Prospective Member Information

Prospective Member Information

Current dues are $1,200.00 per year, payable either in full on/or before August 1st or in three installments ($400.00 each) on/or before the following dates: August 1st, November 1st, and March 1st. AGA’s fiscal year is from November 1st through October 31st.

Some of the Co-op Membership Requirements are:

  •Live close enough to the Gallery that travel time is not an impediment to performing all clerking or committee duties or replacing sold artwork.

  • Have your own artist’s website and/or social media presence.

  • Work one day a month in the gallery as the clerk.

  • Greet and interact with customers.

  • Become proficient at completing all different types of sales transactions and tasks.

  • Serve on at least two committees, which requires extra time each month beyond scheduled work days.

  • Computer skills, including emailing, word processing, and social media.

  • Rotate art work every three months.

  • Attend all meetings or provide a member proxy form when absent.

 

 

Please email any questions and the completed application, along with five digital images, no larger than 2MB, saved at 72dpi with the longest side no larger than 1920 pixels, of your current work to ashevillegalleryofart@gmail.com. The Jury Committee will contact you and give you instructions on the process of meeting you and viewing your work.

 

If accepted, you will need a Merchant Certificate of Registration, commonly called a Sales and Use Tax ID Registration. You can apply for this at the North Carolina Department of Revenue, 2800 Heart Drive, Asheville, NC 28806 (behind the outlet mall in the Ridgefield Business Park), phone 1-877-252-3052 or online at dor.state.nc.us.

 

Artists juried into the AGA are put on a waiting list to fill available member vacancies as they occur.  A non refundable fee of $100 is paid upon notification of acceptance to hold your place on the waiting list.  Your placement fee will be applied to the first membership dues installment when you are called to fill the vacancy.

 

AGA is a smoke-free and vape-free environment.