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A select number of membership scholarships are available based on need. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Our scholarship program or Membership Enrichment Program (MEP) is supported through annual donations and artist members that join at the Premium or Vitruvian Levels.
A premium membership is for the serious artist who is looking for deep connections with an organization and other visual artists based in Philadelphia. This membership level provides you with full access to our programs and exclusive opportunities to build your network, exhibit your work and develop meaningful relationships throughout the year. Members at the premium level are passionate makers and creators that receive all General Membership benefits, plus:
Free 45 minute Portfolio Review with DVAA Exhibitions and Programming Director ($125 value)
Helping to foster next generation of visionary artists by subsidizing the cost of one 30-and-Under Memberships to DVAA (given to a graduating students from Philadelphia’s top art schools).
Free participation in Group Critique Series ($10 for non-premium members)
Featured on the front page of DVAA website (2 images may be submitted that can be changed annually).
Listed as a Premium Member of DVAA on members page on website
Ability to use DVAA Dry Mount Press or other tools DVAA acquires
(For all members and patrons of DVAA that accrue $500 or more in donations in the same fiscal year.) All benefits of Premium + General Memberships, plus:
One additional free ‘General level’ membership for a friend or family member who enjoys the arts
Helping to foster next generation of visionary artists by subsidizing the cost of five 30-and-Under Memberships to DVAA
Listing on the DVAA website under the Vitruvian Society
The general membership is designed for artists looking to sample DVAA programming and exhibitions and who are just starting to build their network. This level is ideal for artists transitioning careers, at the beginning of their careers are recent BFA or MFA graduates. The General Membership provides you with the opportunity to get to know our community and provides you with discounts on most DVAA programming. All members:
Gain access to attend member-only potlucks and networking events
Receive discounts on a slew of memberships and art supplies (see below for details)
Have the opportunity to participate in all open member exhibitions
Receive discounts on all juried exhibitions (only $20 for members, $35 for non-members)
Are eligible to participate in all DVAA committees
Are listed on the website (with link) and have the opportunity to join our members-only Facebook group