I'm a gallery represented artist and I'm about to approach a second venue about hanging there. One of the biggest surprises I found in the past 4 years was the cost of inventory, especially framing supplies. Prints are cheap, frames, mattes, glass is not.
Now this second venue is likely to produce few sales, basically I'm trying out a new style and want to see what interest I have in it, but to print, frame, etc… 10 pieces will cost close to $750, more if I go bigger which I want to do.
What options do I have for inexpensive display? I'm not looking for particular stores, since that is time limited information, but more about techniques.
Note: I'm leaning towards only 1 aspect ratio, 2:1 "wide" and I'd like the prints to be a minimum of 12"x24" inches but 15"x30" would be great. Sadly, this leaves out standard frames... I would be doing a run of 10-15 prints.