There are two levels of registration for SF Open Studios:

PREMIER and PARTICIPATING.

 

PREMIER Artist:

Regular Deadline & Fee: July 18, 2017

$160 One weekend,

$270 two locations/ Two weekends*

  • 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 inch by 20 inch maximum, space reservation forms will be e-mailed separately in July).
  • Discounted second Premier Artist Membership for artists who participate in SF Open Studios at two different studio locations during two different weekends: ($110).
  • ALL benefits of the Participating Artist Membership (see below).
* 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.

 

PARTICIPATING Artist:

Deadline & Fee: September 19, 2017    

$70 one weekend,

$125 two locations/ Two weekends*

  • Official participation in SF Open Studios and SF Open Studios event publicity.
  • 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.
  • SF Open Studios Posters and Guides (to be picked up by artist at ArtSpan).
  • Discounts at Blick Art Materials and other local businesses.
  • Discounted second Participating Artist Registration for artists who participate in SF Open Studios at two different studio locations during two different weekends: $55.
  • 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.

Combination registrations are also available. 

Two Weekend* Combination- 1 Premier and 1 Participating Registration

$215 Regular Rate 

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

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:

$70 (originally $160) for the Premier Artist Registration

$20 (originally $70) for the Participating Artist Registration

Apply to ArtSpan's SF Open Studios Financial Aid program by submitting the following materials:

     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:

$70 (originally $160) for the Premier Artist Registration 

$20 (originally $100) for the Participating Artist Registration 

Apply for ArtSpan's SF Open Studios Student Rates by submitting the following materials:

     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