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A new voice for Canadian visual arts

February 11th, 2008 – Following the recent Visual Arts Summit, a new group of visual arts organizations has come together to form the Canadian Alliance for the Visual Arts (CAVA). Rather than an official organization, CAVA is an independent alliance… Read More

Tax exemption for artists

On January 24 Winnipeg MP Pat Martin introduced a parliamentary motion to exempt artists from paying taxes on their first $50,000 of income. CARFAC has long advocated for tax reform measures that take into account the unpredictable nature of visual… Read More

Visual artists on copyright reform

In anticipation of revisions to the Canadian Copyright Act, Canadian Artists’ Representation/Le Front des artistes canadiens (CARFAC), le Regroupement des artistes en arts visuels du Québec (RAAV) and our affiliates have been working to prepare a platform document as partners… Read More

New Agreement on Exhibition Fees

Ottawa, December 20, 2007 – On November 19 and 20, 2007, representatives from the Canadian Artists’ Representation/le Front des artistes canadiens (CARFAC) and le Regroupement des artistes en arts visuals (RAAV) met with the Canadian Art Museum Directors’ Organization (CAMDO)… Read More

Collective Agenda for the Visual Arts

Visual Arts Summit, Ottawa, November 2007 Art is the face of Canada. We, as artists, curators, collectors, dealers, educators and supporters, are united to enhance the opportunities for Canadian art to be created, seen, understood and enjoyed. We came together… Read More

Artists and Museums Reach Historic Agreement

A landmark agreement has been reached for the first time in over 40 years between the museum community and artists’ organizations over fees for exhibition of artists’ works. The agreement puts an end to a long-standing impasse and will lead… Read More

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