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Artist Memberships

All About Artist Memberships

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  1.  Create an account by clicking the Register button in the top right corner.
  2. Log in with the Login button in the top corner.
  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

  • All Artists members are eligible to win a free 2-week show in the Hills Gallery, Summer 2019. Winner is selected by a panel of 3 jurors
    • An artist is eligible to participate every 3 years
    • Sales are done at a 65%/35% split
  • Extensive social media marketing across multiple platforms
    • Artists may take advantage of NAA Facebook postings to market their own events
    • Monthly Daily News “Ask An Artist” essays
    • Meet Our Members” website blogs. All Artist Members are eligible for selection
      • Monthly posts
      • Selected from among current artists
      • Posted by NAA
      • Include links back to Artist website, links to gallery and other associations, classes, or artist supported causes
  • 10% Discount on purchases from the NAA Gift Shop
  • On-line Gallery – When submitting show entries online your images will be available in the On-line Gallery and available for sale for the duration of the  show, broadening your prospective buyer audience
  • Discounts of NAA Classes and Workshops including the  Art of Business Series
  • Weekly Newsletter from the Executive Director via Constant Contact
  • Special Vendor Business Partner Discounts, including Newburyport Framers
  • Exclusive opportunity to show work in the NAA Gift Shop – Juried Process by Gift Shop Committee

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 at prevailing entry fees per piece
  • Eligible to exhibit in Featured Interest Groups summer exhibitions
  • Opportunity to host a featured artist show in the Hills Gallery or through our “Wings” program conditional on meeting entry criteria
  • Website Link – Promotion on NAA website by providing a link to your personal artist website
  • Waived entry fee for family member in Young and Budding Artist Show


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

  • Two waived entry fees per show
  • Waived entry fee for family member in Young and Budding Artist Show


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

  • Waived entry fee for Young and Budding Artist Show




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