There are Three Ways to work with Candor Arts

1: COMMISSIONED PROJECT

We offer design and production services to complete any amount of your project. 

Prices vary based on project and can be quoted through a quote request form

—100% of Production Costs paid by customer in 2-3 payments

—Project is considered to be self-published by artist/organization and carries no Candor branding

—Project can be designed by outside designers chosen by customer or with Candor Arts*

—Sales are entirely made by artist/organization

—Sales revenue is kept 100% by artist/organization

2: PUBLISHED PROJECT

Artist submits their project by using our quarterly review process as do all considered applicants. 

Applications are reviewed quarterly by a committee of at least four Candor Arts community partners and all Candor Arts staff members. 

Accepted applications take approximately six months to one year in development before release. 

—Book will be designed with Candor Arts*

—Production Costs 50/50 split with Candor Arts

—Project carries Candor Arts branding

—Sales are entirely made by Candor Arts

—Sales Revenue 50/50 split with Candor Arts

3: HYBRID PROJECT

You are able to commission us for our design and/or production services without being published, while still being able to utilize our acquisitions network where we manage all or some sales and institutional placements of your work. 

—100% of Production Cost paid by artist/organization in 2-3 payments 

—Can be designed by an outside designer or by Candor Arts*

—Project is considered to be self-published by artist/organization and carries no Candor branding

—Sales Revenue from sales made by artist = artist retains full amount

—Sales Revenue from sales made by Candor = 50/50 split**

**a flat-fee of $500 is needed for Candor Arts to begin consulting acquisitions network for sales. 

Design:*

Consultations and hourly labor are available for Options 1 & 3 at $75/hour or flat rates for large projects.

Consultations and hourly labor are included in overall budget for Option 2.

Services

We design, print, produce books and art object editions.

Books

BOXES

DESIGN

PRINTING

 

IN HOUSE SERVICES:

Hand-Sewn Binding, Custom Clamshell boxes, Hot Foil Stamping, Blind Debossing, 

Board Cutting (up to 48"), Inkjet Printing (up to 13" wide), Trimming (up to 19.5" wide).

Please note that we offer a 15% discount

on all production services for currently enrolled students.