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Support Photo Center NW

Be a Part

Of our future

By becoming a member, you’re helping to sustain artist resources and innovative education programs in the photographic arts for students of all levels. Your membership supports our entire community and in return, we offer great benefits including discounts on classes and print purchases, invitations to special members events, and opportunities to share work and ideas. Join us in supporting the photographic arts and become part of our extended community!


Membership Levels

Supporting Member $75 annual contribution
10% discount on classes & workshops
Member discount rate on facilities rentals
Discounts on events and lectures
Invitations to member events
Membership e-newsletter subscription
Sustaining Member $150 annual contribution
All benefits listed above plus:
10% discount on all juried show entries & gallery workshops
10% discount on one photographic print purchase (online or through the gallery)
Ambassador Member $250 annual contribution
All benefits listed above plus:
Free entry to all Photo Center lectures
Benefactor Member $500 annual contribution
All benefits listed above plus:
2 complimentary tickets to the annual benefit auction ($350 value)
Patron $1,000 annual contribution
All benefits listed above plus:
Opportunity to be a named underwriter for a program or exhibition


If you are interested in learning more or becoming a member at one of the following levels please contact Terry Novak at tnovak@pcnw.org or (206) 720-7222 x13

Collector $200 annual contribution
This membership provides emerging and established collectors with opportunities to meet visiting artists, participate in exclusive viewings and our emerging collectors’ club meetings, first access to edition and print sales through our gallery and annual auction, and enhance your understanding of contemporary trends through complimentary access to annual programming.

Benefits include:

  • 15% discount on art purchases
  • Invitations to exclusive exhibition previews and gallery walkthroughs
  • Opportunities to meet exhibiting and visiting artists
  • Newsletters and personal communication providing unique collecting opportunities
Alumni Membership $125 annual contribution
For graduates of the Photo Center’s Certificate Program, the alumni membership includes all of the benefits of the Supporting Membership listed above PLUS: a 50% discount on master classes or portfolio reviews, free access to lectures from visiting artists, 50% discount on FotoRevu registration, free entry to one annual juried exhibition, and one annual portfolio review with gallery director Ann Pallesen

Benefits include:

  • All of the benefits listed for the $75 Supporting Member level
  • Plus a 50% discount on Photo Center classes and workshops for one year.

Don’t forget to check in with your employer about whether they offer matching funds for your donation. If you need assistance with this we are happy to help. Please contact Terry Novak. Please note that a membership is not a donation and you are welcome to make an additional donation alongside your membership.

The Photo Center considers all members and donors at the $500 level as major supporters of the organization. If you have another amount that you would like to donate, you may do so using our online donation form. If you have special requests or questions about benefits or contributions, please contact Terry Novak.

Photo Center NW is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Contributions are tax-deductible as permitted by law. Federal tax no.91-1561025.