Membership Application

We Will be Accepting Applications for Membership for 2025

Starting October 1, 2024, ending February 15, 2025

Eligibility for Membership

Application period opens on October 1, 2024

Applicants must be women artists of professional standing, living in the state of Washington. Each artist must have exhibited in at least three shows in one or more of the following categories and/or provide a history of commissioned work or inclusion in corporate or public art collections.

  • A regional arts center or museum
  • An established gallery
  • The professional division of an open juried/non-juried  exhibition

The three qualifying shows must have taken place within the past 5 years, and recent activities must show evidence of professional growth.

All works submitted must be 2-D and suitably presented to hang on a wall.
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 pencils, charcoal, ink, etchings, monotypes, hand pulled prints, encaustic, collage, or mixed media.

Upon acceptance new members will be responsible for a fee of $100 to Women Painters of Washington. (This covers the annual membership fee of $60 and a $40 initiation fee.)