Become a Member

Summit Art membership is open to all persons interested in the objectives of Summit Art – supporting art and artists in our local community. All Summit Art sponsored events and activities rely on the volunteer efforts of our membership. Sharing time and talent is crucial to the functioning of our group and expected from all members.


General – $40

Anyone with an interest in Visual Arts in our community. A General Member who is also an artist may apply for Juried Status after six months of membership as a General Member. A General Member is encouraged to participate in Summit Art meetings, networking events, volunteer opportunities, classes and workshops and any other activities except display opportunities.


Student – free

Student members must be enrolled as full-time students and will have the same privileges as general members.


Art Educator – $20

Arts Educators with a certificate of teaching and will have the same privileges as general members.


Corporate/Gallery – $100

Organizations, galleries and businesses may access information about Juried Artist Members and their artwork. They can proudly display their support for the Summit Art organization. Summit Art will assist in any display or exhibition opportunities hosted by the Corporate/Gallery member. Corporate/Gallery members will have the same privileges as general members.


Juried Artist – $50

*The Jury Process is currently under revision. A new process should be in place by August. Please check back for new information as soon as it is available.

Artists who have been accepted for membership under a juried process. All artists who wish to apply as a Juried Artist Member must first hold membership status in one of the other categories of membership. Juried Artist Members are entitled to display their art at Summit Art venues and events. New members will be juried in quarterly, based on artistic merit in a process administered by a Jury Committee appointed by the President. Annual dues are pro-rated based on the new member jury dates. Summit Art retains a commission on art sales.

New Artist Member Jury Sessions:

  • Thursday, February 20, 2020
    • $50.00 for 2020 Membership Dues
  • Thursday, May 21, 2020
    • $37.50 for remaining 2020 Membership Dues
  • Thursday, August 13, 2020
    • $25.00 for remaining 2020 Membership Dues
  • Thursday, November 19, 2020
    • $12.50 + $50.00 for 2020 Membership Dues

How to Apply for Juried Artist Membership


Summit Art is in the process of converting to an online jury process that we hope to have operational for the August jury session. Please check back in early August for more information.

Questions About Applying?

Tammie Dickerson – Jury Chairperson | Phone: 816-588-8063 | EMAIL

Donna Hanna – Jury Co-Chair – Phone: 816-353-8317 | EMAIL

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