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SGCI is pleased to announce a new Tiered Membership structure, designed to address flexibility, inclusivity, and our new virtual connectedness.
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Friend

Tier 1: ONLINE
$5/YEAR

Benefits

• Voting on Board of Directors & organizational decisions

• Apply for Student Fellowships & Sponsored Awards 

• Access to Opportunities Page listings: job posts, grants, residencies, etc.

• Create an Online Profile

• Apply to participate in Themed Exchange Portfolios / SGCI Archive

• Submit for SGCI Graduating Class & I’m Searching for Graduate Programs

• Consideration for inclusion in Graphic Impressions, our social media, and special online programming

Collaborator

Tier 2: VIRTUAL EVENTS
$35/YEAR
$15/YEAR WITH STUDENT ID 

Tier 1 Benefits +

• Virtual Event attendance

• Present at the conference (run a themed portfolio, panel, demo, etc) either in-person or virtually 

• Voting on programming

• Apply to lead or participate in Pop-Up Exhibitions at Conferences, either in-person or virtually 

• Discounts at Partner Institutions

Advocate or Vendor

Tier 3: CONFERENCE ATTENDEE
$75/YEAR
$35/YEAR WITH STUDENT ID

Tier 2 Benefits +

• In-Person conference attendance

• Opt to participate in conference add-on events such as Open Portfolio / Open Portfolio Exhibitions (at an added fee)

• Participate in Mentoring, either as a mentor or mentee

• Participation in Member Print Exchange / SGCI Archive 

• Vendor Status: Become eligible to host a table in the Vendor Fair (at an added fee)

Sustaining,  Patron, or Lifetime Member

Tier 3: CONFERENCE ATTENDEE
$100 or $250/YEAR or
$1000/LIFETIME

Member donations have been invaluable in helping SGCI weather the COVID-19 pandemic. In recent months, donors and members have helped SGCI continue planning for Madison 2022 and plan upcoming online events. And there’s more to come! Please consider a Sustaining or Patron Membership to SGCI to assist the organization with operational costs during this ongoing pandemic, or make a direct donation here. Your donation is tax-deductible.

Consider what you could contribute and how you can help SGC International forward.

SGCI is  always seeking volunteers from our membership. If you are interested in serving on committees or have another skillset with which you can assist SGCI, please email admin@sgcinternational.org. 

SGCI EXECUTIVE BOARD POSITION DESCRIPTIONS

Officers

PRESIDENT
The President leads the organization by overseeing routine operations, identifying opportunities, and establishing initiatives to be undertaken by the organization. Voting member; 2-year term. The President serves as ex-officio member for an additional two years.

VICE PRESIDENT (of Internal Affairs)
The Vice President (of Internal Affairs) presides over any meeting of the organization in the absence of the President. Duties include coordinating the member’s traveling exhibition. Voting member; 2-year term.

VICE PRESIDENT (of Outreach)
The Vice President (of Outreach) duties include fundraising, the Mentorship Program, and sharing information about SGCI with a greater community of artists and other art organizations. Voting member; 2-year term.

SECRETARY
The Secretary maintains the roll and minutes of all Executive Board and Membership meetings and may preside over any meeting of the organization in the absence of the President or Vice-Presidents. Voting member; 2-year term.

TREASURER
The Treasurer maintains the financial records of the organization, oversees all moneys of the organization, and receives and disburses moneys as directed by the President and the Executive Board. Voting member; 2-year term.

INTERNATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE
The International Representative serves to represent the international membership on the Executive Board and coordinates a panel at the annual conference. Voting member; 2-year term.

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE
The Student Representative serves the student membership on the Executive Board, is responsible for coordinating a Student Event at the annual conference. Voting member; 2-year term.

Board Members

MEMBERS-AT-LARGE
Three Members-at-Large are be elected from the membership and serve to broaden representation on the Executive Board. Voting member; 2-year terms.

Board Appointments

AWARDS COORDINATOR
The President appoints one Awards Coordinator to oversee the conference awards, student awards, and grants. Non-voting member; no fixed term; may hold other positions on the Board.

ARCHIVES COORDINATOR
The Archives coordinator promotes and educates our membership and the general public on the history of the SGCI archives. Non-voting member; no fixed term; may hold other positions on the Board.

AFFILIATE LIAISONS COORDINATOR
The President appoints one Affiliate Liaisons to coordinate panels and events with other printmaking organizations and educational nonprofits. Non-voting member; no fixed term; may hold other positions on the Board.

WEBSITE CURATOR
The Website Curator has primary responsibility for the visual content of SGCI’s website—soliciting, overseeing, and producing visual content that may include online presentation of SGCI exhibitions, website or Instagram specific exhibitions, visual essays, how-tos, documentation of SGCI events, etc. Non-voting member; no fixed term; may hold other positions on the Board.

WEBSITE EDITOR
The Website Editor has primary responsibility for the editorial content of SGCI’s website—soliciting and writing written content that may include essays, reviews, interviews, how-tos editorials, etc. Non-voting member; no fixed term; may hold other positions on the Board.