Associate Membership

Associate members play a vital role in Open Hand Open Space, contributing to our community and delivering artistic excillency throughout their time. Our relationships are always mutual, as we share our knowledge and ambitions to each other to help us develop as artists and move the organisation forward.

Selection Criteria

Our aim is to maintain the highest standards, while allowing room for artists to develop and grow. Our selection process aims to ensure applicants are right for us. A new artist becomes part of the organisation, and must commit to helping us flourish as a group.

While not all of the following are requirements, these are some of the categories we consider when selecting new artists:


The fee for Associate Membership is £6 per month paid by standing order. All new members are voted on by current artists.

To apply, please send a cv, six images of your work and an artist statement to

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