Apply for Membership

La Jolla Art Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit art organization that relies on its members for support.  Our mission is to to encourage artists who are willing and eager to learn, to grow, and to share in the process of establishing a Fine Art Community in La Jolla and the greater San Diego area.

 

We offer three types of memberships.

  • Exhibiting Member - Open to local artists of all experience levels who wish to exhibit regularly. We accept oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, ink/pencil, mixed media, photography and digital artwork. Requires completion of an application and digital artwork samples.  Membership is juried.  Dues are $65/calendar year.  New members joining after July 1, pay a prorated rate of $35.

  • Associate Member - Open to artists who do not live in the local area and/or those who do not wish to enter exhibits, but would enjoy affiliation with La Jolla Art Association.  Requires short application only.  Dues are $65/calendar year.  New members joining after July 1, pay a prorated rate of $35.

  • Patron - Provides a way for interested individuals or companies to support the mission of La Jolla Art Association through tax-deductible donations.

Exhibiting Member

Becoming an Exhibiting Member requires a jury process.

$65/yr

Associate Member

Associate Members do not need to complete the jury process.

$65/yr

Patron

Patron Memberships are available to individuals or organizations.

Donation of Your Choice

Eligibility

  • Open to artists living in the San Diego area who wish to participate in on-site exhibitions.

  • All experience levels.

  • We accept oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, ink/pencil, mixed media, photography and digital artwork.

  • Must be willing to volunteer.

Eligibility

  • Open to artists of all levels and those living outside the immediate area.

Eligibility

  • Open to everyone

Benefits

  • Exhibit up to 6 pieces in our bi-monthly shows at the La Jolla Community Center. (Show submission fees apply.)

  • Participate in and invite guests to our Bi-monthly Exhibition Receptions.

  • Personalized webpage on our website with up to six images of your available art and linking to your website.

  • Exhibit additional 2 pieces of your art in each "Find Your Art" category online.

  • Enter juried exhibitions. (Future - show submission fees apply.)

  • Free Entry to our Monthly Art Demonstrations for you and your guest.

  • Reduced membership fee of $80 to La Jolla Community Center (reg. $120/yr) 

  • Opportunities to Volunteer.

Benefits

  • Participate in and invite guests to our Bi-monthly Exhibition Receptions.

  • Enter juried exhibitions. (Future)

  • Free Entry to our Monthly Art Demonstrations for you and your guest. 

  • Reduced membership fee of $80 to La Jolla Community Center (reg. $120/yr).

  • Opportunities to Volunteer.

Benefits

  • Support the development of artists in the La Jolla/San Diego area. 

  • Participate in and invite guests to our Bi-monthly Exhibition Receptions.

  • Free Entry to our Monthly Art Demonstrations for you and your guest. 

  • Opportunities to Volunteer.

Process:
  • Complete the Membership Application Form selecting "Exhibiting Membership". 
  • Be prepared to attach your 1) Artist Biography; 2) Artist Resume; 3) Six recent (within past 3 years) images of your artwork.  Your resume should include your exhibition and education history and list of honors/awards.
  • If you are jurying into two categories, please provide 3 images of each medium.
  • Upon receipt of fully completed application, the Board of Directors will review.
  • You will be notified of the results of the jury process within four weeks. 
  • If accepted, pay your annual dues.  Dues are $65/year.  You can either pay your dues online or by check to La Jolla Art Association, 6800 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA  92037.
Process:
  • Complete and sign the Membership Application Form selecting "Associate Member".
  • Acceptance is unconditional.
  • Pay your annual dues.  Dues are $65/ calendar year.  You can either pay your dues online or by check to La Jolla Art Association, 6800 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA  92037.
Process:
  • Complete the Membership Application Form selecting "Patron"
  • Select your desired level of support.
  • Submit your donation electronically or via check. 
  • If paying by check, mail to La Jolla Art Association 6811 La Jolla Boulevard, La Jolla CA 92037.
  • Let us know if you wish to learn about opportunities to volunteer.