CARFAC Alberta, serving visual artists in Alberta

CARFAC Alberta

As an arts service organization and provincial affiliate for national CARFAC:

We Advocate:

  • By improving socioeconomic conditions for artists.
  • By raising the status of professional artists.
  • By promoting best and next practices for artists.

We Educate:

  • By informing artists, the general public, and government.
  • By explaining the role and profession of artists.
  • By promoting art-making as a profession.

We Innovate:

  • By using a cooperative model with province-wide scope.
  • By actively seeking opportunities for under-represented voices.
  • By responding to the changing needs of visual artists.

Our services include:

  • Information about the visual arts sector in Alberta.
  • Advisory notes for artists.
  • Access to CARFAC services.
  • Advocacy on issues affecting the arts and culture sector.
  • Professional development workshops.
  • Community partnerships throughout Alberta.
  • Health insurance plan for artists.
  • Studio an liability insurance for artists.
  • Links to member websites.
  • Weekly e-newsletter.
  • Engagement coordinator in Calgary.
  • Office in Edmonton, open four days per week.
  • Exhibitions offsite.
  • Consultation services for artists.
  • Opportunities to network.
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Questions?

Contact Calgary Arts Development’s Communications team at 403.264.5330 ext. 211 or by email at events@calgaryartsdevelopment.com.