Reaching out to spaces
There isn’t a “magic bullet” for getting representation but if the gallery has never heard of you, there is no way they will pick you up.
A majority of artists who are picked up by a gallery are introduced to the gallerist by one of the artists in their program.
RELATIONSHIPS with galleries in PERSON
1-Go to openings- Introduce Yourself, compliment the show
2- Continue to do this each time you go.
3- Sign up for their newsletter
4-Sign the book
5- Once they know who you are email and compliment their show and ask if you can add them to your mailing list.
6- Two weeks later, send out a newsletter
7- Once a month send out a newsletter. Continue going to shows etc.
8-Ask for a studio visit