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Membership in the Delaware Foundation for the Visual Arts

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Delaware Foundation for the Visual Arts (DFVA) is to emphasize artistic fundamentals through scholarships to Delaware Students and the professional development of its Membership. This Mission is largely, but not exclusively, achieved by:

a) Maintaining and growing an endowment for scholarships, as well as organizing exhibition and education opportunities, for the widest possible range of students throughout the state regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, gender, economic background or sexual orientation.

b) cultivating an artist membership through a progressing process of education, critique, jury and sales opportunities.

 

Membership Information

While Associate membership is open to all, Exhibiting Status is achieved by having one's work juried and accepted by a non member Jury, once a year in the fall.

Complete information will be posted in our online Newsletter; Work of Art.

Benefits of Membership

Your membership provides the following: Exhibiting Opportunities, workshops for advanced studies, educational trips to inspire, 4 Member's meetings a year and a 20% discount at Jerry's  Artarama.

Volunteer Requirements

To advance our Mission all active members must serve the first 2 years on one of our committees listed on the application form.

Membership Categories and Yearly Dues

Student………......…$10.00             

Associate……………. $25.00 *             

Supporting….......…$100.00            

Patron……......……. $250.00             

Life…………..……….. $500.00

* Once Exhibiting Status is achieved, the DFVA annual dues are $40.00

Meetings

We meet four times a year at the Westminster Church in Wilmington, DE on Pennsylvania Ave and Rodney Street. The parking lot is directly behind the church building. You are encouraged to attend as this is your opportunity to meet other members, learn about our mission and our goals, and enjoy a painting demonstration or other art related program.

CLICK HERE for Application Form and Artist Bio Form.

DFVA c/o
Wendy Maxwell
28 Bradbury Road

New Castle, DE 19720

Additional information

302-313-6415

or  DFVA1980@ gmail.com