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Graphic Artists Guild

31 West 34th Street, 8th Fl
New York, NY 10001

Tel: (212) 791-3400
admin@graphicartistsguild.org

Questions about your membership:
membership@graphicartistsguild.org

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The Benefits of Membership

Guild members are graphic artists who are serious about their careers, and excited to contribute to their professions. When you join the Guild, you’ll benefit from our:

  • advocacy for your rights and working conditions
  • Graphic Artists Guild’s Handbook: Pricing & Ethical Guidelines, news articles, webinars,, and other educational and business resources
  • virtual and in-person social and educational events

You can join at the Professional, Associate (non-professional), and Student levels, or, if you qualify, translate your Guild membership to a Lifetime Membership. Check out the benefits available for each membership category and sign up below.

Note: If you have already submitted your email address to the Guild for a webinar or for an expired membership, you’ll need to use a second email address to use our online membership application, or email us to have us process your membership with your email address on file.

Membership Options

Professional Member

Professional Members are working graphic artists who derive more than 50% of their income from their graphic art. Professional Members are eligible to vote on Guild business and hold elected office.

Full Member Benefits

  • Full voting privileges
  • Ability to run for Guild board
  • Up to 9 images on your portfolio page
  • Up to 3 professional disciplines listed
  • Each new edition of The Graphic Artists Guild Handbook: Pricing & Ethical Guidelines
  • Free access to upcoming and archived webinars and teleclasses
  • Guild newsletters and announcements
  • Participation in Guild committees, activites, and events
  • Member discounts and benefits

Choose between monthly or annual payment options:

For annual registrations: New members or those whose membership has lapsed for over 3 months will also be charged a $30 initiation/reinstatement fee.

Associate Member

Associate Members are those who either derive less than 50% of their income from graphic art or who support the goals and purposes of the Guild. Associate Members participate in all Guild activities, but do not vote or hold office.

Associate Member Benefits

  • Up to 2 images on your portfolio page
  • 1 professional discipline
  • Each new edition of The Graphic Artists Guild Handbook: Pricing & Ethical Guidelines
  • Free access to upcoming and archived webinars and teleclasses
  • Guild newsletters and announcements
  • Participation in Guild committees, activites, and events
  • Member discounts and benefits

Choose between monthly or annual payment options:

For annual regisrations: New members or those whose membership has lapsed for over 3 months will also be charged a $30 initiation/reinstatement fee.

Student Member

Student Members must be enrolled for at least 12 credit hours. Membership is good for one year beyond graduation. Student Members participate in all Guild activities and serve on committees, but do not vote or hold office.

Student Member Benefits

  • Up to 2 images on your portfolio page
  • 1 professional discipline
  • Each new edition of The Graphic Artists Guild Handbook: Pricing & Ethical Guidelines
  • Free access to upcoming and archived webinars and teleclasses
  • Guild newsletters and announcements
  • Participation in Guild committees, activites, and events
  • Member discounts and benefits

New members or those whose membership has lapsed for over 3 months will also be charged a $30 initiation/reinstatement fee.

Lifetime Member

This category is open to artists 65+ years-old with 10+ years of Guild membership. They participate in all Guild activities and serve on committees, but do not vote or hold office.

Lifetime Member Benefits

  • Up to 2 images on your portfolio page
  • 1 professional discipline
  • Each new edition of The Graphic Artists Guild Handbook: Pricing & Ethical Guidelines
  • Free access to upcoming and archived webinars and teleclasses
  • Guild newsletters and announcements
  • Participation in Guild committees, activites, and events
  • Member discounts and benefits

Those whose membership has lapsed for over 3 months will also be charged a $30 initiation/reinstatement fee.

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