Join Isle of Wight Arts to take part in Open Studios

Don't Panic! The page below may look daunting, but trust us, it's quite easy.

If at any point you need help, please call us on 01983 754052 or email

What's the difference between "Isle of Wight Arts" and "Open Studios"?

Isle of Wight Arts is the organisation that operates this website ( and runs the Open Studios Summer event.

If you would like like to take part in any Open Studios event or be listed on the website, you first need to be a member of Isle of Wight Arts. Membership lasts for 1 year.

I'm already a member of Isle of Wight Arts, what do I do?

If you already know your login details then you can login. If you have forgotten your login details, your can click Forgotten Password.

Alternatively, please get in touch if you are unsure.

How do I take part in Open Studios?

First, select the "Yearly Membership" option, then select the type of Open Studio you wish to hold.You can either hold a Solo Open Studio,in your home or studio, or you can share your Open Studio with other individual artists, in a venue.

Each artist in a venue will need an entry and payment. This allows each to have an entry in the yearbook and website.

You can exhibit on some of the 11 days of the event, in one venue, and also another venue on other of the 11 days, but not at the same time.

Each location will need an entry fee.

When do I fill in the details about my Open Studios?

After you have clicked the "Continue to payment" and gone through the payment process successfully you will see an easy-to-use form for your details. This doesn't need to be completed right away, and you can always save it to come back to at a later date.

There may be a deadline to complete the information by, but this will be made clear to you when you come to complete the form.

I don't want to take part in the Open Studios. Can I just be listed in your YearBook?

Yes. but you still need to select the "Yearly Membership" option, but you can then select the "Listing in Year Book" option.

I just want a page on the Isle of Wight Arts website and don't want to take part in the events.

That's fine too. Simply select the "Yearly Membership" option and you can enjoy all the same benefits as all the other members.

If you change your mind, simply return to this page and select more options.

What do I get for being a member of Isle of Wight Arts?

Isle of Wight Arts is an evolving organisation, created purely for the benefit of local artists. We will be adding new features to the website in the future and these will also be available to you.

Ok, that all sounds great! What do I do now?

Start selecting the options below. Once you start, your selection will appear on the right of the screen.


Once you are happy with the options you have selected, click the "Continue to payment" button.