Pro Arts Jersey City is a non-profit, volunteer based, professional membership community 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 join Artsy.net via the Pro Arts/Shim Art Network partnership
Applications are reviewed by a panel of peers.
Before beginning the form, gather and properly name & size 6-8 image files and edit your supporting documents according to the following specifications. Upon acceptance, these files will be uploaded to your gallery page on the website, so consider that when writing your bio and statement.
ARTIST GALLERY or STUDENT GALLERY image files:
Only JPEG files, 1200 pixels on the longest side at 72 dpi.
Name image files: FirstName_LastName_Title_Medium_Size_Year.jpg
FEATURED THUMBNAIL Image file for gallery:
Only JPEG, 700 X 800 pixels at 72 dpi (crop your image if necessary)
Name image file: FirstName_LastName_Title_Featured_Image_Year.jpg
Bio written in third person not to exceed 250 words.
Artist statement written in first person not to exceed 250 words.
CV/resume written in reverse chronological order complete with locations and dates documenting your professional activities in fine art for at least the previous three years.*
*Artists re-entering professional art careers and students with little or no recent exhibition history, please upload a Word Document instead of a CV/resume with a brief statement explaining why you are applying for membership.
Student Member applicants, please send a copy of your current student ID to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Your membership fee will be due at the time of acceptance:
Artist Member annual dues are $50
Student Member annual dues are $25
Dues can be paid on the Pro Arts member website via any Donate or PayPal button. If you prefer, make check payable to Pro Arts and mailed to 344 Grove St. PMB 190, Jersey City, NJ 07302
We look forward to learning more about you and having you become a member of Pro Arts Jersey City!
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 email@example.com. Subject line Update Gallery – Your Name
New and renewing members pay through PayPal below: