Become a Member

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 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:,,


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