The American Society of Marine Artists is a non-profit, 501c 3 organization comprised of more than 500 member, established in 1978.  The objective of the Society is to recognize, encourage and promote marine art and maritime history; to encourage cooperation and free interchange among artists, students, instructors, craftsmen, publishers, collectors and others with interests related to marine art and the history of marine art; to provide a registry for artists, hold exhibitions and promote the study and improvement of marine art. ASMA is dedicated to fulfilling an informational and educational role.

Artist applicants must first be elected as a Signature Member for a period of at least one year in order to be eligible for consideration as a Fellow in the Society.  All Signature Members dues for 2017 must be paid in advance of applying for Fellowship status.  No refunds will be issued for portfolio review fees.

Signature Members must submit 20 images for consideration that best represent their current body of work.  Please submit 20 jpeg images that are no more than 10 MB per image.   We recommend uploading images that are approximately 5 x 7" at 300 dpi.    Please title your image files with your last name, followed by first name, followed by the appropriate image #.  Example:  Jones_Bob_ Image1.  

All Sculptors must submit 2 views for each artwork.  Every location shown for uploading images will accomodate submitting two images.  **Only sculptors should submit two views for each work.

Please include detailed biographical Information where applicable, including accolades, awards, gallery representation, and additional art group affiliations. Additional materials and questions can be emailed to Len Mizerek at: mizerek@aol.com 

All portfolios must be submitted by April 2, 2017 - no exceptions.

The American Society of Marine Artists is a non-profit, 501c 3 organization comprised of more than 500 member, established in 1978.  The objective of the Society is to recognize, encourage and promote marine art and maritime history; to encourage cooperation and free interchange among artists, students, instructors, craftsmen, publishers, collectors and others with interests related to marine art and the history of marine art; to provide a registry for artists, hold exhibitions and promote the study and improvement of marine art. 

ASMA is dedicated to fulfilling an informational and educational role.  All of our official sanctioned Exhibitions are" not for sale" shows, which take place at prestigious Museums across the country.

Fine art mediums consdered for Signature membership includes oil, acrylc, watercolor, pastels, colored pencil, pen and Ink, graphite, sculpture, and scrimshaw.  Submissions are open to any regular ASMA member or non-member artists working in the mediums listed above.

We do not accepted photography, models, glass, fiber, digital art, or other miscellaneous art categories. 

PLEASE READ INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY!

Artists must submit 12 .jpeg images that best represent your current body of work. Photos must be no more than 10 MB per image.  Images that are approximately  5 x 7" at 300 dpi are a good guideline for size and quality. 

Submission for Signature Membership is open to any artist.  If you are currently a Regular Member in the American Society of Marine Artists, your membership dues MUST be current to be eligible to submit for Signature Membership.  If your dues are not current, no refunds will be issued for portfolio review fees.  Please be sure your dues are up to date before submitting.

Please title your images with your last name, followed by first name, followed by the appropriate image #.  Example:  Jones_Bob_ Image1.  

Sculptors are required to submit 2 views for each artwork.   Each space for uploading images will accomodate submitting up to two images.   **Only sculptors will submit two views for each work. 

 Please provide a brief biographical statement where applicable, and include important accolades and awards. 

If you are elected as a Signature Member,  Signature Membership dues are $100.  Membership fees are due within 30 days after notification of acceptance.  Dues renew on January 1st of each year thereafter.

If you are already a Regular member of ASMA, you will only be charged the difference between Regular Membership dues and Signature Members’ dues, which is an additional fee of $35.

Signature Members of the Society are required to submit at least one work for jury consideration to each and every ASMA National Exhibition, which take place approximately every three years.  Failure to submit for any national exhibition will result in the loss of Signature membership status.  

All submissions must be received by April 2, 2017 - no exceptions.  

For questions contact: Len Mizerek at:Mizerek@aol.com or Kim Shaklee: kim@kimshaklee.com