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Prospective Member Information


AGA’s membership year is from November 1st through October 31st. Current annual

dues are $1,500, however a change is anticipated due to an increase in rent. Dues are

payable either in full on or before July 25th of the preceding year, or in three equal

installments: on/or before July 25th of the preceding year, and November 1st and March

1st of the membership year. Asheville Gallery of Art retains a 20% commission on work

sold through the gallery.

Some of the Co-op Membership Requirements are:

Display original wall-hung fine art of various mediums (i.e., paintings, fiber arts,

glass, sculpture, woodwork, mixed media) according to AGA standards.

• Live close enough to the Gallery that travel is not an issue for clerking or

committee duties or replacing sold artwork.

• Work one day a month in the gallery as the clerk.

• Greet and interact with customers.

• Become proficient at completing a variety of sales transactions and tasks.

• Serve on at least two committees, which requires extra time each month beyond

scheduled work days.

• Computer skills, including emailing, word processing, and social media.

Please email any questions and the completed application, along with five

digital images of your current work no larger than 2mb, saved at 72dpi to The Jury Committee will contact you and provide

instructions on the process of meeting you and viewing your work.

If accepted, you will need a Merchant Certificate of Registration, commonly called a

Sales and Use Tax ID Registration. You can apply for this on-line at the North Carolina

Department of Revenue, (AGA has instructions).

Artists juried into the AGA are put on a waiting list to fill available member vacancies as

they occur. A non-refundable fee of $100 is paid upon notification of acceptance to hold

your place on the waiting list. Your placement fee will be applied to the first

membership dues installment when you are called to fill the vacancy.

AGA is a smoke-free and vape-free environment.

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