Graduate Membership

£20 per year

Graduate membership is open to all artists who have graduated within the past two years. We are committed to providing an accessible platform, offering development, opportunities and support to artists in the early stages of their career. Our Graduate Members have numerous opportunities to exhibit and promote their work, to be part of a supportive network of artists, to connect and collaborate, and to have access to valuable professional development information and resources.


  • Free submission to shows including the SSA Annual Exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy
  • A profile page on our website
  • Exclusive awards and prizes including the Wilhelmina-Barns Graham Award of £2000 to a recent graduate for a work of merit
  • Free submission to Scottish and international residency programmes including the Marchmont House Residency in the Scottish Borders, Engramme Artists Exchange in Canada and the Eichstätt Lithography Residency in Germany
  • Promotion of your work and events across our newsletter and social media platforms with more than 6000 followers
  • Access to exclusive members’ resources, including our Professional Development Programme
  • Being part of a global network of artists
  • Local opportunities through our Satellite Associates
  • Invitations to social events and exhibition previews

Application Form