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Membership and Benefits

"Our members are our heart and soul"

  • Applicants for membership must apply in writing on the membership application form (link is located at the bottom of this page).

  • Applicants for membership are required to submit five samples of their work which includes one drawing/sketch produced within the previous three years as well as attend 2 (two) general meetings prior to jurying process. Applicants are passed by secret ballot at an executive meeting called for that purpose.

  • Members are expected to attend regularly at general meetings. All those attending 5 or more meetings and submitting 5 or more original paintings for critique shall be entitled to submit 5 (or number specified by executive) pieces of artwork for exhibition at the Edmonton Art Club sanctioned events.

  • In the event of non attendance at meetings or failure to produce original work, the executive committee may, after 12 months, delete the defaulting members name off the role, after having given due notice of such procedure to the member in question. In special circumstances leave of absence may be granted upon written request.

Membership Prerequisites 

  • Become a member of a respected art organization

  • Participate in group and juried shows to display and sell your artwork

  • We offer Open Studio and Plien-Air painting opportunities in the community

  • Meet and form friendships with other artists

  • Attend scheduled meetings which includes monthly critiques

  • Participate in workshops & demonstrations by well known artists at competitive fees

  • We offer two scholarships annually

  • Artists Discounts at select art retailers

  • Have a profile page on our website where you can display your artwork and link to your own site or blog

Membership Benefits

Rubics for Jurying

  • Original/not copied --/5

  • Skill with media --/5

  • Courses/background --/5

  • Composition/design --/5

  • Potential --/5