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CERES APPLICATION INFORMATION

Dear Artist,

We are pleased to invite you to apply for membership in Ceres, a non-profit alternative cultural center dedicated to promoting women in the arts. The gallery consists of two exhibition spaces: a main gallery for Full and National Full Members and an adjoining gallery for Affiliate and National Affiliate Members. The privileges and obligations of each membership category are outlined below:

Full Membership: Full Members are responsible for monthly dues of $250 and a non-refundable initiation fee of $600 upon entering the gallery. Full Members exhibit in Gallery I and are included in group and invitational shows. Full Members are also required to attend monthly meetings and perform an ongoing gallery task. Each Full Member is required to work as a gallery sitter twelve times a year or to pay $60 in lieu of each sitting. Full Members have full voting privileges.

National Full Membership: National Full Members are responsible for monthly dues of $340 and a non-refundable initiation fee of $600 upon entering the gallery. National Full Members are included in group and invitational shows. They are not required to attend monthly meetings or perform an ongoing gallery task and their monthly dues include payment of sitters to staff the gallery. They receive minutes of meetings and can vote for officers, new members and by-law changes only if they consistently attend meetings.

Affiliate Membership: Affiliate Members are responsible for monthly dues of $150 and a non-refundable initiation fee of $400 upon entering the gallery. Affiliate Members exhibit in Gallery II and are included in group and invitational shows. Affiliate Members are also required to attend monthly meetings and perform an ongoing gallery task critical to the running of the gallery. Affiliate Members are required to be gallery sitter six times a year or to pay $60 in lieu of each sitting (or $30 per month). Affiliates receive minutes of meetings and can vote for officers, new members and by-law changes.

National Affiliate Membership: National Affiliate Members are responsible for monthly dues of $190 and a non-refundable initiation fee of $400 upon entering the gallery. National Affilate members exhibit in Gallery II and are included in group and invitational shows. They are not required to attend monthly meetings or perform an ongoing gallery task and their monthly dues include payment of sitters to staff the gallery. They receive minutes of meetings and can vote for officers, new members and by-law changes only if they consistently attend meetings.

The solo exhibition cycle ranges from 24 to 36 months. Each member is entitled to a four-week solo exhibition during that time. Every member is entitled to participate in the Annual Group Show each year in which they do not have a solo exhibition.

All members are responsible for 2 additional assessments per year: $100 for Gallery Refurbishment and $50 for the Annual Brochure.


Membership application (PDF) is available by clicking here.

 

Application materials should be sent to:
Ceres
547 West 27th Street
Suite 201
New York, NY 10001
Attn.: Membership Committee

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Ceres Gallery 547 West 27th Street Suite 201 New York, NY 10001 phone and fax: 212-947-6100 email:art@ceresgallery.org