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Become a Professional SAA Member

Take your artistic career to the next level with experienced support and advice.

Thinking of joining the SAA as a Professional Member?

When you join the SAA you become part of our family. We provide essential artistic and business support for professional artists from just £85 per year.

SAA professional membership comes with a resource hub that has been created by industry professionals and artists to offer advice and support to help you grow your business, comprehensive insurance, access regular business seminars, and lots more. Find out more.

Gold Membership -
£85 per 12 months

Benefit from business advice and support from our exclusive knowledge hub and live seminars from experts and other professional artists. With an online listing and opportunities to help us create inspirational and exclusive content for our Enthusiast members, we can help you grow as a professional.

Gold membership also offers comprehensive insurance cover against most unforeseen eventualities, from exhibition insurance to product and public liability, professional indemnity & libel and slander insurance.

You can also take advantage of exclusive professional member shopping benefits and next day delivery.

Platinum Membership - 
£125.00 per 12 months

For next-level of artist support, our Platinum memberships offer even more! You have access to a whole host of business advice and support, free tax and legal advice helplines as well as career advancement opportunities with additional tools at your fingertips.

Platinum members benefit from £30,000 exhibition insurance; £10 million public liability cover - including workshops, field trips and exhibitions and more under the SAA Group Insurance Policies (UK & Eire only)

We also provide you with free web pages to showcase your work and massive savings on products and materials in our SAA shop.

Would you like to discover more? Professional Member Benefits

A Professional Membership comes with even more benefits that have been tailor-made with you in mind. From business advice and support to professional networking events and more.

Visit our Professional page for full benefits and details.

Find out more

Gold Membership - 
£85 per 12 months

Our Gold membership gives you access to business advice and support from the exclusive knowledge hub as well as offering opportunities to join business seminars hosted by experts and other professional artists. We also offer business growth opportunities including hosting opportunities.

With Gold membership, you get comprehensive insurance cover including £10,000 exhibition insurance, £5 million third party public liability cover as well as product liability, professional indemnity & libel and slander insurance and employee liability insurance.

You can also take advantage of exclusive professional member shopping benefits and next day delivery*

Platinum Membership - 
£125.00 per 12 months

Let the SAA provide you with the next level of artist support. Our Platinum membership provides access to a whole host of business advice and support, free tax and legal advice helplines as well as career advancement opportunities including hosting opportunities and an online gallery listing.

With a Platinum membership you also get £30,000 exhibition insurance; £10m third party public liability cover; £5 million product liability, professional indemnity & libel and slander insurance and £10 million employee liability insurance under the SAA Group Insurance Policies (UK & Eire only)

We also provide you with free web pages to showcase your work and massive savings on products and materials in our SAA shop.

A Professional Membership comes with even more benefits that have been tailor-made with you in mind. Professional Member Benefits

  • Exclusive advice and support
    We’ve worked with industry professionals and artists to create a brand-new exclusive resource hub packed full of advice and support on:
    • Marketing including social media
    • Insurance - what you need and when
    • How to approach galleries
    • Business advice
  • Seminars and networking
    As the resource hub grows over the coming months, you’ll find even more advice and support when you need it most.

    • Regular business seminars
    • Marketing templates and more advice
    • Mentoring and support
    • Networking events
  • Exclusive online profile
    Professional members get access to a fantastic online profile to help boost your art career and get you in front of the SAA community and beyond.
    You can promote your own workshops and exhibitions to your listing as well as showcase your latest pieces of art.

Find the right membership for you

  • From £39.95 per year

    Digital only

    Be part of a community of artists

    AVAILABLE TO UK RESIDENTS ONLY

    Digital-only Paint & Create magazine four times a year

    Exclusive Member-only savings and offers

    Access Video on Demand

    Connect with fellow members

    Discounts and savings across hundreds of art materials

    *Please note that a free gift is not available with this level of membership
  • From £49.95 per year

    Enthusiasts

    Perfect for art beginners & hobbyists.

    AVAILABLE TO UK RESIDENTS ONLY

    Member-only Paint & Create magazine

    Access Video on Demand (premium for Silver members)

    Exclusive offers

    FREE UK delivery over £25*

    Insurance under SAA group insurance

    Price match guarantee

    And more...
  • From £95.00 per year

    Professional

    Perfect for taking your career to the next level.

    AVAILABLE TO UK RESIDENTS ONLY

    Member-only Paint & Create magazine

    Exclusive Business advice in our Resource Hub

    FREE online profile

    Regular business seminars

    Insurance under SAA group insurance

    Filming opportunities

    And more...
  • From Unknown per year

    International Digital only

    The perfect membership for those living outside the UK



    Digital-only Paint & Create magazine four times a year

    Exclusive Member-only savings and offers

    Access Video on Demand

    Connect with fellow members

    Discounts and savings across hundreds of art materials

    *Please note that a free gift is not available with this level of membership

Membership terms & conditions

    • Offer is subject to availability.
    • Prices shown are for automatic renewal membership.
    • Free delivery on orders over £25 is only available on products in stock
    • Insurance is provided under SAA Group Insurance Policies, SAA is not an insurance broker and cannot advise which membership level suits your insurance needs.
    • Free gift and welcome packs are only available within the UK, to Enthusiast and Professional memberships and are subject to availability. The gift offered may change without prior notice.
    • SAA Digital memberships will receive an online version of paint & create magazine and a digital welcome pack via email.
    • This exclusive membership code is only available online and cannot be used with any other offer or promotional code.
    • Video on Demand is not available with art club memberships.
    • Premium Video on Demand is only available with Silver memberships and above.
    • The free gift (where applicable) may arrive separately from your welcome pack. If you choose to cancel your membership within the cooling-off period, you will be asked to pay for any free gifts received or asked to return them in sellable condition.
    • Free gifts are not available for members renewing their membership after year one.
    • If your membership has lapsed, you will not be entitled to renew on the existing membership scheme and will need to join as a new member.
    • Those living outside the UK can only join as an overseas member. No other memberships are available.
    • Entry to Artists of the Year is not available with an International membership and entry charges may apply
    • £25 free delivery – threshold will need to be met after discounts have been applied.
    • Membership purchased after 13th November 2023 do not accrue loyalty points.
    • As a consumer, you have a legal right to cancel the contract formed between us (and receive a refund of the fees paid) within 14 days if you change your mind or decide for any other reason that you do not want to continue with your SAA Membership.  Should you wish to cancel your membership within the 14 days cooling-off period, you may be asked to pay for any free gifts received or asked to return them in sellable condition.
    • Please note that joining offer codes cannot be used when purchasing an International Digital Membership.

    For full terms and condition, please see our terms and conditions page