Do You Love Photography?

PCPA Membership

Become a member of the Providence Center for Photographic Arts and join a community dedicated to sharing a love of photography! Grow your creativity and craft through workshops, increase your exposure, and collaborate with others to develop group and individual projects. Develop conversations about your work and gain insights and feedback through the support of fellow members. There are many opportunities to participate. PCPA accepts members from the local region and throughout the world.

Members of PCPA join a community of photo-based media artists. Our members’ work encompasses the full range of technique and expression of what is considered “photography” from traditional landscapes to non-representational mixed media. Their imagery may be portraits, street scenes, nudes, travel, documentary or abstract. Processes include digital, film, historical, montage, panoramic, composited, alternative, chemical, and experimental.

PCPA is a dialogue of inquiry and innovation, and the communication of ideas. Collaboratively we strive to advance our members careers, inspire creative development, and provide opportunities to engage with the community through exhibition, education, publication, and mutual support.

We are busy planning a new stimulating exhibit every month through 2017 and beyond, along with a series of informative workshops in the spring and fall. PCPA also hosts a series of monthly informal meetings of local photography organizations. To deliver our programming we rely upon the generosity of our members. Your donations and membership dues enable us to procure new exhibits, fund educational programs and meet our operating costs. We appreciate your generosity.

PCPA is currently an all-volunteer effort. 100% of your fees go back into the organization’s programming and events. Members can volunteer to work with us on a variety of projects. Contact us to discuss your interests. Members can also volunteer to gallery-sit but it is not a requirement.

PCPA Membership Levels and Benefits

There are three levels of membership, each designed to deliver a clear value for the annual fee.

Level 1ExhibitorSupporting Exhibitor
Exhibit work in twice-yearly members’ group showsExhibit work in twice-yearly members’ group shows
Sell prints, 12 prints maximum in plastic sleeve 16x20 max size to be sold in a standing portfolio in the gallery
$50 discount on one workshop per year$150 discount on one workshop per year$150 discount on one workshop per year
Commission on sales 40%Commission on sales 20%
Listing on websiteListing on website with images and links to your websiteProminent acknowledgment on website with images and links to your website
20% discount on jurored exhibit entry fees20% discount on jurored exhibit entry fees20% discount on jurored exhibit entry fees
Portfolio reviewPortfolio reviewPortfolio review
Attend PCPA member meetingsAttend PCPA member meetingsAttend PCPA member meetings
Mentions on social mediaScheduled mentions on social mediaPromotions on social media

Become a Member Today

The process is quick and easy. Select your membership level. Click the “Buy Now” button. Pay with any credit card via PayPal.

Renew Your Membership

PCPA annual memberships can be renewed at the end of the 12-month period via PayPal. Select your membership level and click the “Buy Now” Button.

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