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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 top and bottom of this page).  Applicants must be 18 Years or older.

  • 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 the 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 the 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 member's 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.  We are the oldest continuing art organization in Alberta, formed in 1921.  We commemoarate 100 years.

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

 

  • The Edmonton Art Club does not sell artwork exhibited on our website.  Artwork sales are the responsibility of the artist.  We are not a business.  We are an art group, with benefits.

  • We offer monthly artwork critiques by accredited critics.

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

  • We offer a mentorship program.

  • Meet and form friendships with other artists.

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

  • We offer two scholarships annually.

  • Artists Discounts at select art retailers.

  • We have an internationally renowned website.  Members each have a profile page on our website where you can display your artwork and link to your own site and/or blog.   Members are responsible to sell their own work, through their own venue(s).

  • We are members of the Alberta Community Art Clubs Association ("ACACA"), Alberta Foundation for the Arts, CARFAC

Membership Benefits

Rubics for Jurying

  • Original/not copied --/5

  • Skill with media --/5

  • Courses/background --/5

  • Composition/design --/5

  • Potential --/5