About Becoming a Member

Membership Information

ACGA welcomes all artists, educators, collectors, art professionals and everyone interested in the creative practice and appreciation of the ceramic and glass arts. You must be a California resident to join ACGA. Our Association has developed several categories of membership to encourage the participation of the entire clay and glass community and provide valuable benefits to its members. All members receive our monthly newsletter.

For questions about membership contact Emil Yanos for more membership information.

Membership Categories

Associate Member - ACGAAssociate  Membership

Associate members are non-juried clay and glass artists, collectors, and others who support the programs and activities of the Association. You must also be a California resident.

Dues are $45 yearly. New Associates may join ACGA at any time. Membership renewal takes place during the month of January. There is a $10 late fee beginning in February. New Members joining after June will only pay $30 for the remainder of the year.

BENEFITS OF ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

  • Associate members are eligible to apply for some ACGA shows, online sales, and exhibitions.
  • Subscription to ACGA’s monthly newsletter.
  • Voting privileges for ACGA’s Board of Directors.
  • A public profile on ACGA’s website.
  • Listing for Open Studio and Solo Exhibitions on ACGA’s Events page.
  • Access to the member forum.

Click here to become an Associate Member.

Exhibiting Member - ACGAExhibiting Membership

Exhibiting members are professional clay and glass artists whose work has been screened and accepted by an ACGA jury. Dues are $65 yearly. Membership renewal takes place during the month of January. There is a $10 late fee beginning in February.

CLICK HERE for information about ACGA’s Jury Process.

BENEFITS OF EXHIBITING MEMBERSHIP

  • Exhibiting members are eligible to apply for all ACGA shows, online sales, and exhibitions.
  • Subscription to ACGA’s monthly newsletter.
  • Voting privileges for ACGA’s Board of Directors.
  • A public profile on ACGA’s website.
  • Listing of Solo Exhibitions, and some Group Exhibitions on ACGA’s Events page.
  • Access to the member forum

Contact Emil Yanos to apply for an Exhibiting Membership.

Student Member - ACGAStudent Membership

Student membership is for full-time students at an academic institution.

Yearly dues are $15. Students are entitled to two years of student-rate membership. Membership renewal takes place during the month of January. There is a $10 late fee beginning in February.

BENEFITS OF STUDENT MEMBERSHIP

  • Subscription to ACGA’s monthly newsletter.
  • A public profile on ACGA’s website.
  • Access to the member forum.

Contact Emil Yanos to apply for a Student Membership.

ACGA - Sponsor MembershipSponsor Membership

Sponsor Members are suppliers, retail outlets, galleries, businesses, art centers, individuals and institutions who support ACGA and its goals.
There are 2 different levels of Sponsor membership.

Gold Level:
Dues are $150 yearly. Membership renewal takes place during the month of January. There is a $10 late fee beginning in February.

BENEFITS OF GOLD SPONSOR MEMBERSHIP

  • Inclusion in our website sponsor page
  • A link from ACGA.net to your website
  • Access to ACGA’s member forum and blog
  • Subscription to ACGA’s monthly newsletter
  • Free event listing of your clay and glass related events on our website.
  • 3 text ad placements in monthly newsletter (per year)

CLICK HERE to see our current Sponsors

Contact Emil Yanos to apply for a Gold Sponsor Membership.

Platinum Level:
Dues are $250 yearly. Membership renewal takes place during the month of January. There is a $10 late fee beginning in February.

BENEFITS OF PLATINUM SPONSOR MEMBERSHIP

  • Inclusion in our website sponsor page
  • A link from ACGA.net to your website
  • Access to ACGA’s member forum and blog
  • Subscription to ACGA’s monthly newsletter
  • Unlimited text ad placements in newsletter
  • 50% off newsletter display ads with photo
  • ACGA Clay and Glass Festival booth 10% discount

CLICK HERE to see our current Sponsors

Contact Emil Yanos to apply to become an ACGA Platinum Sponsor Member.

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