Commercial Galleries

Personal Property Securities Act

This factsheet explains the Personal Property Securities Act and how artists can register their ownership of artworks before consigning them to a gallery. If you don’t make a registration against the gallery or dealer and they go broke before they have fully paid you, your artwork may be sold to pay other creditors first.

Artwork Consignment for Sale Agreement Template

Sample agreement provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Artist and Gallery Agency Agreement Template

Sample agreement provided by the Arts Law Centre of Australia.

Approaching Commercial Galleries

This factsheet will take you through how to find and approach the best commercial gallery for you.

How do I protect myself when selling on consignment?

Find out how to protect your interests when selling on consignment with a gallery or shop.

Commercial Gallery Representation

This factsheet is indicates the core services a gallery providing full gallery representation may offer and what to expect from these relationships.