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Crooked Creek Art League (CCAL) is located in Chapin, South Carolina.   We have around 150 members, including professional and amateur artists and artisans - painters of all mediums, photographers, sculptors and mixed media artists.  All are welcome. We have joined together to encourage and support new and established artists, to educate and encourage each other’s work as well as to help grow the visual art in our community by offering artists avenues to improve skills, display and sell art, and to socialize and network with art supporters.

Membership runs from September - August of each year. 

Annual Membership Levels: 

  • General membership - $35

  • Associate membership - $25 (out of state members)

  • Patron membership - $50

  • Family (up to four household members) - $50

  • Students - $20

Benefits of General Membership include:

  • Entering our Still Hopes Exhibition (SH-Members in Good Standing, learn more here)

  • Entering our juried exhibit each year (JS-Members in Good Standing, learn more here)

  • Entering our annual May contest and non-juried Library Exhibitions (all artists)

  • Displaying your artwork in numerous CCAL public galleries in partner locations

  • Entering in advance and reduced entry fees for workshops and seminars

  • Meeting and exchanging creative ideas with other artists

  • Promoting your artwork within CCAL and through our website and events

  • Receiving news of upcoming art related events

  • Enjoying and learning from guest presenters at monthly meetings

  • Enjoying social events with fellow artists (Christmas Party, End of Year Party)

  • Receiving a monthly newsletter from CCAL President
  • Showing and promoting your art in an online personal artist gallery on this website (optional, for additional $25 fee)

 *  Any resident of a state other than South Carolina may join the League as an Associate Member and have all the benefits of membership except the right to vote.

In addition to all the above, Patron membership includes:

  • Free participation in an online artist gallery on this website 

  • Free link from CCAL website to your personal website

  • Special recognition on the membership directory, on the website, and in the Annual Juried Show & Sale

**Existing members can upgrade mid-year to Patron for an additional $25

Family membership includes all the benefits of general membership for up to 4 people within a single family household. Optional Website gallery pages are available for $25 per family member.

Student membership includes all the benefits of general membership at a discounted rate for any high school or college student who is at least 18 years old. Optional Website gallery pages are available for $25. A valid student ID is required for application or renewal.

To join or renew, click the icon above to complete an online membership application form and pay dues.

Having trouble applying online? Just let us know and we'll be happy to help.


If necessary, you can download a print copy, complete it, and mail it (along with your payment) to:

Crooked Creek Art League

PO Box 501

Chapin, SC 29036

Please send any membership questions to our Membership Chair at

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