As a 501(c)3 non-profit educational institution, membership is one of our sources for funding programs and events, and it is crucial to growing our organization. In addition to individual memberships, we offer family, corporate, institutional, and lifetime memberships. See membership benefits and designations below. Membership is valid for one calendar year.

Membership benefits include:

  • 20% discount on workshops
  • 10% discount at WNYBAC Shop
  • Your work shown in our 9th Annual Members’ Exhibition
  • WNYBAC equipment access during Open Studio
  • Annual member broadside print
  • An exclusive font, LTC Winchell,  designed in 1903
  • Invitations to member only events
  • WNYBAC library access privileges
  • Free Wi-Fi Access at WNY Book Arts Center
  • Higher consignment royalty rate for items sold in our shop
  • Satisfaction in the knowledge that you have helped cultivate the book arts in Western New York

Want to become a member? We would love to have you, just click here!


Membership Designations

Basic Annual Membership: $50
All of the benefits listed above.

Student (and Out-Of-Town Supporter) Membership: $25
All of the benefits listed above.

Household/Family Membership: $85
All of the benefits listed above for up to 2 adults and 2 children residing at one address.

Friend Membership: $100
Additional printed ephemera from the WNYBAC studio mailed throughout the year, plus the benefits of the basic membership level.

Corporate/Institutional Membership: $250
Organizational sponsorship acknowledged on website and select print materials. Basic membership for 4 individuals associated with institution and discounts on group visits for workshops.

Studio Membership: $300
The benefits of a friend membership plus 2 Letterpress/Screenprint Workshops (I & II, a $160 value at member price) and 5 Open Studios ($200 value). Membership acknowledged on website and select print materials. Contact for more information!

Founding Member: $500
Founding members will receive 5 years of membership benefits for 2 individuals plus a special printed piece. Membership acknowledged on website and select print materials.


We would like to take this opportunity to thank our funders listed below, for providing support to WNYBAC's ongoing programs taking place throughout Western New York:

NYSCA Erie County M & T Art 4 Moore Zenger Group Evans Bank Evans Bank