Memberships


Be a part of the place you love!  Enjoy the benefits and keep the arts active in New York.  We are a non-profit, member driven organization which relies on the enthusiasm and input from our members to determine what programs and services we will provide.  Our Board of Directors is comprised of members, elected by their peers who volunteer their time.  Have a stake in our future, be an insider, support local art, join the Wallkill River School.

 

Artist & Student Memberships

Basic Membership
$30

Discount on tuition, inclusion in Member’s show in January, participate in benefit auctions and exhibits all year, voting privileges and option of running for the Board of Directors, weekly email announcements.  This is your place be an active part of it!

Joint Artist Membership
$125.00

Be a part of three great arts organizations and save $50!

Wallkill River School Artist Level members enjoy all of the Basic member benefits plus,

  • 10 waived Jury/Hang Fees a year
  • Participate in the monthly Hallway Exhibit
  • Eligible for Kitchen and Stairwell Exhibits at no cost
  • Discount on tuition
  • Inclusion in our Member’s Exhibit
  • Free professional artist programs
  • Participate in plein air events, auctions and paint outs
  • Opportunity to vote in Annual Meeting
  • Eligible to run for the Board of Directors

Through Orange County Arts Council:

  • Discounts on classes at the Wallkill River School in Montgomery
  • Discounts on art books at Ye Olde Warwick Bookshop in Greenwood Lake
  • 10% off eyewear at Riehle Opticians in Warwick
  • One half hour legal consultation for art-related issues with Gary Schuster of Jacobowitz and Gubits
  • 10% Discount at Mainframe in Middletown on framing projects
  • 10% Discount at the Consciousfork restaurant in Warwick
  • 10% off legal service fees with William T. O’Keeffe, Esq. at O’Keeffe & McCann, LLP
  • Opportunity to be highlighted as “Member of the Month” in monthly newsletter and on cover photo for Facebook page
  • Individual artist video clip posted on Arts Council YouTube channel (send us one or we’ll help you make one!)
  • Access to the Arts Council resource library at the Sugar Loaf office
  • Invitation to our Membership Appreciation Event
  • Reduced rates on Arts Council seminars, workshops and events
  • Inclusion in our “Member Monday” Facebook promotion
  • Ability to promote events in the Members Section of our monthly e-newsletter
  • Participation in our annual Members Only Art Exhibit
  • The knowledge that you are helping to support the arts in Orange County!

Through Goshen Art League (Note: This promotion ends for GAL on Jan. 31, 2019):

  • Rotating exhibits in GAL’s gallery at the Goshen Music Hall.  No commission on sales, receptions and publicity included
  • Invitational solo opportunities
  • Various group exhibit opportunities
  • Website, Facebook Page, and newsletters announcing calls for submissions, openings, events, workshops, art demonstrations.
     
Artist Membership
$100.00

Artist Level members enjoy all of the Basic member benefits plus,

  • 10 waived Jury/Hang Fees a year
  • Participate in the monthly Hallway Exhibit
  • Eligible for Kitchen and Stairwell Exhibits at no cost
  • Discount on tuition
  • Inclusion in our Member’s Exhibit
  • Opportunity to vote in Annual Meeting
  • Eligible to run for the Board of Directors
  • Free professional artist programs
  • Participate in plein air events, auctions and paint outs 
Represented Artist
$200.00

Represented Artists are endorsed by the Wallkill River School and are featured on our website with portrait, biography and digital gallery.  Represented artists are also eligible for off-site shows and exhibiting opportunities.  Represented artists may also sell cards, quality prints and unframed originals in our hallway year round.  All art sales are subject to a 30% Gallery Commission.  Please see contract for complete terms.  Represented artists have first choice of solo exhibit rooms and month.

Represented artists enjoy all the benefits of Basic and Artist memberships, including, discounted tuition, inclusion in the Members Show, voting privileges, eligible to run for the board of directors, monthly hallway exhibit, eligible for free Kitchen and Stairwell shows, 10 jury/hang fees waived per year, free professional artist programs and access to glass porch work area.

Add a Joint Membership in the Goshen Art League and the Orange County Arts Council for an additional $50 (contact the desk for arrangements).

Artisan Craft Gallery Membership
$50.00

Offer fine crafts for sale in our Artisan Gallery located in our beautiful, historic kitchen and have preferred access to a table during our “Handmade for the Holidays” event in December.  Memberships are for one year from anniversary of joining and include all Basic member benefits.  Artisan membership is subject to space availability, portfolio review by our curating committee and a signed contract.  All sales are subject to a 30% commission.  Please see contract for complete terms.  2019 Craft Gallery Contract

Corporate Memberships

Corporate Art Membership
$1000.

Basic membership and free admission to all events. 10% discount to your employees on classes, and advertising as a sponsor, and an ad in our full color printed brochures that are distributed all over Orange County and from NYC-Ulster.

Corporate Art Sponsor
$500.00

Includes all of the benefits of the corporate art membership, plus awards

Personal Memberships

Art Collector Membership
$130.00

A Basic membership, plus a ticket to our 100/100$ auction in April (entitles you to choose one original artwork when your ticket number is called) and a copy of Orange County Bounty Cookbook or WRS Coloring Book.  Thank you!

Art Sponsor
$500.00

In addition to being an Art Collector Member, support and encourage our local artists.  Your sponsorship will provide an award and cash prize for one of our juried events or pay the exhibition fees for one of your favorite artists.  Awards will be announced in your name unless you prefer otherwise.

Patron Board Membership
$1000

Our Highest level of patronage includes membership on our patron board, special events just for patrons, free admittance to all events and a 100/$100 ticket included in the membership.  A portion of this membership funds our Endowment Fund through the Community Foundation and enables our organization to serve future generations.