Membership fees are paid yearly and cover from January 1 thru December 31 of each year. There is no proration of fees if you register to become a member after January 1 of any year.
Registration and payment applies only to Plein Air Painters Chicago membership. Palette & Chisel Art Academy membership is separate.
Membership and Account
You are responsible for your log-in credentials and for keeping your information accurate.
You are responsible for any activity resulting from the use of your log-in credentials on the Plein Air Painters Chicago website.
You are responsible for all activity that occurs under your account, including any activity by unauthorized users. You must not allow others to use your account. You must safeguard the confidentiality of your password. If you are using a computer that others have access to, you must log out of your account after using the Plein Air Painters Chicago website. If you become aware of an unauthorized access to your account, you must change your password and notify us immediately.
Canceling Your Account
Your membership to Plein Air Painters Chicago will continue in effect unless and until you cancel your account or we terminate it.
If you've chosen the option to have your membership renew automatically each year, you must cancel your account before it renews in order to avoid billing of the next year’s fees to your credit card. Plein Air Painters Chicago will bill the yearly fees associated with your membership to the credit card you provide to us during registration (or to a different credit card if you change your account information).
Plein Air Painters Chicago memberships are prepaid and are non-refundable. PAPC does not provide refunds or credits for any partial months or years.
You may cancel your membership at anytime, and cancellation will be effective immediately. If you wish to cancel your membership you may do so via your “Account” page. Should you elect to cancel your membership, please note that you will not be issued a refund for the most recently (or any previously) charged fees.
Member understands that Plein Air Painters Chicago may communicate with member by email, phone, social media, or postal mail.
Waiver of Liability
The Plein Air Painters Chicago and the Palette and Chisel Academy of Fine Arts are in no way responsible for any injury or accident that may occur to any Member; any Member's property or possessions; or anyone who attends or enters an event or any person who accompanies such Member at the group's painting or social outings, whether on private or public property of any kind. Attendance at one of these gatherings is strictly voluntary and at one’s own risk. Member accepts and assumes any and all risks resulting from attendance and participation in events.
Member releases the Plein Air Painters Chicago, the Palette and Chisel, and the property owners of the painting locations (hereinafter "Property Owners") from any and all liability, fines or other matters or causes of action arising from such attendance or participation; Member hereby agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Plein Air Painters Chicago/Palette and Chisel and Property Owners, their heirs, successors, assigns, employees, officers and agents from any and all claims, demands, expenses and liability, whether for personal injury, death, property damage, theft, traffic violations, violations of law or otherwise which in any way arises out of or relates to the events.
Agreement of All Terms and Services
By becoming a Member of Plein Air Painters Chicago, you hereby agree to these terms and conditions.