Note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Island Illustrators Society is not actively recruiting new members. If you have questions about membership, please reach out to President, Marcia Semenoff at:

Tier One Membership


What Are The Benefits Of A Tier One Membership?

A Tier One Membership is a full juried membership. 


It gives you access to:

• full participation in all our projects and shows

• a page on this website (you can update your website once a year for $10.)  

• access to calls for artists

• mentoring 

• a 10% discount at ArtWorld and Island Blue (please show current membership card)

• membership fees of $50 a year

You are expected:

• to attend most meetings

• to help with projects and the running of the society

• to participate in all projects and shows

How To Apply For A Full Juried Membership?

You need to:

• complete an application form with a $25.00 fee (one-time application process)

 provide a digital portfolio (see requirements below)

• submit your form in the spring or fall

   • Spring Portfolio jurying deadline:  March 30
   • Fall Portfolio jurying deadline:
October 30





Portfolio Requirements

• please provide 12 quality pdf reproductions of your best images 

• include examples of illustrative works which show continuity and versatility

• include your biography, an artist's curriculum vitae (CV), and an artist's statement

  using a 12pt Sans Serif font: examples - i.e., Arial, Myriad Pro, Helvetica

• mention works you have published (if any)

• include contact information including email, mailing address, and phone number

• provide your website's URL

• please send to  

Please note:

• the submission process reflects both publishers' and galleries' preferences which allows us to assess an illustrator's ability to provide a professional quality product              

• the process takes at least one month and you will be contacted by email

• if the jury process needs to be repeated your cheque and portfolio will be returned to you with suggestions for re-submission      

• jurying is a one time process once you are juried as a full juried member

Please contact us if you have any further questions at

Click on this PDF Membership Form to download a copy.