Aberdeen Artists Society


How to join Aberdeen Artists Society

Membership of the Society is open to artists resident both, within and out with the Northeast of Scotland. Besides being a member of a widely recognised independent art society, other member benefits include: a discounted members submission rate for shows (including the Annual Exhibition at Aberdeen Art Gallery); a reduction in commission on sale of works from an AAS exhibition, and a 10% reduction on works purchased from an AAS exhibition. The Society also aims to mount Members only exhibitions at reduced submissions rates. Members are also entitled to a listing, with an image, on the Artists pages of this site with Associate members having up to three images of their work.


Membership – download membership form

Ordinary Membership is open to artists.

Applications may be made at any time by downloading the Membership form from the link above and sending it with the membership fee to the Membership Secretary.

Upon receipt of the fee and form the applicant will be notified of the commencement of their membership.

Student Membership

The Society encourages Student Membership. This has the same benefits as Ordinary membership but at a reduced membership fee. To qualify, a student must show a valid and up to date student card when paying their membership fees.

Honorary Membership

Honorary Members are artists and others who have made a significant contribution to art, having been recommended for membership by the Council of the Society.

Honorary Members pay no fees or subscriptions to the Society.


Annual Fees

-Ordinary membership costs £30 a year

-Student membership costs £10 a year

-Honorary membership (available by election only – see above) has no fees

Membership fees should be paid annually at the AGM in November to the Secretary. Please note that membership runs from November to November.


Join the AAS Website

Have your work viewed by interested parties from all over the world. Include images, biography, contact information and links.

If you are already a member, and would like to promote your work on the website, just contact our Secretary Jenny Ross, or Membership Secretary Margaret Preston to inform us of your interest.