3 Levels of Membership
All new applicants begin as Associate Members. Applications are accepted January 1 through March 15. Dues: $35 renewable in January each year.*
To become an Artist Member, applicants must be a member in good standing for one full year prior to applying for this level. Requirements to be juried into the Artist Member level include: the submission of three samples of your plein air work and participation in at least one Sonoran Plein Air Painters show. Application fee: $15. Dues: $35/yr payable in January.*
Signature Member applicants must be a member in good standing for at least 3 years and have served as a committee chair or on the Board of Directors. Additional requirements to be juried into the Signature Member level include three of the following: gallery representation, national publication, written a book, participated in a national juried plein air competition, or have been awarded Signature status in another art organization. Application: $25. Dues: $35/yr payable in January.
* The Board may determine that an applicant or associate member should move up to the artist level.
Privileges of Membership
Member Listing with a link to the artists website or blog
Free participation in Sonoran Plein Air Painters Paint-Outs during the months of October thru May at various Southern Arizona points of interest.
Participation in Sonoran Plein Air Painters shows held in various venues around Tucson and at Pima Parks Agua Caliente Ranch House Gallery.
Discounts and Early Registration for Workshops presented by Signature Members.
Friendship, shared learning and encouragement with others who enjoy Plein Air painting.
All members are welcome at Board Meetings and encouraged to participate in various standing committees.