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Call for Nominations: Tony Urquhart Advocacy Award

At CARFAC’s National Gathering in Vancouver (September 27 & 28, 2019), we will honour a professional artist from British Columbia who has made a significant contribution as an advocate for the Canadian visual arts community. This contribution may be national… Read More

CARFAC National 2019 Annual Report

Last year, CARFAC celebrated 50 years of Artists working for Artists. A lot of progress has been made since 1968, but some things remain the same. Artists still need strong advocates for public policy, whether we’re talking about copyright, tax,… Read More

CARFAC National Gathering 2019 Schedule

CARFAC welcomes visual artists to our National Gathering in Vancouver on September 27 & 28, 2019. Check out this exciting line-up! * Details subject to change  Friday, September 27, 2019  12:00 pm Registration Vancouver Film School, Animation Campus Theater, 151… Read More

Canadian Blockchain Innovation To Benefit Visual Artists

CANADIAN BLOCKCHAIN INNOVATION WILL BENEFIT VISUAL ARTISTS Canada Council for the Arts grant will create new opportunities for visual artists and public to engage with creative work OTTAWA (July 10, 2019) – A partnership between Canadian Artists’ Representation/Le Front des… Read More

Curatorial Fee Consultation

Has the Curator Been Paid? Establishing labour standards for self-employed curators For over 50 years, CARFAC has led the way by developing and negotiating guidelines for artist fees in Canada. We are regularly asked if we recommend curatorial fees, because… Read More

Performance Artists in Canada: Executive Summary

Assessing Professional Conditions for Performance Artists in Canada May 30, 2019 — From May to August 2018, the Artist-Run Centres and Collectives Conference / Conférence des collectifs et des centres d’artistes autogérés (ARCA), Canadian Artist Representation /Le Front des artistes… Read More

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