, submittable.com, and QuickBooks.
  • We are a small, close-knit team and everyone is expected to pitch in. This means that sometimes the Director sweeps the Dance Studio floor after an event, the Graphic Designer picks up the office supply order, the Program Coordinator sets up chairs for a meeting, and so on.
  • How you behave in the community reflects on the organization as a whole. The strong relationship we have with individuals and organizations in our community is our greatest asset, and as an employee your image impacts our image.
  • We have a sense of humor. It's how we stay sane in a fast-paced office while multi-tasking and trying to meet deadlines.

Please complete and submit this form within 30 days of the completion of your project, no later than December 31, 2016. Failure to submit this report may render you ineligible for future funding.

The final report is intended to verify that you have:

  • Used all grant monies exclusively on the project as described in the grant application budget
  • Prominently credited SLC Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program on all publicity, advertisements, and acknowledgements related to the project
  • Informed SLC Arts of any changes in the project as originally described in the grant application immediately upon making decisions that would affect the project

Questions about content?  Contact Grant Coordinator, Alicia Murphy at 315-265-6860 or arts@slcartscouncil.org.
Technical questions about Submittable.com?  Please click the "Help" button at the bottom of the page. 

*Draft copies of your Final Report can be saved for 21 days after your last saved copy.


Made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by SLC Arts.



Please complete and submit this form within 30 days of the completion of your project, no later than December 15, 2016. Failure to submit this report may render you ineligible for future funding.

The final report is intended to verify that you have:

  • Used all grant monies exclusively on the project as described in the grant application budget
  • Prominently credited SLC Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program on all publicity, advertisements, and acknowledgements related to the project
  • Informed SLC Arts of any changes in the project as originally described in the grant application immediately upon making decisions that would affect the project

Questions about content?  Contact Grant Coordinator, Alicia Murphy at 315-265-6860 or arts@slcartscouncil.org.
Technical questions about Submittable.com?  Please click the "Help" button at the bottom of the page. 

*Draft copies of your Final Report can be saved for 21 days after your last saved copy.


Made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by SLC Arts.



Please complete and submit this form within 30 days of the completion of your project, no later than December 15, 2016. Failure to submit this report may render you ineligible for future funding.

The final report is intended to verify that you have:

  • Used all grant monies exclusively on the project as described in the grant application budget
  • Prominently credited SLC Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program on all publicity, advertisements, and acknowledgements related to the project
  • Informed SLC Arts of any changes in the project as originally described in the grant application immediately upon making decisions that would affect the project

Questions about content?  Contact Grant Coordinator, Alicia Murphy at 315-265-6860 or arts@slcartscouncil.org.
Technical questions about Submittable.com?  Please click the "Help" button at the bottom of the page. 

*Draft copies of your Final Report can be saved for 21 days after your last saved copy.


Made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by SLC Arts.