There are four levels of membership at the Buffalo Society of Artists.

  • Student Membership is available to college and graduate art students.
  • Associate Membership is available to all artists who support the BSA’s mission and goals.
  • Exhibiting Artist Membership is awarded to artists who have been accepted into the BSA through a jurying process.
  • BSA Patrons receive a number of member of benefits for making a donation that supports BSA exhibitions, events, and education.

Learn more about the benefits of each level below.

Student Membership

Student Membership

$20.00/year

Student Membership is available to all college or graduate art students wishing to join the BSA and support the organization’s mission and goals.

Student Membership includes:

  • A limited customizable member profile for inclusion in our directory of Student Members (coming soon)
  • The BSA newsletter and emails
  • Invitations to all BSA exhibition openings
  • Discounts to BSA sponsored events (when applicable)

Additionally, Student Members are eligible to:

  • Submit artwork for inclusion in BSA Open Members Exhibitions and other non-juried shows
  • Request a free portfolio review
  • Apply for Exhibiting Artist membership by jury review

We are almost ready to open shop! Please be patient while we finish up development.

Associate Membership

Associate Membership

$35.00/year

Associate Membership is available to all individuals (artists and non-artists) wishing to join the BSA and support the organization’s mission and goals.

Associate Membership includes:

  • A limited customizable member profile in our directory of Associate Members
  • The BSA newsletter and emails
  • Invitations to all BSA exhibition openings
  • Discounts to BSA sponsored events (when applicable)
  • Vote for and/or serve on the BSA Board

Additionally, Associate Members are eligible to:

  • Access our members-only list of artist opportunities
  • Submit artwork for inclusion in BSA Open Members Exhibitions and other non-juried shows
  • Request a free portfolio review
  • Apply for Exhibiting Membership by jury review

We are almost ready to open shop! Please be patient while we finish up development.

Apply for Exhibiting Membership

Apply for Exhibiting Membership

$20.00

Each fall, the BSA Exhibiting Member Review Panel evaluates all current applicants for acceptance as an Exhibiting Member. Exhibiting Members receive a host of benefits, including:

  • A customizable member profile for inclusion in our directory of Exhibiting Members
  • Access to add events to our global BSA calendar and your member profile
  • BSA "members only" emails, including exclusive artist opportunities and other unique content
  • Invitations to all BSA exhibition openings
  • Discounts to BSA sponsored events (when applicable)
  • Access to our members-only list of artist opportunities

Additionally, Exhibiting Members are eligible to:

  • Submit artwork for inclusion in BSA Open Members Exhibitions and other non-juried shows
  • Enter and compete in professionally juried exhibitions sponsored by BSA
  • Receive BSA honors and awards
  • Request a free portfolio review
  • Vote for and/or serve on the BSA Board
  • Serve as an elected member of the BSA Board of Directors

Once accepted, Exhibiting Membership dues are $45.00 per year.

We are almost ready to open shop! Please be patient while we finish up development.

BSA Patron Membership

BSA Patron Membership

From $100/year to $50/month

Become a patron of the Buffalo Society of Artists! Your membership will help us continue to provide exhibitions, events, and education to build on our commitment to embrace visual exploration as critical to the voice of our time.

BSA patrons receive the following annual benefits:

  • The BSA quarterly newsletter and member emails
  • Invitations to all BSA exhibitions and events
  • All current patron names are published in BSA catalogue and brochures
  • Diamond, Honored, Distinguished, and Sustaining Patrons are invited to a special pre-exhibition reception to view the work, meet the artists, and have first choice on purchases

(Are you looking to make a smaller one-time contribution to the BSA? You can make a donation to the BSA instead!)

We are almost ready to open shop! Please be patient while we finish up development.