Become a Member


FMVA members are artists, art advocates, and art enthusiasts.
Why should you be a member? 

  • Participate in FMVA members-only exhibitions: Big Art Exhibition, Little Art Exhibition & Constraint Art Exhibition.
  • Participate in the FMVA’s annual Studio Crawl (Rules & regulations governed by the Studio Crawl committee), and Arts for the Holidays.
  • Participate in FMVA Social Events: Art Burn, Draw Ins, Critiques, Artists Visiting Artists’ Studios, Meet and Greet, and more!
  • Host FMVA Critiques and/or Artists Visiting Artists’ Studios in your studio.
  • Be a presenter for an FMVA Visual Talk at the Plains Art Museum.
  • Receive free art transportation to Pekin, Jamestown, and Fergus Falls.
  • Receive FMVA monthly electronic newsletters and/or emails.
  • Have your name and website address listed on the FMVA website.
  • Receive voting privileges and potentially serve on a committee or as an elected board member.
  • Take advantage of group membership in The Arts Partnership.
  • Receive discounts from the following businesses (always changing, and some restrictions may apply): Underbrush Gallery 20% discount on custom framing, and Sir Speedy 15% discount.
Your membership dues help us pay for the upkeep of the FMVA website, association dues, fees associated with the FMVA’s group art exhibitions, and administrative support.

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Please contact us if you are unable to pay your membership dues online. The majority of communication between FMVA members and the board and committees is via e-mail and this website. If you do not use a computer, please ask someone to be your cyber-buddy. We will try to accommodate you as much as possible.