The Summerville Artist Guild welcomes new members throughout the year. Our membership ranges from the beginner to the professional level artist. By joining, you will be able to experience motivational and instructional demonstrations as well as access to other viewpoints. We offer a range of workshops and local exhibition opportunities to help advance your skills as an artist. Membership dues are paid on a yearly basis and cover the guild year September through August. Dues for the 2012-2013 guild year are $30 before the October 2012 meeting, and will go up to $35 after the meeting. If you are interested in joining the guild, please fill out the application below. Please click here to contact Membership Chair, Janie Rosner for more information.
Membership in the Guild:
Associate Member— any adult may join the Guild regardless of painting experience. Associate Members can participate in all meetings and fieldtrips, receive a discount on workshops and exhibit in the All Member's Show in December.
Exhibiting Member—any Associate Member who has attended at least two regular meetings may submit paintings for consideration on a jury-in date (see below). Upon obtaining exhibiting status, the member is eligible to participate in the Judged Show held in February at which monetary prizes are awarded. Jurying Guidelines are listed below. Upcoming dates to jury in as an Exhibiting member are November 2012 & March 2013. If you are an Associate member who is interested in jurying-in, please click here to contact Renee Bruce.
Junior Member— any student aged 14-18 may apply for Junior Membership with the recommendation of his/her art teacher. Junior Members can participate in all meetings and fieldtrips, receive a discount on workshops and exhibit in the All Member's Show in December.
Patron— any Guild member or other interested person may become a Patron for a minimum $25 donation. The Patron’s contact information will appear in each Guild Newsletter, in each Exhibit Program and on the Guild Website. This is a good way to show extra support for our Guild!
What is original art?
Original art is created from an idea; in whole or in part, that you conceived and conceptualized on your own. For more information on what constitutes an ORIGINAL work of art