Do I need any professional referrals for joining the WAA?

Starting in 2026, except for the basic requirements to submit three own representative artworks, etc., each applicant for Professional Artist (GOLD) must also submit a letter of recommendation from a WAA Professional Artist (GOLD) level member or an internationally renowned (world-famous) artist from the applicant’s country (or other places). Specific details of the WAA acceptable internationally renowned (world-famous) artists will be announced separately.