ASAA Membership Application Procedures
TYPES OF MEMBERSHIP
Artist Fellow members shall be artists whose aviation/aerospace art is widely recognized for its consistent high standards of professionalism, authenticity, and artistic quality as recognized by the membership committee.
Artist members shall be artists whose aviation/aerospace art qualifies them for membership in the artist category as recognized by the membership committee.
Foreign Affiliate Artist Fellow members or Foreign Affiliate Artist members shall be artists residing outside the United States of America whose aviation/aerospace art meets the Artist Fellow or Artist criteria as set forth above. The title of this membership is to specify the country.
Associate membership is intended for artists not in other membership categories, collectors, publishers, museum curators or staff, gallery owners, and others interested in aviation/aerospace art. Associate members may not hold office or vote in Society affairs, but they may participate in other Society activities.
If applying for Artist Fellow membership or Artist membership (or Foreign Affiliate membership in these categories) include a check for $15.00 for application processing.
Annual dues of $100.00 will be paid upon acceptance to Artist Fellow or Artist membership (or Foreign Affiliate membership in those categories). Note: Dues are for the period of June 1 through May 31.
Annual dues for Associate members are $55.00. (Full time students pay $50.00.) Associate members do not pay for initiation or application processing.
First year dues are prorated on a monthly basis in the following manner. New members pay a full year dues at the time of joining. At the first regular payment date after joining, credit will be given for all unused dues from the first payment.
Make checks payable to ASAA.
1. Fill out the application form.
2. If applying for Artist Fellow membership or Artist membership ( or Foreign Affiliate membership in these categories), attach two copies of a current biography, which should include, among other items, education, awards, membership in other art and aviation/aerospace organizations, and time periods involved in each.
3. If applying for Artist Fellow membership or Artist membership (or Foreign Affiliate membership in these categories), send two identical sets of 35mm slides or 2 digital CDs that exemplify your aviation/aerospace subject work. Include a minimum of five recent examples. Be sure to include your name, title, and number on each slide or CD. The digital images can not be sent on the internet. The digital submissions must be at least 300 dpi with the smallest dimension, width or height, at least seven inches. It is best to use JPEG. Be sure there are no spaces between characters in the title. The images can’t be manipulated in any way. It is important that examples of your work be of the highest quality to assure a fair assessment of their merit. Fill out and send the description of the work for each set of aviation/aerospace subjects. Be sure to key the numbers on the slides or CD to the numbers in the description sheet. Please note: biographies and slides or CDs will be retained by the American Society of Aviation Artists.
4. Mail completed application form ( along with bio, slides, and work description sheets if applying for Artist membership) to:
American Society of Aviation Artists, Inc.
attn: Bob Keith, Membership Chairman
43 Robert St.
Darthmouth, MA 02747-2625