You would like to be a member of the Verein Berliner Künstler?
New members are admitted two times a year, once in spring and once in autumn. Every professional artist (male/female) who lives in Berlin or has a close relationship to this city, can apply for a membership. There is no guideline regarding the artistic style or field. Artists from all artistic fields as sculpture, photography, painting, media and installation can be accepted.
The membership fee amounts to 120€ per year.
An application of ambitious non-professional or semi-professional artists is not possible.
In the first instance an informal, written application by mail, fax or e-mail is totally sufficient. Your application should be complemented with a short biography which provides an insight of your work.
Please send your applications in German per e-mail or fax to:
Verein Berliner Künstler
Schöneberger Ufer 57 / 10785 Berlin
email or Fax: 030 – 269 31 916
Weeks before the next application appointment takes place you will be invited by our office to hand in your application documents (Curriculum vitae, cataloges and photographs) and five current, representative original works.
Further information and application form in German
The VBK admission jury takes place at VBK gallery, Schöneberger Ufer 57, 10785 Berlin
The decision on your admission lies statutory in the hands of an admission committee consisting of seven people (elected by the general meeting) representing different artistic fields. The committee’s decision is indisputable and legally not enforceable. You will be informed by writing. A new application ist achievable.
Due to cost concerns the Verein Berliner Künstler can’t come up for any costs that may arise such as charges for transport or the return of application documents. Please collect your documents personally after the application. Our rooms are protected by alarm, an additional insurance of your works in our rooms does not exist. We can only guarantee you a careful and professional treatment of the artwork you hand in. If however a damage may occur, the association assumes no liability.
Probably the next meeting of the admission committee will be on January 4th 2017.
We’re looking forward to your applications !