Florida Artists Group

  Application Form can be downloaded here
Please download and print clearly on application form

The Florida Artists Group is a time-honored organization of professional artists who live
and work in Florida. Our members work in all kinds of media and are considered some of
the best artists in the state. We have a fine reputation and look for members who will
contribute both with excellent artwork and active participation in FLAG.
The jury is composed of members of the Board of Directors and takes place in October of
each year.
 All materials need to be Post Marked no later than October 15th, 2018.

Applicant must:
1. Reside in Florida at least 6 months of the year.
2. Work as a professional artist.
3. Must have an email address and be able to communicate using the computer.
4. Be able and willing to help in some capacity in the organization when asked.

The jury is composed of members of the Board of Directors. Our annual review of applications takes place in the fall for the membership year. Please mail your application and materials along with a check for the application fee. Please enclose a SASE for the return of your materials.  Late applications will be saved until the next review the following year.  You will be notified by email or phone in a timely manner after the jurying process, and by letter with the return of your materials.

What to Submit (put on cd or Thumb Drive and mail in all documents below)
1. Professional Resumé/Bio (maximum two pages)
summary including your education, goals and future projects personal or community
2. Artist's statement
3. Listing of exhibitions and awards, local, state and nationwide
4. 5-8 images of original artworks created in the last 3 years - (same medium please) if oils, show all oils
5 x 7 300 dpi jpg format, additional images of details are accepted example: (close-ups of details)
*when saving your images save in this manner (no spaces, dollar signs)
First Name-Last Name-Title-Medium-Size-Date-Price
(Example) Martha-Jones-The-Encounter-Oil-22x40-April-2015-1000 (Use H x W in Size)
5. A professional photograph of you, head and shoulders
6. Other materials as deemed helpful to reveal level of professionalism (post cards, catalogs)

7. If you wish to have your materials returned to you, please include a SASE with sufficient postage. 

     Materials will not be returned if SASE is not included.

8. A non Refundable Application Fee of $25.00

How to Submit

1. Include a printout copy of your resume/bio, artist statement, list of exhibits and the Florida Artists Group


2. Place your digital files onto a CD or thumb drive of:

  - your word documents of your resume/bio, artist statement, and list of exhibits

   - jpg files of a photo of yourself, and 5-8 jpg images of  your artworks.

3. Mail all your application materials to:

    Joanna Coke
    500 Wanda Place
    Nokomis, FL. 34275

4. All materials need to be post marked by October 15th, 2018.


Annual Review:

Our annual review of new applicants takes place in the fall for the upcoming membership year which runs from October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019.  The judging is composed of members of the Board of Directors.  Based upon the decisions of that review, emails will be sent out to each applicant of their acceptance or not.   Upon acceptance, annual dues of $65.00 needs to be paid to FLAG  to finalize your membership

If accepted into membership, annual dues of $65.00 must be paid upon notification of acceptance.