Apply to Become a 2020 Elected Artist Member

Apply to become an Elected Artist: Elected Artists are artists whose work meets the visual arts standards of Art League Rhode Island. Elected Artist status is granted on an annual basis through a credentialed jury process.

Our panel of Jurors will be examining work submitted for its uniqueness and originality and its coherence as a body of work. For full definitions please click HERE. (This will open in a new browser window.)

The Annual Dues for membership as an Elected Artist will be $150 effective March 1, 2020.  Your new benefits will include:

  • Your commission on artwork sales will increase to 70%.
  • You will receive our quarterly newsletter and be eligible for an artist’s profile in the newsletter.
  • You will be eligible for an artist’s profile on our website.
  • You will be listed as an Elected Artist on our website with a link to your personal website.
  • You will have free submission to all Elected Artist Exhibitions and Annual Holiday Shows.
  • You will have free submission to Art League’s online gallery store.
  • You will receive a 10% discount on any educational programs sponsored by ALRI.
  • You will receive a 10% discount on purchase of members’ artwork.

A second, optional membership level – Elected Artist Gallery Member – is being introduced. The Annual Dues for this category are $350, and the benefits include:

  • Your commission on artwork sales will be 75%.
  • You will be eligible for a two-person exhibition in our gallery. Frequency of this exhibition opportunity is dependent on the number of members who choose this category.
  • You will be eligible to have at least one piece of your work on exhibit permanently in our library gallery.
  • You will be listed in a gallery booklet to include additional images of your work and marketing material.
  • You will be eligible to curate exhibitions.
  • You will receive our quarterly newsletter and be eligible for an artist’s profile in the newsletter.
  • You will be eligible for an artist’s profile on our website.
  • You will be listed as an Elected Artist Gallery Member on our website with a link to your personal website.
  • You will have free submission to all Elected Artist Exhibitions and Annual Holiday Shows.
  • You will have free submission to Art League’s online gallery store.
  • You will receive a 20% discount on any educational programs sponsored by ALRI.
  • You will receive a 15% discount on purchase of members’ artwork.

The Application Deadline for 2020 is Friday, April 17, 2020.
Please click below for the details and 2020 Elected Artist Application.

 • Click here for the 2020 Elected Artist application •

PLEASE NOTE: You will need to download the PDF to complete it. Most browsers will not support filling it out then saving it online. Download it, (download help below***), open in Adobe Reader, fill out and Save As to your hard drive.  Then either print or email as an attachment per the Submissions details below.

If you need instructions on how to prepare your images download this PDF. ***

Mail Submissions:

Send the completed application (2 pages), a check for the $35 entry fee along with a jump drive (also called a flash drive or thumb drive)* of 10 digital images** enclosed in a flat envelope (do not fold) to:

ALRI Selection Committee
1005 Main Street, Suite 8107
Pawtucket, RI 02860

Digital Submissions:

Email office@rtleagueri.org for instructions to upload images** to ALRI’s Google Drive. Attach your completed application to that email.

You can pay the $35 entry fee by credit card here.

Applicants will receive notification of the committee’s decision approximately one month after the submission deadline. ALRI will not process incomplete applications. Additional promotional, professional and biographical information must be made available upon acceptance into ALRI.

Fees: 

A non-refundable entry fee of $35 must be submitted with your application. Pay fee by credit card here.

Once accepted, a one time initiation fee of $80 is due, along with first year dues.

Subsequently dues are for of a 12-month period commencing each March 1, of $150 for an Elected Artist Member, or $350 for an Elected Artist Gallery Member.

Send any questions regarding the application process to office@artleagueri.org or call (401) 861-0500.

*     An 8GB or 16 GB drive should be sufficient. Include a self-addressed stamped envelope if you would like your drive returned.
**   Instructions on how to prepare your images.
*** How to download a file:
Safari – Right click, select Download Linked File As – then select where to save on your hard drive
Firefox,  Google Chrome, Internet Explorer – Right click, select Save Link As – then select where to save on your hard drive