Who can join NOIS?

You can! Current members include illustrators, fine artists, designers, students and instructors.

Membership Benefits

  • Meet and interact with colleagues in your profession.
  • Be updated with current illustration-related events or speakers in our area.
  • Participate in members-only events, such as the annual gallery show.
  • Be included in any potential NOIS Directories, which would be mailed to members of the illustration market: editors, directors and design studios (there will likely be an additional cost for directory inclusion).
  • Have your own password-protected portfolio page on the NOIS website, where you can update sample images, text, contact information and links to your online portfolio.

Membership Fees

  • $55 1-YR Professional
  • $100 1-YR Professional Couple
  • $100 2-YR Professional
  • Student: $18
  • CIA Students Free
    Students must provide proof of status (Such as current student ID)

Memberships to join NOIS is payable by the end of each January for the following year. Prorated fees are available for joining late in a calendar year; contact NOIS President for details.

How to Join

Download the NOIS Membership Application from the link below:


Fill out the form and mail it to the address below with your check or money order for your level of membership. These instructions also appear on the membership form.

Make check or money order payable to:
P.O. Box 21002
South Euclid, OH  44121