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Sandpiper Art Gallery Membership

Benefits of Membership:

Memberships open to artists and art lovers.

Members can show pieces in the gallery monthly.

Members can enjoy the business rental program.

Members can be featured in a show on alternate years.

Members may participate in weekly art sessions.

Members can use extensive art library.

Members may show work on this web site.

Download the membership application (PDF), complete the form, and mail to or drop off at the gallery. If you have questions, please contact the gallery.

Download a complete, printable listing of the benefits and requirements listed below (PDF).

  • Active membership—single dues: $50.00 annually. Couples dues: $75 annually. more info

    Active Members must aid in the operation of the physical facility and must fully participate in those activities that further the existence of the Corporation.

    • Serves as Gallery Attendant at least eight (8) times during the year (1 July through 30 June).
    • Has full voting rights.
    • Volunteers to serve as an officer of the Corporation and/or as a committee chairperson and/or committee member when positions are available.
    • May participate in and initiate discussions at monthly member meetings; attends other official functions (dates and times are published in each newsletter).
    • Has full use of the library, may check out books for up to one month.
    • Attends opening receptions as possible and volunteers to host, bring food for or cleanup after a minimum of one (1) event per year.
    • May submit new artwork to Open Shows at no cost except 20% commission on sales.
    • May submit new artwork to Members Only shows (such as the Christmas Show) at no cost except 20% commission on sales.
    • May submit new artwork to the Member Wall section of the gallery at the change of each exhibit (subject to the approval of the Gallery Director) at no cost except 20% commission on sales.
    • May request to participate in an invitational gallery exhibit every two years (subject to availability of space and approval of the Exhibit Committee and Gallery Director) at no cost except 20% commission.
    • May participate in the Art Rental program (subject to Art Rental Committee approval). All fees subject to 20% commission.
    • May request to have items for sale in the Gift Shop (subject to Gift Shop Chairperson approval). Pays a 20% commission on all Gift Shop sales. Non-member artists are charged 30%.
    • May participate in the Sandpiper Art Festival as a vendor and pay 10% commission on all sales (subject to Festival Jury Approval).*
    • May participate in the Sandpiper Art Festival by placing art work in the Sandpiper Art Gallery booth (subject to Booth Chairperson approval). Will pay a 10% commission on any sales in the Sandpiper Art Gallery booth.
    • May attend workshops at the cost listed for members.
    • Receives a 5% discount on gallery purchases on the day of the monthly meetings and gallery shows' opening receptions.

    *Sandpiper Gallery Art Festival participants who wish to receive a reduced sales commission must be Active or Associate members in good standing for six (6) months prior to the festival.

  • Associate Membership—single dues: $100 annually. Couples: $150 annually. more info

    Associate Members have reduced participation requirements in the operation of the gallery.

    • Has all benefits and responsibilities listed above for Active Members, except serves as Gallery Attendant at least four (4) times during the year (1 July through 30 June)
  • Patron Membership—An annual $100.00 minimum donation encouraged. more info

    Patron Memberships are open to any individual, business, or institution sharing our desire to promote art, including art scholarships.

    • Participation in the operation of the gallery is encouraged but not required.
    • Has full use of the library, may check out books for up to one month.
    • Receives a 5% discount on gallery purchases on the day of the monthly meetings and gallery shows' opening receptions.
    • Receives Sandpiper Art Gallery newsletters and other communications sent to members.
    • Receives special invitations to Sandpiper Art Gallery receptions and other events
  • Student Membership: $20 annually. more info

    Student Memberships are available to students enrolled in a local high school or college.

    Responsibilities and benefits:

    • Volunteers to help in gallery activities or committees. Examples:
      • Helps Gallery Director hang/display new shows
      • Helps hang/display Member Wall area for each new show
      • Assists with Art Festival set-up and take down
      • Takes Posters promoting gallery events to businesses around our area
    • Participation in the operation of the gallery is encouraged but not necessary. May attend the gallery if desired.
    • Has full voting rights.
    • May participate in and initiate discussions at monthly member meetings; may attend other official functions (dates and times are published in each newsletter).
    • Has full use of the library, may check out books for up to one month.
    • May submit new artwork to Open Shows at no cost except 20% commission on sales.
    • May submit new artwork to Members Only shows (such as the Christmas Show) at no cost except 20% commission on sales.
    • May submit new artwork to the Member Wall section of the gallery at the change of each exhibit (subject to the approval of the Gallery Director) at no cost except 20% commission on sales.
    • May participate in the Art Rental program (subject to Art Rental Committee approval). All fees subject to 20% commission.
    • May request to have items for sale in the Gift Shop (subject to Gift Shop Chairperson approval). Pays a 20% commission on all Gift Shop sales. Non-member artists are charged 30%.
    • May participate in the Sandpiper Art Festival as a vendor and pay 10% commission on all sales (subject to Festival Jury Approval).*
    • May participate in the Sandpiper Art Festival by placing art work in the Sandpiper Art Gallery booth (subject to Booth Chairperson approval). Will pay a 10% commission on any sales in the Sandpiper Art Gallery booth.
    • May attend workshops at the cost listed for members.
    • Receives a 5% discount on gallery purchases on the day of the monthly meetings and gallery shows' opening receptions.
    • Receives Sandpiper Art Gallery newsletters and other communications sent to members.

    *Sandpiper Gallery Art Festival participants who wish to receive a reduced sales commission must be Active or Associate members in good standing for six (6) months prior to the festival.