The Degas Pastel Society has four categories of membership:
PATRON – For those who wish to generously support the Degas Pastel Society financially
May be acquired by contributing $100 annually. A Patron Member has all of the privileges of an Active Member but may not exhibit their work in DPS Exhibits unless their work has been accepted by the Jurying Committee as shown below.
ACTIVE – Regular or Signature Membership
May be acquired by acceptance of the Jurying Committee and paying the annual dues of $30.00. To apply for active membership, please complete a membership application Form:
1. Submit three digital images of your current pastel paintings on a CD. The images must be 300 dpi resolution and no larger than 640 pixels on the longest side in jpg format. The file name should be: the Artist’s Last Name, comma, First Name, comma, Middle Name or Initial, dash, and the name of the painting. ie: Jones, Alma, G – Summer Fun.jpg
2. A self addressed stamped envelope for acceptance notification and return of your CD if desired.
3. A check or money order for the $5.00 jurying fee payable to Degas Pastel Society
ASSOCIATE – For those who do not wish to exhibit artwork
May be acquired by paying annual fee of $30.00. Associate members have the privileges of
active members except they may not exhibit art.
HONORARY – May be acquired by being selected by the Board of Directors.
The Society publishes a newsletter, holds an annual membership meeting, sponsors workshops, a biennial membership exhibition and national exhibition.
To request a membership application form, write to Degas Pastel Society:
813 Heritage Ave.
Terrytown, LA, 70056
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print out and complete the membership application form here