Become a member of Network Artists North East

Join us today for only £50 (annual fee) and become part of the North East of England's leading artists' network.

Membership is accessible to all, wherever you are in your creative career, and offers many benefits to help you develop your artistic and professional practice.

You may want to gain access to FREE artist insurance, increase your opportunities to exhibit and sell work, or simply meet other like-minded people - whatever the reason, you will find Network Artists North East has something to offer you.

Become a member and access a package of exclusive benefits:

  • FREE artist insurance
    Membership includes £5m Public and Products Liability (PPL) insurance cover courtesy of specialist brokers Hencilla Canworth.

  • Professional development
    Access to bespoke training to help develop your creative practice and grow your business.

  • Jobs and opportunities
    Find out about paid work, competitions, commissions and exhibiting opportunities.

  • Networking
    Forge mutually beneficial relationships with your peers including access to Network's Hubs, across the region.

  • Online promotion
    - Create and manage your own artist micro-site within this website
    - Endorsement across our social media channels

  • Regular contact/support
    'Members' update' email featuring the latest news/opportunities/resources.

  • Discounts
    Access to discounts at the following art suppliers/framers: Blackwells, Boldon Picture Framing, The Frame House, Details and the Whistle Art Shop in Haltwhistle.

To apply for membership, please complete the application form below and send 3 photographic examples of your work and a brief biography about you and your work to Your application will be reviewed and we will contact you within 1 week.

Or fill out the form below and send.

Online Membership Form



Note: Areas marked with * are mandatory.

Your details will be held on the Network Artists database and distributed to other members. Occasionally, we will pass on your details to an organisation that we consider beneficial, or offers you a good opportunity e.g. exhibition/sales opportunity, training, commission. This information will only be used once, in the form of address labels, phone call or an email (not retained on their database).

The following information is used for gathering statistics about our members and is very useful for planning forthcoming activities:


Please can you indicate which group you belong to in the following list. If you do not fit into any of the catagories tick ‘other’ and provide details. Please note that the term ‘artist’ is used as a blanket term to cover all aspects of visual and performance related professions.


Would you be willing to be involved in the organisation/planning of any of the following (please tick)?

Network Artists North East