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.
Ottawa, Tuesday, March 24th, 2009 – The Canadian Artists’ Representation/le Front des artistes canadiens is thrilled that founders Tony Urquhart and Kim Ondaatje were awarded the Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts for Outstanding Contribution today in Ottawa…. Read More
Ottawa, February 4, 2009 – Recently released statistics from Hill Strategies shows that the discrepancy between the wealth created and the wealth earned by visual artists has widened. While the cultural sector contributes more than $46 billion to the Canadian… Read More
The Canadian Artists’ Representation (CARFAC) is pleased that the federal government will invest in new cultural programs but is concerned that artists themselves, the backbone of the creative economy, will get left behind.