Become A Member

Become part of the AAWAA’s vibrant arts community and Asian American history!
Asian American Women Artists Association is the leading organization representing Asian American in the arts for social change. Our mission is to ensure the visibility, documentation, and well-being of Asian American women in the arts. Through exhibitions, publications, educational lectures, and other culturally relevant programs that benefit the community, AAWAA elevates the narratives of Asian Pacific American women and enriches the lives of its artists & affiliate members and the public at large.

VISIBILITY: Through widely publicized, dynamic large-scale multidisciplinary art exhibitions, film screenings, readings, publications and programs such as A Place of Her Own, Eating Cultures, The Worlds of Bernice Bing, and underCurrents and the Quest for Space, AAWAA introduces the work of both emerging and established Asian American and Pacific Islander women artists to the APA community, arts institutions, curators, collectors, scholars, and the broader public.

DOCUMENTATION: By joining the online AAWAA Profile Pages of APA women artists and their work, Artist and Affiliate members will have the unique opportunity to become part of growing Asian American Arts Resource Initiative. AAWAA promotes to curricula for students and teachers, research for scholars and educators, and resources for arts professionals, curators, writers, and more.

WELL-BEING: We engage with artists and affiliates on a holistic level, welcoming expressive arts and open discourse. By providing opportunities to connect with other AAWAA members, we help create community and a support network for APA women artists. Through our groundbreaking arts and healing program A Place of Her Own, we address often unspoken issues affecting APA women.

Artist Member – $65
Benefits
Open to all Asian American women artists of all gender identities

• AAWAA Exhibition Application Entry Fees Waived
• Free subscription to AAWAA E-Newsletter
• Discounts on AAWAA publications and workshops
• Representation via Individual Page on AAWAA’s Member Database
• Exhibition, Sales and Publishing Opportunities
• Opportunities to speak at educational programs
• Opportunities to contribute to and access AAWAA historical archives
• Invitations to Member Exclusive Artist Salons, Events and Workshops
• Access to AAWAA Artist Community Network

Affiliate Member – $65
Benefits
Open to professionals in the fields of art, art history, Asian American and Women’s studies, and related fields.

• Free subscription to AAWAA E-Newsletter
• Discounts on AAWAA publications and workshops
• Representation via Individual Page on AAWAA’s Affiliate Wiki
• Curatorial, Sales, and Publishing Opportunities
• Access and invitation to contribute to AAWAA Archives
• Invitation to Member Exclusive Artist Salons, Events and Workshops

Supporter Member – $75
Benefits
Open to all supporters of Asian American women in the arts!

• Free subscription to AAWAA E-Newsletter
• Discount on AAWAA publications, workshops, and pop-up shop
• Invitation to Member Exclusive events and VIP Exhibition Previews

I would like to join as an

Artist Member or an Affiliate Member