We thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the Naples Artcrafters.
Naples Artcrafters has two membership categories, Supporting Member and Exhibiting Member. The Supporting Member category is for individuals who simply wish to support our organization and its activities. The Exhibiting Member categories are for those interested in joining Naples Artcrafters and participating in their fine arts and crafts shows.
Becoming a Supporting Member
To become a Supporting Member you simply need to go to our Store Page and select the Supporting Membership Dues. These dues are $50.00 per year and can be paid at anytime. There are no penalties for late payment of Supporting Member.
There are no applications to complete for becoming a Supporting Member. When you pay your Supporting Member dues you will be asked to provide your contact information and we will send you our in-season monthly Newsletter and if you like you can attend our in-season monthly meetings. The dues cover the fiscal year of July through June and there are no pro-rations based upon the date you join.
Becoming an Exhibiting Member
Becoming an Exhibiting Member requires that you go through our jury process. Prior to applying for the jury process, please review the documents posted on the next page. They detail the standards, procedures and rules that apply to jurying and showing. There are no exceptions to these rules.
You must fill out and complete the Naples Artcrafters Application Form and the Application Fee Form and email them to Membership-Info@NaplesArtcrafters.com.
Upon receipt of your application we will contact you to make arrangements to be juried by the Standards Committee. Please follow these deadlines for each of the Standards Jurying dates. The application forms must be received by the following deadline dates. No one will be admitted to jurying after the posted deadline dates.
Jury Date: October 3, 2017.......................Deadline Date: September 28, 2017
Jury Date: November 7, 2017.......................Deadline Date: October 2, 2017
Jury Date: December 5 , 2017.......................Deadline Date: November 30, 2017
Jury Date: January 3, 2018.......................Deadline Date: December 28, 2017
Jury Date: February 6, 2018.......................Deadline Date: February 1, 2018
Jury Date: March 6, 2018.......................Deadline Date: March 1, 2018
Jury Date: April 3, 2018.......................Deadline Date: March 29, 2018
The Application Fee Form must also be filled out and emailed to Membership-Info@NaplesArtcrafters.com. To expedite the process, all information forms must be completed before your arrival for the Jury process. If you are accepted and wish to have a picture of your work next to your name in our Website directory, please email a jpg file along with your application.
There is a $10.00 jury fee, for each medium, which is to be paid at the time you come to be juried. We will accept Cash or a Check.
Jurying is held at the Norris Center at Cambier Park located at the NW corner of 8th Avenue South and 8th Street South downtown Naples on the first Tuesday of each month from October through April. Applicants must arrive by 5:00PM with the required art work or craft to be juried. You must bring 3 (three) examples of your work in EACH category in which you wish to be juried and a photograph of your booth display.
Two-Dimensional art must be framed or gallery wrapped. Remember, this process is to evaluate your BEST work, so present it as such. Applicants will be notified of the results of the jury process at the scheduled time the submitted work is to be picked up by the applicant. Once your work has been approved by the Standards Committee, you must also meet the following criteria in order to participate in our art shows. You must be a paid member in good standing and have attended at least one meeting. You can meet the aforementioned criteria on the same evening that you attended standards.
The completed forms should be emailed to Membership-Info@NaplesArtcrafters.com
To expedite the process, all information forms must be completed before your arrival for the Jury process. If you are accepted and wish to have a picture of your work next to your name in our Website directory, please email a jpg. file along with your application.
Please Note: Since we currently have a very high number of applicants in the areas of jewelry and photography, the number of accepted applicants may be limited.