WPG juries membership applications from dedicated printmakers who are interested in joining its vibrant community of working artists.
Washington Printmakers Gallery is a cooperative of active artists that allows printmakers to have gallery representation with the personal freedom to set your own prices and select the work you display. WPG is also an opportunity to learn from your peers and be a part of distinguished printmaking community. Membership privileges include:
- Your work on view in the gallery at all times
- Representation by a professional gallery director
- Full voting privileges in all gallery affairs
- Opportunities to have hands on experience in the ongoing workings of the gallery
- Monthly subscription to “The Scribe,” our informative gallery newsletter
- Gallery-supported advertising and monthly press releases
- Access to the WPG’s very professional, always current website which includes sales opportunities
- Opportunities to attend WPG sponsored special events outings, lectures and other affairs
- Opportunities for members to show prints at other venues
- Shared information regarding exhibitions of interest and upcoming juried exhibition opportunities
- Artists receive 60% on sale of their artwork (note: artists set the price of their work)
Click here for a comprehensive overview (PDF) of our membership categories. In short, there are four membership categories available based on privileges and responsibilities within the collective. These four are:
> Chooses between: No active responsibilities (Monthly Dues: $190/month); or, no gallery sitting (Monthly Dues: $165/month).
Monthly Dues: $140/month
> Full committee work and gallery sitting.
Monthly Dues: $115/month
> Lives outside the DC metro area.
Monthly Dues: $70/month
> Two-year membership offered to emerging printmakers.
Please contact our Gallery Director with any questions or to submit your membership application.