Join the Carlsbad Oceanside Art League and the North Coastal Art Gallery. Come explore, admire, and enjoy creating art, while participating in one of the premier galleries in Carlsbad, CA. We are so much more than just a Gallery, we offer a great atmosphere to grown, get involved in the arts, and experience the cultures of our community, while sharing collaborative art experiences with each other. Join today and start growing!

Online Membership Applications and Payment

Annual Dues: The annual dues shall cover the calendar year from January 1st to December 31. Pay with PayPal, Credit card, or Debit card online.

First review our requirements below. Apply and Pay online, it’s easy! APPLY HERE

Member Programs

2024 Annual Calendar

  • Interested? Please review our Membership flyer of programs.
  • Membership Brochure
  • Signing up is easy, but first, take a look at how we manage our gallery on our Members Information page, it houses the Gallery guide to everything you need to know, and our expectations of our Membership.
  • To become a member you are required to submit (2) recent images for review to be emailed before applying for Membership which you need to send to [email protected]. (all forms of communication are via email only) So please read your emails regularly.
  • Once accepted, you need to read the member responsibilities on the Application. There are requirements to meet.
  • All Members must be interested in fulfilling our Hosting requirements (sitting a 3-hour shift at the gallery) or coordinate with a substitute replacement. This is a requirement, and some level of additional volunteering is also required at some point to manage our non-profit programs. If you are not considering any participation with us, please reconsider if our gallery is a good fit for you.
  • Complete the online Membership application  & payment form. All Members must be 18yrs or older.
  • Lifetime Members: We only need you to email us to verify your email, address, etc. Email only to Membership below.
  • We accept Jewelers, and specific requirements apply. You must be juried in by the Gallery Manager.
  • Email your Membership questions to: Subject: Membership. [email protected]

Membership Levels

  • All Members: Your fees are considered delinquent after December 31st, and must be paid by January 31st to be a member in good standing to enter our shows. It is good for one year and has prorated fees accordingly.
  • Regular Membership (single artist) is $100 (All benefits apply). Must be over 18yrs.
  • Joint Membership: (residing at the same address) $150 (All benefits apply).
  • Student Member: (18-23 years of age) is $60. (All benefits apply).
  • Patron Membership: $150 (Supports our gallery with limited benefits if not an active member).
  • Life member: $800 (Limited benefits apply if not an active member).
  • REMEMBER: If you are applying to enter any of our Annual Shows you will need to apply for membership earlier to participate. All Schedules and information are listed on our Members page.

Become an active participant! We require some level of additional volunteering as a Member.

Every member of the Carlsbad-Oceanside Art League and North Coastal Art Gallery is requested to actively participate in helping our organization run smoothly for the benefit of all members, gallery visitors, and art collectors. What is your strong suit? We are always seeking help in the areas of business, marketing, administration, IT, events, and others. Here’s a shortlist of the volunteer opportunities: Sign up here

  • Treasurer (BOD)
  • Co-Gallery Director of Operations
  • Monthly Show Installation Teams
  • Data entry and management
  • Marketing/Publicity Director (Facebook, Instagram, Online activity)
  • Hospitality and Team Members
  • Demo and Expression Team Assistants
  • Youth Chair Show Assistant
  • Offsite Show Coordinator