services for artists

The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes works with artists of all disciplines throughout the Southern Tier, providing the following services and supports to encourage individual career growth:

  • Access and assistance to grant programs
  • Participation in career development and other community activities, and access to opportunities for artists of all disciplines
  • Grants seminars, counseling and technical assistance
  • Community and fellowship with other artists

In addition to the above, artists who join The ARTS Council as Artist Members receive the following additional benefits:

  • Participation in member exhibits, readings and performances at The Gallery at The ARTS Council, and in special events, including Gallery Hops
  • Priority display of events on The ARTS Council's searchable Arts Calendar
  • Inclusion in the Artist Directory at and in The ARTS Council's weekly e-newsletter, inspire!

The ARTS Council further serves artists by promoting the arts throughout our region; advocating for arts funding with government at all levels, and distributing that funding into the community; strengthening the arts in our schools; collaborating with local and regional agencies to increase tourism; and more.

Membership is $35 per year ($20 for students and $20 for seniors, age 65+); fee may be waived due to financial hardship.

Please fill out the secure form below to join, or download and print our paper form to mail in. Call 607-962-1332 x207 for more information.

Please note, becoming a member of The ARTS Council does not automatically sign you up for the Directory. You must still apply through the online form.

To join the Artist Directory, click here.

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