Membership

 We are excited about your interest in becoming a member.

This step-by-step guide is intended to expedite your application process. Please feel free to consult with the membership chairpersons at any time during this process:

Corie Neumayer 502-454-3793 or Susan Moffett 812-246-5314 or Wendi Smith 812-738-3316

What to expect - Application for Level 1, Level 2 or Level 3 PYRO membership (Details Below) is the same two-step process:

  1. An initial application is submitted for review
  2. Upon approval of the initial application, an invitation for an interview is extended to the applicant. (An informal 20 minute dialogue with PYRO members)
    Members vote on your application following your interview and you will be notified of the results in a timely manner.

Required Materials:

  • JPEG images of 6-10 pieces of your work created in the past two years (Do not include more than 10 pieces of work, but you may include images of details.)
  • A separate document cataloging images by filename, title, size, & media.
  • A written statement indicating how your membership could be mutually beneficial to PYRO.
  • A Curriculum Vitae
  • An artist’s statement

Submitting Your Materials:

Accepted digital formats:

Images: JPEG only.
Text: PDF or MS Word

Word Documents must be text only

.Minimum JPG image file size:

Largest dimension, (Height or width) must be at least 800 pixels.

Maximum JPG image file size:

Height or width must be no larger than 1600 pixels.

To Submit:

E-mail images and documents to one of the following e-mail addresses:

crneumayer@gmail.com, wendismith60@gmail.com, susanmoffett1050@gmail.com

 Digital transmission: Only materials submitted as e-mail attachments will be accepted.

 PYRO Gallery Membership Levels

Level 1  Membership Dues $95. month (open to all)

Member may have a two member(preferably) or a solo  show every  18 months ( or longer if desired) + all group shows and special events 

Some of the privileges of Level 1 membership include:

  • Creating  a show that may be solo or include gallery members and/ or guests from outside the gallery once every 18 months.
  • Participation in all group shows
  • Exhibition of work on a regular basis in the member's galleries
  • Attendance at monthly members meetings
  • Full page on the PYRO website
  • Participation on committees or holding an office
  • Discussion and voting privileges on all issues regarding PYRO’s operation
  • Involvement in first Friday Gallery Hop and opening receptions for PYRO exhibitions
  • Exposure to many other arts’ community-related activities.

 Member responsibilities include:

  • Pay monthly dues of $95.
  • Attend monthly meetings.
  • Work two shifts a month during regular gallery hours
    Thursday-Saturday: 12-6
  • A commission scale of 70% to the artist and 30% to PYRO for work sold at the gallery. For private or studio sales, the commission scale is 90% to the artist and 10% to PYRO
  • Helping to maintain gallery
  • Pay for expenses of your show and  announcement cards

  Level 2 Membership   Dues $60 (open to all)

Some of the privileges of Level 2 membership include:

Member may have a two or three  gallery member show every 24months

  • Participation in all group shows
  • Exhibition of work on a regular basis in the member's galleries
  • Attendance at monthly members meetings
  • Participation on committees
  • Discussion and voting privileges on all issues regarding PYRO’s operation
  • Involvement in first Friday Gallery Hop and opening receptions for PYRO exhibitions
  • Exposure to many arts’ community-related activities.
  •  1/2 page on PYRO Website
  • Discussion and voting privileges on all issues regarding PYRO’s operation

Some of the responsibilities of Level 2 membership include:

    • Pay monthly dues of $60.
    • Attend monthly meetings.
    • Work two shifts per month during regular gallery hours (Thursday, Friday, or Saturday, 12-3 & 3--6  or on First Friday 6-9 pm
    • A commission scale of 70% to the artist and 30% to PYRO for work sold at the gallery and 10% for commercial gallery and studio sales.
    • Serve on committees and help maintain the gallery
    • Pay for expenses of your show and  announcement cards

 Level 3 Membership    Dues $30. a month (open to those under 30 years of age)

Some of the privileges of Level 3 membership include:

  • Group show with other Level 3 Artists every 24 months.
  • Exhibition of work on a regular basis in the member's  galleries
  • Attendance at monthly members meetings
  • Discussion privileges on issues regarding PYRO Gallery during monthly meetings.
  • Involvement in first Friday Gallery Hop and opening receptions for PYRO exhibitions
  • Exposure to many other arts’ community-related activities.
  •  1/2 page on PYRO Website

Some of the responsibilities of Level 3 membership include:

    • Pay monthly dues of $30.
    • Attend monthly meetings.
    • Working one shift per month during regular gallery hours (Thursday, Friday, or Saturday, 12-3 & 3--6  or on First Friday 6-9 pm
    • A commission scale of 70% to the artist and 30% to PYRO for work sold at the gallery. For private or studio sales within the 75 mile exclusivity area, the commission scale is 90% to the artist and 10% to PYRO
    • Paying for a fair share of your show expenses.
    • Helping to maintain gallery
    • Pay for expenses of your show and  announcement cards