FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions

 

What Are the Benefits of Membership?

  • Discounts on workshops and open studio sessions.

  • The opportunity to:

    • Have solo shows at the Gallery

    • Have your website on the Guild website member listing page

    • Learn from Master artists through Guild sponsored workshops

    • Take introductory classes with accomplished artists and artisans

    • Network with established artists

  • The use of the Guild library resources 

 

How do I Exhibit and Sell My Work?

  • There are six shows per year; each show lasts two months. Please refer to the website for the show titles.

  • Intake paperwork for the next show can be found on our website at www.mountainartistsguild.org (Click on gallery/main gallery for intake paperwork)

  • On the day of intake, have your paperwork filled out before you come; please use your artist code assigned to you and make sure your works are properly labeled

  • There is a $20 intake fee. There is also an additional charge of $40.00 if you are unable to work on a committee or volunteer in the Gallery when needed. The committees are listed below.

  • Please pay your Intake fee at least 24 hours before the Intake start date by paying online.

  • Sign-up on the Picktime schedule for the time you will be bringing in your art for the in-Gallery shows. The Picktime link will be emailed to you two weeks prior to each show intake date.

  • You are guaranteed one work in each show providing that the framing is per Gallery requirements. Please see website for framing guidelines. You may have others in the show if they are juried in. You will be called the next day to pick up works that were not accepted.

  • The consignment split is 75% to the artist and 25% to the Guild

 

What Kind of Art Opportunities are Available for Artists on a Weekly Basis?

  • On the first and third Tuesday of the month join the Pan Pastel group from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. for a minimal fee.

  • On Wednesday mornings from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., we offer group painting in our downstairs workroom for a minimal fee. Meet with other artists in one of studios. This gives the opportunity of the medium of your choice. Please bring your own supplies.

  • On Friday mornings from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., we offer live (clothed) model portrait painting in our upstairs workroom for a minimal fee that includes model’s sitting fee. Use the medium of your choice and bring your own supplies.

 

Is It a Requirement to attend Guild Membership Meetings?

  • While attendance is not required, we strongly urge attendance so you can meet fellow members and understand the state of affairs of our non-profit organization. We usually have an artist’s demo at the meeting, and it is a fun way to interact with your guild and possibly discover new things.

  • At times, we require a certain percentage of membership to vote on important issues impacting the Guild.

  • We are currently offering these meetings via Zoom. The meetings usually take place the fourth Friday of the month. Email updates are sent out to the membership.

 

What Opportunities do I have to Market My Own Artwork?

  • Spotlight Room Rental; duration – one month.

  • Featured Artists Wall Rental; duration – two months (coincides with current show).

  • Prescott City 4th Friday Art Walk; evening reception at the Guild, the 4th Friday of every month. This is a great time to showcase your work and the Gallery with family and friends. (Due to Covid-19, this has been put on hold.)

  • You may leave your business cards and Artist Statement at the Gallery desk for art patrons.

  • A link to your website on our website.

 

What Opportunities Do I Have to Volunteer?

       Sign up for a committee: 

  • Building/Landscape

  • Education

  • Festivals

  • Gallery 

  • Hospitality/4th Friday 

  • Innovation 

  • Marketing

  • Membership

  • Outreach

  • Scholarship Awards

Please let us know your interests. Do you have expertise in an area that might benefit the Guild?

 

Mountain Artists Guild By-Laws can be found at www.mountainartistsguild.com Click on Membership and Guild By-Laws. 

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228 N Alarcon Street Prescott, AZ 86301

 guild: 928.445.2510 | festivals: 928.776.4009

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