Ottawa, Tuesday, August 25th, 2009 – The national association of visual artists (CARFAC) is disappointed the voices of artists are largely being ignored by politicians and the media in the ongoing debate about copyright reform. With the average income of… Read More
Copyright consultations are underway and it is important for visual artists to make their voices heard. So far the copyright debate has revolved around reaching a balance between the rights of users and the rights of corporate distributors. The average… Read More
Ottawa, Tuesday, June 9th, 2009 – Whitehorse artist Mario Villeneuve was elected to be the spokesperson for visual artists in Canada at the Canadian Artists’ Representation’s (CARFAC) Annual General Meeting in St. John’s last weekend. Villeneuve takes over from PEI… Read More
The National Gallery of Canada (NGC), under the direction of Marc Mayer, has recently announced that the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography (CMCP) will no longer occupy its building at 1 Rideau Canal. In fact, the building will no longer… Read More
Co-hosted by VANL-CARFAC May 29 – 31, St. John’s, Newfoundland The theme of this year’s conference, Art in the Margins, examines isolation in relation to an artist’s practice. Does isolation have its advantages? What are the different forms it can… Read More
CARFAC’s new site launches on April 1, 2009.