When you join the Firehouse Art Center as an Artist Member you become an integral part of our mission of bringing arts and culture to our community.  Take advantage of our new membership structure which offers something for every budget and some great new benefits.

While your membership ensures the sustainability of the Firehouse and we thank you for your support, we also want to make sure the membership is of benefit to you as an artist as well.

Benefits include:

  • Opportunities to show and sell your work
  • Discounted event tickets and workshop tuition
  • E-newsletter & other email updates
  • Free artist portfolio page at firehouseart.org
  • Opportunities to meet fellow artists and members
  • Small thank you gift
  • Tax deductible according to current tax laws
  • Extra promotional perks- see below

 

The classes, events and exhibits we offer are solely dependent upon broad-based community support and membership in the organization. Membership is truly the heart and soul of our community support network and our programming — your participation is vital! 

Become a member:

    • In person: 667 4th Avenue
    • Email: info@firehouseart.org

2020-2021 Benefits

Membership at the Firehouse Art Center supports our mission and connects members to our network of artists and partners. Members are signed up for our newsletter and enjoy awesome retail partner discounts. All members are eligible for Firehouse rental discounts, class or workshop discounts and discounts to summer camp. Additional discounts may include annual events, and local business discounts. We will also send members a copy of our exhibition catalog and our annual report upon request.

 

Become an Artist Member

[$25] STUDENT (HIGH SCHOOL, UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE) ARTIST MEMBERSHIP INCLUDES:
  • Opportunity for pop-up shows
  • Eligible for Artist of the year
  • Invitation to artist gatherings and Artist First Fridays
  • Invitation to members only Thursday Happy Hour Exhibit previews and Artist Talks
  • Invitation to Member shows (ex. Inktober)
  • Recognition on website
  • Access to Studio C and membership discount on gallery rental
  • Student artist members are required to volunteer for 5 hours per month (ex. one art sitting day)

*With valid proof and identification*

Additional Artist Membership options:

  • $20 Add SAE classes to your artist membership
  • $15 Add a Submission Fee to your artist membership
[$45] ARTIST MEMBERSHIP INCLUDES:
  • Private invite to professional development series
  • Private invite to professional critiques
  • Opportunity for pop-up shows
  • Eligible for Artist of the year
  • Invitation to the Firehouse Artist Member Facebook Group
  • Invitation to artist gatherings and Artist First Fridays
  • Invitation to members only Thursday Happy Hour Exhibit previews and Artist Talks
  • Invitation to Member shows (ex. Inktober)
  • Recognition on website
  • Access to Studio C and membership discount on gallery rental
  • Artist members are encouraged to volunteer for 5 hours per month (ex. one art sitting day)

*With valid proof and identification*

Additional Artist Membership options:

  • $20 Add SAE classes to your artist membership
  • $15 Add a Submission Fee to your artist membership

How-To: Artist Member Promotional Perks

ARTIST PORTFOLIO PAGE | SOCIAL MEDIA SHOUT-OUTS | FEATURED ARTIST

PLEASE NOTE: These promotional perks are by request only. We will not automatically set them up after you join; you must initiate the request and send materials first.

 

Artist Portfolio Page
Eligible membership types: ALL Artist Members

  1. Send an email to info@firehouseart.org, as follows:
  2. In the subject line put: “Members portfolio request from [Your Name]”
  3. In the body of the email include the following information (please don’t send this in an attached document):
    1. Artist name and contact information as you want it listed.
    2. Your website address if you have one.
    3. A one paragraph bio, artist statement or whatever you want (optional). Do not send us a resume, CV or marketing material. We cannot edit this down or proofread it for you, we need to be able to copy and paste directly onto your page.
  4. Attach up to six images as jpg files

 

Social Media Shout-Out
Eligible membership types: ALL Artist Members

The Firehouse currently has over 3,000 Facebook followers and over 2,000 Instagram followers. Help us promote your artwork to our audiences by following the guidelines laid out below. Firehouse staff will review and curate these requests on an ongoing basis.
For instagram posts: Use hashtag #firehouseartcentermember or direct message us the post you want us to share.
For Facebook posts: Send us a message on Facebook with a link to the post you want to be shared.

Pop Up Artist
Eligible membership types: ALL Artist Members

  1. Send an email to info@firehouseart.org, as follows:
  2. In the subject line put: “Pop Up Artists  Request from [Your Name]”
  3. In the body of the email include the following information (please don’t send this in an attached document):
    1. Artist name and contact information as you want it listed.
    2. Your website address if you have one.
    3. A one paragraph bio, artist statement or whatever you want (optional). (Max 200 words.)
    4. Preffered month if you have one.  If it is available I will add you to the calendar for that month.  If not, I will contact you to reschedule.
  4. Attach up to six images as jpg files
  5. I will email to confirm sign up or waitlist if the calendar is full.