Membership Application

We Are Accepting Applications for Membership Now

Deadline for submission of the WPW Membership Application is January 31, 2021.

Eligibility for Membership

Applicant must be a woman artist of professional standing residing in the state of Washington, having exhibited in at least three shows in one or more of the following categories:

  • A regional arts center or museum
  • An established gallery
  • The professional division of open juried exhibitions OR provide a history of commissioned work or inclusion in Corporate or Public art collections

The three qualifying shows and/or commissions must have taken place within the last five years, and recent activities must show evidence of professional growth. Work will not be considered if done under and/or critiqued by an instructor. Acceptable mediums for eligibility are: paints of all kinds, pastels, colored pencil, charcoal, ink, etchings, mono-types, hand pulled prints, encaustic, collage.

The judging process to become a WPW member is as follows: 
The New Membership Committee will carefully consider your qualifications and the quality and cohesiveness of your work to determine if your application meets the standards outlined in our By-Laws
The New Membership Committee is composed of nine – eleven WPW artist members who individually represent a variety of mediums in their own work, collectively reflective of the artistic diversity within our organization. The committee will study your application, resume, 5 digital images, and website to get a complete picture of you as a professional working artist and will make the final choices regarding membership.

The work of accepted new members will be presented to the membership in April.
Please read/print the application instructions by clicking the button below.