Thank you for your interest in participating in our SLC Arts events! We encourage you to visit our website http://slcartscouncil.org/ to learn more about our organization.

If you are participating in one of our events that involves the selling of 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.

If you have any additional questions please contact us at 315-265-6860. 



Ends on November 13, 2017
SLC Arts is hosting its annual holiday Art Market* on Saturday, November 25 from 10-4 at the Town Hall, 18 Elm Street in Potsdam. This event coincides with Small Business Saturday. 

*Art Market = Similar to the concept of a Farmer's Market, where each vendor has a booth space to sell their work to the public, but specifically for fine art and handcrafts. While some organizations use the term "Craft Show," we've intentionally avoided that term to more accurately express the quality & variety of artwork available at an Art Market.
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There are a limited number of spots available in this juried show; artists will be selected from among the applicants.

Who can apply:
- Artists who create high quality art and fine crafts are invited to apply for booth space in this juried show.
- All items on display and for sale must be original work or reproductions from the artist's original designs.
- Only SLC Arts members may participate. If you are not yet a member of the SLC Arts Council, just call or email us for a membership form or join online by visiting our website: www.slcartscouncil.org > Join Us.

Booth space & show info:
- The Art Market is open from 10-4p, set-up begins at 8a.
- Booth spaces are a single 6' table indoors, SLC Arts provides the table and chairs. SLC Arts does not provide tablecloths but the Town Hall requires that they be used, therefore you must bring your own. You may choose to omit the table in favor of using your own standing racks or displays that fit within a 6' space. No. really. Due to limited indoor room, you only get a 6' space. Don't anticipate having room for additional tables or racks beyond this space.

Booth Fee: $25 each + SLC Arts membership

The Potsdam Food Co-op is seeking submissions of food-related artwork for their print newsletter. Co-op Community News is the official newsletter of the Potsdam Consumer Cooperative, Inc. in Potsdam, NY.  It is published seasonally and serves as an open forum for the exchange of information and ideas between Co-op members.

You can view back issues here: http://www.potsdamcoop.com/content/co-op-newsletters

View submission guidelines for articles, recipes, and more here: http://www.potsdamcoop.com/sites/default/files/documents/Newsletter%20Submission%20Guidelines.pdf

Please email newsletter@coop.com with submissions and questions.


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%.

About The Community Gallery Project:

The Community Gallery Project is a program to create art gallery spaces in non-traditional venues such as restaurants, libraries, retail stores, and even yoga studios and airports. The Community Gallery Project has traditionally focused on venues in Potsdam and now currently is expanding out into the greater St. Lawrence County area.

We are always seeking artists and businesses who are interested in participating in the spring and fall Community Gallery Project. If you are an interested artist or business, please submit a form.

There is a waiver to be completed by each artist wishing to participate in the SLC Arts' Community Gallery program. It is the responsibility of the artist, if desired, to carry insurance that covers the artwork exhibited. 

All sales are handled directly by the artist. 

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 15, 2017. 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, 2017. 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, 2017. 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.