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JOIN FENIX ARTS

Welcome to the Fenix Arts Artist Membership Program, where creativity finds its home, and artists find their tribe. At Fenix Arts, we understand the profound importance of art in our lives and the communities we serve. We believe in the power of artistic expression to enrich, inspire, and transform. This belief is the cornerstone of our mission: to enrich Northwest Arkansas through art, foster creative connections, nurture local artists, and build bridges that help us navigate and understand the world around us.

 

Our Artist Membership Program is a testament to this mission, designed especially for artists like you who seek not only a platform to showcase your work but also a nurturing community to fuel your creative spirit. Whether you're an emerging artist eager to make your mark or an established creator looking for fresh opportunities, Fenix Arts welcomes you with open arms.

MEMBER BENEFITS

We've carefully curated a host of benefits and resources to empower you on your artistic journey, from discounted commission rates and marketing guidance to networking events and mentorship programs. This is your chance to connect with a vibrant community of artists, explore new horizons, and elevate your craft.

Discounted Sales Commission

Enjoy reduced commission fees on art sales through the Fenix Arts gallery.

Mentorship Program

Benefit from experienced mentors to guide your artistic journey.

Access to Funding Research

Get insights into potential funding sources.

Monthly Member Artist Profiles

Feature your work in our monthly artist spotlights.

Access to Marketing Resources

Gain valuable insights with access to tools and resources like marketing plans and more.

Professional Development 

Access workshops and resources to enhance your artistic skills.

Opportunities to Grow Artistic Skills

 Participate in skill-building activities and workshops.

Art Critique and Feedback Sessions

Receive constructive criticism and feedback on your work.

Networking Opportunities

Connect with fellow artists, art enthusiasts, and potential collaborators.

Fiscal Sponsorship

Qualify for fiscal sponsorship and regrant opportunities.

Online Sales Gallery

Showcase and sell your art through our online platform.

FAQs

Who can join Fenix Arts' Artist Membership Program?

Our program is open to artists age 18+ of all backgrounds and disciplines, both emerging and established, who are passionate about contributing to Northwest Arkansas' vibrant art community. 

 

Fenix Arts will provide equal opportunity for consideration to all persons who apply for artist membership regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or veteran status. In addition, Fenix Arts will provide reasonable accommodations for artists with disabilities.

What are the benefits of joining the Artist Membership Program?

Members enjoy discounted commissions, access to marketing resources, networking opportunities, mentorship programs, workshops, fiscal sponsorship, funding research, skill development, an online sales gallery, and more.

Is there a membership fee?

Yes, there is a modest annual fee of $100 ($50 for students) that helps support the program and its initiatives. We offer various payment options for your convenience.

How are sales handled through the gallery?

Fenix Arts takes care of the sales process, providing a platform for artists to showcase and sell their work. Delivery of art to and from the gallery is at the artist’s expense.

Fenix artists are expected to volunteer their time and skills 8-10 hours a month by staffing the gallery, posting updates on social media, serving at receptions, helping to hang exhibitions, or other needed tasks. Volunteers receive an 80/20 commission rate. Non-volunteers receive a 60/40 commission rate. Artists are paid for any sales made through the gallery at the end of each exhibition.

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