Careers In Culture

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

Artists in

Banff Centre (events and information on programs for people interested in careers in visual arts and crafts)

Canadian Crafts Federation

Canadian Artists Representation (CARFAC)

Canada Council for the Arts

Canadian Association of Photographers and Illustrators in Communications

Canadian Conference of the Arts

Canadian Craft & Hobby Association

Canadian Institute of Portrait Artists

Canadian Knifemakers' Guild

Canadian Knitwear Designers & Artisans

Canadian Quilters' Association

Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art

Federation of Canadian Artists

Fibre Art Network

Focus on Fibre Art Association

Glass Art Association of Canada

Metal Arts Guild of Canada

Professional Photographers of Canada A comprehensive Resource for Sculptors

Sculptors Society of Canada

Society of Graphic Designers of Canada


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

Klondike Institute of Art & Culture

Find the post-secondary art and art-related program in Canada that is right for you.