Everyone has different goals. In the recent survey of SAQA members:
- 30% of Juried Artists said they applied because of the opportunity to increase the perceived quality and value of their work.
- 25% said they wanted the recognition and approval of their peers.
- 21% applied because they said the discipline of preparing a professional portfolio would help them develop as an artist.
- 20% applied because of the ability to network with other Juried Artists.