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With a Proposal Pack, you can create variations of this document of any length to suit your specific needs. This template is built using the Proposal Pack Wizard software included with any Proposal Pack or the Proposal Kit Professional bundle.

We typically include more chapters in the templates than most people will need to give everyone more variety in the chapters they may need. You can trim down a long template by removing pages you do not need or combining multiple chapter topics into one page.

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This set of chapters was selected for crafting a comprehensive proposal targeting potential clients or galleries interested in an artist's work. This document was created to outline the artist's capabilities, showcase past works, detail the project scope, and provide pricing information, aiming to secure new commissions or exhibitions.

You can also create countless variations of this document to suit your needs using the included library of 2200+ chapters.
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Popular Proposal Pack Design Themes

The Proposal Pack for Any Business is a plain text design theme that does not include a visual design theme with logos or background photos. These design themes are commonly used to create this template. Any Proposal Pack can be used to create this template. Select a design theme based on your personal preferences for the visual look of the templates.

Use Cases for the Artist Proposal Template

  • Securing gallery representation for an artist.
  • Pitching an art installation project to a corporate client.
  • Proposing a public art project to a municipal council.
  • Applying for a grant or funding from arts organizations.
  • Creating a partnership with retail spaces for art display.
  • Offering commissioned art services to private collectors.
  • Negotiating exhibitions at art fairs and festivals.
  • Collaborating with other artists on a joint project.
  • Seeking sponsorship or endorsement for an art project.
  • Engaging with educational institutions for workshop offerings.

Chapters Suggested for the Artist Proposal Template

Cover Letter, Title Page, Table of Contents, Executive Summary, Artist Background, Portfolio, Project Proposal, Style and Techniques, Production Schedule, Cost Summary, Testimonials, Awards and Achievements, About Us, Services Provided, Back Page with Contact Information

Copy and paste this chapter list into the Proposal Pack Wizard's 'Select by AI' screen to build the Artist Proposal Template. The Wizard is included with any Proposal Pack or the Proposal Kit Professional.

While the chapter list for this layout has been AI-generated, the Word template that the Proposal Kit software will create is 100% human-written content.

Components of the Artist Proposal Template

Creating the Artist Proposal Template involves assembling several chapters and filling them in with your details. While there's no one-size-fits-all template for every situation, Proposal Kit offers layouts that can be customized using its extensive chapter template library. The Wizard software builds this template for you, customized to your needs. The Wizard software is included in every Proposal Pack and the Proposal Kit Professional. You can customize this list of chapters as needed in the Wizard software, such as adding additional chapters, removing chapters, and changing the order of chapters.

Cover Letter

The Cover Letter serves as a personal introduction to the artist and sets the tone for the proposal. It should capture the attention of the potential client or gallery, briefly introducing the artist, the intent of the proposal, and expressing enthusiasm for the potential partnership.

Title Page

This page features the main title of the proposal, such as Proposal for Art Exhibition or Commissioned Artwork Proposal. It includes the artist's name, the date, and the recipient's information, providing a professional first impression.

Table of Contents

This section organizes the proposal by listing all the chapters included. It allows the recipient to easily navigate the document and quickly access specific sections of interest.

Executive Summary

The Executive Summary provides a concise overview of the proposal, summarizing the artist's vision, the scope of the project, and the benefits for the recipient. It aims to engage the reader and encourage them to read the detailed proposal.

Artist Background

Here, the artist's professional history, education, and relevant experiences are detailed. This chapter builds credibility by highlighting past successes and demonstrating the artist's qualifications and expertise in their field.


The Portfolio section showcases selected works of the artist. It can include images of artworks, descriptions, and the contexts in which they were created or displayed, illustrating the artist's style and range.

Project Proposal

This chapter outlines the specific project being proposed, including its concept, objectives, and the creative process involved. It should align with the client's or gallery's interests and show how the artist's approach fits the project's requirements.

Style and Techniques

This section describes the distinctive style and techniques the artist employs, explaining how these contribute to the uniqueness and appeal of the artist's work. It can also discuss the materials and methods used in creating the art.

Production Schedule

The Production Schedule provides a timeline for the project, detailing key milestones and deadlines. Proposal Kit software helps automate this data, ensuring clarity and precision in presenting the project timeline.

Cost Summary

This chapter presents a detailed breakdown of the costs associated with the project, including materials, labor, and other expenses. The Proposal Kit system includes a line-item database to help automate and organize these financial details accurately.


Testimonials from previous clients, collaborators, and art professionals provide social proof of the artist's abilities and professionalism. This section boosts the proposal's credibility by sharing positive feedback and experiences from others.

Awards and Achievements

In this section, the artist's recognitions and awards are listed to further establish their reputation and success in the field. This can include awards from competitions, grants received, or notable achievements in their career.

About Us

About Us provides more detailed information about the artist or their studio, including their philosophy, mission, and any team members or partners. This chapter helps personalize the proposal, giving a deeper understanding of the artist's professional background and values.

Services Provided

This chapter outlines the range of services the artist offers, which could include custom commissions, gallery exhibitions, art installations, and more. It clarifies what the client or gallery can expect when engaging with the artist.

Back Page with Contact Information

The final page includes all necessary contact information, making it easy for the recipient to reach out with questions or to initiate further discussions. It should include the artist's phone number, email address, website, and any professional social media accounts.

This template is also referred to as

  • Artist Business Plan
  • Art Gallery Proposal
  • Art Project Pitch
  • Commission Artwork Proposal
  • Artist Grant Application
  • Art Exhibition Proposal
  • Public Art Proposal
  • Art Partnership Proposal
  • Art Sponsorship Request
  • Artist Collaboration Proposal

How to create the Artist Proposal Template with Proposal Pack Wizard

You can create this document using any of the logo-designed Proposal Packs. Pick any Proposal Pack with a logo design theme you like best; they will all work equally well. The Proposal Pack for Any Business has no extra logos or colors added. It is designed to be used plainly or customized with your logos and graphics.

This is a recipe for a template you can build in the Proposal Pack Wizard software using any of the Proposal Pack design themes. This template uses a new feature in the Wizard software for creating templates based on lists of chapters selected by the Business Proposal Outline Creator for Proposal Kit OpenAI GPT. We've used the GPT to generate this template recipe that you can paste into the Wizard's 'Select by AI' screen when selecting the templates for your project document. This Wizard feature will auto-select all the chapters generated by the GPT and map any mismatches to Proposal Kit chapter templates as best possible. This is a new experimental feature of the Proposal Pack Wizard software.

See this article, How to Streamline Your Business with AI Proposal Writer Tools, for more details on using ChatGPT to create your proposal outlines that can then be made by the Proposal Kit software.

If you have a ChatGPT Plus subscription for custom GPTs, use the Business Proposal Outline Creator for Proposal Kit OpenAI GPT to generate custom proposal chapter lists.

The Proposal Pack design theme you purchase will determine the visual look of this template. The screenshot above only shows the plain generic design theme.

We include a library of chapters to be assembled based on your needs. All proposals are different and have different needs and goals. We designed the Proposal Packs so you can customize the documents to suit your needs.

You will best create this document using the Proposal Pack Wizard - Expert Edition software to select this template and build it in the Proposal Pack logo design theme of your choice along with any desired customizations (such as adding additional chapters, removing unneeded chapters, changing the order of chapters, and importing your company logo). This template outlines a proposal for the described situation. Each user is responsible for typing in the actual content of the provided pages with their information to complete the proposal.

You create this template using the Wizard software, which includes the entire Proposal Pack library and software. We include the Expert Edition of the software in the Proposal Kit Professional bundle. Microsoft Word for Windows is required to use the customizing software.

How to Build Proposal Template from an AI Outline

This video shows how to build a Word format proposal template using the Proposal Pack Wizard software from an AI-generated outline. This video is illustrated with pre-created AI outlines of chapters that are pasted into the Wizard software, which then generates a Word document from the outline.

Key Takeaways

  • The Artist Proposal Template is built using a Proposal Pack or the Professional bundle using the included Wizard software.
  • You can create unlimited custom variations of this template.
  • The Wizard software automates quotes and other financial pages with a line-item database.
  • There are no ongoing subscription fees. You get lifetime unlimited use.
  • Proposal Kit is made for freelancers, small businesses, and non-profits.
  • Proposal Kit product content (templates, samples, software) is 100% written by humans.
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