This is an artist reviewed and selected by the Artist Member and Selection Committee, and admitted as an artist of The Center. The Artist Member works consistently striving to improve the quality and quantity of their work.

Registrations must include the following:

  • Completed online registration form
  • Non-Refundable Application fee of $20
  • Artist Biography
  • Artist Statement
  • Images of Artist’s work
    • 10 or more images of work created within last 3 years 
    • at least one piece of earliest work to show progress of artist
    • if working in multiple mediums, please provide minimum of three images of work in each medium
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Texas Sales Tax License (if applicable)


This Artist membership's annual dues $120 and are due by October 31st for renewing members. Annual membership dues will be prorated based on the month registrations are reviewed. 

Artist Membership


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