Ming Chiao Chapter membership is separate from Sumi-e Society of America (SSA) membership.
You may join either or both chapters and pay the appropriate fee for each chapter.
MING CHIAO CHAPTER MEMBERSHIP
OF THE SUMI-E SOCIETY OF AMERICA INC (SSA)
MINNESOTA BRIDGE …… A CULTURAL BRIDGE BETWEEN EAST AND WEST
2022 MING CHIAO OFFICERS
President: Susan Frame Email: President
Vice President: Susan Fredrickson Email: Vice President
Secretary: Mary Gunderson Email: Secretary
Treasurer: Ken Johnson Email: Treasurer
Membership: Amy Bounds Email: Membership
Webmaster: Kathy Weese Email: Webmaster
Historian: Susan Fredrickson Email: Historian
Ming Chiao membership is open to any individual interested in East Asian painting and/or East Asian calligraphy. Our members include all skill levels from beginners to masters, as well as those who don’t paint but wish to learn about the art form.
Ming Chiao Chapter meets every other month to discuss business, plan special activities including workshops and exhibitions, and to participate in an after-meeting program related to Sumi-e
Annual Dues: $35 — January 1 to December 31 each year — Print Membership Application below
Benefits of Ming Chiao Membership include:
- Camaraderie with others interested in the art form
- Opportunity to share current artwork at each meeting
- Participation in special member-only workshops and activities
- Exhibit artwork in member-only shows
- Participate in outreach art-related programs
- Borrow books and DVDs from Ming Chiao library
- Use of Ming Chiao Art Cart for public demonstrations and children’s classes
Printable Ming Chiao brochure click the calligraphy icon, print and fold
Ming Chiao Membership Inquiries: Amy Bounds Email: Membership
SUMI-E SOCIETY OF AMERICA INC (SSA) MEMBERSHIP
Connect East & West through East Asian Brush Painting
The Sumi-e Society of America is an educational non-profit organization 501(c)(3) founded in 1963. The Society has many chapters and a National Board of Directors. It is incorporated in the State of New York and is a tax-exempt organization.
Membership is open to painters and non-painters.
$50 – USA
$60 – Canada
$70 – Resident of Other Country
Dues are paid by check or PayPal. Find complete information for completing the Online Membership Application 2022 by clicking on the SSA Membership Application below.
Benefits of SSA membership include:
- Quarterly magazine featuring members’ artworks, chapter activities and reports, spotlight on a featured artist and instructional articles.
- Camaraderie with Sumi-e artists from across the U.S. and other locations
- Priority registration in annual workshop with renowned Sumi-e artist
- Reduced registration fees for annual juried exhibition
- Annual exhibition catalog and/or DVD of show
- Invitation to opening reception and events of annual juried exhibition
- Tax deduction for membership dues
For questions, email SSA Membership Secretary. Email: Carol Wiggins