Each "Country" on the Rim is represented by a PRIMA Fellow with the authority recommend a candidate for membership.
In order to preserve privacy, requests should be made to the Secretary
unless you have an existing relationship with the Fellow.
The United States - Louis Gadal - Los Angeles California
Australia - Ian Hansen - Sidney Australia
Hawaii - Susie Y. Anderson
Canada - John M. Horton
China Signature representing China presently Steven HU
New Zealand - A. D. Blake
The Marshall Islands -
American Samoa -
A word about Alaska, Hawaii and Guam - Each are sufficiently unique to qualify on equal footing as a country so we have decided to recognize them as such
The Fellow may recognize a prospective member artist and offer an invitation for membership .
In most cases the Fellow may also forward a request for membership to the Board of Directors for consideration.
Requests for consideration may also be made by writing to the Secretary. Letters
must include a biography and a means to access images of your work sent to
PRIMA - PO Box 1935 - Gig Harbor, WA 98335 USA
Criteria for membership
Demonstrating Superior Artistic Excellence is the first test to achieve membership.
Accurate knowledge of Maritime subjects portrayed in the artwork is required.
Member's artwork will live on long after the artist has passed therefore those in
the future may come to rely on our artwork so it is vital we preserve marine accuracy
as a contribution to history
Benefits of Membership
Juried inclusion into International Venues
Exchange of artistic, maritime and marine knowledge with fellow members
Artistic recognition of Excellence
Advocation to benefit the health of our oceans
Celebration of cultural and artistic diversity
Mentoring Emerging Artists
As of 2017 Membership Yearly Dues are $75.00 USD
Members may mail their check to the P.O. Box
Or use our PayPal Account
Marine Art or Maritime Art?
The answer is actually both. Maritime tends to describe boats and ships while Marine leans toward living things and the environment of the sea.
PRIMA - PO Box 50712- Bellevue, Washington- 98015 United States of America
Pacific Rim Institute of Marine Artists updated on the 02 January 2019 - A Washington State based not for profit 501C3
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