Membership

 
 

We are currently seeking new members to join the Topanga Canyon Gallery

The gallery is located in the center of vibrant art centered Topanga Canyon with easy access from the Valley and beach communities of Malibu and Pacific Palisades and Santa Monica. Gallery applicants should be accomplished 2D or 3D artists with a demonstrated history of selling and marketing their own work, and as a cooperative gallery we are looking for artists that are willing to actively participate in the running of gallery and are able to commit 15 to 20 hours per month to help.

*NON-REFUNDABLE MEMBERSHIP JURY FEE OF $50*

 

Membership Application Here

Application Process:

1. Mail in Application and $50 (can pay above) non-refundable application fee to Topanga Canyon Gallery.

Topanga Canyon Gallery
Attention: Membership
Pine Tree Circle
120 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Suite 109
Topanga, CA 90290

2. Upon acknowledgement of application (you will receive an email), please email 5 to 6 images of your art to: membership@topangacanyongallery.com

3.  Jury committee will review your images along with application and you will be notified
if you have been selected to participate in the jurying process, or not at this time

4. If you have been selected to proceed, you will be scheduled for jury which is a 15- 20 minute panel interview and review of the your artwork in person. Be prepared to bring at least 5 and no more than 10 pieces of  your most recent artwork.

Topanga Canyon Gallery Member Benefits and Responsibilities:

Benefits of Membership:

• Opportunity to display artwork 6 – 7 months of the year

• Opportunity to participate in a Featured Artist show once a year

• Consistent representation at the gallery and on the website

• Listed with sample artwork on the TCG website

• Represented in the gallery slide show at all times

• Opportunity to have a solo slide show available for interested visitors

• TCG Artist 5 x 7 card available to visitors at all times

• Access to TCG Only resources

• Network with other artists and professionals in the community

• Guaranteed acceptance (if desired) in the famous yearly Topanga Artists Studio Tour at the special member rate

• Hands on involvement working and running an art gallery

Responsibilities of Membership:

• Represent the gallery (work during open hours) for 2 shifts per month, usually 4 hours each

• Join a committee based on Gallery needs, and member’s skills and interest

• Work on the Studio Tour; primary fund raising event for the Gallery

• Resale and Social Security number required on acceptance

• Dues paid in a timely manner

• Be able to communicate using email and internet based group software

• Maintain your own email and website and/or social media