Become an Artist Member

Thank you for your interest in joining the Pasadena Society of Artists.

Upcoming New Member Screening:  Fall New Member Screening - check back for dates and details.  

Usually our screening are held at the Women's City Club/Blinn House. The address is 160 N. Oakland Ave, Pasadena 91101.  Note that the parking lot is behind the house and you must enter it from N. Madison Avenue (directly across the street from the Scottish Rite Temple). They will to direct you to the front room, the Garden Room, where you can drop off your artwork, paperwork and fee.

Please bring: 

  • Three artworks
  • The completed PSA Application 
  • A one-page artist statement, including media information on your artwork and information specific to your submissions
  • $15.00 screening fee  (If accepted into membership, this screening fee does not apply to member dues.)

We look forward to meeting you and seeing your artwork.

To RSVP and if you have any questions, please email me at
Marion Dies - Membership Chair/Pasadena Society of Artists

Please note that the jurying process is solely for the purpose of screening candidates for potential membership to PSA and is not a formal portfolio review nor a written critique. From time to time, however, we do have Portfolio Reviews and invite artists to participate. Please check "In the News" on our Home Page regularly for events, or join our mailing list (also on the Home page).

Benefits of Membership:

  • Exhibit your artwork in galleries, museums, public centers, and other venues in 2 large society-wide exhibitions and 3 to 4 themed or media specific exhibitions annually.
  • Continue to develop your abilities through participation in events such as our monthly Art Salons.
  • Participate in art-focused programs, workshops and demonstrations to further develop your technique and your promotional skills.
  • Gain internet exposure on the PSA website: four artworks, bio, artist statement, resume and link to your personal website and email.
  • Participate in PSA's annual portfolio project
  • Network with other artist professionals in the community.
  • Enjoy our 92-year reputation as a significant artist society in Pasadena.
  • Learn the aspects of organizing exhibitions, presenting programs, and running an artist organization through volunteering in PSA activities.