VAST membership confers a number of benefits, such as a subscription to Vision, VAST’s monthly newsletter, participation in exhibitions, and discounts on workshop fees.

$15 – Student
$25 – Educator*
$35 – Individual
$45 – Family

An overview of the levels of membership and the benefits each provides gives you an idea of why you should join VAST:

Individual ($35)/Student ($15)

  • Monthly mini-competitions
  • Vision, the monthly newsletter
  • Artist of the Year Award
  • Juried exhibition discounts (National and 125-Mile)
  • Workshop discounts
  • Free image in online membership directory
  • Option to purchase individual artist’s page on VAST website
  • 20% discount on full-price purchases at HMS Art and Frame Shop in Denton and Asel Art Supply in Dallas

*Educator ($25)
In addition to receiving all Individual/Student Membership Benefits outlined above, educators may bring their students to the VAST monthly meetings free of charge. Although there is no limit to the number of students who may attend, we ask teachers to let us know if more than 5 students will attend any one meeting so we may adjust our hospitality plans accordingly.

Family ($45)
With a Family Membership, Individual/Student Membership Benefits are extended to all members of a household.

Supporting members receive the same benefits as Individual Members and are recognized in numerous VAST publications throughout the year.

  • $5,000 – van Gogh
  • $3,000 – Renoir
  • $1,000 – Michelangelo
  • $750 – Leonardo
  • $500 – Picasso
  • $250 – Georgia O’Keeffe
  • $125 – Rembrandt
  • $50 – Mary Cassatt

We are currently working on an online membership/renewal form for VAST membership. To become a member of VAST, click here for more information.

For membership questions, please contact Mary Wright at

VAST members are highly varied in their styles, their artistic media, and their interests. The directory below provides an overview of VAST’s members.

CURRENT VAST MEMBERS: If you are a VAST member seeking access to your directory entry so you can edit it, to renew your membership, or want access to membership-only information, we are working to migrate your information from the old website to the new one, where you will be able to login and edit/renew your information. Thank you for your patience!