Application Information

Applications from women artists are reviewed monthly for the following categories of membership.

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+ FULL MEMBERSHIP:

Full membership includes one solo show every two years in the selected gallery and participation in a group show in alternate years. In addition to these exhibition opportunities, all members receive the following benefits with membership:

  • Artist representation on SOHO20's website
  • Opportunities for artist-led events (i.e. artist talks, panel discussions, etc.)
  • SOHO20 Gallery's Director and assistants are available for professional support and consultation
  • Opportunities for studio visits, critiques and discussions 
  • Access to SOHO20 for fiscal sponsorship
Members are required to make a two-year commitment to the gallery. Initiation fees can be paid in installments during the first 6 months of membership.

Gallery I – Monthly dues of $330 / $370 (at large*) and a one-time initiation fee of $500
Gallery II – Monthly dues of $165 / $205 (at large*) and a one-time initiation fee of $300

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+  NATIONAL AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP:

Yearly dues of $1100. Affiliates participate in our annual National Affiliates group exhibition and also receive all of the shared benefits of membership.

REQUIREMENTS OF MEMBERSHIP:

  • Payment of dues in a timely fashion.
  • Each member is required to abide by the rules set forth in the by-laws of SOHO20 and in its manual of operations.
  • Participation in the operations of the organization by doing committee work and attending monthly meetings (unless claiming at large status).
  • Each member is responsible for the costs of her publicity and advertising, with the exception of those listings paid for by SOHO20.
  • Each member must sign a renewable contract for a 24-month period.

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THE APPLICATION PROCESS:

Women artists wishing to apply to one of the above categories are invited to submit the following:

  • A completed online application form.
  • Up to 10 images and/or 3 videos of recent work. All images must be .jpg, .png, .mov, .mp4, or .avi format, and must be labeled in the following format:
    • 01_FirstName_LastName.jpg
    • 02_FirstName_LastName.jpg
    • 03_FirstName_LastName.jpg
    • etc..
  • A separate list, numbered to correspond with the included images or videos. The list should include title, medium, size, and date.
  • A recent CV or resume, including education, exhibitions, and other relevant information in .pdf, .doc, or .docx format.
  • A brief (no more than one page) artist's statement about the work in .pdf, .doc, or .docx format.
  • Up to three catalogues, reviews, and/or brochures about your work. (Optional)

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THE SELECTION PROCESS:

Once a month, except in August, the members of SOHO20 carefully review membership applications. After an initial approval, a request will be made to meet with our members and potentially see actual work at SOHO20. In order for an applicant to become a member, there must be a two-thirds majority vote in her favor.

Please contact the gallery at 718-366-3661 or via email at info@soho20gallery.com

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