Prospective Member Information
Dues are $1,200.00 per year, payable either in full on/or before August1st or in three installments ($ 400.00 each) on/or before the following dates: July 29th, November 1st, and March 1st. AGA’s fiscal year is from November 1st through October 31st.
Some of the Co-op Membership Requirements are:
• Work one day a month
• Serve on at least two committees
• Rotate artwork every three months
• Attend all meetings
You will need a Merchant’s Certificate of Registration (a one-time fee currently $15). This can be applied for at North Carolina Department of Revenue, 2800 Heart Drive, Asheville, NC 28806 (behind Biltmore Square Mall in the Ridgefield, Business Park—phone: 828-667-5087); or online at dor.state.nc.us.
AGA holds an open jury day from time to time. If you wish to be notified:
Leave your name, address, phone number, email address, and a brief statement describing your art. The daily Gallery Clerk will file it for notification of the next jury day.
When contacted regarding jury time and date, bring six works of art, ready to hang, and eight copies of your résumé as well as eight copies of the attached application. Although the utmost care will be taken in handling artwork, the Asheville Gallery of Art will not be responsible for any damage or loss of artwork submitted for jury purposes.
Those artists who have been juried into AGA and are on the “Waiting List” must pay a one-time place-holding fee of $100.00, which is non-refundable if artists ultimately choose not to join AGA. If waiting artists do join AGA eventually, the $100.00 place-holding fee will be applied toward their first annual membership dues.