1) Your status will change after you participate in the community enough. Can't really specify any more than that.
2) You're not a community member yet, once you become one after showing an active part in the AO community you'll be made a CM and will have full access to the gallery.
3) Nothing I can do there, that's Lord Katsuhito's area. address that question to Lord Katsuhito via PM if he doesn't notice this thread.