Founded in 1928, the Arizona Artists Guild is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization led by volunteers dedicated to providing and promoting opportunities in the visual arts including exhibitions, educational and outreach programs.
Membership is made up of professional as well as aspiring artists working in a variety of media. The Guild offers four types of membership: associate, juried, honorary and life.
Join us at our open meetings held on the third Tuesday of each month, September through May ( no meeting in December). A pre-meeting social hour begins at 5 p.m. (feel free to bring a brown bag dinner) with a critique session from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Our general meeting is held at 7 p.m. with our program featuring a guest artist starting at 7:30. The AAG building is conveniently located on 7th Avenue just South of Union Hills at 18411 N. 7th Ave., in Phoenix, AZ 85023 (Mailing address is P. O. Box 41534, Phoenix, AZ 85080).
The Arizona Artists Guild is committed to the following:
- Promoting quality artwork for public viewing and appreciation
- Encouraging members to participate in state and national exhibits
- Offering support for members to further their careers
- Providing opportunities for members to display their work
Awarding scholarships to Arizona students
Sponsoring classes through The Guild School of Art
Teaching classes to people with disabilities
Providing after school art enrichment experiences
Offering critique sessions to improve skills
Supplying judges for local, state and national art exhibits
Providing a voice for civic matters relating to the arts
Availing a meeting space for other community arts organizations
Continuing a long-standing tradition of art leadership in the state since 1928
Maintaining a cadre of instructors for schools and community
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