Join the Artists of Fenix
Fenix Arts is an artist-centric organization. We value our members and their contributions to our community.
Benefits for Fenix Artists
Fenix Arts hosts three fenix artists exhibitions yearly in our 1300 square foot gallery, located at the top of Mount Sequoyah at 150 N. Skyline Drive in Millar Lodge, Fayetteville, AR.
- Our artists may apply for individual or group exhibitions in the gallery.
- Fenix partners offer opportunities to exhibit in other pop-up venues throughout NWA.
- Fenix artists may earn stipends for teaching classes and workshops in the gallery.
- Fenix artists are represented on the gallery site.
Fenix Artist Requirements
- Annual dues are $75 per year.
- Fenix artist are expected to exhibit in a normal month-long exhibition at least once a year.
- Delivery of art to and from the gallery is at the artist’s expense.
- Fenix artists are expected to volunteer their time and skills 8-10 hours a month by staffing the gallery, posting updates on social media, serving at receptions, helping to hang exhibitions, or other needed tasks. Volunteers receive an 80/20 commission rate. Non-volunteers receive a 60/40 commission rate.
Application Procedures & Eligibility
- Applications for Fenix artists are reviewed periodically.
- No student work or work executed under other supervision will be considered and should not be submitted.
- All artists over the age of 18 are eligible to apply to become a Fenix artist.
- Fenix Arts will provide equal opportunity for consideration to all persons who apply for artist membership regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or veteran status. In addition, Fenix Arts will provide reasonable accommodations for artists with disabilities.
- If you are interested in becoming a Fenix artist, please fill out the Fenix Artists Application on-line form. The completed applications will include:
- Eight to ten (8 – 10) digital images of current work with relevant information. (.jpg format)
- Artist statement
- Artist bio. (.pdf or .doc format)
- Artist’s website
- Artist’s contact information
- Current resume / CV (in .doc or .pdf format) which should include the artist’s website address, any relevant employment, professional affiliations, education, exhibition history, awards, honors, fellowships, works in public collections, commission work, publications your work has appeared in, and any other relevant information.
Applicants will be evaluated according to the following criteria:
- Quality and consistency of craftsmanship
- Ability to maintain a consistent conceptual focus within a body of work
- Quality of presentation regarding resume, digital images and actual work
- Professional experience