Membership

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We offer annual memberships to artists across the whole of Scotland! Membership is open to Scottish students, artists based in Scotland and any artists that have studied at a Scottish institution. We have four different memberships, allowing flexibility and specific output with your involvement with Saltspace. 

 

We have an annual turnover from Sep - Aug. Anyone who signs up from June 2021 will automatically have their membership until Aug 2022.

We realise the arts sector and artists are suffering and struggling due to the Covid19 pandemic and we would like to take that into consideration and offer something positive!

As we are a non-profit co-operative we do rely on contributions to help meet our running costs. All funds from membership goes straight back into helping us run our co-operative! We hope this opportunity of a mutual relationship through membership will offer both artists and us as an organisation a beneficial relationship during precarious times!

 

Should you be considering joining Saltspace as a member we invite you to look over all memberships below, as well as reading our aims and values and ask yourself whether they align with you and your way of working.

Values

• Creativity and Collaboration

• Support

• Education and Skill-sharing 

• Accessibility and Inclusivity 

• Sustainability 

• Openness and Transparency

Aims

• Providing a platform for new artists to make, exhibit and sell work with a strong support network

• Promoting creative collaboration, skill-sharing and learning

• Nurturing an accessible and inclusive creative space 

• Meaningfully engaging with our local community 

• Providing a sustainable co-op for future members

• Cultivating honesty and transparency at all levels

As we are a non-profit co-operative we do rely on contributions to help meet our running costs. 

BECOME A MEMBER NOW ↓ Click the relevant membership below to fill out the application form and purchase a membership.

Benefits

The below benefits apply to the student/graduate & emerging artist membership only.

COVID19

We are currently putting together our summer 2021 programme of exhibitions, residences and events (COVID-19) permitting! In the event that the route out of lockdown changes and things are pushed back, we are committing to deliver the programme with members at a later date when is possible.

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Student/Graduate

Membership £10

Open to students studying at institutions based in Scotland. Graduate Membership is open to recent graduates from an institution based in Scotland within the current year 2021.

Emerging Artist

Membership £20

Open to graduates in the last 2 years and above, as well as emerging artists based in Scotland.

Benefits

The below 'Associate' memberships have specific benefits and do not include the

ones above. This membership has more specific output and involvement with us.

 

COVID19

We are currently programming our spaces for this summer and are on the look out for people to sign up to our associate membership to work with and help co-ordinate our upcoming summer 2021 programme of exciting openings and events! In the event that the route out of lockdown changes and things are pushed back, we are committing to deliver the programme with members at a later date when is possible.

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If you are unable to pay membership fees but still want to be part of Saltspace please drop us an email at saltspacecoop@gmail.com and we will do our best to help.

Associate(Waged)

Membership £10

Open to anyone wanting to gain specific experience for example invigilating or helping out at events that have a particular area of interest.

Associate(Unwaged)

Membership £7.50

Open to anyone wanting to gain specific experience for example invigilating or helping out at events that have a particular area of interest.