Become a Member

FCA memberships are based on the calendar year (Jan 1 - Dec. 31) and expire on December 31st. To apply for membership please fill out and return the corresponding application form (see below) along with the respective membership fee to the Federation Office. This can be done by email, regular mail, fax or in person at the FCA Gallery. 


Give the gift of membership! FCA gift certificates are redeemable against membership fees, artworks, workshops, and merchandise at the Federation Gallery. Purchase your gift certificate online here.



Click on the membership type below to download the respective application form.


  • Supporting Membership Form - $50.00/year 
    Please note: Applications for Supporting Memberships are being accepted all year. If you join between January and September you are required to pay $50 for the rest of the current year. If you apply between October and December you will pay only $50, which covers the remainder of the current year and also the subsequent year.


  • Active Membership Form - $80.00/year
    Please note: A non-refundable $10.00 application fee applies. In order to be eligible to apply for Active Status you need to be a Supporting Member first. Applications for Active Membership are being accepted all year. There is no waiting period required between joining as a Supporting Member and applying for Active Status, which means you can actually submit your Supporting and Active membership application at the same time, if you wish to do so. In this case, you will be charged $50.00 for the supporting membership fee and $10.00 for the Active Status application fee, for a total of $60.00. Once your Supporting Membership registration is completed, your Active Status application will be forwarded to jury. Successful applicants need to pay a $30.00 upgrade fee to finalize their membership change to Active Status. Please read carefully through the Active Status application form before submitting.     


  • Signature Status (AFCA/SFCA) - $80.00/year
    Please note: In order to be eligible to apply for Signature Status, you need to be an Active Member first and meet certain criteria stated in the Signature Status Application Package. Jurying for both levels of Signature Status is done by our Board of Governors (BOG) who meet once a year. The next BOG meeting will take place in March 2017. For more information on Signature Status please visit our website here.