As a member of GIGS Art Gallery you help to support the arts in our region while gaining exposure to your own art practice. Members are also entitled to the following benefits and discounts:
Opportunities to display and sell works in the Gallery Shop.
Free Annual Members’ Exhibition and discounted submissions to the annual Little Moments Exhibition.
Free or discounted entry to members’ exhibitions and exhibition openings (depending on the exhibition).
Discounted rate for attending GIGS workshops.
Discounted rate for hiring the Artists’ Studio Workshop Space (includes free promotion on GIGS social media):
$40 for half a day (3 hours)
$70 for a full day (6 hours)
Member Artist Profile Page on GIGS website that includes an artist’s statement, website and social media links and an image gallery.
Subscription to monthly emailed newsletter and invitations to exhibitions and events.
Promotion on GIGS social media pages including Facebook, Instagram and access to ‘GIGS Members’ private Facebook group (@gigsmembers)
The GIGS Membership Card (supplied digitally) entitles members to discounts at local retailers and service providers. Show your current card to claim one of the following discounts:
10% discount at Finer Frames and Gallery, 59 High Street, Wodonga
10% discount at Stork Picture Framing, 23 High Street, Wodonga
10% discount on art supplies at Art/Parts Fine Art Supplies, 488 David Street, Albury
10% discount on art supplies at Border Art Supplies. Contact Robyn White on 0447 167 538 or on Facebook Messenger @borderartsupplies
NOTE: The above benefits are subject to change
Terms and Conditions of Membership
As a Full Financial Member of GIGS – Gateway Island Gallery and Studios you agree to actively contribute to the running of GIGS Gateway Island Gallery and Studios.
This can be working in the Gallery Shop for at least six 3-hour shifts throughout the year, helping with the setting up and running of Exhibition Openings – around 2–3 hours of your time, or volunteering a few hours of your time and expertise in some other way.
Individual Non-Volunteering Membership
This membership is for those members who have exceptional circumstances for not being able to volunteer in any way.
NOTE: The member has to apply to the GIGS Art Gallery Committee to obtain this membership type.
A Volunteer Member is not a full financial member nor are they an exhibiting or consignment artist, but is someone who only contributes time to the running of the Gallery Shop and the Gallery. As a Volunteer Member your benefits include:
invitations to GIGS events, including exhibitions and functions; and
subscription to the monthly GIGS Newsletter (emailed to members)