Guild Membership Levels Explained

A Museum Member who joins The Artists Guild is considered an “Associate Member”

Associate Member: Anyone who joins The Artists Guild and maintains a membership in “good standing” with the Museum and Guild, by paying their membership fees on or before their renewal date, (see benefits).

A Guild Member who has gone through the Signature Level Jurying Process and accepted is considered a “Signature Member”

Signature Member: Artist who was successfully juried in through our Signature Level Jurying Process and keeps their Museum and Guild membership in “good standing” by paying their membership fees by their renewal date.

Signature Guild Member who does not wish to staff the mandatory shifts in the Guild Gallery, but wants to contribute to the participation donation in full is considered a “Contributing Signature Member”

Contributing Signature Member: A Signature Member, who wants to support the Artists Guild Gallery by paying the participation donation, they do not enter any Guild Gallery Exhibitions, and do not have to staff the mandatory number of shifts per lease year; but can put images on the TV in the Gallery and other benefits as indicated.

Signature Guild Member who wants to fully participate in our Guild Gallery is considered a “Participating Signature Member”

Participating Signature Member: A Signature Member who pays the participation donation for the lease year at the Artists Guild Gallery; membership is in “good standing” and is in compliance with all rules and regulations; and has a number of mandatory staffing shifts per lease year, (the number of mandatory staffing shifts is determined by the number of participating artists per lease year), other benefits as indicated.

An active Participating Signature Member who is 90 years of age is considered a “Golden Signature Member”

Golden Signature Member: A signature member who has been an active participating member of the Guild Gallery for five or more years and has reached their 90 year birthday do NOT staff the Guild Gallery.