Benefits & Application

Wickford Art Association Annual Membership
July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018

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Membership Levels and Dues:

Student Member (SM): $20
Reduced Rate applies to a student with a current student I.D. WAA helps to develop aspiring young artists with our annual Scholarship Fund for Rhode Island's public high school seniors going to college.
• Opportunity to enter the annual Members Show
• Discounts on open juried show registration fees

Patron of the Arts: Select your level of support below or on our membership application.
A non-artist membership for individuals who want to distinguish themselves as supporters of the arts and Wickford Art Association.
• Invitations to all openings and special events.
• Monthly newsletter and calendar of events.
• Opportunity to meet practicing artists in the community.
• Discounts on classes and workshops.

General Artist Member (GAM): $50
Non-juried artist members enjoy the following benefits.
• The opportunity to become a Juried Artist Member after 6 months (see below).
• Participation in the annual Members Show.
• Discounts on open juried shows registration fees.
• Discounts on WAA classes and workshops.
• Application fee discount on a booth at the Wickford Art Festival.
• Membership into the Photographic Arts Group is included at no extra cost in this General Membership Level.

Juried Artist Member (JAM) - $60
Artists who have attained the distinction of Wickford Art Association's Juried Artist Member will receive the additional benefits with their annual membership:

• Eligible to be included in a Juried Artist Member Invitational Show in the gallery.
• Eligible to submit 4 pieces of work for sale in the gallery's browse bins.
• Eligible to submit up to 20 greeting cards for sale in the gallery.
• Direct link from WAA website to Juried Artist Member's website.
• Artist's biography/statement featured in the association's member reference book.
• The opportunity to display and sell artwork at offsite locations.
• Eligible for Featured Juried Artist of Month.

Please note that as of December 31, 2017, Wickford Art Association will no longer use the method of attaining Juried Artist Membership by being accepted into four juried WAA shows. WAA is returning to JAM by panel. Download application for Juried Artist Membership and contact the gallery to be included in the next available panel.

Life Member (LM) - $0
Life Members have been granted a special life membership as voted by the WAA Board of Directors for their service to WAA and the arts.

• Life members receive all the benefits of a Juried Artist Member.

For NEW Members ONLY:
New Members' dues paid after January 1st will be half price for the remainder of that membership year.

A New Member paying dues after April 1st will be considered paid in full for the next full membership cycle.

Renew online, by mail, by phone or in the gallery.
Membership will be considered cancelled if dues are not up to date by September 1, 2017.