Join Us at Axis!

At Axis, our mission is clear: we're dedicated to championing and supporting artists. We provide more than just a platform; we offer a range of valuable benefits tailored to the needs of those in the visual arts sector.

Why Join Axis?

  • Exposure: Get your work in front of local, national, and global audiences.
  • Support: From insurance to networking, we offer comprehensive support to help you succeed.

As an independent charity, our focus is on nurturing the arts, creating opportunities, and setting benchmarks in the visual arts. When you become an Axis member, you gain access to a range of exclusive benefits and join a dedicated community.

Some of our content is free for all, but the real value lies in our membership packages. You'll get deeper engagement, more opportunities, and a fuller spectrum of resources designed just for you.

Choose to pay monthly or annually, and read on to find out which membership tier best suits your needs.

Join Axis and gain more than just access to art resources. You're stepping into a community committed to supporting artists in all aspects of their career.

Choose Your Membership

Opportunity Finder Membership

  • ✔ Access to job and opportunities listing.
  • ✔ Stay up to date with the latest news.

£17.50 yearly or £1.75 monthly

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Associate Membership

  • ✔ Includes Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance. Learn more about our cover.
  • ✔ Basic community access and weekly meet-ups.
  • ✔ Limited access to knowledge base and job listings.

£25 yearly or £2.50 monthly

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Professional Membership

  • ✔ Everything in Opportunity Finder and Associate, plus...
  • ✔ Exclusive community access and more networking features.
  • ✔ Full access to knowledge base and job listings, 
  • ✔ Online Art Portfolio listed and featured in the Axis Directory

£45 yearly or £4.50 monthly

Apply for Professional Membership


This membership is by application.

Comparison and Details

Understand the differences and find the membership that's right for you. Dive deeper into the offerings and benefits of each tier to make an informed choice.

(£45 per year or £4.50 monthly)
(£25 yearly or £2.50 monthly)
Opportunity Finder
(£17.50 yearly or £1.75 monthly)
Community and Networking
Access to Members Private Community  
Exclusive Access to Member Network & Events  
Create a Members Social Profile  
Direct Messages and Group Chats  
Join Discussions  
Access to Weekly meet-ups  
Build New Connections with Fellow Members  
Post and Share Your Art Practice    
Access Member Only Content and Resources  
Support and Collaborate with Other Members  
Access Jobs and Opportunities listing  
Gain Access to All Our Knowledge Bases  
Access to Knowledgebase  
Stay Up To Date With Latest News
Professional Development (CPD)
Priority Access to CPD Workshops    
Priority Access to CPD Events    
CPD and Advice on Website    
Access to Axis 1-2-1's    
Opportunities to Apply for Fellowship    
Apply for Bursaries    
Online Art Portfolio (By Application)
Create an Art Portfolio    
Work listed and searchable alongside your peers    
Your Art Portfolio Included on the Axis Showcase    
Opportunity to be Selected for a Personal Film    
Opportunity for Promotion within Axis's PR Activities    
Opportunity to be Featured in the Axis Annual Review    
Professional Benefits
Access Free Artist/Art Worker PI and Professional Indemnity Insurance  
Free Legal Helpline  
Email Support    
Membership Options


(£45 yearly or £4.50 per month)



(£25 yearly or £2.50 per month)

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Opportunity Finder

(£17.50 yearly or £1.75 per month)

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Join Yearly

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Community and Networking

  • ✔ Listed in a Searchable Members Connection Directory
  • ✔ Find and Connect with Other Artists and Curators
  • ✔ Build New Connections with Fellow Members
  • ✔ Support and Collaborate with Other Members
  • ✔ Access to Local/Topical Cluster Groups or Formation of New Groups
  • ✔ Local and National Networking Opportunities


  • ✔ Art Classifieds
  • ✔ Suppliers' Directory

Professional Development (CPD)

  • ✔ Access to Mentoring

Online Art Portfolio (By Application)

  • ✔ Portfolio Reviews
  • ✔ Opportunity for Work to be written about
  • ✔ Events Listing
  • ✔ Opportunity to be Featured in the Axis Annual Review

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Axis a charity?

Yes. Axis is an independent charity and we receive no revenue funding from public sources. This unique position means we can empower the beneficiaries we serve – artists and communities – by extending influence, creating opportunity and fostering good practice in the visual arts.

Who can become a member?

Our membership is one of inclusivity. You’re welcome to join us regardless of nationality or where you live. Please note, however, our insurance benefit is only valid for members based in the UK. For more about insurance, click here.

What subscription options are available?

When you select a membership package, you can choose to pay monthly or annually, depending what’s right for you.

Do you offer group memberships?

Yes, we offer memberships for groups of 10 or more people. Simply get in touch and we can arrange a discount.

When will my membership be renewed?

Unless cancelled, we’ll automatically renew your membership each year.

How do I cancel my membership?

You can cancel by logging in to our payment portal and cancelling your subscription. Alternatively contact us via [email protected].