Renew Your Membership


Stay part of an active network of artists, an artist-run Society, a society which has consistently been at the cutting edge of artistic developments in Scotland and a Society which is part of the living tradition of all that is best in Scottish art

Receive substantial discounts at many of Scotland’s largest art suppliers…and more (click here to download a word document with details), details of all member opportunities for exhibitions and special projects, regular Newsletters, information about the Annual Exhibition sent directly to you

Get involved by having the right to vote for President, Council and Exhibition Selection and Hanging Committees

…and, possibly best of all, enjoy *FREE submission of works to the Annual Exhibition (half price for Student Members), plus a lower hanging fee and commission rate and FREE webpage on the SSA website in our ARTISTS section.

*All art works are selected anonymously. No membership type guarantees selection.


Annual Membership Fees

Student Membership – £10
Ordinary Membership – £40
Professional Membership (available by election only) – £50
Associate Membership – £20

Ways to pay:

By PayPal: one off, monthly or annual payment options – Click here for further information.
Please note: There is no need to have a PayPal account. You can pay to our PayPal account using your credit or debit card.

Change of personal details

Have you moved house, changed your phone number or email address? Please let us know by contacting us at

Register for electronic mail

The Society is committed to minimising its carbon footprint. Printing out letters and forms and sending these through the mail is time-consuming, costly and wasteful. If you currently receive your mail from us through the post but now have an email address that you would be happy for us to use, please contact us by email at

Cancel Your Membership

If you wish to cancel your membership, Please let us know by contacting us at so that we can remove your details from our database and your profile from our website.

It would be helpful to us if you were able to give us some feedback as to your experience of membership of the SSA, so that we can work on improving our members experience in the future. For example: Why have you decided to cancel your membership? Did you feel you utilised any or all of the benefits of membership and if not what could have made them more appealing to you? Any feedback is helpful!

Please also CONTACT us if you have any queries or suggestions and we hope you continue to enjoy a happy association with the Society.