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2023 Fellowship Portfolio Review

Society Signature Artists may apply for Fellow status from February 15, 2023 until April 5, 2023.

Please click "Fellowship Application" below to be taken to Submittable.

NB: If you have submitted for Signature or to any of our shows over the past few years, you will have set up a Submittable account. You must use your Submittable ID and password on the Submittable site to log in. If you have difficulty logging in to Submittable, you should contact them for help retrieving your account information. The Society administrator cannot help you with that information.

The submission period for the American Society of Marine Artists Fellowship Portfolio Review is from February 15, 2023 until April 5, 2023. On February 15th, 2023, a special link will be provided on the ASMA website to take you to this link at through which all ASMA Fellows submissions will occur. The link and portfolio submissions are only available from February 15 through April 5, 2023. IF YOU ARE NOT A SIGNATURE MEMBER - YOU MAY NOT APPLY FOR FELLOWSHIP.

All Signature Members’ dues for the current year must be paid in advance of applying for Fellowship status. If dues have not yet been paid, please do so at the ASMA website before making this submission.

Signature Members must submit 20 images that best represent their current body of work. Please submit 20 jpeg images that are no more than 10 MB per image. We recommend uploading images that are approximately 5 x 7"; at 300 dpi. Please title your image files with your last name, followed by first name, followed by the appropriate image #, Last name, First name, title, medium, and size. Example: Image_1_Jones_Bob_Morning light_ Oil_ 18x24_.  All Sculptors must submit 2 views for each artwork. Every location shown for uploading images will accommodate submitting two images. **Only sculptors are required to submit two views for each work. Painters should type in N/A where it requests a 2nd view or submit the same image twice.

Please include detailed biographical Information, including accolades, awards, gallery representation, and additional art group affiliations. Additional materials and questions can be emailed to Kim Shaklee at: or by phone at: (303) 654-1219.

Signature members submitting for Fellowship consideration acknowledge the following requirements for becoming a Fellow:

The Fellowship oversees all artistic affairs of the American Society of Marine Artists. Each artist should respect and enhance the goals of the Society and the artistic standards of excellence that the Fellowship represents. With the honor of Fellowship comes an obligation to your peers and the Society. Each new Fellow is asked to actively engage in Fellowship activities, such as the annual jury session held in the spring of each year. It is one of the most important duties that the Fellowship performs. We currently use a dual method for the selection process, which allows jurying to be completed online or in person.

There is no formal requirement to attend the portfolio review in person each year, but it should be noted that all Fellows give personal input to the discussions, which enriches the experience for everyone. It is a significant part of what keeps the Fellowship and Society working and operating smoothly. Additionally, each Fellow may be called upon to submit an article regarding their personal artistic techniques that will be published in the ASMA News and Journal.

Members submitting for Fellowship should do so with the understanding that if elected, he or she will be expected to learn the working mechanics of the Fellowship, with anticipation of serving one term on the Fellow Management Committee.

By submitting this portfolio, you have read and understand there are expectations. If you have any questions before applying, please contact the current ASMA Managing Fellow, which can be found in any current issue of the ASMA News and Journal, or online at the ASMA website. After submitting your application, the Managing Fellow will send a separate Letter of Expectations to each submitting candidate to review.

Should you reconsider having your portfolio reviewed, all fees will be refunded if requested, provided it is within seven days after the closing date, before any submissions have been formally reviewed by the Fellows.

Sincerest wishes,

Fellow Management Committee/ASMA

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