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Artist Memberships

All About Artist Memberships

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  3.  Click the Join Now button below.   Choose the membership level you wish to purchase and continue as instructed.

Any questions, please contact the gallery at 978-465-8769 during gallery hours or email naa@newburyportart.org

General Membership Information

The NAA is an open association that welcomes all artists and art lovers and encourages all to become involved in supporting our mission and outreach programs through participation and volunteerism.

You can join online, by mail, or in person.  If you are not joining online,  click and download an Artist Membership Form and mail to the NAA along with your payment.  To download a copy of benefits, click Artist Membership Benefits.  If you do not have a current version of Adobe you will not be able to save a copy of the form.  If this is the case, print out a copy for your records.  Mail your payment and form to: NAA, 65 Water Street, Newburyport, Ma  01950.

Membership is Rolling.   Your membership is valid for 365 days, from the date you join.  Your membership renewal date is visible in My Dashboardyour personal space on our website.  Log in, click on My Dashboard and you can edit your profile, view works entered online in shows, renew your membership,  add your biography, website, twitter, etc.. all from this space!  This biographical information including your social media and website links will be visible to the public when someone clicks on your work in the online gallery, then the “Artist” tab to learn more.

One of our ongoing projects is to have a biography on hand from each of our members.  We love our members and we want to rest of the world to know how amazing you are!   We would also like to be able to provide buyers with information on the artist whose work they are purchasing.  Please send all updated or new biographies to naa@newburyportart.org.  If you need a little inspiration please click here for a sample biography.

 

Artist Membership Levels and Benefits

All Artist memberships carry a 10% discount for individuals 65 years or older. You can now take advantage of this option online by typing the code SENIOR where asked.

Standard Artist Member’ Benefits

  • Invitation to Annual Members Meeting
  •  10% Discount on purchases from the NAA Gift Shop
  • Discounts off NAA Classes and Workshops
  • Weekly Newsletter from the Executive Director
  • Special Vendor Business Partner Discounts, including Newburyport Framers
  • Waived entry fee for Young and Budding Artist Show for any family member
  • Meet Our Members” website blogs. All Members are eligible for selection
    • Monthly posts
    • Selected from among current members
    • Include links back to member website & art related social media pages      

All Artist Memberships include the Standard Artist member benefits listed above. Plus the incremental benefits listed by membership type:

Artist Member – $55
All standard Artist member benefits plus

  • Ability to exhibit in all member juried and open shows
  • Ability to enter shows thru NAA online gallery. Online gallery creates additional sales space for duration of the show and beyond, broadening your prospective buyer audience
  • Opportunity to apply for featured artist show in the Hills gallery or “Wings” program (conditional on meeting entry criteria)
  • Promotion on NAA website by providing a link to your personal artist website and art-related social media pages
  • Opportunity to be juried into NAA Gift Shop (juried by committee)
  • All Artist member levels (except Master Artists) are eligible to apply for a free 2-week solo show in Hills Gallery. Winner chosen by panel of 3 jurors.
    • Winner eligible to apply every 3 years, must have current membership
    • Sales paid at 65/35 split
    • Extensive social media marketing of show across multiple platforms
  • Ability to market outside shows on NAA facebook page

Artist Plus Member – $145
All standard Artist member benefits plus

  • Two waived entry fees per show

Beginner Artist Member (up to age 25) – $25
All standard Artist member benefits 

 

 

Master Artist Membership Level

The Master Artist membership is an application process.

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. You must have had at least one show in an art gallery (can be a group show) outside the NAA and Art Association world.  Art Gallery is defined as a retail (brick and mortar) location, whose income is primarily from the sale of 2 or 3-dimensional art.
  2. You must have been accepted into at least 6 Juried shows – at least one must be at the NAA.
  3. You must have won at least one award in a Juried show (honorable mention is accepted, award does not have to have been at an NAA show).
  4. The 2020 committee is to be determined.  

 

Master Artist Member – $55
All standard Artist member benefits plus

  • Ability to participate in bi-annual Master Artist Group Show
  • All Master Artists are eligible to apply for free 2-week Master Artist solo show in the Hills Gallery. Winner chosen by panel of 3 jurors.
    • Winner eligible to apply every 3 years, must have current membership
    • Sales paid at 65/35 split
  • Ability to market outside shows on NAA facebook page

To download Master Artist Benefits, click MASTER ARTIST BENEFITS

Any questions, please contact the gallery at 978-465-8769 during gallery hours or email naa@newburyportart.org.