All members, exhibiting and non-exhibiting, receive a 10% discount on workshops, a reduced rate on darkroom rental, and are invited to participate in the monthly open portfolio sessions. These sessions provide an opportunity for members to show their works in progress, share resources and ideas, and offer support. Members can sell their books, notecards and other items in the gallery on a commission basis.
A variety of workshops are offered throughout the year to meet the needs of many different levels of skill. Workshops range from one and two-day classes to 8 consecutive weekly sessions. Please check our website, or call for a list of current workshop dates, times and fees.
Exhibiting Your Work
Once accepted, all exhibiting members are invited to show in the annual Members Open Shows in April, in July, and the Members Holiday Show & Sale in December. Exhibition costs for Members Shows are typically $25.
Solo and small group feature exhibitions are scheduled at the discretion of the jury committee. There is a $500 hanging fee for each solo and small group feature show, however this fee may be either paid in full by the artist(s) or paid in part or full by outside donations or sponsorship. VCP will aid in locating sponsorship. This fee includes heavy media promotion with newspaper and radio press releases throughout the region, a feature page on our website, an ad in the monthly Gallery Walk guide, all signage and title lettering for the exhibit, and an opening reception with refreshments.
VCP will retain 50% of sales made in the gallery. All exhibiting members are also encouraged to leave a portfolio of work on permanent display that will be actively shown by the gallery staff.
Contact Joshua Farr, Gallery Director, for information at 802-251-6051, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Vermont Center for Photography is a membership organization. Memberships are available for both exhibiting and non-exhibiting members. A one-time jury and application process and a $15 fee is required for those wishing to become an exhibiting member.
Exhibiting Member Application Process:
To apply to the Vermont Center for Photography as an exhibiting member, please send 10-15 images that are representative of your work. Submissions may be dropped off at the gallery during open hours (Fridays, Saturdays or Sundays 12-5pm), or mailed to VCP, 49 Flat Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301. Applicants must also submit a non-refundable $15 application fee. Work may be matted, but preferably not framed. Please do not send one-of-a-kind originals. E-mail submissions or CDs are not accepted - part of the reviewing process is the artists ability to produce quality prints. Submissions are reviewed at the usually at the beginning of each month by a jury composed of members of VCP’s gallery committee. The jury is made up of photographers with extensive experience in fine art, commercial, educational, publishing and curating fields. After the jurying process is complete, work may be picked up at the gallery, or we will ship it back to you if you provide packaging and postage for return.
For more information about submitting a portfolio of your work, please contact the gallery at 802-251-6051, or by email at email@example.com.
Exhibiting Member $75 (exhibit fees in group shows $25)
Non-Exhibiting Member $50
NEW! Student Rate, with valid student ID $25, with portfolio review. (exhibit fees in group shows for student members, $15)
Renewing Exhibiting Members, or New Exhibiting Members WHO HAVE BEEN APPROVED through the jury process, may pay the $75 annual fee here:
Student Members Approved by the Gallery Committee or Renewing may pay the $25 annual fee here:
NON-Exhibiting Members may pay the $50 annual fee here: