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Sunday, June 11, 2023: Meet and Mingle with Fellow AAA members!

Catch up with other local artist members, participate in a white elephant exchange, and enjoy some snacks!
RSVP here. 


Benefits of Becoming a Member

Show and Artwork Sale opportunities

  • Ability to show and sell artwork at over 10 local venues

  • Artist biography and contact information posted on our website

  • Once a quarter the ability to post and sell your work online

  • Qualify to participate in our annual events with appropriate volunteer hours

Join a vibrant Artist Community

  • Interact with seasoned professionals and budding artists

  • Learn new skills and techniques from colleagues

  • Volunteer for community events

Ways to Volunteer*

  • Assist with the first Friday receptions at Gallery Underground

  • Lead or work on a Committee

  • Curate a local venue

  • Become a board member

  • Assist at one of our signature events

    • Ft. C.F. Smith in the Fall and Spring

    • Artrageous (our top fundraising event)

    • It’s a Steal

  • Blaze your own trail!

* Members must contribute the equivalent of 20 volunteer hours to participate in our annual Fort Smith and It’s a Steal shows

Membership Meeting Location

In-person Membership Meetings are held inside the Red Studios (#7 on the map to the left) at the Crystal City Shops. Click the map to enlarge as a PDF.


The Shops at 2100 Crystal Drive
Arlington, VA 22202

Online Membership Meetings are held via Zoom. Links are emailed one week in advance.

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Dues & Fees

Alliance Membership Dues

  • Full Membership Dues $50.00 annually (eligible to exhibit)

  • Associate Membership Dues $35.00 annually (not eligible to exhibit at Alliance venues or events)

Gallery Membership Dues (must be an Alliance Member)

  • (juried) Dues for Jan – June $330.00

  • (juried) Dues for July – December $330.00

Gallery Underground Solo Show Application Fee

  • $50.00

Add Rent Our Space Fees

  • $600, Mon-Fri; $300 deposit

  • $800 Sat-Sun; $400 deposit

Studio Fees (must be Alliance Member)

Studios Underground – fees vary per studio size. Contact Studios Underground Manager William Adams at

Make a Donation

The Alliance is a nonprofit 501C(3) organization and, for tax deduction purposes, our tax ID number (EIN) is 54-2043690.

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How to Add Your Artwork to Our Online Store

  • Artists may submit up to two pieces per online exhibition

  • Online exhibitions will rotate every 2 months 

  • Artists will receive emails with deadlines to submit

  • Your work will only be up during the show’s set dates and will be taken down once it's time to start the next exhibition.

  • All works being submitted must remain available to sell solely through the Alliance website during the show’s time period

  • Any work you submit MUST be REMOVED from any other sales platform during the duration of the AAA online sale - these pieces must not be for sale on your website, an art show, a venue etc. 

  • Original artworks only, no prints or giclees 

  • All artwork must meet the framing standards of any in-person show. You can find framing standards by clicking here.

To add your work for the next exhibition, please email by August 12, 2022 with the following information:


Clear photo(s) of your work, showing the frame, if possible. If your work is under glass, either photograph it before you frame it, or take the photo with no overhead lighting to reduce glare.


Either name your digital file as indicated below, or include this info in the body of the email. (do not use quotes. commas or any other special characters).


Your LAST name.title of work.medium.size.price - please print this all on one line as shown.


Example of how digital file should be named:



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 Apply to participate in our next national juried show: Changing Perspectives 

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 Apply to participate in our next national juried show: Changing Perspectives 

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