“Without Darkness, there can be no Light.”

Entering The Dark Gallery

Our gallery is a 12 x 15’ central room located on the 2nd floor of The Dark Parlour (PDF of dimensions here). With flat black walls and ceilings, artworks are highlighted with low-key lighting to create a very intimate experience between the work and the viewer. We show only ONE artist during an exhibit to allow full focus for the viewer to engage with the work, and exhibits run for two weeks to a month.

UPDATE: We will not be booking artists until the pandemic eases for safe gatherings. We have previously scheduled artists that will be rescheduled late into 2021 and into 2022. The gallery is currently being revised to accommodate merchandise until the room can once again be utilized for events and hosting artists.

Previously exhibited artists include:

Steven Archer – Oil Painter

Dusty Rose (Dustin Walker) – Multimedia Tattoo Artist

Zack Dunn – Oil Painter

Travis Meyers (IAMUNLIKEYOU) – visual artist and wordsmith

Jason Kreiger – Animator & Illustration

Acey Slade – Musician, Photographer, Coffee Entrepaneur

For Artists:

The Dark Parlour charges a $20 gallery submission fee upon acceptance, for showcasing your work in the store, and will additionally charge 10% commission on any artwork sold in the store during the length of the exhibit. Upon acceptance for exhibiting at The Dark Parlour, artists will be invoiced, and a contract will be sent. Commissions cover costs to advertise and occupy space within the parlour’s gallery.

The theme for submission is always Dark Art. Specifically, we are looking to promote artists that explore topics of death, nightmare, tragedy, loss, pain, the occult, suffering, mental illness, horror, etc. This is not a typical gallery.

We look at the darker elements of the Human Condition. All mediums and styles are welcomed and encouraged for submission, including oil, watercolor, charcoal, words, video, pencil, blood, photography, mixed, collage, etc. If it pushes boundaries and visually communicates an impactful message, it works.

For more information or to submit your work for acceptance, please contact the owner directly at lrae@thedarkparlour.com.

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