Art File

The Art File is a curated online presentation available to the public for viewing through The Painting Center's website. Art File members have a curated web-presence on The Painting Center's website as well as the potential for inclusion in our numerous member and guest-curated exhibitions.

Note: These guidelines are for applications to The Painting Center’s online Art File only. 

Art File submissions should include the following:

1. An email to containing three digital images with 72 dpi resolution, accompanying documentation of your images (title, medium, size, year) in a plain text file format and "Art File" in the subject of your email. Please include a link to your website.

2. A short biography of no more than 50 words, containing the most pertinent information about you and your work.

3. A short artist statement of no more than 50 words if you would like to provide one.

If your work is accepted into the Art File, you will be required to submit a fee in the amount $75 before your work can be uploaded to Art File. (This is an annual maintenance fee.)

Payment can be made online through PayPal by clicking the send money tab and entering

or by check, made payable to The Painting Center and mailed to:

The Painting Center Art File
547 West 27th Street, Suite 500
New York, NY, 10001

If you have further questions please contact The Painting Center at (212) 343–1060.

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