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Professional Membership

Looking for take your artistic career to the next level, or need additional support and advice? Try our membership for professional artists.

We're here to support you so that you can continue to paint Investing in your art

As well as a host of promotional support, exclusive business advice, seminars and tools to help you succeed, our gold and platinum membership levels offer comprehensive insurance cover against most unforeseen eventualities.

 

So whether it’s a damaged painting at an exhibition, a mishap during your art class or advice on presenting yourself as a professional artist, you can rest assured that we’ll have you covered!

Professional membership

All of the benefits of silver membership plus:

Membership Levels
Groups
Gold
£85.00 per 12 months £0.23 per day
Platinum
£125.00 per 12 months £0.34 per day
Business Advice and support

SAA Business Resource Hub access

We’ve worked with industry professionals and artists to create a brand-new exclusive resource hub packed full of advice and support to help you grow your business.
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Business Advice and support

Access regular business seminars

Hosted by artists and industry professionals, you'll be able to join in with regular seminars on a wide range of topics.
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Business Advice and support
Free tax and legal advice helplines
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Business Growth

Online SAA professional profile

SAA professional members get access to an online profile to help boost your art career and get you in front of the SAA community and beyond.

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Business Growth

Free Artgallery.co.uk gold membership

Sell your artwork easily and hassle-free with a free Gold membership to our sister company, ArtGallery.co.uk
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Business Growth

Video on Demand filming opportunities

With a regular workshop and video filming programme, we're always looking for new artists to help us create inspirational and exclusive content for our Enthusiast members.
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Business Growth

Hosting SAA workshop opportunities

With a regular workshop and video filming programme, we're always looking for new artists to help us create inspirational and exclusive content for our Enthusiast members.
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Business Growth

Love From The Artist print service

We've teamed up with print specialist 'Love from the Artist' to bring SAA professional members an exclusive, easy-to-use and affordable service that will help you grow your artistic business.
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Insurance Benefits

£10,000 exhibition insurance

Gold members benefit from £10,000 of exhibition insurance.  All provided under SAA Group Insurance Policies, you'll have peace of mind that your treasured artworks are safely covered from damage or loss.
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Insurance Benefits

£30,000 exhibition insurance

Platinum members receive £30,000 of cover. All provided under SAA Group Insurance Policies, you'll have peace of mind that your treasured artworks are safely covered from damage or loss.

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Insurance Benefits

£5m third party public liability cover

Join as a gold member and receive £5 million third party public liability cover. All cover is provided under SAA Group Insurance policies.

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Insurance Benefits

£10m third party public liability cover

Join as a platinum member and receive £10 million third party public liability cover. All cover is provided under SAA Group Insurance policies.

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Insurance Benefits
£5 million product liability, professional indemnity & libel and slander insurance
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Insurance Benefits

£10 million employee liability insurance

This cover is required by law even if you only employee a single member of staff on a temporary basis to assist with exhibitions or workshops etc. Gold and Platinum members receive this cover under SAA Group Insurance Policies.
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Professional Network

Mentoring and support

Need a little help? Our exclusive mentoring programme can put you in touch with a like-minded professional artist for advice and support when you need it.
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Professional Network

Membership recruitment bonus

Help us grow the SAA family! For each individual SAA member that you help us recruit (whilst you're a member), we'll reward you with a £10 loyalty point bonus! Contact us for more information.
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Professional Network

Membership retention bonus

When you've referred a new individual member, platinum members will also receive a £10 loyalty point bonus each time that member renews.
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Professional Member Shopping Benefits

Loyalty points

Spend and save with SAA loyalty points! SAA members earn loyalty points on all purchases over £15 - save them up for a big discount on future purchases or treat yourself to something new for your art stash.

Loyalty Points
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Professional Member Shopping Benefits

Free unlimited express delivery

Express delivery is available for Silver memberships and upwards. Please note that this is only available on products in stock, on orders placed Monday to Thursday and to locations available for express delivery. All other locations (UK highlands, islands and outlying areas) will be delivered with priority.

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Professional Member Shopping Benefits

Trade account (for teaching artists)

Teaching artists can apply for an SAA trade account which gives you the ability to purchase art materials for up to 50% less than standard prices. Trade accounts are by application only.



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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.

Thinking of joining the SAA as a Professional Member?

Let SAA Professional Artists, Matthew Palmer and Alison C Board, tell you why they've been valued members of our family of artists and how the SAA has supported them throughout their professional journey.

Matthew and Alison have been involved with the SAA business support and knowledge hub that has been created to share business advice, marketing support and much more.

SAA Group Insurance

SAA Members benefit from comprehensive cover against most unforeseen eventualities, under Group Insurance policies (UK & ROI only). You’ll have peace of mind every step of the way.

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Give the Gift of Membership this Christmas

Give the gift of inspiration! We all have loved ones who are tricky to choose presents for – friends or family who don’t want for much, or who seem to have all they need. SAA membership is the perfect solution!

If you treat your loved one to 6-month membership, they’ll receive 3 editions of Paint magazine, packed full of inspiration and only available to members. If you choose the 12-month option, they’ll receive 6 editions across the year.

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Renew Your Membership

Renew your membership today and continue on your painting journey! With exclusive membership benefits, your bi-monthly Paint magazine, and access to a wealth of inspiration, professional resource hub, as well as insurance and legal advice; the SAA is a creative community to help you grow your artistic skills. Renew your membership today and continue on your painting journey!

 

Top tip - You can also get 2 months free when you switch to Direct Debit too!

Renew your membership today

Membership Terms and Conditions

Prices shown are for automatic renewal membership. Express delivery is only available on products in stock, on orders placed Monday to Thursday and to locations available for express delivery. All other locations (UK highlands, islands and outlying areas) will be delivered with priority. Insurance is provided under SAA Group Insurance Policies. Free gift and welcome pack only available with UK memberships. Video on Demand and SAA Rewards not available with art club memberships. Premium Video on Demand only available with Silver memberships and above. Two months free only applies to new customers joining by Direct Debit for their first year.

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Find the right membership for you

  • From £45.00 per year

    Enthusiasts

    Perfect for art beginners & hobbyists.


    Bi-monthly Paint magazine

    Access Video on Demand (premium for Silver members)

    Exclusive offers

    FREE UK delivery

    Insurance under SAA group insurance

    Price match guarantee
  • From £85.00 per year

    Professional

    Perfect for taking your career to the next level.


    FREE online profile

    Exclusive Business advice in our Resource Hub

    Regular business seminars

    Trade account opportunities

    Insurance under SAA group insurance

    Filming opportunities
  • From £70.00 per year

    Art club & groups

    Help your club grow in enthusiasm and potential.


    Group Insurance Cover

    Exclusive member-only savings and offers

    FREE Online profile

    Bi-monthly Paint magazine

    FREE UK delivery (to one named contact)

    Price match guarantee
    • Exclusive member-only savings & offers
  • From £53.00 per year

    Overseas

    Be part of a community no matter where you are.


    Bi-monthly Paint magazine

    Exclusive Member-only savings and offers

    Access Video on Demand

    Connect with fellow members

    Subsidised postage & packaging on all orders