FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
HOW DO I BECOME A MEMBER?
Membership is by selection by the Committee in April each year, for more information see About Membership
HOW MUCH IS MEMBERSHIP?
The annual membership fee is £18
HOW MANY EXHIBITIONS ARE ORGANISED EACH YEAR?
At least two exhibitions are staged each year and when appropriate a third one is organised
HOW MANY PAINTINGS CAN I EXHIBIT?
3 paintings per artist is the normal but work over 760 mm (30″) counts as 2
CAN I EXHIBIT UNFARMED WORK?
4 unframed works can be exhibited but must be mounted and enclosed in a clear protective wrap
IS THERE A CHARGE FOR EXHIBITING?
The Society takes a commission fee of 25% on work sold at exhibitions
A fee of £1 per framed work and 50p per unframed work is charged as a hanging fee
CAN I EXHIBIT WORK NOT FOR SALE?
All work must be for sale and must be original to the artist
AS WELL AS EXHIBITING WHAT OTHER BENEFITS ARE THERE TO MEMBERSHIP?
Occasional painting days, socials and outings to exhibitions are organised for members
Members are invited to showcase their work on the Society website with the option to add a personal website link.
Members and their guests are invited to the Preview party for the summer exhibition
Members receive a Newsletter twice a year giving information about the Society
DO I HAVE TO INVIGILATE?
Yes all members have to steward for at least 2.5 hours during an exhibition
HOW DO I SUBMIT MY ARTWORKS TO THE WEBSITE?
Once you have become a member you may request details of how to submit your work