APPLY FOR MEMBERSHIP
1. Artistic Excellence: Prospective members must demonstrate a high level of artistic excellence and skill in their chosen medium(s). This can be evidenced through a portfolio or body of work that showcases their technical proficiency, creativity, and originality.
2. Commitment to Contemporary Art: Arthouse 35 focuses on contemporary art forms and practices. Prospective members should show a deep understanding and engagement with current art trends, concepts, and techniques. They should be open to experimentation and pushing artistic boundaries.
3. Active Participation: Members are expected to actively participate in the activities and initiatives of Arthouse 35. This includes attending regular meetings, contributing to collaborative projects, and engaging in discussions and critiques. Active participation helps foster a vibrant and supportive artistic community.
4. Professionalism: Prospective members should demonstrate professionalism in their artistic practice. This includes meeting deadlines, maintaining a professional attitude in collaborations, and actively seeking opportunities for professional development. They should also exhibit a strong work ethic and dedication to their craft.
5. Diversity and Inclusivity: Arthouse 35 values diversity and inclusivity in its membership. Prospective members should embrace and respect a wide range of perspectives, backgrounds, and identities. The collective aims to create a supportive and inclusive space for artists from all walks of life.
6. Local Presence: Arthouse 35 primarily operates within a specific geographical area or community. Prospective members should have a local presence or a strong connection to the community served by the collective. This ensures that members can actively contribute to and engage with the local art scene.
7. Collaborative Mindset: Arthouse 35 emphasizes collaboration and collective decision-making. Prospective members should possess a collaborative mindset and be willing to work together with other artists to create collective projects, exhibitions, and events. This includes being open to feedback and constructive criticism.
8. Contribution to the Collective: Members are expected to contribute actively to the growth and development of Arthouse 35. This can include sharing resources, organizing events, and bringing in new ideas and opportunities. Members should be committed to the collective's goals and vision.
9. Ethics and Professional Conduct: Arthouse 35 expects its members to adhere to ethical standards and professional conduct. This includes respecting copyright laws, maintaining a respectful and inclusive environment, and behaving in a manner that upholds the collective's reputation and values.
10. Application Process: Prospective members should apply for membership by submitting a formal application that includes a portfolio of their work, an artist statement, and a statement explaining their interest in joining Arthouse 35. The collective's existing members will review applications and make membership decisions based on the criteria outlined above.