Pro Arts Jersey City is a non-profit, volunteer based, professional membership community comprised of roughly 150 emerging and established artists who are actively pursuing the visual arts as a career.

You DO NOT have to be a resident of Jersey City to become a member

Artist Membership and Student (college) Membership benefits include:

• Inclusion on the Pro Arts website Gallery
• First consideration for exhibition and curatorial opportunities
• Professional development events and discounts
• The opportunity to collaborate with like minded people who care about the visual arts


To apply for an Artist Member or a Student Member [click here]

To become an Artist Member the online application will ask you to upload:

• Digital image portfolio of 6-8 images [ follow image file instructions below]
• Artist CV (if you are a student and have no exhibition history, just upload a Word Doc or PDF that states you are applying for a Student Membership)
• Artist Bio and/or a brief Artist Statement [ for the online gallery ]


If you are a student, email a copy of your current student ID to

All applicants must pay their membership dues at the time of submission

• Artist Member yearly dues are $45
• Student Member yearly dues are $25


Your dues can be paid on the Pro Arts website via any “Donate” or PayPal button.

If you prefer, checks payable to “Pro Arts” can be mailed to 344 Grove St. PMB 190, Jersey City, NJ 07302.

Artist Members and Student Members will have their own page in our Artist Gallery which consists of the following:

1. The 8 images (or fewer) that you submit to become a member.
2. he image of your choice will be the featured thumbnail image in the Artist Gallery directory.

This requires a different file size. Provide both file sizes listed below for THAT image only.

3. Brief Artist Statement or Bio in pdf/doc format. [Maximum limit of 200 words preferred]
4. Links to your website and social media handles

Image file instructions for SUBMISSION and ARTIST GALLERY PAGE images:
72 DPI
1200 px (longest side)
Name files: FirstName_LastName_Title_Medium_Size

Image file instructions for FEATURED THUMBNAIL IMAGE in gallery directory
72 DPI
700×800 px orientation (ideal image size and aspect, ok to crop)
Name File: FirstName_LastName_Title_Featured_Image

Members are allowed one gallery page update per calendar year. To update your gallery images please follow the above instructions for sizing and naming your files and email them to Subject line Update Gallery – Your Name

We look forward to hearing from you!

New and renewing members pay through Paypal: