River Memberships

We are honored to be a catalyst for creativity, professional growth and your personal success in the arts.

River Art Gallery builds relationships

Our community is based upon mutual respect for the contribution of both the artist and the gallery staff. We encourage our members to invest time essential for successful networking and relationship building. Together, we work to establish the processes and business support systems vital to creative professionals maintaining their careers in the world of art.

 

Enjoy our rotating exhibits, artist spotlight videos and regional Canal District community events.

River Art Gallery exhibits original artwork by artists from the Western New York, Buffalo, and the Southern Ontario region. Our artists are affiliated with numerous art societies, as well as represented in national and international art venues.  Our increasing membership continues to connect the arts to our local, regional and expanded community of professional artists and appreciators.

We offer a selection of artist support services designed to build a professional pathway and career in the arts. Our online content includes virtual exhibitions, upcoming event previews and Spotlight on the Artist video series. Professional client meeting space available for members. Business meeting requests must be approved through the River Gallery Manager.

  • Our Members participate in an Annual July Members Exhibition, Canal District regional summer events and year-long community collaborations.
  • Instore display space and artist demonstrations opportunities are available.
  • Ongoing expansion of the Gallery’s reach through ecommerce selling opportunities

General Membership
$60 Yearly

As a member you’ll participate in our annual July Member Exhibition. Increased seasonal traffic introduces your work to thousands of potential buyers and collectors. We’ll help promote your work both online and around the community. Expand your reach by making River Gallery your artisan home.

  • Individual Artist Portfolio Page with brief bio and artwork collection on River Website
  • Gallery promotion on Face Book, YouTube Videos and other social media platforms
  • Featured artist spotlights, blogs and video clips available with a development fee
  • Business meeting space available for Member artists

Resident Membership
$100 Yearly

As a resident member you’ll participate in our annual July Member Exhibition. We work with our artists to help  grow their knowledge of producing sellable work, networking, and expanding their retail and ecommerce business sense. We’ll help promote your work both online and around the community. Expand your reach by making River Gallery your artisan home.

  • River Gallery member benefits include an option for retail gift shop consignment space
  • Individual Artist Portfolio Page with brief bio and artwork collection on River Website
  • Gallery promotion on Face Book, YouTube Videos and other social media platforms.
  • Featured artist spotlights, blogs and video clips available with a development fee
  • Business meeting space available for Member artists

New Membership Application – Apply online

Let us know how you learned about us and tell us why you’re a good fit with the River Art Gallery. In our submission process we like to initially meet our artists to review their work. Email or send us samples/prints of your art (no original artwork). Please send us a list of exhibits and/or awards you have earned throughout your art career and other professional achievements.

Email requests to Melinda Schneider at Gallery@riverartgalleryandgifts.com or send through snailmail to
River Art Gallery & Gifts
83 Webster Street
North Tonawanda, NY 14120
Att: Melinda Schneider/Gallery Manager