Aberdeen Artists Society


How to join Aberdeen Artists Society

Please Note we are currently planning and implementing an upgrade to this website which will have an on-line system for subscription payments and also have a fully automated system keeping track of subscriptions and their due dates which shall be operational by February 2020.

The annual renewal was previously due at the same time as the AGM.

Please note Membership subscriptions will now be due 1st February.

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.

Membership – AAS Membership Form

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 Administrator.

Upon receipt of the Form and Fee 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 £15 a year

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

Join the AAS Website

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