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    Apply for Exhibiting Membership


    Each fall, the BSA Exhibiting Member Review Panel evaluates all current applicants for acceptance as an Exhibiting member.

    About Exhibiting Membership

    Exhibiting members receive a host of benefits, including:

    • A customizable member profile for inclusion in our directory of exhibiting artists
    • 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

    Annual Exhibiting membership dues are $45.


    Exhibiting Artist member applicants must be:

    • At least 18 years old
    • A current resident of Western New York
    • Not currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program related to the visual arts

    How to Apply

    To begin the application process, please pay the $20 application fee below. Once we receive your application fee, we will send you a link to complete our online application process and upload the required materials, including:

    • A completed application artist’s resume
    • A brief artist statement
    • 9–13 pieces of artwork (.jpg) and/or video (.mp4)

    Notification of Selection. You will be notified of your designation as an Exhibiting member via mail approximately one week after the annual review.

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