MEMBERSHIP

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Applications from women artists are reviewed monthly for the following categories of membership.

Download the application here.

FULL MEMBERSHIP:

Full membership includes a solo show every two years in the selected gallery and participation in a group show in alternate years.  In addition to these exhibition opportunities all members receive the following benefits with membership;

 -Artist representation on gallery website
- Opportunities for Artist led events (i.e. Artist talks, panel discussions etc.)
- SOHO20 Gallery’s Director and assistants are available 5 days a weeks for professional
assistance and consultation.
- Studio visits and/or critique/discussion opportunities
- Access to SOHO20 for fiscal sponsorship
 
Members are required to make a two-year commitment to the gallery. Initiation fees can be paid in installments during the first 6 months of membership.

Gallery I – Monthly dues of $300 / $340 (at large*) and a one-time initiation fee of $500
Gallery II – Monthly dues of $150/ $190(at large*) and a one-time initiation fee of $300

AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP:

Yearly dues of $1000.  Affiliates participate in our annual National Affiliates group exhibition and also receive all of the shared benefits of membership.

REQUIREMENTS OF MEMBERSHIP:

Payment of dues in a timely fashion.
Each member is required to abide by the rules set forth in the by-laws of SOHO20 and in its manual of operations.
Participation in the operations of the organization by doing committee work and attending monthly meetings. (unless claiming at-large status)
Each member is responsible for the costs of her publicity and advertising, with the exception of those listings paid for by SOHO20.
Each member must sign a renewable contract for a 24 month period.

THE APPLICATION PROCESS:

Women artists wishing to apply to one of the above categories are invited to submit the following:

A completed application form.
10 images of recent work on a CD or DVD or in slide form. All materials must be clearly labeled with the applicant’s name.
A separate image list, numbered to correspond with the included images. The list should include title, medium, size, and date.
A resume or brief biography, including education, exhibitions and other relevant information.
A brief (no more than one page) artist’s statement about the work.
Catalogues, reviews, and brochures about the work. (optional)
A self-addressed stamped envelope should be included for the return of all materials.

THE SELECTION PROCESS:

Once a month, except August, the members of SOHO20 carefully review membership applications.  After an initial approval, a request will be made to see actual work at SOHO20. In order for an applicant to become a member, there must be a two-thirds majority vote in her favor.

Please contact our director, Jenn Dierdorf, at (212) 367-8994, or through email, soho20@verizon.net

 

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