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A sample double page spread for an art gallery promoting its artists.

It’s time the Saint Louis region has a printed ARTIST & GALLERY DIRECTORY to promote our excellent art galleries.  Other communities, especially tourist destinations, have artist and gallery directories (Morgantown, WV; Springfield, MO; Hannibal, MO; Eureka Springs, AR to name a few).  We need to encourege out-of-town visitors and business people to recognize the St Louis bi-state region has a strong viable art destination.  We need to make it possible for both visitors and local art lovers to find and invest in excellent art.  All the art galleries, art organizations and artists need to work together to grow and support our art community.

This is your opportunity to:

• Be recognized among the best art galleries in the region.

• Increase the exposure of your gallery throughout the region.

• Increase your exposure to out-of-town visitors and business people.

• Expand into new markets and increase sales.

• Show the public the diversity and excellence of the art available in the St Louis region.


A sample one page spread for an art gallery promoting its artists.


The ARTIST & GALLERY DIRECTORY is a bargain when compared to local media advertising fees in publications such as ST. LOUIS MAGAZINE, ST. LOUIS HOME, ST. LOUIS WHERE, RFT, and LADUE NEWS to name a few.  Your page will hve a longer viewing life and art lovers will share the information.

Art galleries are NOT required to be juried into the directory, but they will need to make a commitment by the September 28 deadline to reserve a page or double page spread in the directory.

Contact Garry McMichael by e-mail or phone: 314 773-4112 for directions to apply.

Website Exposure & Links included at no additional cost:

ARTIST & GALLERY DIRECTORY will be on the internet and each artist’s page will be displayed on our website at no additional cost. We will include links to the websites of all artists, art galleries and art organizations. A free PDF of the directory will be available for download by anyone visiting our website.

QR code will be included on your page and readers can access your gallery on their smartphone of iPad.
If you do not have a QR code, we can create one for you.

Directory Pricing:

Art galleries and art organizations may purchase space by the page like artists.

    Full page (8.5 X 5.5) includes one photograph of artwork, $295.
    Additional photographs, $20 each. Limit 3 on one page.
    Double-page spread (8.5 X 11) includes two photographs of artwork, $590.
    Additional photographs, $20 each. Limit 8 photos in a double page spread.
    Inside front cover, $85o* 
    Inside back cover, $850*
    Back cover, $1,200*

Art organizations may also purchase a "Listing" in the directory. Listings will appear in the back of the directory (much like a classified ad) and may not contain photos or graphics.

    Minimum listing is four inches wide and one inch in depth - $75.
    Additional inches may be purchased at $75 per inch.

Purchasing a page includes display of your page on our website, with links to your website.  If you need a website we can create one for you.

 *The inside covers and back cover can be designed as an advertisement by the advertiser and can include the company logo.

Photography Charges (optional):

If any art galleries do not have access to professional photography we can photograph your artwork.

2D artwork $25 to $35 per art work*
3D artwork $35 to $45 per art work*
Jewelry and specialty items $45 to $60 per art work*
On Location Photography is based on $150 per hour (minimum ½ hour, $75).
* Exact pricing will vary because of medium, surface texture and size. Please contact us to discuss your art work and estimate your photography costs.

Directory Distribution:

The Artist & Gallery Directory will be mailed to 1,700 to 2,000 regional art patrons.
Every artist in the directory will receive 5 free directories.
Every art gallery and organization will receive 10 copies.
All the major hotels in the region, especially those with concierges, will receive free directories.
Copies will be mailed to new home owners in select zip codes through the first of the year.
The remaining directories will be left at bookstores, libraries, art & photo supply stores, coffee shops and in doctors waiting rooms.

Our goal is to publish the ARTIST & GALLERY DIRECTORY twice a year; a holiday issue that will be available in early November and a spring issue designed to be available by mid-April for the spring/summer tourist market.

Deadline to Apply is Midnight September 28.

Art Galleries can also apply directly with Garry McMichael:  E-MAIL • 314 773-4112