NAIA ENDS POLICIES

Adopted December 3-4, 2001

Global Ends Statement:
THE MISSION OF NAIA IS THE PROFESSIONAL AND ECONOMIC SUCCESS OF ITS MEMBERSHIP


Major Components of this Mission (not reflecting any order of priority except where noted):

1. There are viable markets for art.

  • Quality art fairs (highest priority)
    • Collaboration between artists and show producers
      • Communications between artists and show producers
      • Show directors are aware of and sensitive to exhibitor needs
    • High and consistant standards
      • Jurying/application procedures
      • Rules enforcement
      • Logistics/aesthetics/environment
    • Indoor and outdoor venues
  • Alternative venues
    • Internet
    • Open studios
    • Museum/gallery shows
    • Direct marketing

2. Artists have the knowledge and resources necessary for success.

  • Knowledge
    • Professional practices
      • Jury/application practices
      • Exhibiting practices
  • Resources
    • Available information
      • Business skills
      • Venues
    • Networking/access to surveys

3. The public benefits from the direct contact with the art and the artists who create it.

  • Understanding of media and methods

4. Members receive exclusive benefits.

  • Communications
    • Newsletters
    • Survey results
  • Group buying discount
    • Member work and contact available on website
    • Member Gallery (nominal charge)
    • Exclusive discounts on NAIA products and services

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