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.



Saturday, October 7, 2017

The Village of Canton and the St. Lawrence County Arts Council work together every fall to present the Art Show & Sale as part of the Remington Arts Festival, a â€ścelebration of art excellence in the North Country." Artists who create high quality art and fine crafts are invited to apply for booth space in this juried show. This is a wonderful opportunity to show and sell your work to visitors from around the region. The Remington Festival includes a variety of musical and historical programs, and coincides with Family Weekend at St. Lawrence University, which brings in many parents from across the country.

Booth spaces are 12' x 12' outdoors on the Village Green in Canton. In inclement weather, all artists’ booths may be shifted indoors; indoor spaces may be irregular and smaller than 12' x 12'.

Artists must supply their own display equipment, tables, chairs, etc. Tables should be covered to the ground. Tents or canopies are encouraged, but not required. Set up begins at 7:00 am.  The show is officially open from 10:00am - 4:00pm, but artists may stay longer if they wish. 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 SLC Arts, it's easy to join online: http://slcartscouncil.org/join-renew-give/.

Booth Fee: $50.00 (if your application is accepted) + SLC Arts Membership
This form is only for artists who participated in Artists' Studio Tour in 2016. 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 2016 Artists' Studio Tour, fill out THIS FORM instead. <<<
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Saturday, November 4 & Sunday, November 5, 2017
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.
Ends on July 15, 2017
Saturday, November 4 & Sunday, November 5, 2017
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 2016 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.

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.