Become a Member

Member Benefits


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Be associated with excellence


  • Exhibition and networking opportunities for all levels of the profession 

  • Upper tier venues for exhibitions; monetary prizes, awarded by respected and well-known curators and jurors

  • Free-to-Members Speaker Series

  • Free-to-Members bi-annual critiques with well-respected professional artists

  • Free-to-Members quarterly peer critiques

  • Free-to-Members juried and open shows in gorgeous virtual galleries

  • Membership-only community in which members can see each others' work and follow other members

Promote economic success


  • Professional development programs

  • Mentoring

  • Peer-to-peer resource sharing

  • Workshops, lectures and panels on the business side of being a professional artist

  • Discounts at many local art supply stores

Protect and expand the rights of artists


  • Best practices and policies on entrance fees, contracts and negotiating

  • Advocacy on legislative issues affecting artists at local, state and federal levels