The Kamloops Courthouse Gallery is an artist-run cooperative featuring works of local artists and artisans. All pieces must be the original, hand-produced work of the artists and members are chosen for originality, quality and diversity of their work.
There is a $100 initiation fee and then $20 per month rent plus 20% of any sales.
All members are expected to work in the gallery 3-5 times per month and contribute to the operation and promotion of the gallery and any other cooperative events.
- Items must be original, of unique work or design. No commercial reproductions.
- The handcrafted component must dominate any commercial component. Any included commercial components must be transformed in a way that makes the work unique. Handcrafted components must be the focal point of the work.
- The starting material must be significantly altered and enhanced by the artisan.
- The product must meet basic expectations of product life, function and safety.