Helping Artists

Come Share Your Art

It Was All So Clear Once by Aimee Fresia

Summit Art is an Excellent Place for Local Artists to Reach Their Potential

Summit Art supports its members by creating a sense of community.

All Summit Art Members enjoy these benefits:

Artist Coffee Monthly Gatherings
Classes with Discounts

Attend workshops instructed by nationally known artists, as well as our own Summit Art artists, at a discount for being a member.

Special Exhibitions throughout the year at various locations in the community

Exclusive Events

Additional opportunities abound with en plein air events, art exhibition at Lee’s Summit Symphony events and other venues, artist workshops and group meetings for photographers and painters to discuss their work and hone their skills.

Monthly Membership Meetings

Monthly Meetings: Networking and Informative Programs

Monthly meetings that provide an opportunity for social networking and feature informative guest speakers and programs.

Juried Artist Members enjoy these
additional benefits:

Summit Art Gallery at Saint Luke’s East Hospital
Exhibition Opportunities

Juried Artist Members may display artwork at the Summit Art Gallery at Saint Luke’s East Hospital (the largest art gallery in Eastern Jackson County), and may have additional exhibition opportunities at the Summit Art Gallery at Powell Gardens, The Summit Art Healing Arts Gallery at University Health Lakewood Medical Center , plus other venues and pop-up locations.

Summit Art juried member Wanda Tyner, glass artist

Summit Art Festivals & Fairs

Exemption from the jury fee and jury process for entry into the Summit Art Festival and the Mid-Summer and Mid-Winter Art Fairs at Ward Parkway Center, and free Quick Paint Event registration to the Summit Art Plein Air Festival (Main Event registration required).

Yellow Bicycle by Tom Mallot

Art Featured on Website

Artwork displayed on personal portfolio page of the Summit Art Website with the opportunity to be featured as one of Lee’s Summit’s Featured Artists.

Summit Art has been an amazing community for me to explore and grow as an artist. It is exciting to be a part of such a diverse and passionate group of artists. I only wish I had found them sooner.”

Jason Shemchuk – Watercolors

I recently attended two of the photography critique nights. They are just what I’ve been looking to find. Last night I learned so much and was completely rejuvenated.”

Leeann Stamm – Photography