There are two levels of registration for SF Open Studios: PREMIER and PARTICIPATING.

ONLY ARTISTS WHO REGISTER AS PREMIER ARTISTS, AND SUBMIT ARTWORK AND RESERVATION FORMS BY THE DEADLINES, WILL BE INCLUDED IN THE PRINTED SF OPEN STUDIOS GUIDE AND BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE SF OPEN STUDIOS EXHIBITION.

Registration is now open.

PREMIER Artist

Deadlines:

Early Bird: June 17, 2018

Regular: EXTENDED TO July 15, 2018 11:59pm

One weekend: $170 Regular

Two weekends/ Two Locations*: $290 Regular

  • Studio information and one color artwork image in the Printed Guide (print run of 20,000).
  • Eligibility to include one original artwork in the SF Open Studios Exhibition (20 inches by 20 inches maximum, space reservation forms will be e-mailed separately in August).
  • The image you use for the Guide will appear with your listing in the ArtSpan SF Open Studios iPhone App.
  • ALL benefits of the Participating Artist Membership (see below).

 

PARTICIPATING Artist

Deadline:
September 12, 2018

one weekend: $80

Two weekends/two locations*: $145

  • Official participation in SF Open Studios and SF Open Studios event publicity.
  • Inclusion in the SF Open Studios Map Poster 
  • Inclusion in the online version of SF Open Studios Guide and Map (not in the printed Guide magazine). Artists who register after the deadline will not be included in the online version of the Guide and Map.
  • Deeply discounted rates for advertising in the ArtSpan SF Open Studios Guide.
  • Inclusion (without image) in the ArtSpan SF Open Studios iPhone App.
  • SF Open Studios Posters and Guides (to be picked up by the artist at ArtSpan).
  • Discounts at Blick Art Materials and other local businesses.
  • Eligibility to participate in the SF Open Studios Hub Exhibition program.
  • Eligibility to participate in the SF Open Studios Mentorship program.
  • SFOS Marketing Toolkit with tips on how to market your artwork during SF Open Studios.
  • Admission to ArtLaunch, the SF Open Studios Exhibition Opening Reception.

 

Two Weekend* Combo- 1 Premier and 1 Participating Registration

Deadlines:
Early Bird: June 13, 2018
Regular: July 11, 2018

$220 EArly Bird, $235 Regular Rate 

* To participate in Two Weekends, you must be exhibiting in two different locations, that are located in different weekend neighborhoods.

Registration is now open.

FINANCIAL AID:

ArtSpan offers financial aid to artists on an income-based city, state, or federal assistance program. Artists with a gross household income that is less than $35,000. All registration materials must be submitted by the deadlines stated above; must be current ArtSpan Artist Member.

If eligible, the SF Open Studios registration fees are reduced to:

$100 (originally $170) for the Premier Artist Registration

$30 (originally $80) for the Participating Artist Registration

Apply to ArtSpan's SF Open Studios Financial Aid program by submitting the following materials via email to [email protected] BEFORE the registration deadlines:

     1. A letter requesting aid (include your name, mailing address, e-mail, and phone number).

     2. The first page of your most recent tax return OR confirmation that you are on an income-based assistance program, such as Section 8 Rental Voucher, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, California Lifeline Telephone Program, California Alternate Rates for Energy, or Family Electric Rate Assistance Program.

 

STUDENT RATES:

ArtSpan offers discounted SF Open Studios registration rates for full-time students. Artists who are currently enrolled in an accredited school qualify. All registration materials must be submitted by the deadlines stated above; must be current ArtSpan Artist Member.

If eligible, the SF Open Studios registration fees are reduced to:

$100 (originally $170) for the Premier Artist Registration 

$30 (originally $80) for the Participating Artist Registration 

Apply for ArtSpan's SF Open Studios Student Rates by submitting the following materials via email to [email protected] BEFORE the registration deadlines:

     1. A letter requesting the student rates (include your name, mailing address, e-mail, phone number, and the name of the school that you attend).

     2. A copy of your student ID and full-time class/credit schedule for the fall semester.

 

Terms of Agreement:

If an artist or venue hosts other artists, each artist must be a registered participant with ArtSpan. There are NO REFUNDS on registration and membership fees. Each artist is responsible for managing their studio during SF Open Studios. ArtSpan is not responsible in any way. ArtSpan reserves the right to photograph the artist, event space, and artwork for publicity, documentation, and fundraising purposes. Terms subject to change.

Pictured above: Talavera-Ballon

Questions?

Please email ArtSpan's SF Open Studios Assistant, Lee Tulchin, at [email protected]. Lee will respond to inquiries on MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, and FRIDAYS, 10AM-6PM.