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a non-profit gallery for the visual and performing arts

2833-A Hathaway Rd., Richmond, VA 23225
in the Stratford Hills Shopping Center


Gallery Hours through December 12, 2021:
Sunday, 11am-3pm
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 11am-5pm
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 11am-7pm
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Artspace is now open at its new location: 2833-A Hathaway Rd., Richmond, VA 23225 in the Stratford Hills Shopping Center.

HOW TO APPLY FOR MEMBERSHIP

Thank you for your interest in Artspace! We look forward to receiving your application. Applications are reviewed and voted on by the Artist Members on a monthly basis. (Please note that undergraduates are not eligible for membership.)

After you have read about the ARTSPACE MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES below, please send an email to artspaceorg@gmail.com and copy lisalevineart@gmail.com with the following information.

  1. Name and mailing address
  2. Email
  3. Telephone number
  4. Website
  5. Category of membership for which you are applying (Artist Member or Supporting Member or Performing Artist Member)
  6. Attach your Artist Statement
  7. Attach your résumé
  8. Attach EIGHT titled images (use the title in the file name)
  9. Attach a list of the image descriptions (title, size and medium)
  10. Deliver 2 wall-ready/display-ready pieces of artwork to Artspace to be viewed by members at the next Members’ Meeting. Please label your pieces with your name, title and medium. The works will be returned to you after the members’ meeting has taken place.
  11. Print and sign the appropriate Artspace Contract: Artist Member Contract or Supporting Artist Member Contract. Please deliver the signed contract to the gallery with your artwork. Copies of the form are available at the gallery. In the event of your application not receiving approval, the form will be returned to you.

Links for monthly dues payments are provided below for each membership category after your membership has been approved. To make a payment in a specific amount not listed below, please use this link to PayPal:




ARTSPACE MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES

As Adopted by the Membership at the Annual Meeting - September 1999


ARTIST MEMBER - $35 per month

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Professional artists who determine and participate in fulfilling Artspace's mission. New candidates are selected and voted in after having images and work presented to and reviewed by the present membership. Terms last a minimum of one year.

PRIVILEGES:

  • Voting rights on all matters before the membership
  • The opportunity to apply to exhibit at Artspace every 18 months (as opposed to every 36 months for non-members), in shows of four (4) or less, upon acceptance of exhibition proposal by the Exhibition Committee.
  • Gallery commission on sales is limited to 25% (45% for non-members)
  • Discounted exhibition fees when applicable. Exhibition fees are indefinitely suspended due to the success of our annual Fundraising Auction beginning with our 2017 season.
  • 10% Discount on artwork purchases
  • Exhibition opportunity in all members exhibitions at the gallery and other arranged locations
  • Opportunity to use the Artspace name as Gallery affiliation (i.e.: press or grant applications)
  • Opportunity to use Artspace facilities for personal use such as mtgs., parties, etc. (when available as not to interfere with the regular operating schedule or paid rentals.)
  • Included on the Artspace website, artspacegallery.org
  • Free admission to Performance Series events (discounts to special events where applicable)
  • Participation in all social activities for Artspace Members
  • All works are insured while they are in the Gallery's possession ($250 deductible)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Membership fee of $35 (paid monthly or yearly). Dues must be up-to-date to be considered in good standing.
  • Members are expected to staff the gallery for a minimum of 36 hours per year, to be arranged according to the member’s availability. Time spent staffing openings is equivalent to staffing the gallery during regular hours. (If member is unable to staff the gallery due to other commitments, he/she is responsible for arranging another Artspace-trained member or volunteer.)
  • Serving on at least one committee
  • Attending at least 9 monthly Members' Meetings per year (one to include the Annual Meeting). Members' Meetings are customarily held on the second Thursday of the month at artspace.
  • Supporting Artspace by attending Opening Receptions and events.
  • Artist must be a contributing member of Artspace for one-year before exhibiting in shows of four (4) or less.

SUPPORTING ARTIST MEMBER - $65 per month

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Professional artists who wish to support Artspace through financial means rather than working support, and who wish to have continuous exhibition opportunities. New candidates are selected and voted in after having images and work presented to and reviewed by the present membership. Terms last a minimum of one year.

PRIVILEGES:

  • Voting rights on all matters before the membership
  • The opportunity to apply to exhibit at Artspace every 18 months (as opposed to every 36 months for non-members), in shows of four (4) or less, upon acceptance of exhibition proposal by the Exhibition Committee.
  • Gallery commission on sales is limited to 25% (45% for non-members)
  • Discounted exhibition fees when applicable. Exhibition fees are indefinitely suspended due to the success of our annual Fundraising Auction beginning with our 2017 season.
  • 10% Discount on artwork purchases
  • Exhibition opportunity in all members exhibitions at the gallery and other arranged locations
  • Opportunity to use the Artspace name as Gallery affiliation (i.e.: press or grant applications)
  • Opportunity to use Artspace facilities for personal use such as meetings., parties, etc. (when available as not to interfere with the regular operating schedule or paid rentals.)
  • Included on the Artspace website, artspacegallery.org
  • Free admission to Performance Series events (discounts to special events where applicable)
  • Participation in all social activities for Artspace Members
  • All works are insured while they are in the Gallery's possession ($250 deductible)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Membership fee of $65 (paid monthly or yearly)  Dues must be up-to-date to be considered in good standing.
  • Attending at least 1 Members' Meeting per year.  Members' Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at artspace.
  • Supporting Artspace by attending Opening Receptions and events.
  • Artist must be a contributing member of Artspace for one-year before exhibiting in shows of four (4) or less.

PERFORMING ARTIST MEMBER - $15 per month

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Professional Performing Artists who wish to support Artspace's mission and assist with the operation of the Gallery in exchange for Gallery affiliation, rehearsal space, and reduced dues. New candidates are recommended by current Artist Members and voted on by the present membership. Terms last a minimum of one year. Duties and Responsibilities vary on a case-by-case basis.

PRIVILEGES:

  • Voting rights on matters before the membership, not to include visual art exhibition related votes or new visual artist members
  • Opportunity to have a yearly performance at Artspace (subject to scheduling approval by gallery administration)
  • Opportunity to sell merchandise at at Artspace during regular operating hours, openings and events (where applicable)
  • Commission on merchandise sales through the Gallery is limited to 25% (where applicable)
  • Opportunity to perform at Opening Receptions or special events
  • Opportunity to use the Artspace name as Gallery affiliation (i.e.: press or grant applications)
  • Opportunity to use Artspace for personal use such as mtgs., recording, rehearsal, etc. (subject to scheduling approval by gallery administration)
  • Included on the Artspace Web-Site
  • Free admission to Performance Series events (discounts to special events where applicable)
  • Participation in all social activities for Artspace Members

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Membership fee of $15 (paid monthly or yearly). Dues must be up-to-date to be considered in good standing
  • Sitting at least 5 times per year (If member is unable to sit due to other commitments, he/she is responsible for hiring or switching with another sitter.) Time spent staffing openings is equivalent to gallery sitting. If member is unable to sit due to other commitments, he/she is responsible for hiring or switching with another sitter.
  • Attending at least 8 monthly Members' Meetings per year (one to include the Annual Meeting). Members' Meetings are typically held on the second Thursday of each month at artspace.
  • Serving on the Performance Series Committee
  • Opportunity to serve on other committees
  • Supporting Artspace by attending Opening Receptions and events

ON-LEAVE ARTIST MEMBER - $160 per year

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Payment Options

Professional artists who were one time artist members of the Gallery and who wish to support artspace’s mission, but cannot be involved in the operations of the Gallery. Must be an active artist member to change status to “On-Leave.” These members may return to participating membership without reapplying. They also support the Gallery through financial assistance and by being community spokespersons. Terms last a minimum of one year.

PRIVILEGES:

  • An open invitation to attend the monthly Members’ Meetings held on the Second Thursday of the month - No voting rights.
  • The opportunity to apply to exhibit at Artspace every 18 months (as opposed to every 36 months for non-members), in shows of four (4) or less, upon acceptance of exhibition proposal by the Exhibition Committee.
  • Gallery commission on sales is limited to 25% (45% for non-members)
  • Discounted exhibition fees when applicable. Exhibition fees are indefinitely suspended due to the success of our annual Fundraising Auction beginning with our 2017 season.
  • The ability to reactivate full-time membership without reapplying
  • Open invitation to Special Members’ Meetings, and Members’ social activities
  • May be invited to exhibit in Artspace exhibitions in the gallery and at other arranged locations
  • Opportunity to use the Artspace name as Gallery affiliation (i.e.: press or grant applications)
  • All works are insured while they are in the Gallery's possession ($250 deductible)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Membership fee of $160 (paid yearly)
  • Supporting Artspace by attending Opening Receptions and events.

COMMUNITY MEMBER

The purpose of Community Members is to assist Artspace in accomplishing its mission by providing independent, community-based input in the form of services and other support.  New candidates are recommended by the current membership or the Governing Board and must be approved by the Executive Committee. Terms last a minimum of one year. Duties and responsibilities vary on a case-by-case basis.

PRIVILEGES:

  • Participation in all social activities for Artspace Members. An open invitation to all Artspace meetings, openings and special events.
  • Opportunity to use the Artspace name as Gallery affiliation (i.e.: press or grant applications)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participation as a Supporting Member of artspace.
  • Attending at least one Artspace Member Meeting per year.
  • Advising artspace, when requested, on policies, practices, procedures and projects.
  • Supporting Artspace by one or more of the following:
    • Serving actively as a member of an Artspace standing committee
    • Contributing significant time or expertise in an independent function on a major Artspace project during the year.
    • Purchasing works of art in Artspace exhibitions.
    • Attending Artspace performances and monthly exhibition openings as often as possible.


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