Careers in Culture – Careers in Visual Arts and Crafts

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Useful websites

Here are some of the many Canadian professional organizations in visual arts, crafts and graphic design. Contact them directly or visit their websites. That's a great way to start researching your future career

National organizations and contacts

Arts and Crafts Net Canada
www.artsandcraftsnet.ca

Artists in Canada.com
www.artistsincanada.com

Banff Centre (events and information on programs for people interested in careers in visual arts and crafts)
www.banffcentre.ca/va

Canadian Crafts Federation
www.canadiancraftsfederation.ca

canartscene.com
www.canartscene.com

Canadian Artists Representation (CARFAC)
www.carfac.ca

Canada Council for the Arts
www.canadacouncil.ca

Canadian Association of Photographers and Illustrators in Communications
www.capic.org

Canadian Conference of the Arts
ccarts.ca

Canadian Craft & Hobby Association
www.cdncraft.org

Canadian Institute of Portrait Artists
www.portraitscanada.ca

Canadian Knifemakers' Guild
www.ckg.org

Canadian Knitwear Designers & Artisans
www.canknit.comindex.html

Canadian Quilters' Association
www.canadianquilter.com

Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art
www.ccca.ca

Federation of Canadian Artists
www.artists.ca

Fibre Art Network
www.fibreartnetwork.com

Focus on Fibre Art Association
www.focusonfibrearts.org

Glass Art Association of Canada
www.glassartcanada.ca

Metal Arts Guild of Canada
www.metalartsguild.ca

Professional Photographers of Canada
www.ppoc.ca

Sculptor.org: A comprehensive Resource for Sculptors
www.sculptor.org

Sculptors Society of Canada
www.cansculpt.org

Society of Graphic Designers of Canada
www.gdc.net

artengine
www.artengine.ca

Ganoksin (a large, free library of jewellery-related information, contacts, advice, etc.)
www.ganoksin.com

Klondike Institute of Art & Culture
www.kiac.org

Training

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